MindMeister for iPhone Finally in the App Store!

Please note: this article was last updated in 2009. For up to date information on the MindMeister app for iOS and Android, please visit: mindmeister.com/mind-maps/apps-download

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It is done – the new MindMeister application for iPhone and iPod touch has finally arrived in the App Store! Those who’ve followed its progress know that it has been a rather slow birth, but nonetheless, we’ve made it there in the end.

The new MindMeister iPhone application allows you to take your online mind maps with you wherever you go. Just sign in to your MindMeister account when you first start the app, browse and download your mind maps for local editing and let the application take care of synchronizing them with the cloud.

Feature overview:

  • Create, view, and edit maps online and offline
  • Seamlessly sync maps with your online MindMeister account
  • Share maps directly from iPhone
  • Full drag & drop support
  • Zoom in and out
  • Add children and sibling nodes
  • Support for icons, colors, styles *
  • Favorites and pending maps
  • Geistesblitz (quickly insert ideas)
  • Use with or without MindMeister account

* view only – edit support coming soon!

Upgrading from MindMaker?

You might remember that the MindMeister iPhone app was developed from MindMaker, which we acquired from Ultravague a while ago (that’s also why the publisher in the App Store is not MindMeister but Ultravague). So if you’ve already been using MindMaker this upgrade is completely free for you!

When you start the new app the first time your existing mind maps will automatically be converted to the new format. Then, once you sign up for a MindMeister account (the Basic one will do – but feel free to go Premium straight away), all your local maps will be synched to the MindMeister server. This means online access and backup, import and export in many formats, easy sharing and collaboration, and much much more.