XMind is mind-mapping software with iconos, labels, lines, notes, boundries, fishbones (for timelines!!), Gantt Charts, and easy import, export, pdf, word, ppts, and embed options.  It is open source, so it is free to download and use.

XMind is the world's coolest mind mapping software, the best way to brainstorm, the most efficient solution for saving your time, and powering your company

Mind maps - good for essays etc..

FreeMind is a popular mind mapping software written in Java that allows you to technically outline essays, personal goals, and more.

Free software for PC. Create professional-looking mind maps for brainstorming, problem solving and rational analysis.

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Free Mind Mapping Software for Concept Mapping and Project Planning | MindMaple

MindMaple - Free Mind Mapping Software for Windows and iPad, increasing productivity in concept mapping and project planning.

Free mindmapping software

Free mind map software help you build, save, share and print arbitrary mind maps absolutely free.

I love mind mapping to help information stick!

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FreeMind is probably one of the best tools that I use. It's great to noodle through big fuzzy ideas and/or concepts.

FreeMind is a premier free and open source mind-mapping software written in Java.

Coggle -brainstorm and produce beautiful notes or mind maps to share and collaborate with others, drag n drop images

The clear way to share complex information. Coggle is a collaborative mind-mapping tool that helps you make sense of complex things. Create unlimited mind maps and easily share them with friends and colleagues.

MindNode's focus and flexibility makes it the perfect brainstorming tool. The clutter-free interface lets you concentrate on generating and connecting your ideas, and an infinitely expanding canvas means that no matter how big or complicated your thoughts get, MindNode can keep up.

My Favorite iPad mindmapping program & by far, far theveasiest ever to learn.

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