Tag Archives: Outliners

Directory of note-taking apps

By | July 20, 2020

Roam has shaken up a once dull market. But what else is out there? For the first time in more than a decade I dust off the once-popular ‘directory’ series of blogposts to try to draw up a rudimentary directory of apps and services that offer something similar to Roam Research. It’s tough, partly because Roam is so excellent but also because it’s hard to know where to draw the line. Here’s a stab

An Outliner That Tags

By | March 16, 2006

One of my favorite and most used programs, the MyInfo outliner, is now out in a new version that wraps in tagging, fast searching and other tweaks that put it ahead of the opposition. If you use outliners, check it out, and if you don’t, you might want to consider it. (Outliners are simple free-text databases, organised in a… Read More »

Restoring Corrupted MyInfo Files

By | December 16, 2005

Here’s a tip for a piece of software I love, but which I know is not exactly mainstream. It’s an outliner called MyInfo, and it’s a great example of how versatile outliners can be. However, files can get corrupted, and, despite a good backup mechanism, it’s not impossible both the backup and the main file is rendered irretrievable.… Read More »

A Directory Of Outliners

By | November 12, 2004

(Last updated: Oct 1, 2008) A directory of outliners, or programs that organise data in a tree-like format. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but a great way to organise data quickly in one place. All are for Windows unless otherwise stated. This is just a beginning; I’m sure to have missed some, so please let me know. (Thanks… Read More »

Some Thoughts On Outliners

By | August 13, 2004

I suspect not eveyone shares my preoccupation with outliners, or tree outliners, whatever one calls them. Still, it hasn’t stopped me drawing up a list of those that I’ve come across in my travels, in the hope that some of you might experiment with them. Any more suggestions would be welcome. I find them invaluable for saving large… Read More »