2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.
Here are 20 of our favorite productivity apps from 2013. If you’ve been putting off optimizing your workflow, download a few of the apps off of this list to help you get a fresh start in the New Year. While not all new in 2013, these all saw notable advancements during the year.