Outline
Outline
3.2007.1

3.6

Outline free download for Mac
12 August 2020

View OneNote notebooks.

Overview

Outline is an intuitive note-taking application for OS X with convenient structure resembling real paper books: notebooks, sections, groups of sections and pages help to keep order in notes, regardless of their complexity. Outline for Mac is perfect for students, teachers, physicians, lawyers, executives and everyone who's daily life involves extensive note-taking of any kind. It can be coupled with Outline for iPad and Microsoft OneNote, which makes notes multi-platform.

What's new in Outline

Version 3.2007.1:
  • Bugfixes and improvements.
Outline for Mac Old Versions

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13 Reviews of Outline

4.5
Gfischman
27 June 2019
Version: 3.21.5

Most helpful

I like this application. I moved to this from CircusPonies notebook and I like the organization tools for this better. I also do appreciate the fact that the support team seems quite supportive so that when an issue occurs, I am not left in a lurch.
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quiet-corner
27 July 2020
Version: 3.24.3
I would love to use the app, but every time I start it I get the message "Outline quit unexpectedly"
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4.5
Gfischman
27 June 2019
Version: 3.21.5
I like this application. I moved to this from CircusPonies notebook and I like the organization tools for this better. I also do appreciate the fact that the support team seems quite supportive so that when an issue occurs, I am not left in a lurch.
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Kihoalu
31 January 2017
Version: 3.15.2
Not clear if there is a rev difference here vs Appstore purchase. Maybe that’s it & I’m being too cautious & cynical abt the cryptic & meager latest offer. OneNote is one of the best things MS has done. Outline is a better implementation, imo.
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4
Kihoalu
31 January 2017
Version: 3.15.2
Outline has gotten very good & its always been prettier than MS OneNote. (Aside: OneNote is barely on par with the Windows release version that came out with Windows 7, from what I’ve seen. OneNote however, FREE & probably contributed to the demise of CP Notebook. OneNote wants you to use it instead of EverNote, which is different than what Outline does, with its local storage).

Outline has a method to port the new defunct Circus Ponies Notebook notes finally working crisply. I don't ever find myself using it as much as I ought, but Outline is nicely done. They’ve carried purchasers for a couple of years now.

Outline used to be a OneNote reader only. They have delivered exquisitely for anyone who bought at that time, relying on blind promises for improvement.

If you use OneNote on a PC, you can’t go wrong with Outline on the Mac.
Outline Upgrade just hit the street of 3.15.x.

As well as a questionable offer:
A “New Version Onboarding Price” good for 12 hrs only to the tune of $8 for iPad/iPhone version & $35 for the Mac Desktop version via AppStore. What precisely does that mean once removed from AD-Speak? The price here is $39.

This is strange wording, nearly indecipherable - instead of saying “hey look, we expect to release a fabulous version 4 soon & its going to cost you, so buy now at $5 discount."

They make a fine product, but they could do better to tell me what it is they are selling over on the Appstore.

Oddly in unison, the comment dropbox does not work in Appstore, to inquire.
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verprop
22 December 2016
Version: 3.14.2
In the Preference Window I uncheck the box asking if I want to share anonymous usage data but after restarting the application the box remains checked.
Mac version 3.14.2
Is this intentional?
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Michaelthegeek
23 November 2016
Version: 3.12.2
Solid and tons of updates this year!
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5
Cyberchriss1973
20 June 2016
Version: 3.8.1
First impression is very positive - great app ;)
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5
wondergo
24 May 2016
Version: 3.6.2
Great alternative to OneNote AND it lets you save notebooks locally (unlike OneNote). Even if Microsoft adds local notebooks I'll stay with Outline for other features beyond OneNote. I think its well worth the $40
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anonymous-tapir-4715
25 February 2015
Version: 3.2
Isn't the huge difference between Outline and OneNote is that you own your data with Outline ... and OneNote *has* to live on Microsoft's One Drive ....? I personally don't care if OneNote is free if Microsoft is also free to comb my notes for data to sell to advertisers ...
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2.5
lemon-kun
22 November 2014
Version: 3.0
I guess this app is for users who really, really need OneNote compatibility. Other than that I cannot understand the price of this app – Growly Notes does so much more for 5$ that it's really no comparison.
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3.5
Szeoli
02 January 2014
Version: 2.0
I started a reply to Dolphinboy2u, but accidentally sent it off before I was finished. As I started to say, Outline 2.0 does what it claims to do, which is to allow you to open and edit OneNote notes, but it does not have half the power of OneNote. For instance, you can't create a table, there's no good way to capture information from outside the app, tags are limited to the ones bundled with the app, to name a few things. So don't get this expecting OneNote for Mac. But if you use OneNote heavily and want to be able to view and edit the text in your OneNote files, this app will do the trick.
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Dolphinboy2u
02 January 2014
Version: 2.0
I'm interested in Outline, now that it can edit files and not just read them. However,... No trial version for a $40 program, and only available through the Mac App Store? That's a tough sell.
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2.5
Kihoalu
19 December 2013
Version: 1.0
Features are scant in version 1. It was a OneNote viewer only. With a much prettier interface than OneNote. They just released Outline 2 (Dec 2013). Which has an edit function. This vastly changes its usefulness. I cannot verify this, because Outline no longer launches after upgrading to version 2 via the App Store. Hope they will solve the issue promptly.
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$39.99

3.6

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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