Zengobi has announced the availability of Curio Core — a personal, app-sized edition of their high-end Curio 7 Professional digital notebook application — at the Mac App Store. It costs US39.99 and requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher.
The Core edition delivers “one of the most amazingly intuitive integrated environments for freeform information gathering, brainstorming, and creative exploration to an even broader audience,” says George Browning, founder of Zengobi. Features include:
° The ability to place “anything anywhere” in idea spaces with texture, notepaper, and grid styles;
° Rich text figures with flowcharting border shapes, multipoint gradient fills, and shadow effects;
° Support for aliased or embedded files of any type, including documents, images, movies, and other mixed media;
° Integrated mind mapping with radial map, left map, right map, and org chart layouts;
° Lists, hierarchical outlines, and to-do lists;
° Index cards and note cards;
° Styleable tables for presenting tabular data;
° Multipoint straight, curved, and orthogonal sticky lines;
° Web links, WebArchives, and live web views including Google Docs views;
° Meta data support including tags, checkmarks, percent complete, priorities, and ratings;
° Advanced searching and an array of import and export options.
All for an amazingly low price of just US$39.99.
Curio Core can be downloaded as a 15-day trial from the product web site (http://www.zengobi.com/curio/core) and extended to a full 60-day trial upon request.