Mindmapping Tools

Last updated: September 24, 2018 at 15:31 pm

Tools for personal mindmapping. Listed in alphabetical order.

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

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

Freemind is a free mindmapping tool written in Java.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 170 
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/freemind/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 2018: 102 
See more at www.toptools4learning.com/mindmeister/

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Free online mind mapping editor for individuals and business
Cost:  Free and premium plans  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018: 176 
See more at https://www.toptools4learning.com/wisemapping/

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

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