The Hit List interface

I’ve had a license for The Hit List from back when it was in beta. It’s been a long time coming but it’s now at 1.0 with a companion iPhone app so I thought I’d give it another shot. There’s some small interface touches that make it a real joy to use.

The filing system for tasks in your inbox is outstanding. With a task selected pressing just “f” brings up the above. Start typing the name of a list and sidebar highlights those with matching letters. Pressing up and down moves between lists to file the task under.

If you sort a list by date you get these great little dividers throughout the list. Slick way to indicate time as well as break up a longer list.

The best part of the user interface is how blazing fast and unobtrusive the sync is. It doesn’t block task input, finishes in a few seconds, and in my testing is absolutely reliable. Pretty great app that’s well worth the wait.