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Online Mind Mapping
MindMeister is an online mind mapping tool that lets you capture, develop and share ideas visually. More than 4 million people already use our award-winning mind map editor for brainstorming, note taking, project planning and tons of other creative tasks. MindMeister is completely web-based, which means there's no download and no updating! Whether you're working on Windows, Mac OS or Linux, you can always access your mind maps right inside the web-browser.
Meetings are done faster, more efficiently, and with greater comprehension thanks to the added visual element that MindMeister provides.
Mind mapping in a team setting has never been easier. MindMeister lets you share your mind maps with as many friends or colleagues as you want and collaborate with them in real-time. Whether you're in a face-to-face meeting or thousands of miles apart, everyone can see changes made in the mind map immediately. Collaborators can quickly comment on topics, vote on ideas or discuss changes in our integrated chat.
With MindMeister's free mobile apps for iOS and Android you can view, edit and present your maps even on the go.
Visualizing your ideas is the most powerful way to communicate them to others. With MindMeister's built-in presentation mode you turn mind maps into beautiful, dynamic slideshows within seconds. As soon as you're done you can export the slides as PNGs, embed the whole presentation on your website, or even broadcast it live to your collaborators online.
We first started out using MindMeister through casual means, but it quickly became an indispensable tool for our projects.
Simple Project Management
MindMeister seamlessly integrates with MeisterTask, the intuitive online task and project management app for teams. As soon as you've completed the brainstorming and planning phase in MindMeister, you can simply drag and drop your ideas into a connected MeisterTask project, where they are turned into actionable tasks.
After a presentation with MindMeister people often come up to me and tell me how engaging it was, how easy they found it to follow my explanations because of the map.
Scott E. Plaskett
Top Mind Mapping Uses
The application possibilities of mind maps are almost endless. Businesses mostly employ mind maps for strategic planning, collaboration and ideation while teachers and students use maps to visualize complex problems and drive engagement in the classroom. Here are four of the most common uses of mind maps:
Mind mapping fosters a free flow of ideas and helps spark new thoughts through association. It's the perfect tool for creative brainstorming alone or in a team.
Whether you're at a conference or in a lecture hall, taking notes in a mind map is not only more efficient, the notes are also easier to review and memorize.
You can use maps to outline project plans, create business strategies, plan events and much more. Planning with mind maps is simple, visual and doesn't even feel like work!
Prepare and distribute the meeting agenda, create quick presentations, take meeting minutes and assign actionable tasks all within one single mind map.
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