Parsnips
Parsnips
1.5.1
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Parsnips free download for Mac

Parsnips for Mac1.5.1

31 October 2016

Store/retrieve bits of useful info (was Nuggets).

What is Parsnips for Mac

Parsnips is a new breed of Personal Information Manager... If you're like most people, you constantly come across useful bits of information throughout the day while using your computer. It may come from a Web site, e-mail, chat sessions, usenet news articles or just files that you have been sent. Parsnips now gives you a place to store all these bits of useful text and easily find them later.

Using a drag and drop interface, you select the text you want to save and drag it into Parsnips. Parsnips automatically creates an "item" for the information, and saves it away for later retrieval. You can also give the item a title, an associated URL or assign keywords to it. Later, when you want to find that information again, you can search for it using Parsnips powerful search mechanism.

Features:
  • Find all items containing specific words or boolean combinations of words in either the title or the main body of text.
  • Find items containing one or more keywords you have attached to them.
  • Find all items created in the past day, week, month, year, or any arbitrary range of dates.

What's new in Parsnips

Version 1.5.1:
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fiery12
fiery12
Nov 2 2016
1.5.1
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Nov 2 2016
0.0
Version: 1.5.1
@Macupdate - The link to developer website should be: http://www.otherwise.com/Parsnips/ (instead of http://www.otherwise.com/Parsnips.html) - This app is now free (not $27). The app web page starts with this statement: "Snow Leopard Users: A new release 1.5.1 fixes an incompatibility with Snow Leopard. NOTE: Parsnips is now a free application. After downloading, use the following license string to gain full access to the application: dcf2-dcd9-ddeb-ddea-75b6 "
Guest
Guest
Feb 17 2005
1.3
5.0
Feb 17 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3
This program continues to get better with each version release. The addition of a reference list of past keyword labels is especially appreciated, since it allows keeping a consistent set of labels. Label the notes, pluck them from the database when needed, and export them into labeled textfiles within a single folder: all your archiving and organizing is taken care of easily. I have no problem with user interface (improved in this edition, with more color) or Java speed, and the ability to transfer databases between MAC and WIN platforms while remaining in the same program is as always the strong point of Parsnips. I recommend this program particularly along with hierarchical organizers such as DevonNote or Jree (opensource, also Java, and free). You can't ask for more help with collecting bits of information, large or small.
Guest
Guest
Dec 13 2004
1.2
5.0
Dec 13 2004
5.0
Version: 1.2
This program is great. Being able to drag text to a window when you're browsing the web, and not having to cut-bring up application-paste is really sweet.
Guest
Guest
Nov 12 2004
1.1
5.0
Nov 12 2004
5.0
Version: 1.1
Great! I hate sorting through all my stickies notes, so the find feature is invaluable. Apart from the layout, which could be a little nicer, it's great. Like the name too =) (not been using it for long enough to rate stability)
Guest
Guest
Oct 26 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Oct 26 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Nice concept and easy to use, but it's Java, too Java. The interface is not well arranged, and the performance is extremely low.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
0.7b
5.0
Sep 20 2004
5.0
Version: 0.7b
Parsnips immediately replaced Stickies and other ad-hock note taking systems I had been using on my PowerBook. Although still in beta, it is quite stable, and the developer is very responsive to feedback -- which is great, because this is the kind of app that may never feel "feature complete." I also apreciate that Parsnips is cross platform. My only complaint is that it, like many apps written in Java, is somewhat ugly on the Mac. But this is something that the developer hopes to address.
Guest
Guest
Sep 14 2004
0.6b
5.0
Sep 14 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6b
Hello, all. I got a nice reply from the developer, who wondered why I gave Nuggets low points for stability. Thought I should let you all know that wasn't intentional. I left the stability category blank because I'd been using Nuggets for only a day and didn't want to jump to conclusions. Everything about the program is running fine, as far as I know.
Guest
Guest
Sep 14 2004
0.6b
5.0
Sep 14 2004
5.0
Version: 0.6b
I've been trying this program out for a day, and so far it looks quite good. I'm a writer, I have lots of files to catalogue and index and keep track of, and I've tried (usually bought) all the major organizers in this category: Jotz (my favorite!), Iorganize, MaMemo, DevonNote, and a couple of deceased programs. Nuggets fits nicely into the array, a little different from all the others, but plugging a gap I didn't quite know was there. (It works nicely as a supplement to Jotz, since you can replace text -- Jotz lacks that ability.) Like DevonNote, it sets up a single database, capturing and indexing files independent of the source (i.e, the original file, once indexed, can be erased). Like Jotz, it has a variety of search parameters, and input is mainly by way of drag'n'drop (will also import files or folders by menu). It's a kind of more sophisticated MaMemo, allowing two or three indexing subcategories and exporting according to them. Like HogsBay (the old one) it exports textfiles back into a folder, allowing you to restructure your original and re-import. I have yet to find anything bad about the 0.6, even though it's beta. (The Windows version, unfortunately, depends on Java, which won't install properly on my Powerbook under Virtual PC -- users with dual allegiances, beware!) One or two small features could still be added by 1.0 or 2.0, but on the whole it's complete and satisfactory as is. (Oh yes, those who are still using Jaguar should find it nice not to be forced to move on to Panther.) Congratulations all around for a neat product.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later
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