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    MindMaple Alternatives

    MindMaple is described as 'highly versatile mind mapping software program that offers businesses, educators and home users the ability to clearly map out their ideas' and is a Mind Mapping Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MindMaple for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. Most alternatives are Mind Mapping Tools and Project Management Apps. The best alternative is XMind. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FreeMind or Freeplane. Other great apps like MindMaple are Mindomo (Freemium), TiddlyMap (Free, Open Source), vym (Free, Open Source) and Visual Understanding Environment (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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/

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    3. 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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    4. Mindomo is the easiest online software for creating mind maps, concept maps, outlines and various other types of diagrams.
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    5. 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.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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 .
      • Windows
      • Android
      Thinkwise is easy and powerful mindmapping software.
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