The Best 100% Free Mind Map Tool for PC & MAC

A 100% free mind map tool that is easy-to-use yet powerful. The predefined mind map symbols, prepared templates and advanced formatting tools enable users to create mind map faster than ever.

Introduction to Mind Map

A mind map is a graphical representation of ideas or topics in a radial, non-linear manner. Mind maps are used to visualize, organize, and classify ideas, making them perfect for study aids, organizing information, problem solving, writing and making decisions. The term "mind map" was first popularized by British popular psychology author and television personality Tony Buzan. Since then, mind mapping was widely used in the area of both business and education. In business field, mind mapping helps the organization to brainstorm products, set strategy, plan projects, and more. In education field, mind mapping helps students to retain information through interactive learning.

Totally Free yet Powerful Mind Map Tool

Using powerful software like Edraw to create mind map isn't difficult at all. It is 100% free. Included are free download, free symbols and free templates. Try it before you buy it. No forms to fill no gimmicks and no strings attached.

With Edraw mind map maker, you can complete a mind map, simple or complex, more than 300% faster. It automatically adds symbols and connectors, assigns the right position, generate text boxes, plus many more powerful tools designed to keep things simple.

Mind Map Maker

Supported Platforms

Works on Windows 7, 8, 10, XP, Vista and Citrix

Works on 32 and 64 bit Windows

Works on Mac OS X 10.2 or later

Smart Mind Map Symbols and More

The Edraw mind map symbols are smart ones since they are attached with quick floating buttons. 1 click on the floating button will generate a new shape instantly, along with a connector and a text box. The text box acts as a property of the shape and moves in tandem with that shape. See how amazing these symbols are:

Use the Floating Button to Generate New Shape

Click Floating Button

1. Select a shape.
2. Click the floating button to add topic or sub topic.

Drag and Drop to Generate New Shape

drag to add
added

1. Drag a shape over the target shape.
2. Release the mouse when an orange box shows.

From Edraw, you can not only get mind map symbols with auto generation function but also various shapes and clipart to make your mind map unique. Every time you open the mind map stencil, the Symbols library appears next to the canvas. Shapes from this library can be directly inserted into a mind map shape. The inserted Symbols become a glued part of the mind map and will move in tandem with the diagram.

Daily Schedule Mind Map

Featured Mind Map Templates

Searching for mind map examples? We have a plenty of featured templates. All templates are elaborately designed, well-formatted, printable, editable and sharable. Click on the images below to view the large versions. Speed up your process to create mind map by downloading these templates. Spruce up your mind map by modifying them with beautiful backgrounds, symbols and clipart.

Healthy Lifestyle Examples Market Research Template
Sunday Activities Mind Map Examples Health Mind Map Examples

Mind Mapping Tips

  1. Choose Suitable Arrangement Direction
  2. arrangement direction of mind map

  3. Present Websites or other Resources in Mind Maps
  4. Save Your Mind Maps as JPEGs
  5. Combine Mind Map with other Diagrams to Enhance Persuasion

Please refer to article: Automatic Layout of Mind Map for more information.

Conclusion

Edraw offers you totally free yet advanced mind mapping tools for more effective mind maps. By following the basic principles and useful mind mapping tips, your mind map will surely amaze the audience effectively.

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Edraw Max is perfect not only for professional-looking flowcharts, organizational charts, mind maps, but also network diagrams, floor plans, workflows, fashion designs, UML diagrams, electrical diagrams, science illustration, charts and graphs... and that is just the beginning!

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