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XMind

XMind, a full-featured mind mapping and brainstorming tool, designed to generate ideas, inspire creativity, brings efficiency both in work and life.

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Avg rating of 3 (4)| 8 comments

What is XMind?

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. The application is available as an Open Source version and as a paid commercial 'Pro' version. XMind Pro offers extended features like Gantt charts, a presentation mode, export features (PDF, Office, MindManager and Freemind), audio notes, a merge feature, privately online sharing, and more. The Open Source version is otherwise a very functional and powerful 'Mind Managing' software.

For a feature comparison see: http://www.xmind.net/pro/features/

Every package now contains 7 language packs, English English, German German, French French, Spanish Spanish, Japanese Japanese, Chinese(Simplified) Chinese(Simplified), and Chinese(Traditional) Chinese(Traditional). XMind will choose language automatically to fit your OS's settings.

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XMind Screenshots

Fresher Look
XMind 8 has a fresher look and feel. When editing, you can quickly open, close and switch views with just one click. This feature increases your work efficiency and improves your mind mapping experience enormously.
Slide-based Presentation
With our new slide-based presentation, creating, presenting and sharing presentation become easier than ever. Mind mapping and presenting are harmoniously integrated in one software now. The Walk Through mode is still available.
Brainstorming
With XMind, you can start the individual brainstorming easily and quickly. The Idea Factory records and collects inspirations further and faster. A timer enables you to control the brainstorming session time. You can switch between day mode and night mode.
Gantt View
In XMind, you can add, modify and show task info directly in Gantt Chart view, including start/end date, assignee, priority, progress, milestone and task dependency.
Working with Office/PDF
Want to capture the sparkles of your mind and organize them in a structured way when preparing for a meeting or report? Luckily, with XMind, all these can be done easily by simple clicks. You can then export your fruit of work to Office/PDF instantly to facilitate your meeting/report.
Mind Mapping
Business Charts
Brand New Clip Art
New Useful Templates
XMind 8 Introduction
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XMind Features

  1.  PortableXMind can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with XMind.

XMind information

  • Developed byXMind LTD
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingSubscription that costs between $3 and $5.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3
  • Alternatives108 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Apple AppStore

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  •   4.81 avg rating
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Vincas
  
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Been using this program for over 5 years and it is a good alternative for Microsoft Visio. Although it does not have all Visio's features, but I do not need them for the task that I perform.

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declanmarks1

I don't think this application is designed to replace visio. Visio is a diagrammer whereas this is a mind mapper.

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vinkas

Agree :) However it has diagram, project planning and other nice features, which are similar to Visio.

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themonk
  
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Pay close to 100 USD to be able to search the mind maps? There are better free and open source alternatives that offer search without paying a dime: Freeplane, Freemind, etc.

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It can't open .mm files

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kriirk
  
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XMind has in my opinion gone from fast/lightweight, to clunky and slow over the years. I also feel they degraded the user interface, making used features more hidden, and allocating much screen space to buttons leading to 'premium'- and rarely used features. I now run version 3.1.1, which has the old clean UI and seems to be the last version prior to memory usage skyrocketing.

Over the years I have tried to find alternatives, but the visual map-aesthetics of competitors don't sit well with me, possibly because I used XMind for so many years.

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ccchan
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but with current 1 file many map, it's a rubbish.

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Very useful software, use it continuesly to summarise non-fiction books. Has several themes to create mindmaps

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Great Mindmapping software. What I most like about it is that I can create mindmaps very quickly by using only the keyboard, withouth having to switch to the mouse all the time. the auto-layout feature works well, as does the presentation mode. And the standard theme for mindmaps also looks very nice. Stephen, the developer (I believe), is very responsive in the user forum, which is quite active.

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Tags

  • thought-organization
  • Office & Productivity

Lists containing XMind

Progress & Management •  Edge/Chrome Extensions •  Best of MAC Software •  Mindmap

Recent user activities on XMind

  • XMind iconMarkmap iconalexandrezanniadded XMind as alternative(s) to Markmap
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  • XMind iconPenpot iconalexandrezannidoesn't think Penpot is an alternative to XMind
    This is not a mindmap app at all but a prototyping one.
    ago
  • XMind icondiagrams.net iconalexandrezanniUpvoted a comment on diagrams.net as an alternative to XMind
    It can't open .mm files too.
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