First off, these forums are, indeed, for customers using our apps to talk with each other. We have a great community of users, and hope you all appreciate each other as much as we appreciate you. We’re also grateful that you’ve taken the time to offer your feedback on what you’d like to see next in OmniOutliner, and we want you to know that we’ve read it!”
On the topic of the OmniOutliner feature roadmap for 2022: our longstanding tradition is to publish a roadmap in the early months of the new year. While not carved in stone (as no roadmap is), they tend to contain plans we’ve thought through, and ideas in which we have a reasonable level of confidence. Thus, a forum discussion of feature requests now (i.e. several months in advance), is a perfectly well-timed discussion for you all to have.
We can try to circle back and read the discussion. However, as always, if you would like to reach us directly and know your voice is heard, we suggest sending feature requests directly to: email@example.com.
As far as hearing plans from us, our roadmap for 2022 will still come out the same time of year — not immediately upon return from the holidays, because we need to spool up and have discussions in house, but usually late January or very early February.
That said, OmniOutliner got a very important update last year about this time, to take advantage of the performance improvements of the M1-powered Macs. We have been very impressed with the speed of machines built on Apple Silicon, and recall Apple projected a 2-year transition back in June of 2020.
You may also recall we have announced plans to support Shortcuts on the Mac and an update for OmniOutliner will be included, of course! We hope to have that update ready on Day One, when Monterey officially ships, or at least reasonably close thereto.
We know our OmniOutliner customers are some of the most productive people in the world. We hope using OmniOutliner on an M1-powered Mac, and adding Shortcuts to our robust support for automation technologies including Omni Automation, helps keep it that way.