Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Create your own awesome maps

Online Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Even on the go

with our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

Get Started

Already have an account? Log In

My First Mind Map by Mind Map: My First Mind Map
5.0 stars - 1 reviews range from 0 to 5

My First Mind Map

Stay in the Know

Follow our blog to never miss an important update, downtime warning or tutorial!

Mobile Apps

Download our native mobile apps for iOS and Android to mind map on the go!

Tutorial Videos

With our short tutorial videos you can get to know MindMeister's most important features in a matter of minutes

Mind Map Training

Visit the MindMeister Academy to learn all the tricks and become a great mapper in no time!

Key Shortcuts

To view the most important shortcuts, click on the question mark in the bottom right corner of your map editor, then click "Key Shortcuts"

Getting started

This is a note! You can read notes by hovering over them with your mouse To create or edit a note, select the topic and use the notes widget in the right sidebar to write your text Click on Advanced to open our little text editor. Here you can format your text, create bullet-point lists and more

Add a sibling idea by hitting ENTER

This is a sibling idea

Add a child idea by hitting TAB

Choose icons and images to decorate your mind map

To add an icon, select the topic and then choose an icon from the library in the sidebar on the right side of your map editor. Right next to icons you will find the image library. You can also click the + button to upload a new image from your computer!

Connect topics with the arrow tool in the upper left corner of your screen

Add links, tasks or files to your topics, using the widgets in the sidebar

Change your map layout by opening the layout options in the upper left corner of your screen


By the way, this is a floating topic. To create a floating topic, simply drag it away from the map center.

Alternatively, you can right-click the topic and choose "Disconnect" from the context menu.