OmniOutliner

It's like paper, only better

for iPad 2.2

Collect

Store and collect all sorts of information for anything. Using built-in themes or the default to get started, OmniOutliner provides just the right jumping-off point for whatever‘s on the tip of your tongue right this minute.

OmniOutliner 4 for Mac is a great way to collect and review information. Store pictures, audio—even video—in a document for students, colleagues, family, and friends. Fill in fields faster with smart matching tech, and add just the right style for the perfect compendium of facts, easily shareable in open formats.

Write

Writing can be hard, but OmniOutliner won’t add any extra friction. With new features in iOS 7, you’ll find keyboard shortcuts for everything — getting information down quickly is downright effortless in OmniOutliner 2 for iPad.

OmniOutliner 4 is feature-rich enough to see a novel from start to finish. You’ll have more flexibility by putting sentences or paragraphs in easily-referenceable nodes; way more powerful than a typical word processor.

Structure

Use OmniOutliner to add structure to your information — something beneficial to more than just outlines. Expand or collapse what you need, when you need it. And on the iPad, you can add that structure with a full array of keyboard shortcuts.

Use OmniOutliner 4 to add structure to your information — something beneficial to more than just outlines. Expand or collapse what you need, when you need it, and zoom in or focus to move everything else out of the way. Reference material there if you need it, but not in your face.

Annotate

Perfect for meetings, classes, or keying in need-to-know terms during a sailing lesson. OmniOutliner 2 for iPad gets completely out of the way so you can type, return, and type some more. Start new documents with a template to keep everything uniform, quickly. You’ll find yourself starting all new documents here.

Use Full-screen mode in OmniOutliner 4 to move everything but your document out of the way. Set up templates so you’ll always have uniform outlines, quickly. You’ll never not find a new document to improve in OmniOutliner 4.

Sync

Edit all of your outlines on any Mac or iPad using OmniPresence. It’s free, reliable, and open. Your files are always intact and available — they’ll even be waiting for you with Background App Refresh in iOS 7.

Edit all of your outlines on any Mac or iPad using OmniPresence. It’s free, reliable, and open. Your files are always intact and available, quietly syncing in the background with the small desktop app.

Features

Features Mac iPad
Document Syncing X X
Background syncing on both Mac & iPad with OmniPresence
Smart Column Types X X
Use columns for checkboxes, dates, numbers — even automatic sums or averages
Text Zooming X X
Quickly change zoom levels via keyboard or toolbar
Rich Text X X
Style every aspect of each outline — or just use 12 pt Helvetica
Organize & Import/Export X X
Export to OPML, HTML, DHTML, and more
Batch Find X X
Search for a quick list of results
Attachment support X X
Throw in images, recordings, PDFs, EPUBs, and more
Hardware Keyboard Shortcuts X X
Support for heaps of keyboard shortcuts — even on iPad
Inline Notes X X
Look at notes right under each row
Document Theming X X
Swap out look A for look B. Themes included
Multiple Document Templates X X
Set up a custom, stylized template for every scenario
Audio Recording X X
Get your thoughts down with audio, too
Named Styles X X
Easy references for specific styling, like “Blue Header 5” or “Serious Gray 44”
Text Folding X X
Collapse what you don’t need to see
Column Visibility PRO X
Quickly show or hide the columns you need
More Export Formats PRO X
Adds a few more formats, like Microsoft Word’s .docx
Folded Editing PRO
OmniOutliner collapses each line of text except the one you’re working on
Export Plugins PRO
Create or install plugins for exporting to custom filetypes
AppleScript support PRO
Use a full AppleScript library to read from, manipulate, and add to outlines
Advanced Style Control PRO
Adjust row metrics, page breaks, and handle visibility

Milestones

App Info

OmniOutliner 4 for Mac

Version 4.1.1 Requires Mac OS X 10.9 or later Release Notes

Pricing

OmniOutliner 4 for Mac Standard: $49.99

OmniOutliner 4 for Mac Professional: $99.99

One Download for Pro and Standard

Enable Pro features by entering a OmniOutliner Pro License Key or via In-App Purchase for App Store copies. OmniOutliner runs unlicensed as a trial for 14 days; switch between Pro and Standard feature sets during your trial via the OmniOutliner menu.

Additional Downloads

Manual

Languages

English

Previous Versions

In addition to the comprehensive User Manual, we’ve also created a short tutorial to help you get started (in PDF and ePub formats).

You can still download OmniOutliner 3 Standard and Professional from our archives.

OmniOutliner for iPad

Version 2.2 Requires iOS 7.0+ Release Notes

Pricing

OmniOutliner for iPad: $29.99

Additional Downloads

Manual

Languages

German, English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese