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MindNode Alternatives for Windows

MindNode is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to MindNode are Freeplane, XMind, Mindomo and TheBrain.

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. 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. SimpleMind

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

    SimpleMind is a great Mind Mapper with focus on simplicity and ease of use. Multiplatform, with live mindmap transfer.

  7. MindManager

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

    MindManager’s flexible mind maps promote freeform thinking and quick organization of ideas, so creativity and productivity can live in harmony. Capture ideas. Manage meetings. Create strategic plans. Organize anything. Watch the video to see how you can do more with MindManager.

  8. ThinkComposer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models.

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

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