MindNode Lite
MindNode Lite
1.9.3
4.5
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MindNode Lite free download for Mac

MindNode Lite for Mac1.9.3

10 December 2012

Mindmapping application.

What is MindNode Lite for Mac

MindNode Lite is a free and very easy-to-use mindmapping application. It was created with the user in mind and features a very simple interface for quickly creating visual appealing mind maps.

What's new in MindNode Lite

Version 1.9.3
  • Fixes performance issues related to scrolling and text input.
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Blackmacdaddy
Blackmacdaddy
Aug 14 2012
1.9
5.0
Aug 14 2012
5.0
Version: 1.9
What an awesome little app to explain basic concepts to my students! The is the perfect foil against some of my text heavy documents. I saw that someone mentioned there's no grid option (which I was also looking for.) However there is a free 131k utility on MacUpdate called GoldenMeanGrid that can help here. Great app for 'non-busy' big picture explanations. Thanks IdeasOnCanvas!
alexbrown
alexbrown
Mar 5 2012
1.7.4
5.0
Mar 5 2012
5.0
Version: 1.7.4
Very easy and useful. All my thoughts are under control
Doug-Engelbart
Doug-Engelbart
Jan 2 2012
1.7.4
0.0
Jan 2 2012
0.0
Version: 1.7.4
MU says "Requirements: PPC/Intel" and "Platform: PPC/Intel", but it downloads an Intel version only!!! Please correct this, MU...
Tbrizitsky
Tbrizitsky
Nov 16 2011
1.7.4
4.5
Nov 16 2011
4.5
Version: 1.7.4
Probably one of the best apps of its kind.
Vinkri
Vinkri
Nov 4 2011
1.7.4
3.5
Nov 4 2011
3.5
Version: 1.7.4
MindNode is a free mindmapping tool. Elegant, with bright colors and light interface. Easy to use with fast keyboard navigation. It's very good for what it does: write your ideas, organize your thoughts and thoroughly explore the topics you study. It's really a "tool" with a simple goal: it presents your ideas in a nice way, but some features are missing: personalize rtf exported data, for example. It's free, and therefore a very great software: can't beat the price, can you? But Freemind is better for its features. However, its defaults are Mindnode's qualities: stability, speed and look-and-feel. Free-Node would be great, then!
Joeshmoe200us
Joeshmoe200us
May 5 2011
1.6.3
3.0
May 5 2011
3.0
Version: 1.6.3
Freemind is a lot more advanced and also free. Yet a slight bit more of a learning curve then MindPro. However, MindPro has a simpler user interface, a good and quick way to get into mindmaping. Once your'e ready to move on to more advanced features, I would upgrade to Freemind to get all the bells and whistles, not the paid MindPro program.
Barisart
Barisart
Feb 23 2011
1.6.1
3.5
Feb 23 2011
3.5
Version: 1.6.1
This piece of software lets you organize your thoughts very quickly. Its user interface is very elegant and easy to use. If you work on small projects and you don't have to think about really complex problems MindNode is perfect. Sometimes you wish you could add some notes or links to your nodes but I guess you then have to use a more complex program or buy MindNode Pro.
Cocoanut
Cocoanut
Feb 7 2011
1.6.1
4.5
Feb 7 2011
4.5
Version: 1.6.1
Very nice app. Thanks for making it free.
NateuMacs
NateuMacs
Dec 14 2010
1.6
5.0
Dec 14 2010
5.0
Version: 1.6
I Love MindNode. Would like to have just a bit more functions like some form of alignment or a grid to work on. Also connecting multiple nodes back to 1. In some cases this would be very helpful. But overall great app!
Filp
Filp
Dec 10 2010
1.6
5.0
Dec 10 2010
5.0
Version: 1.6
If you need a hundred dollars worth of program, maybe you need Omnigraffle. But if what you want is, as the man says, "elegant" mind mapping, you can't do much better than this. And dev has been very responsive to problems.
Ang
Ang
May 27 2010
1.5.1
5.0
May 27 2010
5.0
Version: 1.5.1
This software is great ! Just like Freemind or others, but mac GUI is beautifull here. Very light, its open in 3 seconds. The very best and rare feature is the multi parents nodes. Freemind centralize each map with ONE parent node where mindnode is able to add thousand of parents node. The needs : - actually if you put the background color in dark, the URL colors are not modifiable ; - with a very big map, the best would be a shortcut to easily drag the map (curio and others use "SPACE+left click"); - full screen is not compatible with mac os spaces.
