Which is the best mindmapping software?
I track discussions about mind mapping on Twitter and in blogs, and I often hear or read the question "Which is the best mindmapping software?" Anyone who gives you a single, immediate answer either knows you and your mindmapping activities very well, or is likely recommending the one that they've become familiar with themselves. What's "best"? What is "best" depends so much on how you use mind maps. Some people use them for study, some for planning projects, some for organizing information, some to spark ideas and facilitate brainstorming sessions, some while planning the writing of a report or blog post. Some mindmap alone, others mindmap in groups. Myself, I mostly use Xmind, 3D Topicscape Pro (naturally, as much of it is my design), MindManager, MindMeister and CMAP depending on what I'm doing. Two drivers for mapping (wondering which software made this map? Either because it makes you think The process of building the map can help you think something through, get new ideas or learn.
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