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iThoughts Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to iThoughts for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Freeplane, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to iThoughts and 15 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to iThoughts are XMind, FreeMind, TheBrain and Mindomo.

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.
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    Freeplane

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    75 alternatives to Freeplane 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingFreeplane supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableFreeplane can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Works OfflineFreeplane can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Freeplane.
    5.  Support for LaTeXFreeplane supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Organization of contacts
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    XMind

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    109 alternatives to XMind 

    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.

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    1.  PortableXMind can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with XMind.
    Fresher Look
XMind 8 has a fresher look and feel. When editing, you can quickly open, close and switch views with just one click. This feature increases your work efficiency and improves your mind mapping experience enormously.
    Slide-based Presentation
With our new slide-based presentation, creating, presenting and sharing presentation become easier than ever. Mind mapping and presenting are harmoniously integrated in one software now. The Walk Through mode is still available.


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    FreeMind

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    106 alternatives to FreeMind 

    FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool. We are proud that the operation and navigation of FreeMind is faster than that of MindManager because of one-click "fold /...

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    1.  Works OfflineFreeMind can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with FreeMind.
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    Last version from 2016. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/freemind/files/

    Example: Computer
    Example: languages for presentation
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    TheBrain

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    130 alternatives to TheBrain 

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

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  PortableTheBrain can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Mindomo

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    • Google Chrome
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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    120 alternatives to Mindomo 

    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:

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    1.  Gantt-chartsMindomo allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Mindomo simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Mindomo.
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    Visual Understanding Environment

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    90 alternatives to Visual Understanding Environment 

    Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is a mind-mapping and concept-mapping tool. It is also a non-linear presentation program.

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    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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    Wondershare Edraw MindMaster

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    73 alternatives to Wondershare Edraw MindMaster 

    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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    MindMaster Layouts
  8. Heimer

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    95 alternatives to Heimer 

    Heimer is a desktop application for creating mind maps and other suitable diagrams. It's written in Qt and targeted for Linux and Windows.

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    Simple mind map of Heimer itself running on Ubuntu 18.04
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    WriteMapper

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    39 alternatives to WriteMapper 

    Get from idea to final draft in no time: WriteMapper is the outlining app that helps anyone with writing deadlines quickly and easily produce text documents using mind maps.

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    1.  Dark ModeWriteMapper supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    2.  Ad-freeWriteMapper doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Support for MarkDownWriteMapper supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    germ.io

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    188 alternatives to germ.io 

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

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in germ.io simultaneously.
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    No registrations not accepted. Facebook page updated in 2015.

    Collaborate and brainstorm around each idea, track progress, schedule and assign actionable items
    Build out detailed hierarchies by breaking down your ideas into smaller actionable pieces
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