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MindManager

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Information mapping and idea visualization tool

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99

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One year subscription to the full featured product which includes upgrades to new versions, co-editing, integration with MS Teams and other apps included in $169 per year.

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It's market positioning makes it one of the more expensive Mind Mapping tools on the market but its rich feature set and ease of use makes up for the premium pricing.
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Ganjar W.

Higher Education, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Jumbled ideas? No need to worry anymore!

Reviewed 5 years ago

Mindmanager is essential for me. It helps me to explore ideas before writing it as scientific journals or before preparing the idea for a classroom seminar.

Pros

Have you ever felt that you have lots of great ideas but they are too tangled? That instead of feeling excitement on delivering these ideas, you are feeling overwhelmed instead? Well, fear no more! Mindmanager is there for you to help with this issue! Mindmanager allows users to create a mind map of an idea. It is very easy to use and has a simple, smooth user interface which allows users to straight...

Cons

Mindmanager is a commercial application, which requires users to pay. You can use the free, 30-days trial version to test whether the application suits your need before paying the price of the application.

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Alistair M.

E-Learning, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Far more expensive than it needs to be

Reviewed 2 years ago

It's a great planning tool but loads of the features are completely irrelevant for my needs. The one online training event I attended was so complex I left half way through. When the current version needs updating I'll be going to a rival offering better value.

Pros

Ease of import and export to and from Microsoft Word. Basics are easy to use (but there are cheaper ways of doing the basics!)

Cons

It's more expensive than rivals. It nags me for upgrades even after paying hundreds of pounds for a licence. Although it's easy to publish a map so others can view it, if you want people to collaborate and edit the map you have to pay a significant additional licence.

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Nairoby D.

Telecommunications, 5,001-10,000 employees

Used other for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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The relationship between value and price speak of it

Reviewed 5 years ago

In my experience the use of the SW has made the work much easier, especially to make it more visual or for a presentation of a project

Pros

I love using MindManager for mental maps and individual or group brainstorms, it is exactly like drawing on a sheet of paper with a pencil, with the great advantage of having shapes and icons to add and make the work more visual and attractive. Organize ideas in a clean way. It is relatively easy to use.

Cons

Privative tool, only for windows, I have not been able to update the version since I can not pay for it, the cost is high. There are functions that I still do not learn to use and there is not enough documentation or forums in my opinion.

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Mark S.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Long time user - I like it a lot. It's fairly robust. They force you to pay for upgrades.

Reviewed 6 years ago

It's helped me organize, brainstorm and present in my business for many years. It's solid and dependable.

Pros

It gets used a lot! It's very intuitive and seems to not have wasted features you wouldn't use. It's quick and not bogged down at all. The maps look really sharp and professional so can be used on screen shares and look like a champ.

Cons

Price and forced upgrade expenses if you want them. It's understandable to have paid upgrades every now and then. MindJet has always NOT had their client base truly in mind. Even back with their mobile app ... they were charging a monthly price for that when all we needed was to access our maps and be able to make minor adjustments. This company puts out a good product, but their view of your client base does not show that they have our best interest in mind, but rather siphon out all the cash they can get. Not a long term customer centric leadership in my experience.

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Mike P.

Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Power User

Reviewed 7 years ago

I have used just about every version of MindManager since 2002. I have been a beta tester and a MindManager trainer. The latest version of the software is excellent with a large number of advanced features including HTML 5 export which allows maps to be opened in all web browsers without having the Mindjet application. Maps are navigable and in the same resolution as original. Other new features...

Pros

Ease of use and high resolution of text, excellent integration with MS Office apps, Zappier integration possibilities, built in browser pane for fast context based research

Cons

Some advanced features are hard to find in menu structure if you are unfamiliar

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Peter M.

Banking, 501-1,000 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Simply the best mind mapping tool

Reviewed 5 years ago

I've been using Ming Manager for more then 10 years. I even convinced my former employer (bank) to use Mind Manager throughout the corporation. Many people liked it and use it in their daily work. I even used it for my personal task management. It's great to see all your agenda on 1 page :)

Pros

I like user-friendliness of MindManager. I've tried many mind mapping tools, both online and offline and I find MM simply the best. It is visually perfect, very intuitive and offers all features you might need. There are many template and add ons for MM, e.g. we used it for project planning (task management, brainstorming, project planning, work breakdown structure, etc.).

