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Software for making diagrams of relationships between concepts. Aka. concept maps or spider diagrams.

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Corkboard software

I am a writing a book. I am looking for a plain corkboard software, something like Pinup; or Scrivener's corkboard feature (image below). While Pinup is okay, moving around is a bit of a hassle. (For ...
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Is there an app that will take spreadsheet data and turn it into a conceptual map diagram?

I am working on a project where I am connecting various pieces of data, such as this: Artists Record Labels Spotify Playlists Venues Social Media Channels The thing is that, these data are often ...
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Is there a mind mapping software which works good in mobile and PC browser?

I am looking for a software which is creating mind maps in a browser window, I can install it on my server, but it has to be able to run both in the phone browser window and in PC as well. I want to ...
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Free alternative to iMindMap 11 / Ayoa?

I need a free alternative to iMindMap mind mapping software. I only want Mind Map feature according to Tony Buzan's book "Mind Mapping"; the features like Capture / Brainstorm / Time Map / ...
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Generate sitemap automatically

I'm wondering if it's possible to visualize the sitemap of a website. I found this website but that webpage doesn't contain the links to the other webpages like this one. So far I tried xml-sitemaps ...
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Software to build a graphic which describes the program

I´m looking for a program or any (maybe mindmap tool) to make my program a bit visual. So that you can see my functions and the files in which are these function and which relation they have. Maybe ...
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Mind mapping software that supports shared nodes

I've been using XMind to do simple mind maps on my iPad. I want to create something where some of the leaf nodes are shared/linked from multiple branches. I guess this will end up being a bit untidy ...
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A tool to keep links towards pdf pages

For my researches, I review hundreds of pdf documents and I comment them while I keep some notes in Onenotes or Mindjet. I would like a way to keep links toward specific pdf pages within my notes (the ...
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Mind map software with publicly accessible API?

Background Info: I frequently listen to podcasts and like to jot down notes. When I can't (because I'm driving or doing something else), I use a voice assistant on my smartwatch to convert my speech ...
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Any mindmap software that supports code, latex, and pictures?

I have tried: Xmind: only supports pictures Freeplane: supports latex and pictures, but doesn't support code. There is only one online mindmap that fits my requirements: supports markdown (which ...
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Mind mapping software

I need a free of charge software to create simple mind maps. Something free, fast, reliable, simple. I have tried a lot, and I like these two: Scapple. - It's not free (I used it as trial), and ...
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Software for documenting the relationship between various objects of a software project (Software Architecture)

It's my first question on this forum so my title and question may not be structured properly. We are about to recreate a software project, for optimization, that the development team has already done ...
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Tool that generates a mindmap for a given text

Hey I am looking at a tool or software(open source preferred) that does provide me a mindmap of any text provided I don't have any preferences for the language. For example, I would like to pass a ...
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collaborative on-prem mind mapping

I am searching for a true collaborative mind map solution like a collab. text editor but just for mind maps. Users should be able to work on the same mind map at the same time. mind map collaborative ...
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Building mind map of software code

as I was looking into mind mapping software, I came across one that claimed to build mind maps of written code showing the interconnections. I don't remember which program this wss.anf can't find ...
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Mindmapping Python

Is there any Python software or library I can rely on to : Create simple yet nice mindmap Export them in Excel (at least csv and then I'll xlwings) I have discovered FMEA for industry is far ...
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Convert Data structure to Mindmap

I have such a data record: python_details = { 'header': {'class', 'module', 'object'}, 'data': {'container', 'operator', 'text'}, 'statement': {'condition', 'function', 'repetition'}, ...
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What are my information organizing software options if I demand privacy and freedom “as in free software”

I am not interested in pictures or diagrams, though I don't mind them. I am not interested in something simple either. Wikis are not a bad example of what I have in mind, but I'm still searching. ...
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Non hierarchical mind map software

I have been searching for a mind map tool that uses a non hierarchical approach and I found nothing useful. For example XMind is even trying to sabotage my non hierarchical attempts. Every time I ...
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ink drawn mindmap

I'm looking for any software on any platform which will let me draw a mind map directly on the surface of a screen (tablet, laptop with touch screen, whatever) using digital ink and have it turned ...
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Software better than mindmap [closed]

Mindmap is less "productive" than 'table' and 'data structure'. for instance: From_4P_to_4C = [('Project Product', 'Costomer Solution'), ('Product Price', 'Customer Cost'), ...
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Editing a directed graph node-by-node (perhaps a wiki)

I want a program which allows to edit a directed graph (with textual labels at each node). Labels are filenames (with full path). The reason I need this is that I want to draw a graph of program ...
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Editing a directed graph

I want a program which allows to edit a directed graph (with textual labels at each node). A must is that the program automatically places the nodes of the graph on the screen in such a way to ...
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Like XMind but with directed acyclic graph?

