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iThoughts Alternatives

iThoughts is described as 'HD brings mind mapping to the iPad. Based on the award winning iThoughts for iPhone, iThoughtsHD has been designed specifically for the iPad' and is a Mind Mapping tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to iThoughts for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Freeplane, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iThoughts are XMind, FreeMind, MindMeister and TheBrain.

iThoughts alternatives are mainly Mind Mapping Tools but may also be Project Management Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iThoughts.
This page was last updated Mar 29, 2022
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • iPhone
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iThoughtsHD brings mind mapping to the iPad. Based on the award winning iThoughts for iPhone, iThoughtsHD has been designed...

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  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.

  2. XMind

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

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



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

    Discontinued

    Last version from 2016. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/freemind/files/

  4. MindMeister is the market-leader in online mind mapping. Unlike traditional mind mapping tools, MindMeister allows for real-time brainstorming sessions between an unlimited number of users and requires only a standard web browser.

  5. TheBrain

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

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



  6. MindNode

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple Messages

    MindNode helps you connect your thoughts and clarify your ideas. Try a free 2-week trial of the full app.

  7. Mindomo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox

    Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams. The following features make it the perfect choice both for business and education:

  8. TiddlyMap

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted

    TiddlyMap is a TiddlyWiki plugin that turns your favourite personal note taking software in a wiki-concept-map hybrid! Yes, you will be able to do both: drawing maps and putting down knowledge in a wiki way.

  9. 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.

  10. Wondershare Edraw MindMaster

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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