Wahey! At risk of sounding really sad, I get a real kick out of finding lesser-known, really good software. And this one is quite unique, original, useful, takes minutes to learn, and costs only $12!

wikidPad is a Wiki-like notebook for storing your thoughts, ideas, todo lists, contacts, or anything else you can think of to write down.

Now at this point, I can almost hear you thinking “…oh gawd…. not another thought-organiser-to-do list app…” but it’s not.

What makes wikidPad different from other notepad applications is the ease with which you can cross-link your information.

I thought that might get your attention.

Links in a wiki are created by typing in WikiWords. A WikiWord is any mixed case word typed into the editor. TodoList or JohnDoe are example WikiWords. The term wiki means “quick” in Hawaiian, and wikis are all about quickly linking your information together.

It doesn’t matter how hard I try to explain it, you won’t get it until you… um… get it.

The website contains some details, but is a classic example of a great product on a bad web page. Which is probably why most people reading this have never heard such a great app.

Give it ago. Overlook the website and the somewhat bewildering help file, and give the 30 day trial a whirl. Let me know what you think by clicking on the Comment link above.