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FreeMind Review

FreeMind OUR SCORE 99%
starting price Free
our score 99%
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  1. What is FreeMind
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is FreeMind?

FreeMind is a free and open-source mind-mapping application based on Java. It offers users the ability to create visually beautiful structured diagrams through easy-to-understand and intuitive controls. Users can make use of quick keyboard shortcuts to generate visualizations of concepts, projects, ideas, brainstorming sessions, and the like. You can create hyperlinks for files and web addresses and use them as nodes in your map. You are given access to features such as built-in icons, folding branches, facility search, graphic node-connecting links, color formatting options, and many more. People from different sectors and business scales use this for project tracking, task management-based mind maps, presentation creation, and collaborative idea generation. It is used in education, governance, business, and non-government social work. The free software is licensed under GNU General Public License Version 2. Users can run this on Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems using Java Runtime Environment.

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FreeMind features

Main features of FreeMind are:

  • Built-in icons
  • Cloud around branches
  • Edit long multiline nodes
  • Export map to HTML
  • Fast one-click navigation
  • File and web hyperlinks from nodes
  • Find facility
  • Folding branches
  • Graphical links connecting nodes
  • Smart copying and pasting from
  • Smart copying and pasting into
  • Smart drag-and-drop interface
  • Transform maps using XSLT
  • Undo capability

FreeMind Benefits


The main benefits of Freemind are its free software, streamlined idea organization solution, and cross-platform compatibility. You can also link ideas to each other easily. You can navigate through them easily via the “follow link” and “fold & unfold” operations. You will be able to edit XML/HTML documents and create directory trees. You can manipulate them through an easy drag-and-drop tool where you can select and work on multiple nodes. You can easily drop text and files into the interface from external sources.

The smart copy-and-paste function enables the pasting of HTML links, easy pasting of selected files list, and automatic formatting of the pasted content.

FreeMind is programmed in Java which allows it to offer cross-platform portability. This makes it highly reliable in working with data sourced from different pools. You can export in many formats such as JPEG, HTML, and PDF. This functionality, with versioning capability, expedites note taking and visualizes your thoughts in an organized manner.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

FreeMind Integrations

The following FreeMind integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

No information available.

Customer Support


Pricing Plans

FreeMind pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial