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MindNode Alternatives for Linux

MindNode is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is FreeMind, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to MindNode and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MindNode are Freeplane, XMind, Mindomo and vym.

MindNode 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 MindNode.
This page was last updated Mar 29, 2022
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  1. 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/

    FreeMind vs MindNode opinions
    Most users think FreeMind is a great alternative to MindNode.

    Works nice, portable, pretty stable across all platforms I have used to test this one. Big bonus is it's not tied to the iPad like MindNode is.

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    to manage and catagorize your mind and your life

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  2. 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.

    Most users think Freeplane is a great alternative to MindNode.


  3. 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.

  4. 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:

    Almost everyone thinks Mindomo is a great alternative to MindNode.
  5. vym

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.



  6. 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.

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

  8. Compendium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Compendium is a software tool providing a flexible visual interface for managing the connections between information and ideas.

    Discontinued

    The last update of this program was 2013. Most if all the links to the original program no longer work. The newer versions of the program points to other websites that don't list the program or associated.

  9. germ.io

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

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

    Discontinued

    No registrations not accepted. Facebook page updated in 2015.

  10. ProcessOn

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    ProcessOn is an online collaborative diagramming platform where people can create varieties of diagrams including flowcharts, mindmaps, UML, BPMN, mockups, etc, and collaborate in real-time.

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