Mind mapping helps you organize your thoughts, remember information and generate new ideas. We've created a beautiful, intuitive app, so you can mind map wherever you are and whenever you want.

SimpleMind Pro is designed to synchronize your Mind Maps across platforms. For example (as a separate purchase) for Mac -

• Easy to use.
• Continuously fine-tuned based on customer feedback.
• Trustworthy and reliable: 10+ years of updates and improvements.
• Used in a wide range of applications: business, education, legal and medical.
• Unique free-form layout or various auto layouts.
• Seamless synchronization using clouds.
• Add media and documents.
• Share Mind Maps.
• Change and customize the style of the Mind Map.
• Tools to help you maintain overview.

○ place topics anywhere you want in the free-form layout
○ or use one of the various auto layouts - great for brainstorming
○ reorganize and restructure using drag, rotate, re-arrange or reconnect
○ use checkboxes, progress bars, auto-numbering
○ connect any two topics with a crosslink
○ label relations
○ virtually unlimited page size and number of elements
○ supports multiple Mind Maps on one page

Add media and documents
○ images and photos
○ notes
○ icons (stock, emojis or custom)
○ link to a topic, mind map, contact, file or webpage
○ voice memos
○ videos

Seamless synchronization using clouds
○ sync mind maps with your iPads and iPhones
○ sync mind maps across platforms. For example with Mac - as a separate purchase
○ built-in support for Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, 坚果云 - Nutstore, and Nextcloud
○ use iCloud via the Files App

Share your Mind Map
○ for example as PDF or Image
○ outline, can be imported in word processors
○ create a slideshow to present your Mind Map (Tablet only)
○ print
○ export to Reminders or Calendar

Style your mind map
○ change the appearance by selecting one of the 15+ style sheets
○ create your own style sheets
○ style every detail, exactly how you want it
○ change borders, lines, colors, background color, the checkbox color, and much more

Maintain overview
○ collapse and expand branches
○ hide or show branches or topics
○ block out distractions with autofocus
○ highlight branches by displaying branch borders
○ visually group topics with group borders
○ organize your Mind Maps in folders
○ outline view
○ search

What’s New

Version 1.31.0

• The style sheets have been updated with a fresh new look.
• The built-in style sheets support dark mode, meaning if you switch to dark mode the style sheet will as well.
• Making your own custom style sheets has been made easier with the new stylesheet editor.
• Advanced Search options added - search for icon, checkbox or date.
• General improvements and minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
314 Ratings

314 Ratings

myou51 ,

I love it! But wish I could do organic mind mapping

It works great, it’s easy to add pictures and drawings, and it syncs well. One of the things I really like is that I can buy it rather than pay a subscription! I may be old school but I remember a time when we could buy software rather than rent it. I wish users would boycott apps that require subscriptions.

Here is my only problem with it. You can’t do organic mind mapping. Free style is close but it doesn’t allow the words to follow the lines like if you were drawing on pen and paper. Instead it uses the fishbone style. (If you don’t know what I mean see the book “Mind Mapping for Dummies")

Imindmap is the only one I can find that does organic mind mapping but they charge a ridiculous price for a subscription. Please update to allow organic mind mapping. Your app is already great but it would be the absolute best if we could do organic mind mapping on it!

JD8459 ,

Incredibly good mind mapping

I’ve been using mind maps as a way to research things for work for years. The problem has always been the flexibility of the tool. The software I’ve used in the past has been essentially graphical outlining. It worked, and allowed for some rearranging a grouping of content. But it was overall pretty difficult to move branches around.

SimpleMind gets it right! Long press on any node, and it highlights all of its subordinate nodes so you can drag and drop the whole thing on another branch. Easily drag out handles to create new nodes or connections between nodes. Wrap nodes in an expandable border. The software has so many excellent, well designed features l can’t list them all here. (No, I have no relationship with the developers. I’m just really this happy to have found this app.) Even better, the software is availble for both iPad and Mac, and they work seamlessly together.

Bravo, highly recommended.

RustVel ,

iThoughs and SimpleMind rule!

Having issues with thinking straight and focusing makes these apps indispensable. It’s like a part of my neurology now. How do you thank some one for giving you a part of your brain?

I mention iThoughts too because its just as good and because each one has some unique features that the other does not have. Like slideshows on this one (which was is amazing idea I did not even expect or ask for), or the effortless free form layout with the ability to rotate or move branches around for visibility and control. I’d choose this one for creativity and brainstorming, whereas the other one is better for overall knowledge management.

This app is soooo good! THANK YOU!

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