Outline: Powerful Notes by Gorillized (Universal)
Released: Jul 24, 2012
Version: 3.2106.1
Size: 110 MB
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Ranking - Productivity (iPhone)

Ranking - Productivity (iPad)

Outline: Powerful Notes

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Welcome to Outline: simple yet powerful knowledge management app

Outline is a powerful, full-featured note-taker, perfect for students, teachers, physicians, lawyers, executives and everyone who needs to sketch ideas, organize notes, annotate documents, keep any kind of journals.

Type and write, draw and annotate, import, export and sync! Creating and managing data is fun, and iPad equipped with Outline becomes irreplaceable!

"My old digital notebooks just came alive with Outline. Its stunning graphics and animation seemed surreal. I can touch sections and list pages just like I would do it with a paper notebook." - Outline user.

**Enjoy your notes**
Type, write or draw anywhere on a page. Much like in a good old paper notebook, you just do it your way, without the constraints of a tool! Limits are a thing of the past: arrange your ideas in Outline as they grow and populate the canvas.

**Organize your data**
The flawless organization of Outline visually portrays the hierarchy of your ideas. Create sections, pages and groups of sections within a notebook and have them customized to that specific subject. You won't get lost, but pleased with the simplicity of such structure.

The power of a full featured text editor right when you need it. Built-in styles. Lists. Tables. Tags. Hyperlinks. Everything that gives you an easier time visualizing and structuring your thoughts is wrapped up into one multifunctional note-taking app.

**Draw. Highlight. Annotate**
When you’re thinking of something beyond words… Draw it! Built-in pens and highlighter tool allow you to express your ideas in the easiest way ever! Annotate text, images and printouts
with colorful inks. Use magic highlighters to emphasize text in one easy stroke.

**Attach files and insert printouts**
To collect related documents in one place, add them as file attachments or insert them as printouts for annotation. This way Outline becomes a universal tool for storing and working with your data.

 **Sync your data**
We provide a multitude of sync methods, so feel free to choose your favorite cloud. A broad range of services to keep your notebooks on iPad and Mac up-to-date like Box, Dropbox, iCloud, WebDav and iTunes (manual transfer) is guaranteed. Additional services like OneDrive and SharePoint support are offered as a part of OneNote compatibility.

**Protect your notes**
Sensitive data deserves special attention and security. You are free to choose where to store your data with Outline - locally or in your favorite cloud. Section password protection will keep your information safe using industry standard encryption algorithms. You have fine grained control when to automatically lock protected sections.

 **Use with Microsoft OneNote**
Outline works with local OneNote files on your iPad or Mac. you can also synchronize with OneDrive or Sharepoint to can collaborate on notes with colleagues who use OneNote.

Microsoft OneNote file format support:
▪ OneNote 2010+ - supported
▪ OneNote 2007 - read-only
▪ OneNote 2003 - not supported

Microsoft Sync Services support: 
▪ SharePoint on-premise 2010+ - supported
▪ OneDrive Personal - supported
▪ OneDrive for Business - supported
▪ SharePoint Online - not fully supported at the moment, you can access only top level site

What's new in version 3.2106.1
iCloud Synchronization Improvements
- Overall improvements in synchronization speed and stability
- Empty Section appeared on iPad sometimes after delete and sync
- Order of sections was not saved sometimes
- iCloud sync worked incorrectly with evicted files. It resulted in section duplcates.
- It was not possible to open evicted notebook

DropBox Synchronization Improvements
- DropBox browser in iOS version doesn't show all folders for some customers

Editor Improvements and bug fixes
- Changed headings colors to gray
- Bullet point gets copied as well if you try to copy only a part of the line
- Sometimes auto-correction has been applied to a hyperlink when you start typing after it
- Umlauts and accents has been missing for some fonts in specific conditions
- Backspace did no work between image and text
- Scrolling issue appears with large amount of text in 1 outline
- Image border 'jiggles' when resizing
- Do not add new line after starting to type in empty table cell
- Incorrect numbered list behavior with empty paragraph after resize
- Application crashed sometimes after adding multiple files in 1 outline
- Added shortcuts for 'forward delete' (ctrl+b and ctrl+backspace)

iOS Specific
- Greatly improved responsiveness of the editor. It is much faster now.
- Inability to paste content from Outline to Apple Mail client
- Couldn't delete image from BT KB
- Context menu appears above outline handle when outline is selected
- Enter text editing mode with one tap
- Outline resize thumb blinks blue when you switch between outlines
- Attachment selection discarded incorrectly when you tap on page
- You have to tap 3-4 times on a page to set cursor after you select picture on a page
- iOS App didn't show sync error messages
- Context menu appears (in the wrong place) when you tap in the end of outline (when new line is added)

External Keyboard
- Couldn't delete image from BT KB
- Content menu is still shown once when you start selection using shift and arrows
- Shift + arrow down didn't work sometimes on iPad with external kb
Our verdict: Good
  • + Outline: Powerful Notes is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + Outline: Powerful Notes is currently ranked #58 in paid Productivity apps for iPad.
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