XMIND is a free, cross-platform and revolutionary mind mapping and brainstorming graphical software that enables users to work efficiently and carry out various ideas easily by revolutionizing the way they capture and manage information.
With the XMIND application, you will be able to plan your meetings effortlessly by creating an agenda, as well as finalizing details in one map, with the hierarchical structure. XMIND Pro is also available for purchase on the project’s homepage (see link below).
Features at a glance
Key features include support for structures, a fishbone chart, a mind toolbox, a brainstorming mode, a business toolbox (presentation, password encryption, audio notes, spell checker, powerful search), gantt and index views, a color picker, matrix, attachments, local network sharing, an online mind map library, a resource bundle, as well as various templates.
XMIND is capable of saving your mind maps to the ever popular Evernote online note-taking tool, includes an advanced theme editor, supports SVG files, offers advanced filtering and searching functionality, allows the user to export mind maps to OpenOffice/LibreOffice (ODF) and Microsoft Project apps, and features a wide range of styles, themes and clip arts.
Another interesting feature is the ability to merge and shot maps, so you can easily organize your information spread across multiple maps or share an entire map or just parts of it with a co-worker. In addition, the application is capable of working with PDF files.
Under the hood, supported operating systems and availability
XMIND is written entirely in the Java programming language, which means that it is supported on any operating system where the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is available, including all GNU/Linux distributions, as well as the Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows OSes. At the moment, it has been successfully tested on both 64-bit and 32-bit computers. For your convenience, it is available for download as native installers for Ubuntu/Debian-based distros.