Download Brainstorming - Best Software & Apps

  • FreeMind

    FreeMind0.9.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Related searches
    agenda
    easy to use
    java based
    mind mapping

    Free and easy to use mind mapping tool

    7
    1654 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
  • MindMeister

    MindMeistervaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Android
    Related searches
    business management
    google drive sync
    google maps
    google sync

    What’s on your mind?

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Features a live chat, Sync maps with Google Drive, Has available Use Cases, See updates and apply changes in real time
    • CONS: Lacks offline functions, No desktop version
  • MindMaple Pro

    MindMaple Pro1.3.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    Related searches
    file management
    maps
    mind mapping
    mind mapping software

    MindMaple Pro - Collaborative brainstorming app

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Includes multimedia support for many file types, Easy to use drag and drop interface to link ideas, Export to several formats for easy use elsewhere, Useful grouping tools help to keep ideas organized
    • CONS: User reports of app freezing and crashing, Developer has stated their inability to continue working on app, Some default controls are unintuitive, Initial 'central topic' is required, cannot start disorganized
  • MindManager

    MindManager2012 10.0.445

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Related searches
    mind mapping
    office productivity
    project management

    Organize ideas, people, plans and resources

    6
    488 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
  • iMindMap

    iMindMap8.0.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Related searches
    drawing
    mind map
    mind mapping
    note taking

    A mind-mapping tool with added planning functionalities

    6
    418 votes
    • PROS: Available in 19 different languages , The radial map is this program’s best feature , Shading on the org charts makes them look more professional , The free trial is for the fully-featured ultimate edition
    • CONS: Many of the 2D objects look cheap and tacky , The controls are not as smooth as advertised , Some of the fonts should have been retired in 1996 , The drag-and-drop features are clunky
  • Crazy BrainStorming

    Crazy BrainStorming1.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free program for Android, by Linda Wang.

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    No votes yet
    • Mindomo

      Mindomo5.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Related searches
      cloud sync
      custom templates
      group chat
      maps

      Multimedia conceptual maps

      7
      117 votes
      • XMind

        XMind3.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac
        Related searches
        maps
        mind mapping
        office productivity
        offline translation

        Easily create concept maps and share them online

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

        ConceptDraw MindMap8

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac
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        brainstorm
        data management
        data visualization
        evernote

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

        8
        52 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
      • Final Draft

        Final Draft8.0.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac
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        final draft
        office suite
        save as pdf
        script writing

        The professional solution for script writers

        6
        74 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
      • Aibase

        Aibase 2.5.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Related searches
        knowledge base
        mind mapping
        personal information manager
        project management

        Structure thoughts and ideas efficiently

        9
        1 vote
        • SimpleMind Free

          SimpleMind Freev1.22.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac
          Related searches
          mind mapping

          A free program for mac

          7
          3 votes
          • Idea Manager  Your Brainstorming Buddy

            Idea Manager Your Brainstorming Buddy1.0.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free program for android

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            No votes yet
            • BigHairyGoal — mindmap tasks

              BigHairyGoal — mindmap tasks2.5.5741

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac
              Related searches
              mind mapping
              out of the box

              Digital Brainstorming Software for Personal and Professional Use

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              No votes yet
              • PROS: A greater degree of freedom when designing flow charts., A one-week free trial is available.
              • CONS: Users will be presented with in-app purchases., There is no variant offered for tablets or mobile phones.
            • Ulysses

              Ulysses15

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              iPhone
              Mac
              Related searches
              markup
              music editing
              save as pdf
              simple text editor

              A free program for iphone

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              No votes yet
              • ConceptDraw PRO

                ConceptDraw PRO10.2.0.62

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Related searches
                cross platform
                drawing
                flowchart
                graphics

                Tool used for professional flowcharting, diagramming and illustrating

                7
                27 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
              • Incubator

                Incubator2.6.1

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Intuitive outlining and brainstorming

                9
                1 vote
                • Allrecipes for Windows 10

                  Allrecipes for Windows 10

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows
                  Related searches
                  cookbook
                  tablet
                  windows search

                  Turn your Windows 8 tablet into a cookbook

                  7
                  8 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
                • MindNode

                  MindNode1.7.6

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac
                  Related searches
                  brainstorm
                  mind mapping

                  Easy mind mapping for Mac

                  6
                  71 votes
                  • PROS: Mind mapping made easy
                  • CONS: Not highly advanced
                • Blumind

                  Blumind1.3.16.0

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows
                  Related searches
                  education
                  mind map
                  mind mapping
                  office productivity

                  Free Tool for Mind Mappers

                  8
                  25 votes
                  • PROS: Supports different chart layouts, Easy to use, Customisable colour schemes, Available in different languages
                  • CONS: A little bit basic, Rather dull interface, No tutorial, Some features are a little bit tricky
                Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                1Mindomo5.221177Windows
                2XMind3.3.16386.9Windows,Mac
                3FreeMind0.9.0.216546.8Windows,Mac
                4iMindMap8.0.34186.4Windows,iPhone
                5MindManager2012 10.0.4454886.3Windows,Mac
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