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    TheBrain Alternatives

    TheBrain is described as 'helps you organize all your Web pages, contacts, documents, emails and files in a context-driven visual map' and is a very popular Mind Mapping Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to TheBrain for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Pocket or Zotero. Other great apps like TheBrain are Obsidian (Free Personal), yEd Graph Editor (Free), Turtl (Freemium, Open Source) and XMind (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2021

    1. BrainStormWFO is a rapid outliner with a single-cell GUI.
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    2. Visio Viewer opens Visio drawings directly on a computer without conversion on external Web Servers. Viewing Visio documents is as simple as drag and dropping of files (with a .vsd, .vsdx, .vdx extension) to the Application window.
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    3. Comapping is the best online collaborative mind mapping tool for business process planning and group projects management.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, released in 2013, can be still bought from the official website.

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    4. Extended mind maps application that need just browser to work. It also supports offline working, Google Drive synchronization, inheritance of nodes, tablets working and much more.

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      Website no longer available.

    5. Professional Mind Mapping app for BlackBerry PlayBook: Awesome support tool for intensive brainstorming session Share, discuss and improve your ideas Manage visual todo lists Write meeting minutes

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      The app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2.2.1208, released in July 2011, can be still downloaded from Blackberry AppWorld.

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    6. MindBerry is a mind-mapping software for BlackBerry smartphones. It's the ideal software for organize your thoughts, manage information overload, increase your productivity and creativity. Capture and organize your ideas at any moment, do it visually with MindBerry.
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    7. If you're planning anything bigger or more complicated, you need a surface! Simple Surface is an agile management tool. Quickly and easily create a surface and spread your ideas out. Add structure. Move things around. Zoom in and out. Use the the space.

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      Appears to be discontinued. Website unavailable.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Mind Vector is a mind mapping software, which is used for mind map, concept mapping, brainstorming, business planning and managing ideas. It is a web-based software, also available on iOS, Android and Mac.
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    8. Take notes, anytime, quick, anywhere. Manage your TO-DO list and reminders. Remember things. Note taking on Android.
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      • Blackberry
      Mindmaps is a mind mapping tool and a brainstorming application. It allows you to order your thoughts, store ideas and bring structure into complex concepts. You can share your result with your colleagues and coworkers by exporting it to an image.
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