Dear Freemind team,

Thanks so much for this incredible piece of software.  I must I was very sceptical about the utility of mind mapping after some experience with another old application.  I found that one hard to use, slow and unattractive.

FreeMind is everything opposite.  Its speed and professional overall appearance make it great for sitting down to brainstorming sessions with people that are generally not so computer literate - and they buy into the concept right away!

So far I used Freemind in brainstorming sessions for projects, for basic knowledge management, and for planning and writing articles.  I have already passed it on to several other people who are now using it too, and plan to continue doing so.  With a few basic additions to the capability of FreeMind I'm pretty sure it will leave many other proprietary competitors eating dust.