Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

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Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby RackBall » Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:00 pm

Sorry if this has been asked a million times before, but I didn't find it on the "Standard 0L Questions"...

I live, breathe, and die by OneNote in my job, but will be switching to a Mac for law school. What would be a comparative program on Macs?

What do you guys use for note-taking in class?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby swilson215 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:11 pm

If you look through the threads, there are about 60 on this topic. Just search "one note macs" and you'll find them.

I think, from reading them, that there are three standard answers.

1. Run OneNote on windows through Parallels.
2. Circus Ponies Notebook
3. Microsoft Word Notebook Format

I've also heard good things about Growly Notes.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby RackBall » Thu Apr 14, 2011 4:23 pm

Fair enough, thanks.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby BrightLine » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:12 am

BIG FAN OF Circus ponies software.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby 23402385985 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:40 pm

I have heard great things about Curio. A bit expensive, but the layout seems fantastic.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby uci2013 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:55 pm

BrightLine wrote:BIG FAN OF Circus ponies software.


Have you used OneNote as well? Parallels is eating up all my RAM so I am thinking of switching to Circus Ponies next year - just wondering about comparative functionality and how good the outline formatting is, as well as notebook pages or subsectioning.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby dudders » Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:03 am

EverNote

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby 2807 » Tue Apr 19, 2011 12:09 am

You're welcome. 8)

http://maclawstudents.com/blog/techniqu ... ork-pages/

I plan on using this setup. Been using Pages for years and hope to continue.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby tstyler98 » Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:47 am

2807 wrote:You're welcome. 8)

http://maclawstudents.com/blog/techniqu ... ork-pages/

I plan on using this setup. Been using Pages for years and hope to continue.


I found this online yesterday. (--LinkRemoved--) I use OneNote, but if I were using a Mac, I might check it out. From the screenshot on the website, it looks similar to OneNote. And, from what it says on the website, it's free.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby angiej » Sat Apr 23, 2011 9:48 am

tstyler98 wrote:
2807 wrote:You're welcome. 8)

http://maclawstudents.com/blog/techniqu ... ork-pages/

I plan on using this setup. Been using Pages for years and hope to continue.


I found this online yesterday. (--LinkRemoved--) I use OneNote, but if I were using a Mac, I might check it out. From the screenshot on the website, it looks similar to OneNote. And, from what it says on the website, it's free.

I just tried that out yesterday and absolutely love it! The only thing I am weary of is that unlike Word for Mac, Growly Note is not easily compatible for non-Mac users. You can export to PDF but that's it. To make certain I was correct about this I sent an email to tech support and got a response within a few hours, which I thought was really impressive considering it's a free program!

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby kurla88 » Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:20 am

Growly Notes looks like an excellent option. I don't have a Mac (yet!) but this makes me want to transition even more. Thanks for sharing.

(Yes, this is what I should be doing instead of outlining like an outlining thing.)

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby Rooney » Mon Apr 25, 2011 5:18 pm

kurla88 wrote:Growly Notes looks like an excellent option. I don't have a Mac (yet!) but this makes me want to transition even more. Thanks for sharing.

(Yes, this is what I should be doing instead of outlining like an outlining thing.)


After a week to two weeks of getting used to the differences, you will wonder why anyone ever uses PCs. Especially when you can run parallels.

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby JohnMarshall17 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:56 pm

tag

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Re: Note-taking software for Mac Users (former OneNote user)

Postby Revamped » Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:58 pm

Been using Circus Ponies on my Mac for 2 years now and I love it.

As with anything, it takes a while to get used to the hot keys and such, but I am also a big fan.

And it's cheap!




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