OmniOutliner Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to OmniOutliner for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Notion, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to OmniOutliner and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to OmniOutliner are Dynalist (Freemium), Manuskript (Free, Open Source), Org mode (Free, Open Source) and Walling (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 2021

    1. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all. It's like Google Docs, but everything is organized and discoverable by your team. Real collaboration in real-time.
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      Notion is great, but it's not specifically an outlining tool.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    2. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.
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      Almost everyone thinks Dynalist is a great alternative to OmniOutliner.
      It's really intuitive to use and generates beautiful lists. I just needed collapsible lists, but now there's a lot more I can do with lists.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    3. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    4. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.
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      Orgmode is not tailored to writing but more to organizing.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    5. Working on a project, researching a topic or writing an article? Walling makes it easy to break down your ideas, refine them and visually organize them.
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    6. wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down. What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

      Discontinued

      Last update was in November 2018, and various links are dead on their website.

    7. NixNote, formerly Nevernote, is an open source client for Evernote . It is written in Java so it will also run on Windows & OS-X, but the primary focus has been to try and get a usable environment for Linux.
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      NixNote and Evernote don't support outliner functionality. you can make an indented bullet list that looks like an outline, but outline features like reorganizing items, OPML export, etc. are missing.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    8. Piggydb is a Web notebook application that provides you with a platform to build your knowledge personally or collaboratively.

      Discontinued

      Development has shifted from Piggydb to Cotoami. https://piggydb.net/2017/04/04/piggydb-oinker-cotoami-we-need-your-help/

    9. 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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    10. KeepNote: note-taking and organization. KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X.

      Discontinued

      No new releases since March 2012, but last version, 0.7.8, is still working and can be downloaded from the official website.

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