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OmniOutliner Pro for Mac

Pro version of the popular outliner.

$99.99
In English
3.4
Based on 35 user rates

OmniOutliner Pro overview

OmniOutliner Pro is a flexible program for creating, collecting, and organizing information. Give your creativity a kick start by using an application that's actually designed to help you think. It's like having an extra brain - one that doesn't keep losing the car keys.

You can use OmniOutliner's document structure to create hierarchies of main headings and subpoints that can be expanded and collapsed, which are immensely useful when it comes to brainstorming new ideas, drilling out specifics, and lining up steps needed to get everything done. But you aren't limited to outlines - you've got multiple columns, smart checkboxes, customizable popup lists, and an über-innovative styles system at your disposal.

OmniOutliner Professional includes in-depth outlining features like folded editing, clipping service support, audio recording, a new sections drawer, and saved templates. With OmniOutliner Professional, you can actively hide and display the information in your outlines - or quickly jump from one place to another - so you can save time and be more productive by focusing on exactly what you want to see. The new Names Styles feature in OmniOutliner Professional gives you even more options for fast and powerful editing. Download the Pro version today and try it for yourself!

What’s new in version 5.11.1

  • Stability: Fixed possible crash when trying to print.
View older OmniOutliner Pro versions

OmniOutliner Pro for Mac

$99.99
In English
Version 5.11.1
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3.4

(50 Reviews of OmniOutliner Pro)

