Astrid Says Service Shutdown Date Set for August 5, 2013

Back in May, Yahoo! announced it had acquired Astrid Tasks, a free to-do list app. The latter said the service would continue for 90 days for its 4 million members, in which it would then be shut down for good.

Astrid sent out the following email yesterday citing a closing date of August 5, 2013 for its service:

Hi Gary,

First off, we want to sincerely thank you for being an Astrid user over the years. Your support every step of the way has meant the world to us. As of August 5, 2013, we will be closing the Astrid service.

We know that a transition can be tough, but we want to make it as easy as possible for you. Please go to this link: astrid.com/home/export to download your data.

Once you have your data, we recommend you check out one of these applications. They will allow you to easily import your data, so you can pick up where you left off: Wrike, Wunderlist, Sandglaz, and Any.do.

When we built Astrid, we sought to help as many people as possible become happier, healthier and more productive – and we certainly hope we helped you. Thank you again for your support.

Best regards,
Jon Paris & the Astrid Team

If you were an Astrid Tasks user, you’re probably better off moving to Wunderlist, which previously announced it had created an export tool for the former’s users to migrate over.

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