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Outline
Outline
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Digital Notes app for your Mac, iPad and iPhone.

4.0
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Outline 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/iPhone and Microsoft OneNote, which makes notes multi-platform.

What’s new in version 4.2312.0

Updated on Dec 29 2023

Exciting New Features:
  • Paragraph Links: Seamlessly navigate your notes with links to specific paragraphs within a page.
  • Print to PDF: Create printouts directly in Outline with this new add-on option, accessible from the Apple menu on Sonoma. Conveniently print and share your notes.
  • Enhanced OneNote Integration: Open closed notebooks from OneDrive, Office 365, and SharePoint Server directly from linked elements, making collaboration smoother than ever.
Improvements and Fixes:
  • Visual Enhancements: Enjoy a better display of section tabs for improved navigation.
  • Password Management: Strengthened settings for password protection to ensure your sensitive information stays secure.
Bug Fixes:
  • Crash Prevention: Resolved crashes related to moving password-protected sections and section repair for a stable user experience.
  • Link Fixes: Addressed issues with links to pages from password-protected sections and links to moved pages.
  • Compatibility Improvements: Copy-paste table enhancements on Sonoma, fixed Send by Email for sections, and improved sync with OneDrive.
Under the Hood:
  • Optimized Sync: Sync improvements for data from OneDrive, ensuring a smoother, more reliable experience.
  • Performance Boost: Various fixes and enhancements to improve overall app responsiveness.
  • File Handling: Fixed issues with opening .one files and prevented corruption when moving pages.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

89.7 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.outline.app

Downloads

5653

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 12.0 or later
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What needs improvements

Performance

Outline qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
4.8
Customer support
5.0

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vancerelizabeth
vancerelizabeth
Nov 21 2023
4.2309.1
5.0
Nov 21 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2309.1
a great alternative to Windows apps!
EdFlicker
EdFlicker
Nov 15 2023
4.2306.0
5.0
Nov 15 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2306.0
Recently switched to mac and have been looking for a good app where I can have a collection of everything in one place. I've been using it for a short time and so far I'm happy with it. Excellent sync, hierarchical structure, and convenient context search among notes. Recommend.
dariagrace
dariagrace
Jul 31 2023
4.2306.0
5.0
Jul 31 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2306.0
Outline has completely transformed my note-taking experience. As a student, I rely heavily on well-organized and accessible notes, and this app has exceeded my expectations. The seamless compatibility with OneNote is a huge advantage, allowing me to access and edit my notes across all my devices. I highly recommend it for anyone!
quiet-corner
quiet-corner
Jul 27 2020
3.24.3
1.0
Jul 27 2020
1.0
Version: 3.24.3
I would love to use the app, but every time I start it I get the message "Outline quit unexpectedly"
Gfischman
Gfischman
Jun 27 2019
3.21.5
4.5
Jun 27 2019
4.5
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.
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Jan 31 2017
3.15.2
4.0
Jan 31 2017
4.0
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.
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Jan 31 2017
3.15.2
4.0
Jan 31 2017
4.0
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.
verprop
verprop
Dec 22 2016
3.14.2
0.0
Dec 22 2016
0.0
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?
Michaelthegeek
Michaelthegeek
Nov 23 2016
3.12.2
0.0
Nov 23 2016
0.0
Version: 3.12.2
Solid and tons of updates this year!
Cyberchriss1973
Cyberchriss1973
Jun 20 2016
3.8.1
5.0
Jun 20 2016
5.0
Version: 3.8.1
First impression is very positive - great app ;)
wondergo
wondergo
May 24 2016
3.6.2
5.0
May 24 2016
5.0
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 $40
anonymous-tapir-4715
anonymous-tapir-4715
Feb 25 2015
3.2
0.0
Feb 25 2015
0.0
Version: 3.2
Isn't the huge difference between Outline and OneNote is that you own your data with Outline ... and OneNote *has* to live on Microsoft's One Drive ....? I personally don't care if OneNote is free if Microsoft is also free to comb my notes for data to sell to advertisers ...
lemon-kun
lemon-kun
Nov 22 2014
3.0
2.5
Nov 22 2014
2.5
Version: 3.0
I guess this app is for users who really, really need OneNote compatibility. Other than that I cannot understand the price of this app – Growly Notes does so much more for 5$ that it's really no comparison.
Szeoli
Szeoli
Jan 2 2014
2.0
3.5
Jan 2 2014
3.5
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.
Dolphinboy2u
Dolphinboy2u
Jan 2 2014
2.0
0.0
Jan 2 2014
0.0
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.
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Dec 19 2013
1.0
4.0
Dec 19 2013
4.0
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.
KevinJones
KevinJones
Jan 19 2024
4.2312.0
5.0
Jan 19 2024
5.0
Version: 4.2312.0
gnl65870
gnl65870
Jan 17 2024
4.2312.0
5.0
Jan 17 2024
5.0
Version: 4.2312.0
carb
carb
Dec 6 2023
4.2309.1
1.0
Dec 6 2023
1.0
Version: 4.2309.1
vancerelizabeth
vancerelizabeth
Nov 21 2023
4.2309.1
5.0
Nov 21 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2309.1
EdFlicker
EdFlicker
Nov 15 2023
4.2306.0
5.0
Nov 15 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2306.0
dariagrace
dariagrace
Jul 31 2023
4.2306.0
5.0
Jul 31 2023
5.0
Version: 4.2306.0
nickfricman
nickfricman
Jul 25 2023
3.2203.4
5.0
Jul 25 2023
5.0
Version: 3.2203.4
HarperHunt
HarperHunt
May 31 2021
3.2105.2
4.0
May 31 2021
4.0
Version: 3.2105.2
quiet-corner
quiet-corner
Jul 27 2020
1.0
Jul 27 2020
1.0
Version: null
Gfischman
Gfischman
Jun 27 2019
4.5
Jun 27 2019
4.5
Version: null
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Jan 31 2017
4.0
Jan 31 2017
4.0
Version: null
Cyberchriss1973
Cyberchriss1973
Jun 20 2016
5.0
Jun 20 2016
5.0
Version: null
wondergo
wondergo
May 24 2016
5.0
May 24 2016
5.0
Version: null
asimo
asimo
Feb 23 2015
3.5
Feb 23 2015
3.5
Version: null
lemon-kun
lemon-kun
Nov 22 2014
2.5
Nov 22 2014
2.5
Version: null
Szeoli
Szeoli
Jan 2 2014
3.5
Jan 2 2014
3.5
Version: null
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