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Outline is an intuitive note-taking application for OS X with most convenient structure resembling real paper books: notebooks, sections, groups of sections and pages will help you to keep order in your notes, regardless of their complexity.
Outline is fully compatible with Microsoft OneNote file format and supports synchronization with Microsoft SkyDrive. This allows you to sync your notes with Windows PC and other devices with OneNote installed.
What is included into Outline:
**Editing and Creation**
Open your OneNote or Outline notebooks and edit them. Create new notebooks, sections, pages and start a new project with Outline.
Change font size and color, apply styles and highlighting, create numbered and bulleted lists.
**Tags and Checkboxes**
Visualize your notes with associative icons, create To-do lists not to miss a thing.
**Clips from Safari and other apps**
Insert texts and images from other sources to complete your notes. Picture quality and text formatting are preserved. Original source link will be added for your convenience.
Use default Mac shortcuts and gestures to navigate and optimize note-taking process. Find the list of available combinations within the app.
Sensitive data deserves special attention. Unlock OneNote tabs, set passwords to Outline native sections and keep your private notes safe and secure.
Add any attachments to Outline page. They are clickable and can be opened in the corresponding third-party app.
All relevant files are in one place and always at reach.
Enjoy fast and convenient search across your sections and notebooks. Enter a search item and search through your pages, sections, notebooks and navigate between search results.
Set connection to a cloud (Dropbox, Box and SkyDrive) and get seamless and reliable sync. Your notebooks will be accessible for OneNote and Outline for iPad. Applied changes will be carried over within a moment.
**OS X Mavericks**
Always stay right in step with your Mac taking advantage of the world’s most advanced operating system. Outline works great on it.
**Compatibility with MS OneNote**
Work with OneNote notebooks on a Mac. Outline supports OneNote texts and formatting, images and inks, tables and lists, sections and section groups. No virtual machines, no web apps, no subscriptions!
Compatible OneNote formats:
- OneNote 2003 - not compatible
- OneNote 2007 - read only
- OneNote 2010-2013 - fully compatible
Supported file formats:
.one (section files)
.onepkg (OneNote notebook packages)
.onetoc2 (notebook table of contents)
**Get mobile with Outline for iPad**
Get the desktop grade experience with this beautiful and powerful iPad app. You will find the same features in the smaller form factor. Do not forget to try inks!
- not all handwritten notes created in OneNote are displayed now - this will be improved in future releases;
- Microsoft SharePoint support is coming soon.
NOTE: Outline for iPad is a separate, though, fully compatible application. In case you would like to use Outline both on your iPad and Mac, you need to equip your devices with the corresponding editions of Outline.
What's New in Version 2.1
This release contains bug fixes and stability improvements.
•Added Support of OS X 10.7
•Improved stability of saving app settings between app restarts
•Improved app update process
•Improved logging subsystem for better error detection and resolution (turned off for everyone except customers we are directly working with to solve their problems)
•Added preferences window with some new settings (authors, security, sync, etc…)
•Added setting for turn on/off "made with Outline" line in PDF
•Fixes preventing blank style popup
•Fixed problem with renaming of last section in section group/notebook
•Fixed duplicating tags in menu
•Improved section/section groups rename process
•Improved tags positioning and adisplay
•Improved process of adding section group in the notebook tree
•Improved design of window for taking photo
•Added support of Asian languages and accented letters
•Improved list's editing behavior
•Fixed behavior on opening the same notebook twice
•Fixed case when notebook location could be empty
•Fixed issue with sections in notebook not being displayed in UI in some scenarios
•Better object selection algorithms
•Fixed 'Home/End' shortcuts
•Fixed problem with Unicode chars
•'FN-Delete' key combination support
•Improved link's font behavior after copy/paste
•Improved copy/paste in some cases
•Fixed section/section group rename in some cases
•Pressing 'Enter' now moves focus from search field to the page
•Pressing 'Enter' when cursor precedes hyperlink now causes line break
•Search content caching improved -> better search results
•Improved text positioning after cut/paste
•Fixed crash on pressing arrows after selecting image
•Improved cursor positioning in some cases
•Pasting URL and pressing 'Enter' now makes it a hyperlink
•Fixed crash on adding attachment to a blank notebook
•Undo now working for texts pasted into tables
•Previous version of quick start guide displayed for some users. Fixed.
