Monday, June 20, 2011

Useful online mind mapping and brainstorming tools

Concept mapping and Mind mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information,by using this ,all ideas are connected and we get a greater image . It is used by individuals, corporate teams, students and teachers alike for various purposes.
As bloggers,we can use this technique for brainstorming ,getting new idea for blogging . In this post, I want to show you some online tools for mind mapping .

1. Spider scribe


SpiderScribe is a user friendly, free and online collaborative mind mapping tool for project management and brainstorming. With this flexible tool you can create freestyle and multi-directional maps – and combine them with elements such as images, text, files, calendar events and geographic locations.

2. Mindmeister

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MindMeister is the most simplistic mind mapping tool , but its simplicity is definitely an asset. Once you’re logged into the service, you can create a fully functionalmind map using little more than the directional arrows and the Insert key to add new nodes to your map.You can set font size ,node colors ... ,and exporting file to popular format PDF, JPG, PNG, or GIF.

3. WiseMapping


WiseMapping is a free online mindmapping and collaboration tool which helps in Creating mind maps online, invite friends as contributors (useful when working in a team), save maps as PDF, and more. The drag’n’drop capabilities of WiseMapping make it easy to build up your diagram.

4. Mind42


Cool mind mapping tool for creating highly customizable organization charts. Each chart node can be colored, converted to an image, supplemented with a custom icon, link, attachment and more.

5. Mindomo


Mindomo is an online mind map Software where users can create, view and share mind maps in their browser. Mindomo is offering the basic services for free, while charging for advanced features. Unregistered users can view the mind maps, while registered users are permitted to create and share mind maps.

6. Gliffy


Extremely powerful techy-oriented diagram creation and collaboration tool, create anything from basic flow-chart diagrams to well-documented troubleshooting guides.

7. XMind


The interface is simple and intuitive to use. You can quickly move through your entire mind map with only a handful of keystrokes or jump over to the outline view for even quicker navigation. In addition to a basic mind map you can also create fishbone, organizational, tree, and logic charts. You can export charts as HTML, images, or text, and XMind comes a free account on which allows you to share your charts online and embed them into blogs and web sites.

8. Glinkr


Map and share your views of contents on the Web.It's a free tool,easy to use .

9. Solvr


An interesting tool for getting solutions from others . You have a problem ,share it on Solvr, you have a link ,you can send this link to your friends ,or submit it to a forum,social networks .Every people who have the link can go to Solvr and share the solution to solve the problem .


Mind mapping is a fantastic way to sketch out ideas and do some really productive brainstorming. is a mind-mapping product aimed towards exactly anyone who needs help organizing their thoughts or any jumbled information. Powered by Flash, makes it easy for anyone to quickly start planning and sorting out their ideas through the use of linked text bubbles.

11. iMindMap


iMindMap takes a different approach to mapping than the other applications in the list. Rather than create new nodes off the main idea by adding boxes, nodes are created by clicking in the center or the main idea and drawing away from it with the mouse. Each new idea is a branch off the center. Strangely, many of basic feature available in free mind-mapping software are only found in the more expensive versions of iMindMap, like the ability to expand and collapse branches. Mind maps created in iMindMap can be exported as PDF, JPG, PNG and text outline.

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