How to Create Mind Map on Mac?

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Create unique and nice Mind Maps on mac effortlessly with automatic Mind Map software. Auto generation, auto connection and easy formatting make it ridiculously easy to gain a mind map.

To create a Mind Map on Mac has never been so easy with our automatic Mind Map software. It comes with smart built-in Mind Map symbols so that you don't have to draw them manually. See how to make it effortlessly in the following tutorial.

Open a Mind Map Template

Open a blank drawing page and the library including shapes needed for creating Mind Maps.

On the File menu, point to New.-> Click Mind Map, and then double click the icon of Mind Map in templates window.

Open Mind Map Drawing Page

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Add Mind Map Shapes

Click the floating action buttons or press Insert key to add branch shapes.

Add Mind Map Shapes

Format Mind Map Shapes

Change a shape's color and border by clicking any style under the Home tab in the Styles group.

Alternatively, use the Fill and Line tools in the format task pane to the right of the canvas.

Format Mind Map Shapes

Add Mind Map Contents

  • Double click a shape to type in text. -> Press Ctrl + 2 to add more text boxes. Press Ctrl + shift + 2 to adjust text box.
  • Choose a different font under Home tab. Customize the size, color and alignment by clicking the relevant menus.
  • Click the arrow under Font Color for Paragraph settings.
  • Add Mind Map Contents

    Change Mind Map Theme

    By changing Mind Map theme, you can enhance fill, line and text style at 1 click.

    Switch to Mind Map tab, apply another mind map theme.

    Change Mind Map Theme

    Insert Pictures to Mind Map

    There are 2 ways to insert pictures to mind map.

    1. Select the target shape. -> Click Symbols library. -> Drag the symbols you like to the target mind map shapes.
    When an orange box shows, the symbol is glued to the shape. The inserted symbol won't be separated when moving the shape.

    Insert Symbols to Mind Map

    2. Select the target shape. -> Switch to Mind Map tab. -> Open the Library that includes the pictures you want, such as Fruit.
    -> Click Insert Shapes From Library and then choose any shape you like.

    Insert Symbols to Mind Map

    Mind Map Tab

    Note: you can also add relationship and numbering; change connector style, distance between shapes and layout under Mind Map tab.

    Mind Map Tab

    Save or Export Mind Map

    Click Save on File tab to save as the default format. Choose Save as on File tab to save as other formats.

    You can choose to save in local files or save in your Cloud.

    save as

    Hit Export & Send under File to export the flow chart as images, presentation slides and web documents and so on.

    Export Mind Map

    Print Mind Map

    Click File tab and then choose Print to enter print setting and preview window. You can specify the print range and copies here.

    If the drawing page is larger than the print paper, the drawing will be printed in more than 1 papers. To print it on only 1 paper,
    click More Print Setup... and then choose Fit to.

    Print Mind Map

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