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SimpleMind Free

By ModelMaker Tools BV

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Mind mapping helps you organize your thoughts, remember things and generate new ideas.
We've created a beautiful, intuitive app, so you can mind map wherever you are and whenever you want.

MORE SimpleMind:
SimpleMind Full editions (separate purchase) are designed to synchronize your Mind Maps across platforms.
For example (as a separate purchase) for iOS and Mac -

Free Functionality
• Everything you need to get started with mind mapping.
• No ads.
• No need to sign up for an account.
• Upgrade to full functionality is a one-time single purchase.

• Easy to use.
• Continuously fine-tuned based on customer feedback.
• Trustworthy and reliable: 7 years of updates and improvements.
• Used in a wide range of applications: business, education, legal and medical.
• Unique free layout or auto layout.
• Change and customize the appearance.

• Create
○ place topics anywhere you want in the free layout
○ or use auto layout (great for brainstorming)
○ virtually unlimited page size and number of elements
○ reorganize and restructure using drag, re-arrange or reconnect
○ use single select or multiple select
○ add notes

• Change and customize the appearance
○ apply our pre-defined style sheets
○ pick colors from the style color palette or choose custom colors
○ collapse and expand branches
○ highlight branches by displaying branch borders

What's New in Version 1.13

• Layout Direction options (Auto, Left, Right, Manual) for auto layout mode.
• Snap to guide lines and/or grid, available from main menu SimpleMind | Snap Options.
• (Tinted) Collapsed markers are clickable tools, also when the topic is not selected.
• Option "Revert collapse tool position" (in SimpleMind Preferences) moves collapse tool and collapse markers to opposite side.
• Bug fixed when pasting in auto layout.
• Bug fixed related to tooltip flicker while editing in mind map editor.


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Customer Reviews

Will get the paid!

This app, even just the free version is incredibly useful. It’s self-evident really…if you’ve ever brainstormed on paper or with others you can imagine how much more convenient it would be to use this app. Especially when working with others, but even just for yourself. Can’t wait to get the full version!

Paid version worth every penny

Yes, the free version is great… but the power of this tool is found in the paid version. It’s worth every penny.

I use SimpleMind to study with. Breaking down chapters of text by using the hyperlink capacity in the paid version allows me to dig deeper into my understanding of the relationship of ideas. SimpleMind helps me map out those relationships.

I also use it in combination with OmniFocus 2 Pro to break components of projects into pieces where I can see them. I’m very visual and SimpleMInd offers a perspective I haven’t found in other software.

Lastly, the support is fantastic. Fast and reliable. Good people stand behind this app!

So simple to use!

It’s free! I have found this app very useful for keeping track of and developing ideas. I do however intend to purchase a more comprehensive tool in the near future but for the moment this has been an extremely usefull app and EASY to use. Oh yea, did I mention it was free?

SimpleMind Free
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  • Free
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.13
  • Size: 1.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later, 64-bit processor

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