SciPlore MindMapping Alternatives

    SciPlore MindMapping is described as 'is the first mind mapping tool focusing on researchers’ needs by integrating mind mapping with reference and pdf management' and is a Mind Mapping App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SciPlore MindMapping for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SciPlore MindMapping are XMind (Paid), FreeMind (Free, Open Source), Freeplane (Free, Open Source) and Mendeley (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. A handy, intuitive reference-managing tool. Citavi researches in over 4800 databases and catalogs, organizes and structures your literature, references, quotes and idea collections and assists you with your documentation or publication.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor.
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Google Drive
      • Google Drive - Docs
      • Google Scholar
      Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.
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    4. Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Its target market is students, academics and professionals.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      wizdom.ai (formerly colwiz) is a free and comprehensive research management software for researchers, academics and students. With the wizdom.ai android app, you can search, add and manage publications in your wizdom.ai library on the go. Sync instantly across wizdom.
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      • Windows
      • Android
      Thinkwise is easy and powerful mindmapping software.
      • 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.

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    5. MindMapper Arena 12 is mind mapping software, High quality mind maps for desktop and mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone and Android. USB mobile MindMapper application for mobile mind maps. Android app for Free.
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