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TAO for Mac

Information outliner (was FO Outliner).

$20.00
In English
Version 1.8.30
3.5
Based on 9 user rates

TAO overview

TAO is a powerful outliner/organizer where chunks of information can easily be managed and organized as items. TAO supports basic outliner facilities, such as creating, moving, sorting, grouping, combining and gathering items. Also the following useful facilities help you organize items:
  • Capable of importing graphics and multiple fonts for text
  • Split editor
  • Multiple Columns
  • Can zoom editors and comments
  • Multiple-file find
  • Highlighting with color labels
  • Cloning
  • Hoisting
  • Labeling
  • Bookmark
  • Linking among items, fields and texts
  • File Link
  • Background colors for text, item and document
  • Cascading style sheet
  • Named styles
  • Filter support
  • Can export to text, RTF, doc, HTML and OPML files
  • Can import from text, RTF, doc, OPML, MORE, ACTA files
  • Spotlight support
  • Universal Binary

What’s new in version 1.8.30

Version 1.8.30:

Fixed:
  • Escaped characters are not converted when importing OPML and XML documents.
  • Line numbers won't be shown properly on embedded tables in texts.
  • Labels and status indicators won't be printed out when a column before the main outline column is hidden by the print options panel.
  • Field at the cursor won't be reactivated after unlocking an item.

TAO for Mac

$20.00
In English
Version 1.8.30
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3.5

(43 Reviews of TAO)

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Ekklesiadad
Ekklesiadad
Nov 2 2010
1.8.5
0.0
Nov 2 2010
0.0
Version: 1.8.5
I used a registered copy of this program for a number of years and had it customized to do a specific job. When I migrated to a new Mac, the totally obnoxious registration procedure which checks an online database every time you install on a new computer gave me a string of messages that it couldn't find its server and wouldn't register my copy. The nicest thing I can say about this is, "blah." I have moved to Opal which is simpler, but faster and more reliable. It has a conventional registration procedure which won't lock you out of software you have paid for. I, personally, will have nothing more to do with this program or developer.
Zx81
Zx81
Oct 3 2010
1.83e
4.8
Oct 3 2010
4.8
Version: 1.83e
Why isn't Tao's successor, Neo, mentioned here?
Ekklesiadad
Ekklesiadad
Sep 1 2010
1.83e
0.0
Sep 1 2010
0.0
Version: 1.83e
After 5 years of productive use on several computers, I am suddenly unable to register this program on my new iMac 27. I just get an error message. Mind you, I have used these registration numbers on previous computers. Of course, the registration uses a "call home" system so registration depends on the developer staying in business and keeping that gimmick active. I have really a lot of stuff in this format and would, I guess, pay another ten bucks for a new license (not without a lot of complaining) if I had any confidence that buying a new license would solve my problem. The developer has been helpful before, but now is silent. I am very concerned that TAO has been sold to some kind of reseller who is just trying to nab another $10 from registered users.
CheepnisAroma
CheepnisAroma
Mar 17 2010
1.83b
4.3
Mar 17 2010
4.3
Version: 1.83b
On the developer's website, a successor to TAO is announced: "NeO A successor to TAO. Coming soon." *drum rolls*
Strob
Strob
Feb 17 2009
1.8b
0.0
Feb 17 2009
0.0
Version: 1.8b
Great, great outliner, complexity aside. But development seems to have been stopped, perhaps even abandoned. This is a shame. The latest version seems to have severe speed issues, taking several minutes or longer to open or to clip to. This had been one of the most promising and active applications up to 2007, the last time an version was released and their website was updated.
CheepnisAroma
CheepnisAroma
Sep 5 2006
4.3
Sep 5 2006
4.3
Version: null
Zx81
Zx81
Aug 15 2006
4.8
Aug 15 2006
4.8
Version: null
Vb-23
Vb-23
Jun 22 2006
4.5
Jun 22 2006
4.5
Version: null
ostrichtom
ostrichtom
Mar 18 2006
4.5
Mar 18 2006
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 14 2005
4.5
Nov 14 2005
4.5
Version: null
Metalsmith
Metalsmith
Aug 8 2005
1.5
Aug 8 2005
1.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2005
3.3
Jan 17 2005
3.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2005
3.3
Jan 17 2005
3.3
Version: null
Mrandre1
Mrandre1
Dec 10 2004
3.8
Dec 10 2004
3.8
Version: null