Download Brainstorming - Best Software & Apps

  • FreeMind

    0.9.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and easy to use mind mapping tool

    6
    314 votes
    • PROS: Easy to add subjects and related items, Many annotations to choose from, Free to use
    • CONS: Annotation bar is very crowded , Many annotations not particularly useful
  • XMind

    3.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Easily create concept maps and share them online

    7
    74 votes
    • PROS: Includes several templates and themes, You can share maps online, Compatible with MindManager and FreeMind
    • CONS: No spell-check
  • ConceptDraw PRO

    10.2.0.62

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Tool used for professional flowcharting, diagramming and illustrating

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Decent alternative to MS Visio, Lots of templates, Imports Visio files, Sharing tools
    • CONS: No autosave, Not as intutive as MS Visio or Omnigraffle
  • MindManager

    2012 10.0.445

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Organize ideas, people, plans and resources

    6
    135 votes
    • PROS: Easy to get started and use, Great help options, Fully modifiable maps, Offers a variety of styles and templates
    • CONS: Must register to share documents
  • Final Draft

    8.0.2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The professional solution for script writers

    5
    46 votes
    • PROS: Lets you concentrate on writing, Automatically formats scripts to industry standards, Integrated with Scrivener
    • CONS: May be unstable at times, No big changes in this version
  • Blumind

    1.3.16.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Science & education program for Windows

    6
    7 votes
    • MindNode

      1.7.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Easy mind mapping for Mac

      7
      40 votes
      • PROS: Mind mapping made easy
      • CONS: Not highly advanced
    • iMindMap

      8.0.3

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      A complete conceptual map editor

      7
      214 votes
      • MindMeister

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        iPhone

        A free app for Windows, by Mindmeister

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        No votes yet
        • Allrecipes for Windows 10

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Turn your Windows 8 tablet into a cookbook

          6
          9 votes
          • PROS: Big, touch friendly interface, Search by ingredients, Good 'ideas' section for brainstorming, Comments and ratings
          • CONS: No full screen mode with pictures, Text heavy recipes
        • Mindomo

          5.22

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Multimedia conceptual maps

          4
          10 votes
          • MindMaple Pro v1.3

            1.31

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            MindMaple Pro is mind mapping software created for educators, anyone organizing projects and brainstorming with visual maps.

            8
            12 votes
            • ConceptDraw MindMap

              8

              License
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              Platform
              Windows
              Mac

              ConceptDraw MINDMAP supports numerous map inputs, including Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, EverNote and Outlook

              8
              30 votes
              • PROS: New interface, much easier to use, Excellent tutorial and ready-to-use templates , Great Brainstorming tool, Exports to a bunch of formats
              • CONS: You can't use drag-and-drop to add new topics, Formatting map elements is uncomfortable
            • SimpleMind Free

              1.15

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac

              A free program for mac

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              No votes yet
              • Allrecipes.com Dinner Spinner

                2.1.2

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                Turn your Android device into a cookbook

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                No votes yet
                • PROS: Search by ingredients, Good 'ideas' section for brainstorming, Comments and ratings
                • CONS: Text heavy recipes, No full screen mode with pictures
              • Ulysses

                2.0.4

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                Platform
                Mac

                Text editor designed especially for creative writers

                7
                11 votes
                • Incubator

                  2.6.1

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Intuitive outlining and brainstorming

                  9
                  1 vote
                  • Line Puzzle Check IQ

                    1.1

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Android

                    An ultimate puzzle game where brainstorming is required to sought the line riddle

                    -
                    No votes yet
                    • RealtimeBoard Beta

                      Beta

                      License
                      free
                      Platform
                      Web Apps

                      A free web app, by AlternativaPlatform

                      10
                      6 votes
                      • MultiBrainStorm Pro

                        4.0.1

                        License
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                        Platform
                        Windows

                        MultiBrainStorm enables group-brainstorming, scenario building, conducting SWOT analysis & voting.

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                        No votes yet
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