•Fixed problem that led to corruption of page in OneNote after copy/paste attachments in some cases
•Improved formatting in tables
•Fixed discrepancy between OneNote Normal and Outline Normal style
•Fixed wrong font style display after undo
•Fixed empty title if first outline has empty first line
•Current page now restored in encrypted section after unlocking
•Fixed issue with incorrect width of inks
•Fixed problems with selection when pressing cmd-shift-arrows
•Fixed page title position after paste
•Fixed case when cursor can disappear after content deletion
•Style is reset now when pressing 'Enter' after hyperlink
•Fixed Ctrl+Tab navigation in sections
•Undo now works for text pasted from title
•Fixed issue when cursor can stop blinking after outline resizing
•It's impossible to paste deleted section now
•Fixed problem that led to crash on navigation through notebook tree in some situations
•Fixed possible crash while setting password to a section
•Fixed issue with blinked bold text after pasting text from web pages
•Added notification on section cut/paste
•Fixed crash on pasting attachment into list
•Fixed input suggestions when holding key on keyboard
•Improved display of selection area in some cases
•Fixed possible crash on page reordering
•Fixed disappearing outline borders after undo in some cases
•Improved outline resizing
•Improved style behavior on line break
•Improved cursor positioning in tables
•Improved behavior when pasting URL from Safari address bar
•Fixed images position in OneNote after sync
•Added Undo action for Tab/Shift+Tab
•Fixed possible crash on deleting content with Cmd+Del
•Fixed bulleted and numbered lists display problems
•Fixed errors occurred during sync in SkyDrive
•Overall SkyDrive sync is more stable now
•Fixed section group rename/delete problems
•Improved content merge process on sync
•Improved SkyDrive login procedures
•Improved conflict resolution on SkyDrive sync
•Improved sync cancel process
Awesome app but...
I’m a huge OneNote fan. There, I said it. Now before you start going off about “well, this is not OneNote” and “if you love OneOne so much then use that”, let me start by saying that I also enjoyed using Outline for a while. I work on both Mac and PC and I think Outline is a rock-solid note taking and organizational piece of software. In fact, dare I say it?… better than EverNote. It is fast, reliable, intuitive and nothing short of stunning (Retina Display has something to do with that). BUT. Aside from allowing you to create, view and edit your notes offline and later saving them to SkyDrive there really isn’t much of a value proposition over the OneNote web app. In fact the feature I use the most, creating tables for organizing data, isn’t even available in Outline. Now Outline does have other advantages over OneNote web app, like inserting pictures, faster formating, and again… gorgeous design. But for this note taker, unfortunately Outline is not quite there yet so I’ll continue relying on OneNote web app on my Mac and OneNote on my PC. I really hope they continue to develop the Outline app and make it a true OneNote contender. From what I saw, the designers/developers deserve to get rich off this app, outstanding work indeed. Who knows, maybe Microsoft writes them a big fat check.
This app is simply amazing! I just got the Feb 2014 update!!!
Like many of us out there, we've attempted outliners from a host of vendors and none of them come close to compare with Microsoft's OneNote. I took a risk and purchased Outline and the UI viewer shows my OneNote notebook better than it ever did on Windows. Until the editor update to Outline exists I'm using OneNote on Windows and OneNote Web App to work in while moving my notebooks to Outline for viewing and sharing.
I liked the app sooooo much I purchased Outline+ for iPAD, too.
This app is amazing.
Very stable release. Thanks for listening and for your hard work.
Outline is awesome app. I use it every day and like it more than OneNote on my work PC.
Some features are missing, like table and hyperlinks, but I’m sure developers already working on them.
Recommend the app as a daily notetaker for Mac users, even those who do not know what OneNote is. The app is very addictive and easy to use.