Caboodle
Caboodle
2.0.4

2.9

Caboodle free download for Mac

Caboodle

2.0.4
31 December 2018

Store and organize various bits of info.

Overview

Caboodle allows users to store and organize varied bits of info. Everyone comes across information that they want to refer to later. Maybe gifts you've received or sent, product serial numbers, recipes, directions to someone's house, a photo of your pet, or anything else. Caboodle is a tool to help store and organize such varied bits of information.

You can arrange the items in an outline-like hierarchy, and include both structured fields and free-form text and pictures in each entry, along with Web links, lists, tables, PDFs, and any other kind of file as attachments. When you create a new entry within an existing one, the custom fields are inherited, allowing quickly creating content in an organized fashion. But you can also add or remove custom fields independently for each entry.

Entries can be encrypted to hide your most sensitive information. They can also be searched, and the Services menu is supported to quickly add or output an entry. Caboodle also supports import and export in several formats.

What's new in Caboodle

Version 2.0.4:
  • Fixed "Open With.." functionality
  • Fixed other Miscellaneous bugs

26 Caboodle Reviews

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Ogkn06
15 September 2008

Most helpful

It is a lovely piece of software and very stable it has never crashed on me. One can find many uses because it is versatile in many ways especially exporting and importing stuff (even with via drag'n drop), it is indeed very powerful. I bought it from mupromo and for the price I thought it was a bargain and I was very happy the first few days it was like love at first sight. Simple yet intuitive GUI. Then I started to see dark clouds on my computers as the software slowed down. Even opening a simple file took literally ages. I couldn't believe it. I wrote to the developer asking for a refund, he told me that refunding policy is for those who buy the software directly from the shop. He admitted that the software slows down. He promised to solve the situation in future releases when he starts using SQLlite databases. After this discussion I had to buy another data organizing software. I literally have 20 times the information when compared to the ones I had in Caboodle, and the new software didn't slow down a bit. I feel that this a real deal breaker. So I still have the software I use it to organize my poems, at least text files doesn't slow down the software. MBP 15'' 2.33 MacOS 10.5.4. with 3GB Ram
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Version 1.1.4
Laine
30 December 2018
I upgraded to version 2.0.4 after Before Dawn acquired the app from Dejal and I've been waiting for a while to work with it, because I was hoping the newly added search function might be fixed. I haven't been able to get any matches by using the built-in search function. I had collected a couple of hundred entries in a single document using the old Dejal version and was hoping to be able search the different entries. I haven't been able to get search to work in a newly created document, either. I contacted Before Dawn support, but didn't get a reply. I saw another report of search difficulty without any solution, but I don't seem to be able to access the user submissions for support anymore to view follow-up. The Troubleshooting link in the online Caboodle User Guide yields a 404 (not found) error.
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Version 2.0.3
zlazkow
18 February 2018
how much memory it consumes with hundreds of notes ?
and how good is the search comparable to Notational Velocity for example ?
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Version 2.0.3
Robertsbh
13 July 2017
THIS PROGRAM IS TERRIBLE ABSOSOLUTELY TERRIBLE...TRY TO REACH THIS COMPANY AND GET A RESPONSE....GOODLUCK....BAD BUSINESS. CAN't DOWNLOAD THE LICENSE....THE COMPANY THAN SOLD IT TO ME CAN'T HELP. E ITHER....TRY SOMETHNG ELSE...STAY AWAY FROM CABOODLE
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Version 2.0.3
1 answer(s)
Before Dawn Solutions, Inc.
Before Dawn Solutions, Inc.
15 July 2017
There was a error in our help system which has been fixed. This user has received his license file.
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Joel-Nisson
31 May 2016
I have been using Caboodle for about three years and love it. It just works flawlessly and is extremely easy to learn and use. I've had a couple of technical problems (mostly when having to reinstall the program after hard drive crash) and always got a response to my tech support inquiries within a couple of hours. I recommend this app without hesitation. --JN
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Version 1.5
Zx81
07 April 2015
A promo on an application that has not been updated for two years looks a bit weird to me. Spring cleaning? It used to be (and still is in a way) a nice app but it is so far behind its competitors that it seems unfair to make the old man fight on his last days. Thanks and RIP.
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Version 1.5
Vinkri
04 November 2011
Caboodle is a great tool for getting snippets of information: text, pictures, webpages... and organize them into a database. Similar to Devonthink, but CHEAPER, FASTER and with a NICER interface... and with MUCH LESS features. But 90% of us needs just what is in Caboodle. I could like this soft very much... if I used it everyday. But I found Evernote. It does almost the same (except for webpages) and its database is accessible from everywhere. And it's free. So...
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Version 1.4.1
Tofi
31 August 2011
The encryption works fine now. it works fine under Lion
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Version 1.4.1
Lord-Lightning
17 August 2011
Are others finding that each new entry and each file move takes about 16 to 20 seconds to process under the spinning beach ball?
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Version 1.4
2 answer(s)
Lord-Lightning
Lord-Lightning
17 August 2011
Well I tried cleaning up my data base and pruned everything to the bare minimum - and Caboodle just chugs and lugs along at its own snail's pace. It is driving me nuts - and I paid for this. I'm going back to iNotePad, it is not as pretty and has not been updated for ages, but hell it works. I'll keep my Caboodle license in iNotePad in case Caboodle ever does what it is supposed to do - at least I will be able to find it if and when I need it again. This is not really ready for commercial release.
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Wait4me
Wait4me
18 August 2011
Have to force quit latest version (1.4.1)at welcome screen... Please to fix as I use on daily basis... :( No problems with previous versions...
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Notimetoulouse
10 May 2011
Sorry - I omitted to mention Dejals other product that complements this perfectly - Blogassist. Windows based internet marketers are paying nearly $50 for something not nearly as effective. And no, I'm not married to anyone at Dejal - I'm just a happy buyer.
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Version 1.3.7
Notimetoulouse
10 May 2011
I'm a Mac using Affiliate Marketer and Product reviewer, which puts me most of the time behind the 8 ball; as there is virtually no internet marketing software available on the Mac platform (with the exception of Adobe Air based ones). In Caboodle I've found something that fits the bill perfectly for what I need - the ability to visit sites, save data and images and then write reviews on them for publication. I need ease of access, subject heirarchy, simplicity,security and stability. Caboodle gives me all this and for less than the price of a takeaway meal. A major step forward for my productivity. Thank you.
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Version 1.3.7
$19.99

2.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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