Application for Mind Mapping, Knowledge Management, Project Management. Develop, organize and communicate your ideas and knowledge in the most effective way.
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It is a very good tool to do mind maps, especially maths mind maps, because of you can use latex. I think it could be improve in some aspects, like having a latex dictionary, and export option, but it is the best program of its class.
Very nice tool I use to investigate new domains or use as a document/link organisation tool. However I tried to install the latest Mac OS X release (1.3.11) and failed with a corrupted package error with both .dmg and .zip files & multiple tries.
Absolutely essential tool for wrangling complex and amorphous projects.
I have been using Freeplane (and also Freemind) for a few years now. I love the basic functionality, and especially the way that basic tasks like adding and moving nodes can be accomplished with the keyboard (without needing the mouse). I have to say though that the menus need some serious reorganising. I find I'm often having to hunt through every menu option to try and find some features. There are a whole ton of features that have been added over the years that I don't use, and will never use, and yet there they are taking up menu space. I think the app would benefit from a simplified user interface, perhaps where the menu options where configurable so that unused options could be hidden away.