Alternatives to Visual Understanding Environment for all platforms with any license

  • FreeMind icon

    FreeMind

    FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • yEd Graph Editor icon

    yEd Graph Editor

    yEd is a powerful diagram editor that can be used to quickly create diagrams manually or import external data for analysis and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • XMind icon

    XMind

    XMind is a brainstorming and mind mapping application. It provides a rich set of different visualization styles, and allows sharing of...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • PlantUML icon

    PlantUML

    PlantUML is an open-source tool that uses simple textual descriptions to draw UML diagrams. The generator can be run anywhere within...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Chrome OS

  • Docear icon

    Docear

    Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, which helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    MindMeister

    MindMeister is the market-leader in online mind mapping. Unlike traditional mind mapping tools, MindMeister allows for real-time...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    TheBrain

    TheBrain helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

  • Sozi icon

    Sozi

    Sozi is an open-source browser-based presentation software using SVG and JavaScript to play animated presentations. Unlike in most...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Inkscape

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    MindManager

    MindManager 15 WIN (10 MAC*) PRODUCTIVITY & CREATIVITY MEET IN MIND MAPS MindManager’s flexible mind maps promote freeform...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    Mindomo

    Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams. The...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet iPad ... Chrome Safari Firefox

  • MindNode icon

    MindNode

    MindNode Pro and MindNode are elegant and simple-to-use mindmapping applications for the Macintosh that help to visually.

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    Blumind

    Blumind is a lightweight and powerful mind mapping tool, and it is free for everyone.

    Free Windows

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    Edraw Max

    Creating flowcharts, organizational charts, business diagrams, science illustration, network diagrams, mind map and lots more. Free...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    germ.io

    germ.io is a project management tool that is centered around ideas and taking them through to execution. germ features a visual...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android Tablet iPad

  • CmapTools icon

    CmapTools

    This software empowers users to construct, navigate, share, and criticize knowledge models represented as Concept Maps. The toolkit is...

    Free Mac Windows Linux iPad

  • Coggle icon

    Coggle

    Coggle is a simple, beautiful, powerful way of structuring information. It's designed to help you understand things, and then...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • WiseMapping icon

    WiseMapping

    Wise Mapping is the web mind mapping tool that leverages the power of Mind Maps HTML5 and SVG. Users will be able to create and read...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    SimpleMind

    SimpleMind is a great Mind Mapper with focus on simplicity and ease of use. Multiplatform, with live mindmap transfer.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    bubbl.us

    Bubbl.us is a simple and free web application that lets you brainstorm online.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    VisiTouch Discontinued

    ~ Simple way to view, annotate and share Microsoft Office Visio diagrams ~ VisiTouch helps mobile workers to view and annotate on MS...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    SpiderScribe.net

    SpiderScribe.net is an easier and more flexible way to create mind maps and brainstorm online. It allows to connect notes, images...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    iMindMap

    iMindMap allows you organise, create, plan, notate, learn, structure, communicate, solve and project manage all in one place... To...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    iThoughts

    iThoughtsHD brings mind mapping to the iPad. Based on the award winning iThoughts for iPhone, iThoughtsHD has been designed...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    Protégé

    Protégé is a free, open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework. The Protégé platform supports two...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Diagrammix icon

    Diagrammix

    Diagrammix is a tool for efficiently building attractive diagrams. If you are an office worker, developer, manager, supervisor...

    Commercial Mac

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    mind42

    Mind42 is a software application that supports the creation of mind maps. It's a specialized tool to quickly create, manage and...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Mindix icon

    Mindix

    Mindix offers a very simple, clean and organized environment to capture ideas and take notes while conducting brainstorming sessions.

    Open Source Mac iPhone iPad

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    Edraw Mind Map

    Edraw Mind Map is an easy mind map software with rich examples and templates which make it easy to create mind maps, brain-storming...

    Free Windows

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    Aibase

    Aibase is a Creative Data Manager. Aibase is a universal software: Knowledge Builder, Learn Helper, Hyperlink System, Outliner (with...

    Commercial Windows

  • ThinkComposer icon

    ThinkComposer

    Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models. Users can: -...

    Open Source Windows

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    Creately

    Creately makes diagramming and design easy. We do this with an access anywhere, online application that is purpose built for...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Inspiration

    Inspiration K-12 supports visual thinking techniques, enabling students to easily create and update graphic organizers, concept maps...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • ProcessMaker icon

    ProcessMaker

    ProcessMaker is a cost effective and easy to use open source business process management (BPM) or workflow software application.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    Southbeach Modeller

    Unique visual software for creativity, design, innovation and problem solving including TRIZ. Implementation of Southbeach Notation.

    Commercial Windows

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    M8! - Mind Map

    M8! is an easy to use Mind Map Application for Windows 8. You can use M8! for your thoughts, ideas, for taking notes, for your studies...

    Free Windows Windows RT