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Tinderbox for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    Feb. 29, 2008
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    Update; $229.00 to buy
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  • Product ranking:
    #9 in Other

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2 stars

"The Woody Allen of Outliners!"

March 16, 2008  |  By asaffer--2008

 |  Version: Tinderbox 4.2


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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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.
Publisher Eastgate Systems
Publisher web site http://www.eastgate.com
Release Date February 29, 2008
Date Added February 29, 2008
Version 4.2
Category Business Software
Subcategory Other
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.2/10.3/10.3.9/10.4 PPC/10.5 Intel/10.5 PPC
Additional Requirements Any modern Macintosh
Download Information
File Size 47.59MB
File Name tbx630.dmg
Total Downloads 3,366
Downloads Last Week 5
License Model Update
Limitations Not available
Price $229

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