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 7, 2021

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

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      No registrations not accepted. Facebook page updated in 2015.

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    2. BibDesk is a bibliographic reference manager for Mac OS X. BibDesk is designed to help organize and use bibliographic databases in BibTeX .bib format. BibDesk integrates well with TeX for creating citations and bibliographies.
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      KBibTeX is a reference management software primarily for BibTeX which is typically used in conjunction with TeX/LaTeX.
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    3. M8! is an easy to use Mind Map Application for Windows 8. You can use M8! for your thoughts, ideas, for taking notes, for your studies or as an organizer for your business tasks. It's an all-inclusive companion that helps you manage your daily life in every situation.
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    4. With PDF Stacks, you can organize, find and browse, search, annonate and share your collection and library of PDF files, papers, research and journal articles with a single click. It saves you time: no more wondering around your computer to find a PDF file.

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      Argumentative is software for creating Argument Maps (the structural and visual representation of arguments). Argument maps help to make decisions clearer or assist in formulating a position on an issue.

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      no updates since 2009

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      RefWorks - an online research management, writing and collaboration tool - is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.
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    5. UbikReader is the new way to organize your documents. Multitask while you read, annotate, write notes and share your documents with ease. No more worrying about how to manage your large, cluttered library of documents.
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    6. PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read, and discuss scholarly literature all within one site.
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    7. Program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing scientific or academic publications.

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      As the developer stated in February 2017, the software is no longer developed: https://sourceforge.net/p/textcite/discussion/616111/thread/91d6f4bc/#e988 Last version, 1.4, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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