30+ Great Mind Mapping Tools for Your Business

Mind mapping ( also called concept mapping ) software are used to create visual display of connections between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information.

1. Think Buzan: From the inventor of Mind Mapping. Draw maps and flowcharts, style, explore, present and share. Paid.


2. Mindjet: Capture, Organize, and Plan Everything. Paid.


3. Mind Mapper: MindMapper is a software tool to visually organize your thoughts and ideas. Real time collaboration. Mobile connectivity supported.  Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003. iOS powered devices running 5.0 or higher.  Android device running version 2.1 Eclair or higher. Paid. Free trial.


4. Smart Draw: Use mind maps to brainstorm ideas and plan projects with SmartDraw. Free mind mapping templates. Windows 7/8, Vista, XP. Paid. Free trial.


5. Mind Genius: Use MindGenius mind mapping software to capture, visualize and use the information within your business. Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems (all versions, including 64-bit). Paid. Free trial.


6. Concept Draw: Mind mapping software, drawing tools, project mangement software. Windows – 7/8 (32-bit & 64-bit certified) /VISTA/XP. OS – Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Paid. Free trial.


7. Free Mind: Free mind mapping software written in Java.  Windows / Mac. Free.


8. My Mind: MyMind is a combination of an outliner an a mind mapping application. Mac OS X 10.4. Free. Donationware.


9. I 2 Brain: i2Brain is a software for visualizing information in multi-dimensional structure. Java powered. Windows/Linux/Mac. Paid. Free trial.


10. Inspiration: Suite of tools for visual mapping, outlining, writing and making presentations. Windows – XP, Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8. Mac – OS X 10.6, 10.7 & 10.8. Paid. Free trial.


11. Innovationgear:
Manage to do lists. Plan and manage projects. Brainstorming and Ideation. Option to export your mind maps to a wide variety of documents – powerpoint, word doc, excel sheet, pdf, HTML and image. Windows 2000/XP, Windows 7/Vista, Windows 2003/2008 . Paid. Free trial.


12. Mind 42: Mind42 is a free online mind mapping application. Export maps to RTF or image formats. Online tool. Free.


13. Mindomo: Mindomo is an online mind mapping tool and collaboration services provider that cas be used to generate ideas and brainstorming with a team. Desktop version available. Broswer extension for Firefox, Safari and Chrome. Online tool. Paid.


14. Wise Mapping: Free online mind mapping editor for individuals and business. Collaborative maps. Embed in blogs. Online tool. Free.


15. Match Ware: MindView Business is a mind mapping software that allows you to visually brainstorm, organize and present ideas. Ms-office integration. Gantt charts and timelines. Windows/Mac. Paid. Free trial.


16. Mind Meister: MindMeister is a collaborative mind mapping tool for individuals and organizations. Online tool. Paid. Free version with limited functions.


17. Wisdomap: Visualize, oganize and share information. Windows/Mac/Linus. Paid. Free version with limitations.


18. Comapping: Comapping is online mind mapping software to manage and share information. Take notes, plan and organize. Online tool. Paid. Free trial.


19. Drop Mind: Multi platform and Multi language mind mapping software. Windows/Mac. Available for iPad. Web version also available. Paid.


20. Xmind: Open source mind mapping tool. Windows/Mac/Linux. Free. Paid version with more features.


21. Docear: Academic literature suite with mind mapping feature. Open source. Windows/Linux/Mac. Free.


22. Mind Decider: Mind mapping, decision making and project management software.


23. Mind Node: Mind mapping software primarly targeted at mobile and Mac users. Paid.


24. Lucid Chart: Flow chart maker and online diagram software. Online tool. Paid. Free trial.


25. Topic Scape: Mindmapping and concept mapping in 3D. Windows. Paid.


26. Org Plus: Organizational chart maker. Mind mapping software. Windows. Online version for Mac users. Paid. Free trial.


27. Aibase-CS: Mind mapping software for creating and managing information structures. Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. Paid. Free trial.


28. Graphviz: Graphviz is open source graph visualization software. Graph visualization is a way of representing structural information as diagrams of abstract graphs and networks. Windows/Linux. Free.


29. Rationale: Mind mapping tool for students designed to increase critical thinking ability. Wndows XP Service Pack 2 or later/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8. Paid. Free trial.


30. Axon Idea Processor: Software to help you create, communicate, explore, plan, compose and design ideas and concepts. Windows 7, 8, Vista or XP. Paid. Free trial.


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