Buzan's iMindMap

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iMindMap™
Developer(s) OpenGenius Ltd
Stable release
iMindMap 10
Operating system Microsoft Windows, macOS
Type Mind Mapping, Brainstorming and Project Planning
License End User License Agreement for iMindMap
Website www.imindmap.com

iMindMap is an all-in-one Mind Mapping, brainstorming and project management software, endorsed by Tony Buzan, the inventor of Mind Mapping.

Developer[edit]

The desktop application was developed by OpenGenius Ltd, a software and training company founded by Chris Griffiths with offices in the UK, Poland and Japan. iMindMap runs on Microsoft Windows and macOS. The software allows organic and linear Mind Maps, brainstorms and project timelines to be created using a mouse, keyboard, interactive whiteboard or tablet computer.

Versions[edit]

  • Paid version - iMindMap 10 (released December 2016) includes the following features: Fast Capture, Brainstorm, Mind Map, Time Map, Presentation and 3D View's, Branch Art, SmartLayout, MultiMaps, Flowcharts, spreadsheets, Map Snippets, adding & exporting audio notes, attaching data (via dragging and dropping), intelligent printing, filtering, integration with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook), Evernote, Google Drive, Dropbox, Apple iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) and OpenOffice.org (Writer, Calc, Impress); image and icon library; sketch tool, OPML Import & Export, expand and collapse; focus in and focus out; relationship arrows; boundaries; importation of iMindQ, FreeMind, ConceptDraw, MindGenius, XMind, Novamind, MindManager and Word files; export as web pages, images, PDFs and SVGs, It also supports Mac Sierra and Windows 10. Languages include: English and Japanese. For a list of all current languages, see Product history table below.
  • In the newest update, iMindMap 10 (released December, 2016), many new features have been added to the desktop software including the Time Map View, software importers, email and Mind Map Library integration, Tags and Icon Manager.
  • Subscription version - iMindMap Cloud & Mobile is a subscription package released in March 2012. It includes iMindMap mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android Phone and Android Tablet, and an online editor that can be accessed through a web browser, to store and sync Mind Maps between the supported devices.

Product history[edit]

Version Platform Release Date Languages
iMindMap Beta Version 1 Windows, Mac Released November 2006
iMindMap Version 1 Windows, Mac Released January 2007
iMindMap Version 1.5 Windows, Mac, Linux Released July 2007
iMindMap Version 2 Windows, Mac, Linux Released September 2007
iMindMap Version 2.5 Windows, Mac, Linux Released May 2008
iMindMap Version 3 Windows, Mac Released September 2008 English, Welsh, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian,

Polish, Traditional Chinese.

iMindMap Version 3.1 Windows, Mac, Linux Released November 2008 English, Welsh, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian,

Polish, Traditional Chinese.

iMindMap Version 4 Windows, Mac, Linux Released May 2009 12 languages including English, German, French, Spanish.
iMindMap Version 4.1 Windows, Mac, Linux Released October 2009 15 languages including English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Swedish and Danish.
iMindMap 5.0 Windows, Mac, Linux Released April 2011 English, Japanese.
iMindMap 5.1 Windows, Mac, Linux Released June 2011 English, Japanese.
iMindMap 5.2 Windows, Mac, Linux Released July 2011 English, Japanese.
iMindMap 5.3 Windows, Mac, Linux Released Aug 2011 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese.

iMindMap 5.4 Windows, Mac, Linux Released November 2011 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 5.5 Windows, Mac, Linux Released February 2012 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 6 Windows, Mac Released July 2012 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 6.1 Windows, Mac Released November 2012 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 6.2 Windows, Mac Released March 2013 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 7 Windows, Mac Released November 2013 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 8 Windows, Mac Released December 2014 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 9 Windows, Mac Released November 2015 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Danish.

iMindMap 10 Windows, Mac Released November 2016 English, US English, Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,

Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Polish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese and Danish.

File format[edit]

  • .IMX file format
  • Import using iMindQ, FreeMind, ConceptDraw, MindGenius, XMind, Novamind and MindManager.
  • Import Microsoft Word files

See also[edit]

Investors[edit]

  • Horatio investments[1] invested in ThinkBuzan Ltd, the developers of iMindMap in 2010 and the company remains a key investor in ThinkBuzan Ltd.

References[edit]

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