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shaikhia
shaikhia
Aug 1 2020
5.7.1
1.0
Aug 1 2020
1.0
Version: 5.7.1
I was quite happy with OmniOutiner 3 and then came OmniOutliner 4. It was a disaster for me. I modified one of the custom templates and, everytime I created a link, the application blew. Numerous reports went sent but it was like spitting into the air; you just get wet in the face but the problem persisted. I am a graduate student and relied heavily on OmniOutliner. Five weeks ago, I tried OneNote and never looked back. Sure, there was no collapsible items but never once did it crash, even with pictures inserted into notes and files linked/attached. Shame on you, OmniGroup, for ignoring this product. I'm keeping OmniOutliner around to get at my old notes but moving forward, it won't be with OmniOutliner. I also used OmniFocus--the operative word here being used." Now, I'm off all of them and will sink no more money to enrich the Group. It was good while it lasted but that's the trouble with developers: they give you what they think you want, not what you want.
Odysseus
Odysseus
Feb 2 2020
5.5.2
3.0
Feb 2 2020
3.0
Version: 5.5.2
It's okay, but development is proceeding at a positively glacial pace: new features are few and far between, and annoying bugs remain unfixed. This application is obviously not a priority for OmniGroupe.
Ralkem
Ralkem
Nov 15 2015
4.4
1.5
Nov 15 2015
1.5
Version: 4.4
Unfortunately I don’t have the knowledge to be able to express my thoughts in a technical way, so all I can say is I totally agree with the good, critical, reviews below. I recently downloaded a trial version of OO Pro 4 and am asking myself why would a serious software company turn something so good (v3.xxx) into something so bad (v4.xx). Why on earth did they take out the ‘Clipping Service’. And as for the ‘Styles’!!. I have used OO Pro for may years and considered it the best of all but am now faced with the prospect of having to use an alternative programme. I can’t see Omni supporting v3 in the future (thereby admitting v4 is inferior) and who’s to say that any future OS upgrade won’t make OO v3 unusable. At the moment NeO is looking likely to be my alternative programme, but I wish I didn’t need to go through the required learning curve. Anyway, apart from the negative technical/operational comments of v4, the upgrade price is just plain ridiculous. A comment has been made about OmniWeb. Some years ago I paid for a licensed copy….silly me.
cogden
cogden
Aug 6 2015
4.3
2.0
Aug 6 2015
2.0
Version: 4.3
More failed promises in this version. How long has both tech support and sales been promising CLONING? YEARS! It sure seems like the #1 feature request. How about just announcing you have no intention of including cloning, rather than stringing along your clients?
Lev
Lev
Dec 2 2014
4.1.4
2.5
Dec 2 2014
2.5
Version: 4.1.4
Looks pretty. Doesn't crash. But... a downgrade from v3 in many ways. Given that most task-specific research now is web-based, the removal of any clipping service is a critical failing. "Doesn't work in a sandboxed environment" rather doesn't cut it. Plenty of other apps (NoteSuite, Scrivener, OutlineEdit, Evernote etc. in the App Store, Circus Ponies Notebook and the more functionally advanced, though not so candy-flavoured, NoteTaker, DevonThink, DevonNote and a host of others *not* in the App Store) have managed it. Styles are arguably *less* intuitive than before; for example, choosing a style to apply to 'All Level <n> Rows' doesn't highlight the rows it's going to apply to, unlike v3, leaving you in the dark. Am I in Level 3 but applying it to Level 2 by mistake? OO 4 doesn't say. The handy navigation dropdown has been replaced by a clumsy "contents" sidebar. Improvements we might reasonably have expected after so long, and at a high upgrade cost, just haven't happened. It's impossible to filter on any degree of Boolean multiple-term search; nor can searches be saved. There is at least now a primitive and clumsy linking of outline items, though way behind what NoteTaker, Tinderbox, Neo et al. have been doing for many years. Checkbox states ("Show me only the stuff where 'Done' is checked") are unsearchable. Multiple finds can't be seen all at once; you have to skip from one to the next. It looks pretty, yes. And the integration, via OmniPresence, with iOS mostly works, usually, though it's a bit of a lash-up; I don't want to have to put things I want to sync across devices *all in the same folder* but tough luck on that one. Cloning? Oh come *on*. Of course there's no cloning. Et cetera. Omni Group has always been a kind of avatar of the Mac ethos. For whatever reason, they're following the current direction of Apple: pout, twinkle and let the rough guys do the actual *work*, honeypie. It's a shame. But it's not really "Pro" except in the after-dark Sunset Bvd. sense. If it didn't have the multiple columns as a USP, I'd look for another solution. Matter of fact, I think I'll look for another solution anyway, if only for the random ditching of the clipping service. The columns are only a matter of prettying up, anyway; you can't *do* much with them. It seems to be the way Omni is heading. Similar cosmesis-over-function seems to have been the governing principle behind Omni Focus, too. Think I'll turn into the kind of old fart who says "I remember when you could stuff with your computer *even if Apple didn't like the idea*. Now if you'll excuse me, there's a wind getting up and I have to go whistle in it.
Drtyrell969
Drtyrell969
Mar 30 2022
5.10
5.0
Mar 30 2022
5.0
Version: 5.10
shaikhia
shaikhia
Aug 1 2020
1.0
Aug 1 2020
1.0
Version: null
Odysseus
Odysseus
Feb 2 2020
3.0
Feb 2 2020
3.0
Version: null
Airbusky
Airbusky
Feb 11 2019
2.0
Feb 11 2019
2.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Nov 15 2018
5.0
Nov 15 2018
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Jun 8 2018
5.0
Jun 8 2018
5.0
Version: null
Dontib
Dontib
May 26 2018
1.5
May 26 2018
1.5
Version: null
Melusina
Melusina
Sep 4 2017
2.5
Sep 4 2017
2.5
Version: null
Ralkem
Ralkem
Nov 15 2015
1.5
Nov 15 2015
1.5
Version: null
cogden
cogden
Aug 6 2015
2.0
Aug 6 2015
2.0
Version: null
Lev
Lev
Dec 2 2014
2.5
Dec 2 2014
2.5
Version: null
Kaidoh
Kaidoh
Apr 22 2014
1.0
Apr 22 2014
1.0
Version: null
bowlerboy-jmb
bowlerboy-jmb
Feb 7 2014
5.0
Feb 7 2014
5.0
Version: null
Jclerch
Jclerch
Jan 20 2014
5.0
Jan 20 2014
5.0
Version: null
ESIDESIGN
ESIDESIGN
Oct 11 2013
3.0
Oct 11 2013
3.0
Version: null
Mar6473
Mar6473
Oct 28 2012
2.5
Oct 28 2012
2.5
Version: null
Admintech
Admintech
Oct 22 2012
2.0
Oct 22 2012
2.0
Version: null
Alex-Tsubota
Alex-Tsubota
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Sep 13 2012
5.0
Version: null
Vandulus
Vandulus
Jul 19 2012
4.5
Jul 19 2012
4.5
Version: null
1984x
1984x
Apr 6 2012
5.0
Apr 6 2012
5.0
Version: null
Shidong
Shidong
Apr 4 2012
4.0
Apr 4 2012
4.0
Version: null
Chris-Walken
Chris-Walken
Jan 8 2012
3.5
Jan 8 2012
3.5
Version: null
Ricardo-griffith-2008
Dec 5 2011
4.0
Version: null
Anon-Bud
Anon-Bud
Sep 2 2011
4.5
Sep 2 2011
4.5
Version: null
kbaxxx
kbaxxx
Aug 30 2011
3.0
Aug 30 2011
3.0
Version: null
Mx
Mx
Jul 19 2011
4.0
Jul 19 2011
4.0
Version: null
Espiridion
Espiridion
Jul 15 2011
3.0
Jul 15 2011
3.0
Version: null
Asotvguy
Asotvguy
Jul 15 2011
5.0
Jul 15 2011
5.0
Version: null
Ritzykat
Ritzykat
Oct 12 2010
4.0
Oct 12 2010
4.0
Version: null
Maclife215
Maclife215
Sep 19 2010
4.0
Sep 19 2010
4.0
Version: null
Osp
Osp
Oct 27 2009
4.0
Oct 27 2009
4.0
Version: null
Teksestro
Teksestro
May 21 2008
4.0
May 21 2008
4.0
Version: null
Inik
Inik
Mar 9 2006
4.5
Mar 9 2006
4.5
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 18 2005
2.3
Sep 18 2005
2.3
Version: null
Mrandre1
Mrandre1
Dec 10 2004
4.8
Dec 10 2004
4.8
Version: null