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Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on various public social media platforms and blogs. They can help you see what people think about Dynalist and what they use it for.
  • Why I Like Obsidian
    This one? Looks like it's still alive and kicking. I guess you're probably upset by a lack of updates or something - luckily upgrading to a paid plan would be a good way to incentivize whoever is developing it to continue working on it, at least at the margin. - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • What's the best productivity and habit building app out there?
    Dynalist is a great freemium option for keeping lists and Clockify for pomodoro timer and time tracking. Source: 12 months ago
  • Writers of Reddit, what it your favorite way to organize your thoughts?
    My personal favorite is using the matryoshka method described on the tale foundry yt channel. I use a online program called to create bullet point lists and sub lists. Its really cool! Source: about 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: What was the best software that you used during 2022?
    If I could only pick one, it would be Dynalist [0]. I know it's essentially just another webapp (with mobile apps) for writing lists, but for some reason is the first one I actually found myself using, both at work and personally. I primarily use it to keep work logs, write high-level system designs, remember dinner recipes - or generally anything valuable or useful that can be expressed in list form. [0]... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • 🏅Year in Review: My Productivity Setup As A Software Engineer
    The journal is chronological, however when we need to retrieve info, we either search by the keyword of the problem or filter out the achievements when we need to write promo doc or update our resumes, so there should be a label or filter feature for you to tag a paragraph to be achievement of certain category. I used Dynalist mainly because you can nest things infinitely, use labels to find certain content... - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • In your honest opinion. Is Obsidian a long lasting and reliable product?
    1️⃣) The developers are behind the outliner app Dynalist ( They have a record of delivering good product. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Do you use kanban for your personal task management?
    I've settled on Trello as a task management system after going through maybe thirty different systems. Basically every single to-do list app out there, over many years. I've used things like Producteev, RememberTheMilk, Toodledo and something called Tracks which was/is a web-based todo app years ago, right through to the modern Todoist, Taskade, Asana and all the other popular and commonly mentioned ones. I walked... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Does anybody still use bookmarking services?
    Kinda/sorta. I use as my outliner. And it has browser clipper plugins that in their simplest use snapshot the title/url of the page you're on. So I often clip urls into there. But it as a tool is much broader. I use it as my GTD inbox, and for task management, and other notes. The fact that I can simply search for pages that I've clipped (including adding #tags to them, or grouping them) is a... - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Ask HN: Does anybody still use bookmarking services?
    I use you can clip anything into your inbox, either the url (default when nothing is selected), or selected text on the page (with url of where it came from), and it works on all platforms. Once you have your data in a list you can do whatever you want with it and curate it the way you want, search it, and tag it. Also, you can export the data out pretty easily also, which may not be the case... - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Kit Scenarist vs Highland 2
    If you prefer outliners, my favorite is, which can run in a browser or as an app. You can use it for free, but the Pro features are worth paying $5/month. As a paid subscriber, you can keep the files in the app private on your hard drive, instead of synced on their server. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Task Planning App that lets you create tasks under sub-tasks?
    Dynalist from the same people who made Obsidian. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Do you trust the Obsidian company?
    To answer your other questions, Obsidian is made by Dynalist Inc (uncreatively named after our first product, Dynalist: and like you found out, Dynalist Inc is a Canadian company. Source: about 2 years ago
  • What are the tools that improve your workflow by a lot?
    Remnote or Dynalist for outlining things in a pinch or keeping track of daily tasks (Remnote has a built in Daily template that is great for this). Source: about 2 years ago
  • What is the one gamemaking tool you use that you wish more people knew about?
    Also check out Dynalist which is a great alternative to Workflowy. Source: about 2 years ago
  • I often have ideas for small supplements/hacks etc that I never put to paper, because laying documents out is sooo slow. Is there a fast way to create decent looking/laid out documents? How?
    For just getting my thoughts down, I use Workflowy. Any outliner software will do, really, but apps like Workflowy.and Dynalist have great search and filtering. I haven't settled on a finished product formatter yet. Frankly, I'm a fan of wikis but I know that's not everyone's jam. Source: over 2 years ago
  • What's the Scrivener of novel outlining?
    If you find it, let me know. The best solution I've found so far is Dynalist, which uses a free/premium model. I've used OmniOutliner for many years, and I find Dynalist much faster and easier. Source: over 2 years ago
  • What program do you use to keep track of notes ?
    Online or offline? I use a lot and I really love it. It's perfect if you want to build lots of nested tree-like structures and take unstructured notes. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Are the developers doing well financially? Is the mobile app popular and growing? I really love the app. But I’m afraid to start using it as my main notes app because I’m afraid they will discontinue the app.
    They're the team behind Dynalist, which has been around a while and still sees steady development. Source: over 2 years ago
  • How do you outline your books??
    I use a combination of and Source: over 2 years ago
  • Do you have your own to-do and bug tracker list?
    I tried but I don't like it. I again create a .txt file on the desktop put some to-do or bug which I have to resolve and of course, in the project, I put // TODO // FIXME, etc. But I want to follow something from outside of the project. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • Any todolist/outlimer app that manages subtasks well?
    Have you tried Workflowy or Dynalist as they are both outliners apps with apps and work on the web? They provide nested/hierarchical subtasks which you can assign dates to (I think they offer repeatable tasks aswell). Source: almost 3 years ago

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