OmniOutliner Essentials
OmniOutliner Essentials
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OmniOutliner Essentials for Mac

18 February 2021

Organize your ideas, projects, and more (was OmniOutliner).

What is OmniOutliner Essentials for Mac

OmniOutliner Essentials (was OmniOutliner) 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.

Use OmniOutliner to draft to-do lists, create agendas, manage tasks, track expenses, take notes, plan events, write screenplays...and just about anything else you can think of.

What's new in OmniOutliner Essentials

Version 5.8.2:
  • Omni Automation [PRO]: Omni Automation now supports storing and accessing credentials in the Keychain. For more details about this change and other recent Omni Automation improvements, see the `API Reference` Release Notes (available via the Automation menu in the menu bar).
  • Omni Automation [PRO]: Allow configuring keyboard shortcuts for plug-in actions.
  • Omni Automation [PRO]: Addressed a crash that could occur when evaluating an Omni Automation script that results in an error.
  • Styles [ESSENTIALS]: Fixed a bug with unsupported styles being included in pasted text that would cause files to be recognized as Pro documents.
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Zarquon
Zarquon
Nov 10 2019
5.4.2
4.0
Nov 10 2019
4.0
Version: 5.4.2
Does nearly everything I want it to, for cheap. I use it to keep lists of all sorts of things, including my daily routines. I do wish it had an “uncompleted” checkmark option.
StrictlyBagel
StrictlyBagel
Jun 28 2019
5.4.2
1.0
Jun 28 2019
1.0
Version: 5.4.2
Imagine having a baby, raising him up to age 5, and then chopping off arms, legs, and hands. That's what happened to OmniOutliner Standard or "Essentials" as they now call it. I recently found that Omni Group even removed the ability to paste images into outlines! A feature that was present with the standard version since 1.0! Sad, really sad these business practices.
Funjoy
Funjoy
Apr 10 2017
5.0.1
4.5
Apr 10 2017
4.5
Version: 5.0.1
For the $10 price, no outliner really matches its abilities or polish. I played with the downloadable demo by importing an OPML file I'd created in my old outliner (Opal) and it handled the import flawlessly and the outliner ran faster than Opal too. So I switched. The Pro version has some nice additional features like attachments (including audio), rich text and extra/better themes, but I'm not sure it's yet worth an additional $40 or so to upgrade.
AppleFriend
AppleFriend
Aug 31 2016
4.6
5.0
Aug 31 2016
5.0
Version: 4.6
I have tried different organizers but never met such a mulfunctional utility! Really, it's fantastic. All you need is right in one app, moreover it's work very quickly. My friends also use Omni by my recommendations and are totally satisfied.
CDavid
CDavid
May 15 2015
4.2.2
0.0
May 15 2015
0.0
Version: 4.2.2
It's a good app to keep important things together. It's a lot better than Notes. There are multiple checkboxes, which help to track the completed and uncompleted tasks and many other things. I like it and would recommend it to my friends.
Simonm
Simonm
Feb 26 2014
4.0.2
0.0
Feb 26 2014
0.0
Version: 4.0.2
To me, the Omni apps and particularly OmniOutliner have always been a solution in search of a problem. It doesn't help that Omni Group sells three apps that all revolve around project and time management but aren't very well integrated, if at all. I don't think OmniOutliner functions well as a robust financial management solution or business support tool and certainly not a database. As a note-taking app maybe but there are plenty of other probably better alternatives and do you really want to spend $100 on an app to help you write notes? I'm sure there are people that use and enjoy outlining apps but they really don't do it for me and particularly not Omni Outliner.
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Jan 17 2014
4.0
4.5
Jan 17 2014
4.5
Version: 4.0
So far, I like it. On a half day’s use. The interface got a facelift & they added a few features. I may have to upgrade to the Pro version upon reading the feature list. • Added column hiding to the desktop version. • Improved the formatting options palette. • Can add alternate row colors to just one column. • The sidebar can show just the bullet family (for lack of a better name) in the list by its itself. • Added a few new template options • Can add style themes to an outline. • They’ve revamped linking! • Re-added the ability to show notes in-line, or in a pane. Too soon to rate stability.
Tim27
Tim27
Oct 28 2012
3.10.6
0.0
Oct 28 2012
0.0
Version: 3.10.6
Is this the Halloween edition, with an orange and black icon? :)
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Apr 3 2011
3.9.5
4.5
Apr 3 2011
4.5
Version: 3.9.5
I've had OmniOutliner since version 2, but stopped upgrading. Its been really fabulous, but every product has is reasonable price point. The inability to link as Circus Ponies is a drawback, they haven't yet enticed me to stay with the product as much as I love its multi-columns. (Useful multi-columns is what Circus Ponies lacks). This is what I used to use the long defunct (OS9 only) InControl PIM for, before stumbling onto OmniOutliner, as a ToDo manager that had a spreadsheet matrix built in. OmniOutliner Standard IS cheaper than OmniFocus, a nice offshoot that they made, as a GTD listmanager, but which they priced far past its a broad customer base. Outliner appears to have gone long in the tooth, because it hasn't really evolved much since the first cut of version 3, from my trial. Although, a matrixed outliner is pretty darn good as a tool. Give me both apps (Outliner & Focus) for the price of Outliner Pro, extend the license to encompass both a desktop & a laptop or iPad, maybe a really good family license price & I could spring for it again.
A-krzyzak
A-krzyzak
Jan 2 2009
3.8 beta 1
5.0
Jan 2 2009
5.0
Version: 3.8 beta 1
Fantastic program. Great flexibility for many purposes.
$19.99Buy Now

3.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.14.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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