OmniOutliner for Mac 5.3

November 16, 2017

Requires macOS 10.12

Version 5.3 - March 14, 2018

OmniOutliner 5.3 remembers the last used setting in the Search field and fixes Quick Look on macOS High Sierra. This release also fixes numerous bugs and crashes.

  • Search — The Search field in the toolbar remembers the last used setting between Filter and Batch Find.
  • Resource Browser — Templates can be reorganized in folders by dragging them around.
  • Resource Browser — Template folders can be renamed.
  • Quick Look — Quick Look now works on macOS High Sierra.
  • Filter — Rows hidden under two or more collapsed parents will appear in flat filtered results.
  • Outline View — Fixed a bug causing child rows to display in the wrong order after ungrouping or outdenting a row.
  • Performance — Made saving certain documents faster.
  • Copy/Paste/Duplicate — Copying and pasting, or duplicating a row with pop-up column values will retain those values.
  • Fonts — Fixed an issue with text not displaying sometimes when using the Kailasa font.
  • Encryption — Password hints on flat format .ooutline files are now stored in a sync-friendly way.
  • Exports — Fixed a bug with font colors being applied incorrectly in PowerPoint exports.
  • Export — HTML and HTML (Dynamic) formats no longer try to display Photoshop files inline.
  • Quickstart — When in trial mode, the Quickstart guide message about switching modes accurately reflects the current mode.
  • Omni Automation — Fixed a bug preventing from returning normal URLs.
  • Resource Browser — Recent files can be opened and new documents can be created, by double-clicking on file in list mode.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash caused by applying a theme that had multiple named styles of the same name.
  • Stability — Fixed a memory management crash on Sierra often encountered when closing a file.
  • Stability — Fixed a hang converting certain Pro documents to Essentials.

OmniOutliner for Mac 5.2

November 16, 2017

Requires macOS 10.12

Version 5.2 - November 13, 2017

OmniOutliner 5.2 adds automation support through JavaScript and improves general performance. This release requires macOS Sierra or newer.

  • Automation — OmniOutliner now provides automation via JavaScript in addition to AppleScript. With the simple activation of a script you can programmatically create content and structure, conditionally change styles, or manipulate existing content. See examples and learn more at
  • Exports — Expanded PDF attachments in HTML and HTML (Dynamic) exports will render inline when browser support is available.
  • Performance — Multiple changes to improve overall performance when opening and using larger files.
  • General — A link to the signup page for the Omni Newsletter has been added to the Help menu.
  • Exports — Improved efficiency of docx, xlsx, and pptx export conversions.
  • Exports — Fixed multiple style related bugs in the docx and xlsx exporters.
  • Exports — Fixed layout issues in the HTML and HTML (Dynamic) exporters when viewed in Chrome or Firefox.
  • General — Toolbar buttons display their tooltips on hover.
  • Inspectors — Fixed the Handle label not fully displaying on non-retina screens with macOS High Sierra.
  • Internationalization — Fixed a frequent crash occurring with some input methods on Touch Bar MacBook Pros with macOS High Sierra.

OmniOutliner for Mac 5.1.4

October 5, 2017

Requires OS X 10.11

Version 5.1.4 - Thursday, October 5 2017

OmniOutliner 5.1.4 is a minor update focused on bug fixes and stability.

  • Inspectors — Fixed an issue with the inspectors appearing blank when trying to edit a value under macOS High Sierra.

OmniOutliner for Mac 5.1.3

October 2, 2017

Requires OS X 10.11

Version 5.1.3 - Monday, October 2 2017

OmniOutliner 5.1.3 is a minor update focused on bug fixes and stability.

  • Stability — Fixed a crash encountered when closing a document that contains attachments.

OmniOutliner for Mac 5.1.2

September 25, 2017

Requires OS X 10.11

Version 5.1.2 - Monday, September 25 2017

OmniOutliner 5.1.2 fixes some general issues with attachments and improves compatibility with macOS High Sierra.

  • Keyboard shortcuts — A new menu option Go to Search Field has been added to the Find menu with the default shortcut of ⌥⌘F that will change focus to the toolbar Search field.
  • Attachments — Fixed multiple issues interacting with attachments after being opened including switching the display state of images between Show as Image and Show as Icon.
  • Attachments — Dragging in attachments as a new row when using the Control key modifier will correctly link the attachment.
  • macOS High Sierra — The OmniOutliner app icon displays in the About OmniOutliner panel.
  • macOS High Sierra — Audio recording attachments are useable.
  • macOS High Sierra — Input fields in the Row inspector use the correct width.
  • macOS High Sierra — Templates will not flash on screen while being installed.