63points

Fantastical 2

35points

Google Calendar

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32 facts in comparison

Fantastical 2 vs Google Calendar

Fantastical 2
Google Calendar
Fantastical 2
Google Calendar
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Why is Fantastical 2 better than Google Calendar?

  • Sends reminders
  • Allows you to smooth scroll and zoom
  • Can organize tasks
  • Has task status
  • Sends location based reminders
  • Has a minimalist design
  • Is compatible with iOS
  • Provides a daily digest

Why is Google Calendar better than Fantastical 2?

  • Is compatible with Android
  • Free app
  • Allows you to switch the start day of the week
  • Supports widgets
  • Can be personalised

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Ad-free
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Google Calendar

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

2.Is compatible with Android
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Google Calendar

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

3.Free app
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Google Calendar

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

4.Is compatible with iOS
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Google Calendar

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

5.Has a minimalist design
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Google Calendar

A minimalist design is aesthetically pleasing and results in a simpler, easier to use interface.

6.Tablet-optimised
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Google Calendar

There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.

Planning

1.Has a monthly planner
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Google Calendar

The app helps you to schedule your tasks month by month. A monthly planner shows all the information at a glance - in a large, easy-to-read display.

2.Syncs with existing calendars
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Google Calendar

You can sync your data to standard calendar applications, such as Apple’s Calendar or Google Calendar.

3.Has a weekly planner
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Google Calendar

The app provides a clear and detailed overview based on weeks. It helps you to schedule your appointments for the upcoming weeks, and therefore to plan your agenda better.

4.Has a daily view
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Google Calendar

The app helps you to schedule your tasks hour by hour with a daily view. It can help you to plan your upcoming days and stay organized.

5.Allows you to create recurring events
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Google Calendar

When you create an event you have the option of setting it as a recurring event. For example on every weekday, monthly, or yearly such as for a birthday or anniversary.

6.Can organize tasks
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Google Calendar

The app allows you to organize tasks into projects or folders.

Reminders

1.Sends reminders
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Google Calendar

The app sends reminders when tasks are due, alerts for events and other types of reminders (like reminding you to take your medicine).

2.Sends location based reminders
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Google Calendar

The app can send a reminder for a task when you reach a certain location (for example, you can set the app to send you a reminder to walk the dog when you get home).

Features

1.Has color-coded view
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Google Calendar

You can schedule your tasks using colors. For example, blue for household tasks, red for work-related duties or yellow for sports. This allows you to integrate all your chores on the same app and see at a glance what type of activity they are.

2.Has search option
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Google Calendar

If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.

3.Allows you to smooth scroll and zoom
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Google Calendar

With this feature you can interact with the application easily and quickly by zooming or scrolling smoothly for particular uses, such as select a multi-day view. This results in a better, more intuitive interaction.

4.Allows you to manage event attendees
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Google Calendar

You can easily manage the attendees of your events. The app allows you to add or remove people, as well as checking your guests’ attending status.

5.Includes maps
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Google Calendar

It includes localized maps to help you see the information easily at a glance. Usually, you can zoom in on the maps and see the desired location with more detail.

6.Supports widgets
Fantastical 2
Google Calendar

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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