Video: MindNode vs NovaMind

Last updated: October 13, 2017

MindNode makes mind mapping easy. Mind maps are a visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. This allows you to brainstorm & organize your thoughts in an intuitive way, so you can focus on the idea behind it.
Backed by 14 years of Mind Mapping software development, NovaMind is built from the ground up to help you brainstorm, collect and organize ideas, develop and implement plans, and communicate them to others.

MindNode was updated more recently than NovaMind:

2017. Mind-mapping software MindNode 5 gets new layouts

IdeasOnCanvas presented the new version of its mind-mapping software MindNode 5 is coming soon this year for iOS and macOS. MindNode 5 is an update packed with new features, enhancements and many small refinements to make working with MindNode even more productive. Top-Down-Layout and orthogonal branches will enable you to use MindNode for new use cases, like organization charts. Other new features include a brand new brainstorming mode and the adoption of many significant iOS 11 features. The free version doubles as a viewer for MindNode documents. If you only want to edit your documents on your Mac, but want to view them on you iPhone you can now do this without paying for the iOS version.


2011. NovaMind adds iCal synchronization

NovaMind Software released NovaMind 5 for Mac, which has been rebuilt from the ground up with many innovative new features that no one else on this platform offers. This new version represents the most significant upgrade to NovaMind for Mac in its history. It enables with a number of design support systems that operate quietly in the background as you build and edit your mind map. NovaMind has redesigned everything about topics, too, in version 5 to give you another level of freedom in customizing the look of your mind maps. Besides, it now enables you to synchronize checkboxes in your mind map with to-do items in iCal and tasks with events in iCal. There are three editions of NovaMind: Express, Pro, and Platinum, designed to suit the needs of customers from individuals and schools, through small and medium sized business right up to large businesses.