I’m looking for mind mapping software that could work on both Windows and Linux. No special features are needed, just need this software draw simple mind map.

Optionally it would be nice if I could see maps on my iPad.

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Freemind is a Mind Mapping program with the following characteristics:

  • Free, Gratis & Open Source
  • Written is Java so will run on:
    • Windows
    • OS-X
    • Linux
    • Others
  • Mind Maps can include follow-able links
  • Folding & Unfolding
  • XML Data storage format
  • Export to HTML, Flash & Java Applet with folding - At least one of which should let you view on your phone
  • Export to PNG, JPG, PDF & SVG - Definitely view-able on your phone

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