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XMind Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to XMind for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is diagrams.net, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to XMind and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to XMind are FreeMind, Freeplane, LibreOffice - Draw and Mindomo.

XMind alternatives are mainly Mind Mapping Tools but may also be Project Management Tools or Diagram Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of XMind.
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XMind is a brainstorming and mind mapping application. It provides a rich set of different visualization styles, and allows...

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    diagrams.net

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Notion
    • Self-Hosted
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • PortableApps.com
    • Google Drive
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Google Slides
    • Google Drive - Sheets

    diagrams.net (previously draw.io) is a free online diagram drawing application for workflow, BPM, org charts, UML, ER, network diagrams. No login or registration are required and features include the ability to save locally (including SVG), a range of stencils, .

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    diagrams.net vs XMind opinions
    Almost everyone thinks diagrams.net is a great alternative to XMind.

    It's complete with a clean interface. Goes beyond mindmapping with a lot of features like electric symbols for example

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    it includes everything I need and it is also online. I do not have to install anything.

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    It can't open .mm files too.

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    It has more features than most mindmap apps but you dont have the outliner like XMind

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    ledsr

    It's not a mindmap program

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  2. FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool.

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    Last version from 2016. See https://sourceforge.net/projects/freemind/files/

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

    Awkward to use, can't paste material from other apps

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    The GUI is a little outdated, but powerful free alternative to XMind. I also defined custom shortcuts (which is possible in the app), which made life a lot easier! If you just want to make a MindMap, and do not mind the way it looks, this is the free alternative to XMind you're looking for!

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  3. 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.

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    Most users think Freeplane is a great alternative to XMind.

    Hard to move and reconnect nodes, awkward UI

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  4. Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is a an excellent package for producing technical drawings, general posters, and much else.

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    Mindomo

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    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
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    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:

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    Almost everyone thinks Mindomo is a great alternative to XMind.
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    It's XMind but without that ugly and predefined arrow. You can put the rectangle or Circle wherever you want!! And colour it even more easily! Don't be afraid of premium account, you don't have to buy anything! With basic account (free) you have everything you wanted, even exportation to pdf or xls. Wonderfull! (I wonder what premium account does)

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  6. The ultimate replacement for spreadsheets, mind mappers, outliners, PIMs, text editors and small databases.

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    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.

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    SimpleMind

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

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

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    Almost everyone thinks SimpleMind is a great alternative to XMind.
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    MindNode

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Apple Messages

    MindNode helps you connect your thoughts and clarify your ideas. Try a free 2-week trial of the full app.

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    OmniGraffle

    • Mac
    • iPad

    OmniGraffle can help you make eye-popping graphic documents—quickly—by providing powerful styling tools, keeping lines connected to shapes even when they’re moved, and magically organizing diagrams with just one click.

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