• Organon

    Free Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice Website

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice.

    Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening parts of the project in new tabs.

    Parts are shown in a treeview. Entries can be moved by drag and drop.
    Every entry can be tagged.
    Tags are freely configurable, can be renamed, created and deleted. Organon's Organizer is a fast way of showing and editing all tags at once.
    Tabs can be opened based on these tags. They also might freely be chosen from the folders and files of the project and they might be sorted by date and/or time.

    Organon offers extensive import and export options.

    Organon's projects are platform independent and might be edited on different computers and platforms.

    More Features are:

    (Batch) split and combine files
    When displaying the files in a folder, the relevant section of the folder is always highlighted while editing the document.
    Separator, configurable by the user. When viewing a folder the separator separates the files optically from each other.
    Import of individual files. All filters available for Writer can be used.
    Import a folder of files (Batch Import), filterable by extension
    Export an arbitrary part of the project in a single file or an entire document. All Writer filters are available (.odt, .doc, .pdf ...). (Batch Export)


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  • Cloud Outliner

    Commercial Mac Web iPhone iPad Website

    Cross-platform app for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Sync outlines between computers and devices with iCloud. Sync outlines with Evernote, Import and export outlines in OPML format.


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  • Tree

    Commercial Mac Website

    Tree is an outliner featuring a horizontally expandable tree view. Tree assists you in organizing your information, sketching plans and brainstorming new ideas. Tree allows you to store your ideas and keywords in segments that you can sort, re-arrange and constantly refine. Tree is designed to be a lightweight application that lets you concentrate on your ideas.


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  • Org mode

    Free Mac Windows Linux GNU Emacs Website

    Org mode is for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system.


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  • RightNote

    Freemium Windows Website

    RightNote will help you get a grip on information overload. It is designed to be easy to use for the new-comer, but also provide advanced features once your notes start to accumulate. RightNote can store text notes, source code, spreadsheets and webpages. Find info as you type with highlighted search results.

    It also has a range of unique and advanced features such a bookmarks (with webpage thumbnail), tags, note and page transfer tools, hoist, evernote integration, export to mobile/web book and more.


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  • WorkFlowy

    Freemium Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad Website

    List-making software with infinite levels of indentation, giving you the flexibility of infinite layers of organization.


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  • Nulis

    Freemium Windows Linux Web Website

    Tree editor for writers, makes outlining your stories and articles easy, fun, and convenient.


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  • Checkvist

    Freemium Web Android iPhone iPad Software as a Service (SaaS) Website

    A professional list-making tool. Minimalist, keyboard-centric online outliner and task management application. Free sharing, unlimited lists, free import and export. Markdown and code support. Good for geeks 🤓 and keyboard lovers 💻.


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  • Visual Outliner

    Freemium Windows Website

    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.


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  • Indigrid

    Free Windows Website

    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.

    Indigrid lets you list and group pieces of text in a hierarchical tree structure: so that you can organize big networks of ideas and navigate them—because the emphasis is on manipulating the ideas, instead of designing a document.

    It is like a text editor for mind mapping, with more emphasis on text editing and no graphics.

    Unique outliner features

    Side-by-side views

    • Open up different parts of your outline next to each other by opening it up in a new column.
    • Drag and drop between columns.

    Unlimited undo

    • Undo history is stored even after closing Indigrid, keeping a history of all your changes.
    • Undo extended to view operations as well—closing columns, changing filters, etc.

    Boomarks (saved views)

    • Sidebar to switch between different saved-views that will keep your columns, and filters.
    • Construct "dashboards" of your different projects so you aren't spending as much time navigating your outline.

    Characteristics at a glance

    Plain text

    • No formatting keyboard shortcuts or toolbars to get in your way, just good ol' portable plain text.

    Two modes

    • Normal mode for when the focus is on operations at an element level—delete to delete an entire block of text.
    • Edit mode for when the focus is on individual letters.

    Single database

    • No file operation, i.e. save and open.
    • Automatically opens in background to corruption-resistance database that can survive power outages.

    Keyboard centered

    • Designed for touch typists.
    • Every operation possible with the mouse, is possible using the keyboard—never leave the keyboard.


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  • WriteMapper

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad Website

    Get from idea to final draft in no time: WriteMapper is the outlining app that helps anyone with writing deadlines quickly and easily produce text documents using mind maps.


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  • Dynalist

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone Website

    Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.


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  • Trilium Notes

    Free Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Chrome ... Cloudron Firefox Website


    Notes can be arranged into arbitrarily deep hierarchy (tree)
    Notes can have more than 1 parents - see cloning
    Rich WYSIWYG note editing including e.g. tables and images with markdown autoformat
    Support for editing notes with source code, including syntax highlighting
    Fast and easy navigation between notes
    Seamless note versioning
    Note attributes can be used for note organization, querying and advanced [[scripting|scripts]]
    Synchronization with self-hosted sync server
    Strong note encryption
    Scripting - see Advanced showcases
    Scales well in both usability and performance upwards of 100 000 notes
    Night theme
    Markdown import & export


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  • MemPad

    Free Windows Website

    MemPad is a plain text outliner and note taking program with a tree structured index.
    All pages are stored in a single file.
    User interface available in 20 languages.


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  • TreeSheets

    Free Mac Windows Linux Website

    A "hierarchical spreadsheet" that is a great replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases.


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