MindMeister

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Cloud-based mind mapping tool for organizations of all sizes

About MindMeister

MindMeister is a cloud-based mind mapping solution designed to help organizations of all sizes manage brainstorming, collaboration, note-taking and project planning. MindMeister enables users to graphically represent information using videos, comments and PDFs or spreadsheets.

MindMeister allows users to create roadmaps using custom themes, colors and multiple layouts, including free, left/right aligned or organizational charts. Features include image libraries, information backup and restore, custom branding, data import/export, role-based access, real-time sessions, and more. Collaboration functionality comes with an integrated chat system for members to share ideas across teams, add notes or discuss changes. The project management module includes a drag-and-drop interface, which lets users assign tasks, set start and due dates, define priorities, indicate progress, and create email reminders.

MindMeister’s built-in presentation tool enables users to create slideshows and export them as PNG images, embed to websites or broadcast to online members. The platform integrates with various third-party applications such as G Suite, Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, Confluence, and Microsoft Teams.


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Stefan Eugen
Stefan Eugen
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

An invaluable tool

Reviewed on 9/4/2021

Pros

Great interface, easy to use, instant synchronization.

Cons

I use it as todo/note organizer, grouping them by subject and specific to my usage I would have liked to have metadata that can be attached to items (date, priority, ...) and then having the possibility of sorting items on the same level by that metadata.

Dimitri
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Turn ideas into action! Connect mind maps with task management

Reviewed on 21/9/2019

It leaves only one question open: How can anybody work efficiently without these two fantastic...

It leaves only one question open: How can anybody work efficiently without these two fantastic applications??

Pros

Think about it: For the first time ever, Mindmapping and Task Management are perfectly connected with each other! And both applications are uniting simplicity and efficiency in such a great way that you really want to work with them every day. No matter, whether you do brainstorming in a meeting, or need to sort your thoughts for to launch a new product, starting a new marketing campaign, ordering your competitive data or just simply make notes about a class you are intending, there is only one perfect tool you can easily use for everything: MindMeister.
MindMeister is not only a stoning beautiful and absolutely intuitive application, but it super effective and supporting your efficienc by directly creating tasks and assigning them to individual persons.
In case somebody missed the meeting, or you need to replay how the mindmap got built, simply click on the replay button and it gets constructed again right in front of your eyes.
Generate impressive powerpoint presentations with a click of a mouse button or manually in just seconds.
Collaborate interactive online on the same maps in real-time. Build knowledge bases by connecting mindmaps with each other.
You will never forget anything anymore because you will find any information easily again in one of your mindmaps.
On top of everyhting, MindMeister has a number of templates integrated for the majority of your needs, like SWOT analysis, decision matrix, homework planning, exam preparation, lesson and many more.

Cons

Nothing. MindMeister in combination with MeisterTask is the only right tools you will ever need for an efficient task and project management.

Imran
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Used to be a great product. Now appalling

Reviewed on 2/11/2023

Dissapointed with a degraded product and lack of product management consideration to the customer...

Dissapointed with a degraded product and lack of product management consideration to the customer base.

Pros

It USED to be a a great mindmapping. Fast, intuitive with all the essential featutes needed for mindmapping and brainstorming

Cons

Where to start? A year or so ago, Mindmeister upgraded their UI to a superficially 'modern' look but with inferior functionality and UX in every way. Cluttered, inconsistent, more friction in terms of usage. Unbelievable how a superb product has been ruined in such a thoughtless manner. After 10 years+ of usage I am looking at other options and using stuff like Notion where previously it would have been MM.

Colin
Colin
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  • Industry: Computer Networking
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

MindMeister - Easy to use, powerful and flexible Mind Mapping software

Reviewed on 15/1/2019

If you use Mind Mapping (and you should), Mindmeister is a great tool. Users are productive from...

If you use Mind Mapping (and you should), Mindmeister is a great tool. Users are productive from day one; additional features to embellish maps can be used after the mapping exercise to create a passable presentation. As it is a SaaS product, easy to have several people contributing to a map. Highly recommended.

Pros

Very easy to use - the tool doesn't get in the way of the process; critical for mind mapping
Reorganise and rearrange maps easily - even create submaps with links back to parent
Good integrations - e.g. Microsoft Teams
Can publish maps to public library, embed on website or share as editable or view only

Cons

Few complaints; resizing images could be easier (tough to grab the corner!); the interface could be prettier, but I'd sooner have functionality than pretty.
Printing large maps on a single sheet or PDF is trickier than it needs to be.
Sharing process could be simpler.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Fast brainstorming and collaboration

Reviewed on 29/11/2022

Pros

I used MindMeister in several brainstorming sessions, during Agile software development projects. The best thing about it was how it enabled the team to collaborate real time in the creation of the project mind map. The web interface is clean and usable, and you can also do everything by using only the keyboard through shortcuts to add/edit/remove mind map nodes.

Cons

Unfortunately there are limitations in the basic plan, so if you need to have more than a few mind maps active you need to upgrade to a paid plan. Also, not all export options are available. Finally, I'd reccomend a fast internet connection if you plan to collaborate with your team, since real time collaboration is more resource-consuming.

Alternatives Considered

XMind , Miro , FreeMind and Visio
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MindMeister FAQs

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MindMeister offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: €6.50/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Personal - €4.99 per month Pro - €8.25 per month Business - €12.49 per month

MindMeister has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

MindMeister supports the following languages:

Brazilian Portuguese, English, European Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

MindMeister supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

MindMeister integrates with the following applications:

Dropbox Business, Evernote Teams, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Workspace, MeisterTask, Microsoft Teams

MindMeister offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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