Utrunn
Utrunn
May 15 2010
1.5
5.0
May 15 2010
5.0
Version: 1.5
Works well and is simple. FreeMind always would hang whenever I tried to launch it but I've had no probs with MindNode.
Maced
Maced
Jan 14 2010
1.4.4
0.0
Jan 14 2010
0.0
Version: 1.4.4
simply the best and slickest mindmapping app out there. i really hated mindmaps until i saw (and started using) mindnode. well done!
No-One
No-One
Dec 23 2009
1.4.4
5.0
Dec 23 2009
5.0
Version: 1.4.4
This app is brilliant. Enough said.
Tekl
Tekl
May 11 2009
1.3.2
0.0
May 11 2009
0.0
Version: 1.3.2
I really like MindNode. I tried the Pro version but I'm missing some advanced Features. - A special node which contains a title and some descriptive content, the title should have different text and background colours - Curve adjustments like on the connections lines, - Decision, if the branch is left or right from the text (try to move a right aligned branch to the left - Style templates or at least a styles palette - The ability to paste graphics - Free movable objects (texts , boxes, circles? - More shape for filled nodes I think most features can be implemented without loosing the easy of use. Or can someone recommend an easy to use Mind Mapper with more advanced layout features? I tried NovaMind, where just moving nodes is complicated and OmniGraffle which is to powerful and complex.
Danemcgregor
Danemcgregor
Mar 10 2009
1.3
5.0
Mar 10 2009
5.0
Version: 1.3
Sweet and simple, like the developer said. Yes, XMind is more complex, but-- it's more complex :-). With MindNode, my kid could sit down, and with less than two minutes instruction from me she was creating mind maps for her class. Try THAT in Xmind. I also find it great for super-quick brainstorming where I don't want to get hung up on fiddling with the details (font, box shape, color, etc)-- having ADHLAH* makes this an all too common problem for me with XMind. Great app, thanks for the free version. *ADHLAH: Attention Defici- Hey Look! A Hummingbird!
ehd
ehd
Feb 17 2009
1.3
0.0
Feb 17 2009
0.0
Version: 1.3
XMIND is a MUCH more powerful and free alternative. The only reason I can think to use this elegant application is if you need Cocoa or Cocoa-based Services.
Dnem41
Dnem41
Jul 6 2008
1.1.1
5.0
Jul 6 2008
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
hi everyone. i noticed this app doesnt NEARly get the same amount of downloads as its "competitors". first of all, MindNode (whether intentionally or not), fits users that are more visually-geared. i mean by being able to easily manipulate the visual location, color, and position of a group of nodes with the child nodes, all with little effort and thinking makes this app very appealing to me. there was a lot in that sentence. there are like 2 keyboard shortcuts for you to know, then you can drag and place: a single node, a group of nodes either fellow sibling nodes and/or its child nodes and organize them in a way that makes the most sense for you. im really surprised this app doesn't get infinite downloads a week. but i tried a look at the other apps (like MyMind, MindJet, NovaMind & FreeMind) to see what the reasons might be that they are so much popular. first i notice they are much more text based. i mean that you write an outline, then it shows you a visual representation of a mind map. now you can move around the nodes in the mind map and they pretty just change the order of topics in the outline. now, this is good because it keeps your outline updated. there are set of rules in order to make that happen, so you cant really put the nodes any-gosh-darn-where you freely choose. now i guess that's good because it keeps your outline updated, but what if you don't give a fuck about an outline just yet? you, being a visual thinker, just want to put your ideas somewhere and arrange them visually. after some rearranging you will pretty much have a better idea of which are the main(est) ideas, separated into topics, subtopics, facts and analysis. so in short, this is the best mind mapping software for visually-based thinkers. while the others help you focus on writing the outline/paper while a mind map helps you visualize. obviously no software is perfect, which is why i gave 4 out of 5 stars under value. so developers, please perfect it. sorry to leave you hanging, but i don't feel like getting to much into it right now. im tired.