Are there any mind-mapping tools, like XMind, but which basic structure not tree, but directed acyclic graph (DAG)? I don't know why do they do trees everywhere like tree maniacs! :) Tree is always ...
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To have notes and move them super-easy over canvas

I am looking for a lightweight software for easy manipulation, changing and "moving" of the notes. Important is easy positioning of the notes inside some "notes area". Think, for example, about the ...
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Looking for a mind map macOS app, which allows for multiple parent nodes

I'm using MindNode so far, and it's great, but I need something that allows me to assign more than one parent node to a child node. Is there anything you can recommend?
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Mind mapping software with no presentation editing

I am looking for some mind mapping or graph making software that EXPLICITLY DISALLOWS the user to alter elements of visual presentation on a per-vertex/node basis. Basically, if I have to set the size ...
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Free Mindmap software that supports python API

I need a portable OS-agnostic Mindmap software that supports python API, I want to be able to change the nodes, add text or images programmatically via python.
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Software for user story mapping

I've recently came across Jeff Patton's brilliant concept of a user story map. My team/clients are all remote, and so using sticky cards won't work. I started looking for online solutions and came ...
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What free mindmapping software will allow interactive mindmaps to be published?

I'd like to create a mindmap of textboxes connected by branches. I'd like some of these textboxes to be 'collapsible', i.e. there is some sort of interactive element/ button that I can press to ...
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Mind-mapping framework that is possible to export/import in javaScript

I would like to know if there is any mind map that is open source and has similar functionalities like WiseMapping. The possible problem with WiseMapping is that it has some server side code in Java ...
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Knowledge visualization software

I am looking for a FOSS software that is similar in spirit to a tool called TheBrain. TheBrain can be described as a sophisticated mind mapping tool, where you can visualize concepts and establish ...
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Software for logical mapping of concepts?

I am a very procedural thinker, and for my goals I like to break each task into smaller sub-tasks repeatedly until I get a many-layer hierarchy with a series of fairly small, simple tasks being at the ...
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Searching for a software for creating UML diagrams

I very like UML diagrams, and recently I used Codeuml and PlantText UML Editor for easy creating diagrams from text, using PlantUML syntax. I very like the result, except that I prefer a direct edit ...
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Open-source, web-based, simple, visual, board-based task/project management

I am involved in different groups where volunteers are collaborating remotely on certain projects in their free-time. To coordinate those projects, I am looking for an open-source web-based task/...
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Characters' relationships mapping tool

Usually, when reading long novels or series of books (or TV series and films), it is hard to keep track of all the characters that appear, from the principal to the secondary ones. So I'm looking for ...
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Mindmap tool for knowledge base creation with file integration

I am currently writing my Master thesis and doing an empirical study. In order to keep track of all the papers, articles and files I read, create and study, I want to organize everything in a sort of ...
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Convert Notepad to mindmap

I often end up writing my notes in notepad++ . I cant seem to find time to convert all the notes to mindmaps. Is there any software that can import these notes to a mindmap? Preferably for Windows. I ...
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On Linux, is there a program to arrange text and images freely on a canvas for note taking purposes?

My typical use scenario is that I am researching a topic and want to save one or two images per article together with a text summary of that article. I wish to arrange these spatially by pasting ...
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Mind mapping tool that supports many parents OR task manager tool that supports many dependencies between tasks and also visualizing tasks as a graph?

I can phrase this question in two ways: What are some mind mapping tools that support nodes that connect to more than one parents, without cycles? - Or - What are some task manager tools that ...
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Cross-platform offline mindmapping

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 ...
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Free mind mapping software that supports RTL text

Currently I am using Freeplane, but as you can see in the image, Hebrew text aligns to left. Do you know about an alternative that supports RTL?
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Looking for a Good Mind Mapping Tool

I've been looking at mind mapping tools and haven't been able to find exactly what I want, so thought I'd ask the opinion of those more experienced in this area. Broadly, I'm after a tool for ...
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Minimalistic mind-mapping tool with markdown-similar backend format

I'm looking for a minimalistic mind-mapping tool that uses a very simple, plain-text backend format (preferably markdown, but other comparably simple formats that I could convert easily to and from ...
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Variety of mindmapping, with the ability to click a node and see all interconnected nodes

I'm looking for a piece of (preferably Windows) software where one can create a mindmap-like chart which can be navigated by clicking on a node. Example: topic a is connected to topic b, and topic b ...
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Data representation, MindMap creation, Cross-Platform Library

I am looking for a cross-platform library that would help me to draw/represent data but most of all should help me to visualize mind maps; something similar like d3.js but with language bindings so ...
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Free mind-mapping software for Windows and Android

I'm searching for a free mind-mapping software for both Windows and Android. It should be able to sync my mind-maps across all devices. The only feature that is a must-have (basically what every ...
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Mindmapping extension for Chrome

I am looking for free mind mapping (if I can say brain storming ) google-chrome extension. The extension which I look for, should access all the data when I am offline. Also should connect to its ...
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What are alternatives for Mindjets mind-mapping software?

As the new version of Mindjets mind-mapping tool is rather expensive, I'm looking for a good alternative that is comparable in means of convinience and productivity. It should support features like: ...
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