Tinderbox for Mac

Tinderbox for Mac

Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 23 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.2
  • Total Downloads:
    3,286
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 29, 2008
  • Price:
    Update; $229.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    41.57MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Mac

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2 stars

"The Woody Allen of Outliners!"

March 16, 2008  |  By asaffer--2008

 |  Version: Tinderbox 4.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Tinderbox is a bit like Woody Allen: kinda funny-looking, unconventional, but significantly more witty, deep and brilliant than any other comedy writer!

Tinderbox's mind-map interface is more flexible and powerful than MindManager or Scrivener, it's outliner is more powerful than OmniOutliner, and it's searches and resulting actions are more powerful than OS X itself!

The customer support from the developer is superb. Mark is a considerate genius.

The trade-offs are that the interface looks pre-OS X, and the learning curve is steep.

I resisted using it (and buying it) for a long time, and instead used Circus Ponies Notebook, OmniOutliner Pro, Inspiration, MindManager, and Scrivener. I don't use any of them anymore, now that I have Tinderbox, and I'm certain that I'm still only using 40% of the features.

The price is offensive ONLY UNTIL YOU USE IT. I could not imagine making films without Final Cut, which is expensive but incomparable. I could not imaging retouching photos without Photoshop, which is expensive but incomparable. And I couldn't imagine drafting everything from complex email replies to short films to university presentations without Tinderbox.

It is more than 'expensive but incomparable.' It is more than best-in-class. It is best in a number of classes.

It is the best textual content organiser on any platform.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.2
The big news: you can now write and store Tinderbox export templates right inside Tinderbox. If you have demanding export needs — especially if you're sharing Tinderbox with other writers — this new feature will make your day! Plus: many small fixes, faster actions and rules, and other improvements.
General
Publisher Eastgate Systems
Publisher web site http://www.eastgate.com
Release Date February 29, 2008
Date Added February 29, 2008
Version 4.2
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Other
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.3
Additional Requirements Any modern Macintosh
Download Information
File Size 41.57MB
File Name tbx613.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,286
Downloads Last Week 1
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License Model Update
Limitations Not available
Price $229

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