CmapTools
CmapTools
19.0
4.4
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CmapTools free download for Mac

CmapTools for Mac

27 October 2020

Construct, navigate, and share knowledge models as concept maps.

What is CmapTools for Mac

The CmapTools program empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps. Among many other features, it allows users to construct their Cmaps in their personal computer, share them on servers (CmapServers) anywhere on the Internet, link their Cmaps to other Cmaps on servers, automatically create Web pages of their concept maps on servers, edit their maps synchronously (at the same time) with other users on the Internet, and search the Web for information relevant to a concept map.

The CmapTools client is free for use by anybody, whether its use is commercial or non-commercial. In particular, schools and universities are encouraged to download it and install it in as many computers as desired, and students and teachers may make copies of it and install it at home. (Commercial companies that install their own CmapServer do need to get a separate license for a CmapTools client that will talk to the commercial version of the CmapServer).

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What's new in CmapTools

Version 19.0 (6.04):

Note: Although Finder indicates that this is version 19.0, the developer states that this is version 6.04

  • Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.
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Essadee
Essadee
Apr 30 2015
5.06
0.0
Apr 30 2015
0.0
Version: 5.06
you'll 404 with the current MacUpdate link, but if you backtrack a bit you'll find your way to the download page: http://cmap.ihmc.us/products/
Merrimac
Merrimac
Sep 15 2009
5.03
0.0
Sep 15 2009
0.0
Version: 5.03
Hitting the 'Download' button above actually (as of this post) redirects to a page that asks you to submit your contact info. Here are the actual download links (courtesy of Softpedia): For Mac OS 10.4: http://cmapdownload.ihmc.us/installs/CmapTools/Mac/MacOSXCmapTools_v5.03_04-07-09.zip For Mac OS 10.3.9: http://cmapdownload.ihmc.us/installs/CmapTools/Mac/Past%20Releases/MacOSXCmapTools_v4.18_06-09-08.zip
Appscout
Appscout
May 13 2009
4.18
0.0
May 13 2009
0.0
Version: 4.18
Free? Well, that depends on your definition.
Talldwarf
Talldwarf
May 5 2008
4.11
0.0
May 5 2008
0.0
Version: 4.11
The reason why CMAP is so good and I am going back to it after trying out "mind mapping" software such as Novamind and other online tools such as mindomo.com is because it is true CONCEPT mapping. The difference is the ability to write on the arrows and have true links between items in different parts of the map. Other mind map programs are really a graphical version of a bullet point list and that is why they can be exported to a neat text version. CMAP is more than that. I "wanted" to use/like novamind but as a teacher I want more links between parts of the map and have useful text on those links.
Guest
Guest
Nov 9 2005
3.10
4.0
Nov 9 2005
4.0
Version: 3.10
This program is free. Inspiration is $69. For free, I'm willing to overlook a lot of the missing features and shortcomings. This pretty handy for what it is. I'm not understanding the other reviews.
Guest
Guest
May 30 2005
3.8
4.0
May 30 2005
4.0
Version: 3.8
CmapTools 3.8 is essentially Inspiration Mind Map Software, but financed by DARPA and our friends at DOD. Have a look-see at their website: http://www.ihmc.us/ Back to CmapTools. You can make pretty diagrams easily, but that's about it. Export to text is supported, but the actual text document is unstructured. Inspiration lets one export as Word, Mellel, AppleWorks, etc, and preserves structure. Collaboration via internet is also supported, but this is not rocket science to implement. What you get for free (your tax dollars at work) here is a nice diagramming package and a lot of window decorations. It is like using Power Point to do engineering, a charge leveled at NASA by the Columbia investigation Board. Summary: CmapTools looks like a poorly copied version of Inspiration 7.6. Essentially, where are the justifications for the lofty claims made by the developers on their web site?
Guest
Guest
May 30 2005
3.8
4.0
May 30 2005
4.0
Version: 3.8
An excellent program belonging to the "Mind Map" family of software -- conceptually similar to Visio and Inspiration. Pros: Easy to use. Versatile. Free. Cross-platform compatability. Cons: Nothing substantial -- JVM performance penalty on program startup and when saving CMAPs. Few built-in node shapes (Can be imported from other sources). On Balance: A strong tool to visually represent information. It is especially useful for representing the intra and inter-relationships between concepts.
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  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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