DataLore makes quick work of searching other Macs on your network
Visual thinkers, particularly from age 10 through 18, will want Inspiration in their academic toolbox.
Home Inventory offers a place to list your possessions.
Curio is a single application for note taking, outlining, mind mapping, project management, charting, drawing, presenting, and more.
Yojimbo 2.0 is a well executed update with truly worthwhile enhancements. It handles information with aplomb and is top notch in its class.
OmniOutliner Professional 3.9.1 is still the best outlining and list management tool on the market.
Together makes a fine home for all your digital bits and pieces.
Yojimbo is essentially a digital junk drawer: a place for stashing the stuff you want to keep handy. If iPhoto is where you organize images and iTunes manages your music collection, Yojimbo aims to be the bucket where you keep everything that doesn’t fit cleanly into other organization tools.
This program aim taps into iPhoto's Faces feature so you can attach images to Address Book entries.
NovaMind Platinum 4.6.1 gets high marks for a deep feature set and excellent user interface. If you’re looking for a full-featured mind-mapping tool, NovaMind should be on your short list.
Mind mapping aims to prevent those cranial logjams through a process that gets the ideas out quickly, without needless organizational burdens. XMind 2008 Pro (version 2.3) stays true to the mind mapping ideals, though Macintosh standards are the occasional victim.
Fundamentally, OmniGraffle is a vector drawing tool that draws objects and lines to connect them. Organization charts, flow charts, network diagrams, and mind maps are among the most obvious tasks OmniGraffle is designed for.
Articles by Stuart Gripman