Freemind

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 33 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.9.0 Beta 15
  • Total Downloads:
    234,447
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 04, 2007
  • Price:
    Purchase
  • File Size:
    35.93MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    497
  • Platform:
    Windows
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5 stars

"no bloat, no adware"

February 07, 2014

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

Does exactly what I wanted. Create mind maps quickly and easily.

Cons

Haven't found any yet.

Summary

If you want to create a mind map, use this!

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5 stars

"Easy flowing Mind-Mapping program. I Love it!"

February 19, 2012  |  By curkendall1

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

I found I can change the order of bubbled items using the CTRL + Cursor (Up/Down)!

The ease of entering new thoughts and creating mind maps is great!

The program shows when it has been changed with an "*" in the title and no "*" when 'Saved'... so I have a visual confirmation that the computer actually saved my latest mind-map changes. I like that!

I can easily expand and collapse nodes, with a double-click.

Cons

I haven't figured out any way to make the bubbles/circles change sides from left to right, however, the program does have 'handles' on the circles which I can readily reposition on 'that' side.

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5 stars

"Fast, Flexible, Pretty"

December 12, 2011  |  By cwuester

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

the one software that can capture the train of your thought, even when it seems you can't, or when there doesn't seem to be a train at all - what often starts as a simply collection of notes is swiftly organised and re-organised as patterns emerge, entries appear and disappear - the layout is strongly reminiscent of hand-drawn mind-maps, 'images' are therefore powerful, easy to remember and literally 'food for thought' - perfect for developing a plan of action, the points of a negotiation or due diligence process or the clauses of contracts - and keep such lists 'alife' as projects evolve

Cons

none worth mentioning

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4 stars

"A good first experience."

July 12, 2011  |  By BNL1811

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

Fairly intuitive. Lots of options. Fun to play with, but is very useful at the same time.

Cons

Have not figured out how to move nodes around. They shift but stay in their original order.

Summary

My first mind mapping software experience, and a good one.

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5 stars

"Good for personal project mangement"

June 18, 2011  |  By fdiness

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

Flexible and easy to use

Cons

Notes can't be converted to new seperate mind maps

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4 stars

"Excellent program. Compare with Freeplane. Use both"

April 20, 2011  |  By considal

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

Easy to use. Immediately helps one visualize the organization of ones thoughts. Horizontal organization is easier to use than vertical organization (outline) schemes used in word processors.

Cons

Too easy. One may have a tendency to create too many new idea lines and then it becomes difficult find the idea line one made some time ago. One's own personal organization a must. Too easy to lose track.

Summary

I recommend this program highly to help one clarify ones ideas, organize projects, writing, etc. It should be given to every student starting as soon as they can type. I suggest one also download Freeplane and compare. Both are excellent choices. I am not sure which is better.

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4 stars

"Great free mind map"

April 13, 2011  |  By AdrianToo

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

Very easy to use

Cons

Lacks colour to group similar items

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5 stars

"I use this program every day."

March 21, 2011  |  By SacramentoRob

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

intuitive, low overhead, robust

Cons

could use a simple way to change storage paths on a branch of info. I moved some things to a different hard drive and had to re-enter the addresses for the links. There might be a search and replace that I wasn't patient

Summary

This is a really great program. When you are tired of looking for stuff on your hard drives and tired of trying to sort out all the details of your life, give this a try. It has sure helped me.

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4 stars

"A major improvement in utility"

March 07, 2011  |  By Arguilios

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.9

Pros

WYSIWYG textual note attachments.

Cons

I'm still looking...

Summary

FreeMind has grown up to make irrelevant the commercial-class mindmapping software that I once spent hundreds of dollars to buy.

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4 stars

"Usable and simple program."

February 20, 2011  |  By jkizer

 |  Version: FreeMind 0.8.1

Pros

Usable and simple program. Easy to learn.

Cons

None at this time.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher FreeMind Team
Publisher web site http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
Release Date December 04, 2007
Date Added December 04, 2007
Version 0.9.0 Beta 15
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Teaching Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
  • Windows NT 4 SP 6
  • Windows 2003 SP 1
  • Windows XP AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows NT 4 SP 2
  • Windows 2000 SP 1
  • Windows 2003 64-bit
  • Windows 2003 AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows NT 4 SP 3
  • Windows 2000 SP 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 R2
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows Vista AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 4
  • Windows 2000 SP 3
  • Windows NT 4
  • Windows XP 32-bit
  • Windows XP SP 1
  • Windows Server 2003 x86 R2
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 5
  • Windows 2000 SP 4
  • Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 1
  • Windows Server 2008 x64
  • Windows NT 3
  • Windows Server 2008 x86
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows 2003 32-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows XP SP 2
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows XP Pro
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    File Size 35.93MB
    File Name FreeMind-Windows-Installer-1.0.1-max.exe
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    Total Downloads 234,447
    Downloads Last Week 497
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    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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