Dumond
Dumond
May 12 2008
1.1
0.0
May 12 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1
This looks like a neat little app; however, it lacks the cool features and control you'll find in the free mind-map application MyMind. (Unfortunately only PPC)
Xplicit
Xplicit
Apr 18 2008
1.0.1
0.0
Apr 18 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
Am I wrong or is it not possible to insert a node between two existing nodes?
gcoghill
gcoghill
Apr 11 2008
1.0.1
5.0
Apr 11 2008
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
I've only just demoed this a short while, but it works really fluidly and seems to be a perfect little application for mind-mapping (which admittedly I don't know much about). This seems like it will come in handy.
leslieh18
leslieh18
Mar 21 2008
1.0
0.0
Mar 21 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0
I'm so glad to see a new Leopard version of this applic. I tried MindNode a few months ago but decided to uninstall it after a few system freezes. I hope this version has solved those glitches because the interface is lovely and, as another commenter says, "MindNode makes mind-mapping fun." Best wishes to the developer for continued success with this application. Thanks!
Dalahast
Dalahast
Mar 9 2008
0.9.16
5.0
Mar 9 2008
5.0
Version: 0.9.16
Very fun, very easy to use. This makes mapping an enjoyable activity, something you might do for the fun of it. In fact, I have done some maps with this for the fun of it. MindNode is something you want to take out every day and make something interesting with it. Organise thoughts, collect information- MindNode does it all in a convenient, sleek package that captures the essence of the Mac- extra little bits and pieces that you don't need aren't present, and the user interface is intuitive, simple, and powerful. Very nicely done, fives all around for a pwnage app.
n4nln
n4nln
Mar 8 2008
0.9.16
0.0
Mar 8 2008
0.0
Version: 0.9.16
The app is nice, but if you care about cross-platform use, FreeMind is a Java app which lets me move maps back and forth between Mac and Windoze boxes. in fact, i have a USB drive with the app and the maps. FreeMind has more features, but it's not materially more complex.
Madmaxmedia
Madmaxmedia
Feb 28 2008
0.9.15
5.0
Feb 28 2008
5.0
Version: 0.9.15
The best of the freeware mindmapping apps IMO, covers the basics very well. The author is responsive to emails and suggestions, and I look forward to seeing how this app develops. There are a few $100+ full-featured mindmapping apps that are very feature-rich, but I just want something that does the basics very well at a freeware/shareware price.
Fishnchips
Fishnchips
Feb 26 2008
0.9.15
5.0
Feb 26 2008
5.0
Version: 0.9.15
What an excellent bit of software. Sure it's not exactly feature rich but it's simple and lightweight and does exactly what I need it to do - basic mind mapping. I'll be following this with interest as it continues to develop.
Musubana
Musubana
Feb 18 2008
0.9.14
0.0
Feb 18 2008
0.0
Version: 0.9.14
(Here I go again…) Is there any technical reason this app is Leopard-only? I mean, it looks simple and cocoa-esque, so why this limitation? If it has anything to do with Spaces, or Leopard Preview, or TimeMachine - is there a file or a line in the pref file I can delete to make it work in Tiger? Sorry for this double rant, but I think it would be crazy to buy Leopard just to get a free mind mapping app…
Pdwal
Pdwal
Feb 18 2008
0.9.14
4.0
Feb 18 2008
4.0
Version: 0.9.14
A very elegant little app, and already quite useful for simple mind mapping and for making quick lists. If I could add notes to the nodes in a side or bottom or floating panel I could get some serious work done with this. I will certainly follow the development of what might be a gem.
Musubana
Musubana
Feb 18 2008
0.9.14
0.0
Feb 18 2008
0.0
Version: 0.9.14
Please make this app available for Tiger users… There are a lot of us still!
Free
4.5
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.3 or later
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