Free FreeMind Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to FreeMind for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best free Linux alternative is Freeplane, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to FreeMind and 17 are free and available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free Linux alternatives to FreeMind are TreeSheets (Free, Open Source), Mindomo (Freemium), Visual Understanding Environment (Free, Open Source) and vym (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. Freeplane is a powerful and free software for building mind maps. It is a redesigned version of the well known FreeMind , and is created by one of FreeMind's key developers.
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      Freeplane vs FreeMind opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Freeplane is a great alternative to FreeMind.
      It is very close to FreeMind in terms of features
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      peterernstwethat Freeplane is extensible with macros and custom add-ins. Also it has more styling options and mire charting functionality such as summary nodes and shared nodes.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. The ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases.
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      TreeSheets vs FreeMind opinions
      Most users think TreeSheets is a great alternative to FreeMind.
      Multi layered, rapid single page layout and design tool with comprehensive hot-key support.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams.
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      Almost everyone thinks Mindomo is a great alternative to FreeMind.
    4. The Visual Understanding Environment or VUE is a free, open source concept mapping application written in Java.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 3.3.0, released in October 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website and from GitHub.

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    5. VYM (View Your Mind) is a tool to generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts. Such maps can help you to improve your creativity and effectivity. You can use them for time management, to organize tasks, to get an overview over complex contexts, to sort your ideas etc.
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    6. A creative multi-platform based mind mapping software with rich originally designed resources and handy features for daily life, business and educational purposes.
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      Argunet Editor is a free argument map editor for analyzing and visualizing complex debates. You can use it offline and save your debates on your hard-disk. Or you can use it as a client-server application.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Heimer is a desktop application for creating mind maps and other suitable diagrams. It's written in Qt and targeted for Linux and Windows. Features: Easy-to-use UI Very fast Zoom in/out/fit Zoom with mouse wheel Save/load in XML-based .
    7. Semantik (formerly kdissert) is a mind-mapping application for KDE that helps creating documents such as reports or presentations.
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    8. What is Minder? Minder is a mind-mapping application with many features that make it ideal for capturing, organizing and visualizing your ideas. Minder has automatic node layout features.
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