If you’d like to try Things before you buy it, you can install the trial on your Mac.


To try Things on your Mac, download the app via the blue button below. To use it, your Mac must run at least macOS 10.13.

Download the Trial

We recommend that you move the app from your /Downloads folder to the /Applications folder. macOS might cause problems if an app isn’t stored in the correct location.

  • You can use the trial for 15 days from the day you launch it for the first time.
  • There are no limitations – all feature are available to you.
  • After the trial version expires, you can still view all of your to-dos, but no changes will be synced or saved.
  • If you want to buy Things, a link in the trial version will take you to the App Store. After the purchase, the full version will pick up the to-dos you’ve already entered.
  • If you don’t want to continue using Things, you can just delete the app. There are no auto-renewals or hidden costs.
iPad & iPhone

At this time, it’s not possible for us to offer you trials for iPad or iPhone. This option is only available to apps that have in-app purchases (IAPs) or are subscription-based. Things, however, is a one-time up-front purchase at the time of download.

While the design of the apps is tailored to each device, their feature sets are nearly identical. If you have the chance to try the Mac app, you’ll get a good impression of what the mobile apps can do.

The most notable differences between the Mac and mobile apps are:

  • The iPhone app does not support keyboard shortcuts, as the Mac and iPad apps do.
  • Quick Entry (with Autofill) relies on AppleScript, which Apple has not made available on mobile devices. But there are a multitude of other ways you can send to-dos to Things on your iPhone and iPad.
  • Siri integration on iPhone and iPad is deeper than on the Mac, where Apple hasn’t opened it up to work with 3rd party apps yet.