The Ultimate Toolkit for Bringing Ideas to Life

All The Features.

From your first brainstorming session to your final presentation, MindMeister’s extensive feature set fuels your creativity every step of the way. Learn more about mind mapping essentials, features for collaboration and sharing, team management functionality and possibilities for mapping on mobile.

Online Mind Mapping

The Essentials.

Beautiful Themes

Explore MindMeister’s expertly-designed themes to add color and style to your maps – improving readability and comprehension.

Mixed Map Layouts

Display content in three map layouts: mind map view, org chart, or list. You can even use different layouts on the same canvas!



Say goodbye to PowerPoint. Show your mind maps as presentations to share ideas quickly, simply and professionally.


Choose the layout that best suits your needs. Explore our predefined mind map templates: a map for every occasion!

Key Shortcuts

Add topics, format text, and arrange your map without touching your mouse. Mind mapping has never been easier.


Show relationships between any two mind map topics. Customize the style, shape, and start/endpoints of your connection line.

An Infinite Canvas For Your Ideas

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Make It Your Own

Styling Options.

Individual Topic Styling

With custom topic styling options, make each topic stand out. Customize the fill and stroke, shape and more.

Line Styling

Visualizing and emphasizing topics has never been easier. With line styles, you can customize each line on your map.

Tintable Images & Emojis

Add beautiful, tintable images to any map topic. If you prefer emojis, select from the panel for that personal touch.

I love MindMeister’s themes and note hierarchy, because it helps me show the most relevant overview points and elaborate further.

Henna Brodkin

Graduate Student, The Ohio State University

Freely-Positioned Topics

Branch out… or break free! Place topics anywhere on your mind map. Attach or float topics to make each map your own.

Markdown Syntax

Format text within mind map topics, comments and notes using Markdown inputs. No need to use your mouse!

It All Starts With An Idea

Make Beautiful Mind Maps.

The Next Level

Advanced Features.

Outline Mode

Toggle between the visual and linear with Outline Mode. View mind maps as bulleted lists or bulleted lists as mind maps.

Expandable Notes

Dive deeper with expandable notes. With more space for your ideas, you can add even more context to map topics.


Context without the clutter. Attach files to maps from local storage, or link out to documents, articles and more on the web.

[MindMeister] is so easy to use and gets great results every time.

Fraser N.


Source: Capterra

Focus Mode

When it’s time to focus, look no further. In Focus Mode, distractions disappear so you can focus on what matters: your ideas!


Convert your MindManager, XMind or Freemind files into MindMeister maps using the quick and easy import function.

Bring Your Team Together


Brainstorm Mode

Launch collaborative brainstorming sessions with your team. Let your creativity flow, then add comments and reactions!


Spark debate on your mind maps with comments. Exchange thoughts and suggestions in a logical, structured way.

Versions History

View previous versions of mind maps, make a copy of a previous version, or restore your map to its former glory.

More Than a Mind Map

Integrations & Embeds.


Convert mind map topics into tasks on any project board in MeisterTask. Turn ideas to actions and track them with ease.


Embed any MindMeister map into a document in MeisterNote. See changes to the map in real time via MeisterNote.

MindMeister enables us to meet efficiently, whether we’re all together in HQ or brainstorming remotely across offices. Plans can then be converted into tasks in MeisterTask, to ensure no ideas are lost.

Adriana Ramirez

Head of Projects at Grupo JHR

Embedded Media

Enhance your mind maps with embedded multimedia attachments in map topics, including videos, images, gifs and links.

Google Workspace

Create and open mind maps directly from Google Drive, sync your entire maps library, export all maps as a backup .zip file or attach files from Google Drive.

MS Teams

Once your admin has added MindMeister to the team account, sign up to MindMeister using their Office 365 domain and start mapping in MS Teams.

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Better Together


Admin Account

Define how your team uses MindMeister: manage users, groups and subscription options from a single team admin portal.

User Groups

Create groups within your organization – such as departments or project teams – to streamline map storage and sharing.

Roles and Permissions

Decide who can view and edit maps by setting permissions for users and groups. Define permissions granularly for each map.

Show it Off


Share Link

Spread good ideas via your map’s unique share link. Made a mistake? Generate a new link to revoke access at any time.


Develop and present mind maps with other tools. Export to PDF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and more to ensure alignment.


Immortalize your mind maps by printing them on paper: perfect for use as learning aids or attractive handouts at events.

Whenever, Wherever.

On the Go.

Mobile Apps

Whenever, wherever. MindMeister’s iOS and Android apps facilitate collaborative mind mapping from your mobile device.

Email Notifications

Configure email notifications from MindMeister to find out when a map has been changed or if a comment needs your attention.

Real-Time Sync

Map effortlessly across multiple devices. On desktop, phone or tablet, MindMeister keeps you mapping and safeguards your ideas.

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