After 13 years in business, Circus Ponies Software has shut down.

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  1. Michaelgtrusa macrumors 604

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    Wow ... that sucks. I've used this software a lot. Any good alternatives (for Notebook)?
     
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    Together is well updated and Onenote.
     
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    I've been using Growly Notes. I wanted to like OneNote, but it was a hot mess...
     
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    Not a big fan of OneNote. Will check out together. Together looks pretty great. Thanks!
     
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    I downloaded the Together trial version. It not only looks good, it also works good.
    I've been using Notebooks for a long time, but the Mac version isn't moving forward as I would like. Too bad, because the iOS version is quite good and has more functionalities.

    Another alternative could be Outline
     
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    Wow, that's too bad, it looks like based on the article that arn posted, he may have taken a job at Google.
     
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    I like Outline a lot on the Mac, however it has some short comings. One being, there is no iPhone app. The ability to embed a PDF file and set that pdf to be included when doing a search is another. The search will reveal the name, but won't dig into the actual pdf file like evernote.

    I am going to check out Together though. I have also used Notebooks, which I like, since they have an app that is set across all devices. But the note taking and embedding of PDF files is sorely lacking or none existent.
     
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    I like Notability. I have the iPhone and iPad versions as well. Notes sync well across devices.
    I've used Notebook since it's inception. I considered getting the updated last version (hat works with El Capitan) but decided to just leave it alone.
     
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    Do you use OOP? I am just curious since there is a step price to get started with their products.
     
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    From:
    https://support.omnigroup.com/trial-versions/
    Download:
    https://www.omnigroup.com/download/
     
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    Sorry for the late, No just heard of it for some years now.
     
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    Damn thats a shame. I haven't used Notebook in years but I used it extensively through college. It was such a great program. It was so much better than Microsoft One Note (which is what I used before Notebook).
     
  17. Michaelgtrusa thread starter macrumors 604

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    The reason for the Notebooks slow down. http://www.notebooksapp.com/in-memory-of-my-beloved-dad/
     
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    Looks like Outline released their iPhone app either yesterday or today. Downloading it now and going to give it a whirl.
     
  20. Michaelgtrusa thread starter macrumors 604

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    The Mac version was updated today and has had many updates in the last several days.
     
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    I use it on iOS, it's a great option if you have the time to make templates and value having well structured notes. I use it to save notes of books I read and I used to review them weeks later, it works great.

    It's not that different on Mac judging by the trail period.
     
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    Just purchased Notebooks and I REALLY like how I can sync directly to my Dropbox account, giving me access to each and every note, unlike Apple's Notes. The Developer is offering a discount for the Mac version. I bought both the Mac version and the iPhone version. Syncs perfectly!!
     
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    I have notebooks also which is quickly becoming my go to notebook. I have Outline, but I have had so many issues with syncing (dropbox) I am looking to go full time on notebooks. I also have Evernote which I really like, but I don't like the fact I am trapped in their product.
     
  24. SomeSecurityGuy macrumors newbie

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    You can sync Notes to iCloud. It works rather well.
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    I've used it. Admittedly not in a while, but I've used it. I like it. The price is a bit steep for what I'd like though.
     

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