Cons

Maybe only the price compared to many free tools, but considering you use it for work, I think it's worth to buy it. If your car deserves some added feature, why not your daily work?

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Pawel C.

Logistics and Supply Chain, 10,001+ employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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MindManager- short review

Reviewed 3 years ago

I'm working often with the software and I have to give only positive feedback- really good software!

Pros

MindManager is very user friendly and ease of use. The software helps us to find creative and non obvious solutions.

Cons

I don't like negotation part with the vendor- we don't received better price than price from official price list.

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Computer Software, 11-50 employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Great for Windows users but on the expensive side.

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

I used Mindjet for more than a decade and was very happy with the software until I migrated to Mac OS. Mindjet was for years the best mind mapping software out there and they have a solid offering which is very mature on Windows.

Cons

The pricing options are on the expensive side and the mac edition is second-grade. I downloaded the mac edition and eventually just felt that the price is too high for a product which is not 100% on par with the windows version. I eventually moved to XMind and I am very happy with my choice.

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Frances A.

Higher Education, 10,001+ employees

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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MindManager is my program of choice!

Reviewed 3 years ago

I have used Mind Manager since version Pro X5 (2004). I used it for school when I was a student and for work for both project planning and brainstorming. I had tried a free mind mapping program but did not like it as much as I liked Mind Manager.

Pros

MindManager is easy to use because the interface is like to Microsoft products. It is great for project planning and brainstorming. It was easy to use from the start.

Cons

The cost is a downside because they update it frequently, and the upgrade cost is expensive.

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allan t.

Information Technology and Services, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used monthly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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organise you mind and ideas

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

It s a simple and powerfull tool to organize idea and planning to implement them. The new version (2018) add some priority view and schedulute view to your mindmap files. Now you can also export to powerpoint (pc only) because of HTML5 integration. You can also replace projet with mindmanager with Gantt Pro addition. SharePoint integration is better now than previous version.

Cons

Price is high even for upgrade and Windows version is not equal to mac version. Many functions are not available like excel sync, Dropbox integration… but mac version is half price.

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Evens S.

Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used monthly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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I was looking for a tool that helps me connect my ideas and organize our brainstorming sessions

Reviewed 6 years ago

My ideas can easily speaks for themselves after entering them in Mindjet Mindmanager!

Pros

Very easy to use. You catch very fast how the software operates. Many different templates of organigrams and schemas are available. The cost model is not yearly. You pay one time and you get it for a lifetime. You only pay per years for the support and updates.

Cons

It is missing some functionnalities but the developpers at Mindjet seems open to create them for you. Sometimes, you will start a diagram 2 to 3 times before finding the right model to use.

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Tony K.

Environmental Services, 1-10 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend1/10

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Keep clear if you own a Mac

Reviewed 4 years ago

I would really keep clear if you aim to use this on a Mac.

Pros

It apparently has good functionality, but you can't realise it as the text is blurry on Macs

Cons

The text is blurry on a Mac screen. The suggested fixes, such as "choose to smooth font" don't work. A very expensive waste of money

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Mike L.

Publishing, self-employed

Used monthly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Awesome software for creating Mind Maps - FUN to use!

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Best mind map software on the market! Easy & FUN to use. Can use it to document business processes. Easy to edit and make changes.

Cons

A bit expensive. Wish there were a few more icons & labels available.

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Sun K.

Telecommunications, 51-200 employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Very simple and easy to use software to map out your thoughts.

Reviewed 4 years ago

This software has a very low learning curve and you can effectively use the software almost immediately.

Pros

Very good number of templates to easily create flowcharts to org charts. There are a good number of built-in icons and images that can be added to flowcharts. Easily export your projects as images or html.

Cons

Wish it could handle bullet points better. Wish it had a slightly larger selection of images and icons to choose from.