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Visualize Your Ideas With MindMeister Mind Map Maker

By on April 7, 2013
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Mind Mapping is technique to visualize ideas or information in form of diagram to get clear insight about them. Mind Maps consists of single words or text that associated ideas or information and it can be categorize or branched by its levels detail, use various color and we may add symbol, picture or code to give richer information. This post will review MindMeister, web and mobile based Mind Map Maker software to help us create better mind maps.

First time I know about Mind Mapping when I borrow my friend’s books: Buku Pintar Mind Map by Tony Buzan”  written in Indonesian language, wow this is great technique to help me reduce my mind work load, I said. Then I began to learn to write down every idea or plan that I know is very easy for me to miss some details. I learn wrote my few first mind maps on a piece of paper, and then I used Mind Mapping Apps to help me create better Mind Maps.

 

ABOUT MINDMEISTER MIND MAP MAKER APP

MindMeister is a Free Mind Mapping Maker App that available in web and mobile based apps that primarily help create and design mind mapping diagram. This apps created for Individuals who want to organize their personal life for better insight, for students and educators to help them learning and teaching better through visualization, and for business that need to boost work productivity.

 

 

MindMeister - Dashboard

MindMeister – Dashboard

MINDMEISTER FEATURES – FREE MIND MAPP MAKER APP

MIND MAPS DESIGNER – FREE MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE

Here your workspace to design and create mind maps diagram in a few clicks, there are Properties Panel on the right side where you can configure various diagram properties like font size, type, and style, Icons and images options, notes, links, files, and tasks. Another function like Cut data to clipboard, Undo and Redo button available on top panels, generously this workspace very user-friendly. You also can create mind maps from MindMeister Template Library that gives many diagram template on various categories.

 

MindMeister - Mindmap Maker Workspace

MindMeister – Mindmap Maker Workspace

MindMeister - Mind Maps Diagram Example

MindMeister – Mind Maps Diagram Example

MindMeister - Template Library

MindMeister – Template Library

MindMeister - History Tracker

MindMeister – History Tracker

SHARING – FREE MIND MAPPING SOFTWARE

With sharing feature you may share your work with other people you know and invite them to work within. You also can generate direct link to share your diagram.

MindMeister Sharing Feature

MindMeister Sharing Feature

 

 

EXPORTER AND IMPORTER – MIND MAP MAKER

If you had created Mind Mapping diagram in other apps, you can import them to MindMeister Apps. When I write this review, MindMeister Apps allow you to import Mind Maps file created in MindMeister .mind, FreeMind™ .mm, XMind .xmind, Mindjet MindManager™ .mmap, Plain text file tab or space indented. This very useful if you want to work your preview Mind Maps diagram on MindMeister environment, beforehand I used FreeMind and Mindjet MindManager which another good  Mind Maps applications.

You can also export mind maps created in MindMeister to others format listed above, but this feature available on paid subscription.

MindMeister - Mind Maps Importer

MindMeister – Mind Maps Importer

 

MOBILE ACCESS – MIND MAP MAKER

MindMeister accessible from iPhone, Android,iPad, or iPod Touch Devices so you can edit, share, and sync MindMeister creations anywhere in few tap, in this review I don’t write the details.

MindMeister on iPhone

MindMeister on iPhone

 

HOW MUCH IT COST ?

When I review MindMeister, I used free basic subscription to create few mind maps, and that enough for my personal needs. If you want more features you can choose available premium paid subscription :

Personal Subscription which cost $4.99 monthly or $49 yearly, Pro Edition Subscription for $9.99 monthly or $99 yearly, and Business Edition Subscription for $149 yearly or $14.99 monthly.

Special price also available for student that cost $2.49 per month, educator, researchers and non-profit teams for $4.99 per user/month, and for schools and universities that cost $1 per user/month.

 

FINAL THOUGHT

After use MindMeister to create few maps, I really satisfied with the very user-friendly user interface , and I advise anyone to try MindMeister. You may use MindMeister Free Mind Mapping Software account.  I hope my post useful for you, thanks for read my post.

About Akbar Firdiansyah

Akbar Firdiansyah is a technology enthusiast, and passionate in software development, currently work as web developer. I very appreciate your visit to my blog I love to share with you :)

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