Was just shocked when i saw the mail from Jon Paris & the Astrid team as below
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.
Astrid, my fav app to keep track of all my Shared Tasks, To-Do List, Reminders on my Android phone & Web..
Export your Astrid Data
How to download the data from Astrid… Please go to this link: astrid.com/home/export
Here you export all of your Astrid data. The process can take over ten minutes depending on the amount of data and number of requested exports. Once done, then you will receive a file via email through which you have registered..
Once you have your data, you check out one of these below mentioned applications. They will allow you to easily import your data, so you can pick up where you left off:
Some more alternatives to Astrid are
I was expecting a lot of improvisation in the features, design after the acquisition by Yahoo but heard news of winding down..
I will miss Astrid for sure..