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OmniOutliner 2 app for iPhone and iPad

4.4 ( 4064 ratings )
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Developer: The Omni Group
29.99 USD
Current version: 2.9.6, last update: 1 year ago
First release : 18 Sep 2013
App size: 44.27 Mb

OmniOutliner starts as a blank page. But as you collect, compose, and rearrange text, its powerful outlining features emerge to organize your ideas. Hierarchy, columns, styling, notes — use them all in concert or keep things simple, depending on the project at hand. From basic lists and tables to serious writing and data wrangling, OmniOutliner understands how to keep your work structured and tidy.

Why choose OmniOutliner for iOS?

COMFORT: OmniOutliner was designed with speed and ease in mind, especially for data entry. Carefully-planned keyboard interactions and the ever-present Edit bar make it straightforward to add and rearrange items. Your ideas are what’s important — OmniOutliner just helps you get them in order.

STRUCTURE: Expand and collapse groups to concentrate on what’s important now. Use the Add row buttons flyout mode to put new items right where you need them. And of course, just drag items around when you need to rearrange the order. If you need to make a bigger change, use Edit mode to move or modify a bunch of rows at once.

COLUMNS: Checkboxes, formatted numbers, pop-up lists, dates… Keep track of any number of different fields in each row. If you have too many columns to see at once, you can hide some. Or just drag around to get at the ones you’re interested in. You can even sort your rows by any column, then restore their original order.

STYLES: Thanks to the included templates and styles, you may never need to adjust anything yourself. But if you want to, check out our custom rich-text editor, with more detailed styling than you’re likely to find anywhere else on iOS. Save your favorites as named styles, for quick and consistent styling across your document. Configure rows to be styled based on their hierarchy. You can even apply styles from a template to your current document.

NOTES: Inline notes make it easy to keep track of ideas for future revisions, ancillary content, reviewers’ comments, ill-considered notions, snide jokes, and other miscellaneous info. You can attach notes to any row in a document, and show or hide them individually or en masse. And of course, notes can be styled just as precisely as the main content.

LINKS & ATTACHMENTS: Web addresses you type automatically get linkified. And any image you can copy and paste, from tiny embellishments to sketches from a drawing app to full-sized photos, can be placed right in your outline.

SHARING: OmniOutliner has no shortage of ways to share your documents. Sync your documents automatically via OmniPresence, our sync technology, or send them via email in several formats: OmniOutliner, OPML, HTML, DOCX, CSV, or plain text.

New features to OmniOutliner 2 include:

• Templates: Turn any document into a reusable template, or use one of the beautiful built-in options.
• Style Theming: Use the styles from an existing template to style any other document.
• External keyboard support: Outline faster! Navigate around your document, rearrange rows, and add new content, all without touching the screen.
• Folders: Organize your many outlines with folders. If you sync with OmniPresence, the same folders appear on your Mac.
• Export formats: Share more flexibly with the new DOCX and CSV formats.

SUPPORT: If you have any feedback or questions, wed love to hear from you! The Omni Group offers free tech support: you can reach us by email at, by phone at 1-800-315-6664 or +1-206-523-4152, or on twitter at @omnioutliner.

Thank you!

Pros and cons of OmniOutliner 2 app for iPhone and iPad

OmniOutliner 2 app good for

I use this to take notes on everything (lecture notes, to-do lists, lyrics, interviews, class options, book drafts, budgets…) on both iOS and my laptop.
Their company obviously employs world class talent. I actually get responses to suggestions and frustrations from real human beings on their development team. Upgrading from iPhone 5 to 6s was a huge help too.
I have tried others but always come back. It is great for taking notes and other applications. The ability to collapse and expand notes is a great tool to stay focused. Buy it. It is worth the money. It syncs well also with the Mac version.
Ive been a long time user of Outliner for Mac. It plays such a pivotal role in my writing that I cant imagine writing without it. This is an excellent iOS port that allows me to read, edit, and create my outlines. For me, its an absolute essential.
Use this app in conjunction with the desktop app. Its an excellent way to organize my thoughts, design plans, and any outlines. It works perfectly and I highly recommend to anyone who needs a streamlined way to plan!
I was part of the beta test group for OmniOutliner and still cant believe how useful it is on an iPhone 6 Plus. The Omni Group has outdone themselves on this release!

Some bad moments

No way to consider this app to be good when youre used to the power of mindmapping period.
As is the case with other OmniGroup apps: The Mac version is perfect while the iOS version is either limited in functionality or does contain too many bugs. The most annoying bug for me is the erratic behavior of the highlighting tool. Way too often I have to clear a style I havent set in order for the highlighted words to really get highlighted. I wish OmniGroup would fix this time-consuming bug asap. Also, they should test the highlighting feature extensively for it contains further bugs...
The App is actually very good. It looks great. It is too bad nobody can enjoy your outlines the way the are supposed to look. Ill update my review to 5 stars as soon as I can export to PDF
It seems to be a partially developed app, which is still short of required and desired features. It is not more than a toy for a child, at the moment. For this price tag, it must have the missing features.
As of 2015 early April the info on their website that iOS version (including 2.3.1) has Attachment support is false. Support confirmed 2015-04-22 attachment support is a future version, so careful about whether to spend your money. This was a key feature requirement for me, and with the price of this app this false feature representation is significant.
I invested in this app yesterday and am so thrilled I had to report in. This is beautiful, professional software. Everything seems to work and the style possibilities are endless. Everything you need to take notes, make lists, write a screenplay or book. I had my whole business in one large Omni outline on an 8-year-old Mac, OS 10.4. I emailed the file to my ipad and it opened right up in the app! I was thrilled because Id thought I would need to copy everything piece by piece. Dont think of this as an app... its ELEGANTLY CREATED SOFTWARE for $30. A bargain! Thank you Omni.

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