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This version of RTM CLI will no longer be updated and/or supported.

A new version, written in JavaScript as a NodeJS module, is available on GitHub at The new version should fix some of the common problems and is generally more configurable and extensible.


The Remember the Milk Command Line Interface is a project started to create a fully functional python-based command line interface for the Remember the Milk online task manager ( The script should run as written on UNIX(-like) systems (including Mac OS X) and on Windows, using the included Windows Console or 3rd party UNIX terminal emulators such as Cygwin, with a little tweaking.


In order to use the RTM CLI script, Python must be installed along with the RTM API interface pyrtm.

Features & Usage

For more information on the RTM features supported by RTM CLI and usage visit