Mindmapping Tools

Last updated: October 2, 2017 at 11:42 am

Tools for personal mindmapping. Listed in alphabetical order.


Bubbl.us
Bubbl.us is a simple web application that lets you brainstorm online.  You can create colourful mind maps online, share and work with friends.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


Cmap
Construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps, and share them with others.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download


award-128FreeMind
Freemind is a free mindmapping tool written in Java.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 170  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/freemind/


i2Brain
A lot of information can be understood more easily in the form of a diagram than as a text. i2Brain helps you.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download


iMindMap
Brain-friendly Mind Mapping software from Tony Buzan and Chris Griffiths.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download


iMindQ
Mindmapping for business, education and you.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download/Hosted


Inspiration
Inspiration is a visual thinking tool to help establish a solid learning foundation.  There are a number of different tools available for different ages and uses.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download


MapMyself
Web based software allows you to create completely organic looking mind maps.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


Mind42
Mind mapping can be: free, fast, simple.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


award-128MindManager
Mindjet is a complete solution for visual information mapping, collaboration, and task management that can be used on Windows and Mac desktops, via the web and on mobile devices.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download/Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 102  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/mindmanager/


MindMapper
MindMapper is a visual thinking and data management tool. It helps you effectively create, gather, process, and manage information at individual, academic, and corporate levels.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


award-128MindMeister
MindMeister lets you create a mind map using nothing but a Browser and thus requires no installation or plugins.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 115  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/mindmeister/


MindNode
MindNode makes mind mapping easy.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download


Mindomo
Use the force of mindmapping for learning, understanding and improving yourself.
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


Nelements
3D mindmapping.
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Popplet
Popplet is a tool for the iPad and web to capture and organize your ideas. In the classroom and at home, students use Popplet for learning, in the office or on the go, professionals use Popplet to generate ideas and plan projects.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download app/Hosted


SpiderScribe
SpiderScribe is an online mind mapping and brainstorming tool. It lets you organize your ideas by connecting notes, files, calendar events, etc. in free-form maps. You can collaborate and share those maps online!
Cost:  Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted


Text2Mindmap
Write text in the text area . Each text line will become node in the mind map.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted


TheBrain
Get the Ultimate Digital Memory Organize and Find Everything  the Way You Think
Cost: Commercial. Free trial  |  Available: Download


Topicscape
Concept mapping and mindmapping in 3D.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download


Visual Mind
Software based on the mindmapping technique.
Cost: CommercialFree trial  |  Available: Download


award-128WiseMapping
Free online mind mapping editor for individuals and business
Cost:  Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017: 123  See more at http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/wisemapping/


Wridea
Idea management service and collection of brainstorming tools
Cost:  Free  |  Available: Hosted


XMind
Millions of people use XMind to clarify thinking, manage complex information, run brainstorming sessions
Cost:  Free and premium plans  |  Available: Download