Duly noted

Organize ideas, to-do lists, and much more with this intuitive program.

It's not always easy to keep ideas organized, especially when you're working on a big project. TreeNotes is a simple but effective way to organize notes in a tree hierarchy. We think this intuitive program could be useful for a wide range of people including students, creative writers, project managers, and many more.

The program's interface is basic and easy to navigate, with large buttons representing the program's major features. A toolbar across the top is similar to that found in many word-processing programs. Down the left side of the interface the tree hierarchy is displayed, and to the right, a text field. It's easy to create headings and sub-headings for notes, each of which can be represented by a relevant icon. This is a flexible, intuitive way to keep track of notes, and we think it's great for text-based projects. We especially liked the fact that the program can be minimized to the system tray, keeping it handy but unobtrusive. The only major drawback that we came across was that TreeNotes does not allow users to insert images or attach documents to notes; we've seen similar programs that do offer this functionality. Still, if you don't mind sticking to text, we think that TreeNotes is a great way to organize ideas, to-do lists, goals, and much more. The program's built-in Help file is well-written and thorough, although most users will probably find that they don't even need to reference it.

TreeNotes installs politely but leaves a folder behind upon removal. We recommend this program to all users.

Editors' note: This is a review of the full version of TreeNotes 1.64. The trial version is limited to 21 days.

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