―For All People and Organizations Requiring Creativity―
ThinkSpace is a powerful thinking tool designed to match the workflow of your creative thoughts. Its simple and intuitive interface integrates seamlessly with a wide variety of thinking methods.Its main features which include smooth handwritten sticky notes, editable unlimited size canvases, a variety of frameworks for generating ideas, and real-time sharing with cloud services, will all provide a powerful support for your creative processes.
Use ThinkSpace in a variety of ways, for free-range brainstorming using handwritten sticky notes, arranging and managing ideas, mind mapping, diagram, generating ideas with different thinking methods and frameworks, online brainstorming, real-time shared whiteboards, and more.
Ideal for anyone who needs to generate new ideas, from professionals such as entrepreneurs, project managers, consultants, marketers, advertisers, researchers, teachers, and writers, to students wishing to learn about creative thought processes.
・Optimal for free form brainstorming: You can use cards to develop and structure your ideas. You can easily create a mind map using keyboard shortcuts. The iPad version also supports handwriting with Apple Pencil.
・Create mind maps: Branches can be freely moved, allowing you to create more flexible mind maps.
・Limitless canvas sizes: Canvases can be stretched into limitless sizes, so you can naturally expand upon your ideas.
・Diagram creation: Both hand writing and text are supported.
・Use clippings from online browsing: Cut and paste from web pages onto canvases. Use links to let you freely move to web pages.
・Add pictures: Paste pictures that get your creative juices flowing onto your canvas.
・Reuse: Ideas are combinations of existing elements. Try taking out a card you've already made from the card box and applying it to a project you're working on now.
・Structure freely: Links from cards to canvases can be created, so you can freely create structures between canvases.
・Idea creation methods: Includes many different thinking techniques, such as SCAMPER and the Matrix Method.
・Frameworks: Includes carefully selected high end templates for business professionals, covering everything from standard models like 3C analysis and SWOT analysis, to innovation theories like Blue Ocean Strategy and Business Model Canvas.
・Supports text input by Apple Pencil (iPadOS): Currently supports English and Chinese
・Widget support (iOS): You can check the created card by placing it on the home screen. Also, you can instantly turn your ideas into cards from the home screen.
・Create frameworks: You can create and register your own unique frameworks.
・Synchronize data (Pro version): Synchronize your data with your iPhone, iPad and Mac.
・Online brainstorming: If you invite team members to join, you can share and edit ideas together.
・Use a shared whiteboard for remote work: If you invite other users, you can make it easier to communicate and share ideas.
・ Unlimited canvases upload
・ Data Synchronization with your iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Price may vary by location. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.
Subscriptions are offered for either 1-month, and will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. Manage your subscriptions in Account Settings after purchase.
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Ratings and Reviews
Promising Tinderbox Alternative
For those of you familiar with the cult favorite Tinderbox app on the Mac, this application comes the closest I’ve seen to replicating Tinderbox’s map experience.
It’s not there yet — long form text can’t yet be associated with the nodes on the map. There’s no tagging outside of color. No nesting of nodes. But, it has a super simple, clean, mapping UI.
Keep an eye on this one.
I think I will like this app
This is my very first review. I just spent 2 hours searching for an alternative app to draw mind maps because the one that I used is now charging a super high subscription fee.
I guess the developer sacrifice efficiency for flexibility. You can organize the map in any way you want. Therefore, the cards are not automatically aligned, and you cannot create a sibling card by just press return which is a feature of other mind mapping apps. I think I can live with this small shortcoming for now.
I do hope that a desktop version can be developed. I am not used to do extensive work on iPad.
Developer Response ,
Hello, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are pleased to announce the release of the Mac version of ThinkSpace. Please try it from the Mac App Store. We will continue to improve ThinkSpace. Thank you for your support.
Desktop laggnig behind iOS version
I have been using the iOS version of Thinkspace on my iPad for a while and love it. It fills the mind-mapping app niche in a way that no other app does, so I was pleasantly suprised to see the macOS version in the App Store.
The macOS 1.0.0 version seems to be a direct port of the iOS app, and the differences in the desktop versus mobile UIs are apparent. For example, zooming in and out on iOS is a simple pinch gesture that relies on the iOS touch interface. I have not found a way to zoom on the macOS version, since I do not have a multi-touch HID device such as a trackpad on my iMac. I hope to see a mouse/keyboard/menu-based way to zoom in the next update.
Developer Response ,
Thank you for using ThinkSpace.
I am very happy that you liked the app.
In version 1.1.0, we added zoom commands.
Zoom in: ⌘+
Zoom out: ⌘-
If you have any questions or requests, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you for your continuous support.
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- Naoya Enokida
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- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 11.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 10.15 or later.
English, Arabic, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
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