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Apps with 'Outline folding' feature

  1. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
  2. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.


  3. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.
  4. A new medium for your ideas—augment your thinking with a text editor designed for structuring lists. Side-by-side views allow 3 modes of thinking.
  5. OmniOutliner is a start-to-finish writing app. Perfect for collecting information, outlining Big Ideas, adding structure to any sort of writing, and much more. From grocery lists to email drafts to long-form composition.
  6. CrossLine is an outliner with sophisticated cross-link capabilities in the tradition of the well-respected Ecco Pro. It implements the concept of "Transclusion" proposed by Ted Nelson and - among others - implemented in the legendary Objectory SE tool by Ivar Jacobson.
  7. FoldingText makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing into clear, focused documents.
  8. Visual Outliner is an outliner software for Windows, and it uses OPML as native file format. It's not just another tasklist application, but a real outliner editor that can be used to write, view, modify, and maintain hierarchically arranged text.