History[ edit ] OmniOutliner 4 for Mac was released on January 15, , with a modern redesign with new sidebars and a dynamic inspector, text zooming, smart match, date pasting logic, and more. OmniOutliner 5 for Mac was released on April 5, OmniOutliner 3 for iOS was released in The user can expand or collapse outline levels for easy viewing, sort topics, promote or demote the level of a topic, or "hoist" one level so only that topic is shown. It supports considerable control over styles, allowing the user to make global changes to the appearance of the outline at particular level. It also permits the user to add notes to any row, which can be displayed in-line, i. OmniOutliner documents can incorporate multimedia elements, including images, audio, and video, as well as PDF documents and web links.
Not only do I use it to outline and organize my stories, and ideas, but recently, I find that it works well to use to make an organized timeline of events as well with the use of columns that the Pro version allows. Kudos to the developers! My current workaround is to export every outline I create, over to the app called Outliner, which DOES search all its files.
Essential Writer’s Apps: OmniOutliner