Video: Mind Vector vs XMind

Last updated: February 01, 2019

Mind Vector, the free mind mapping software grants you the power to represent your ideas and concepts in a unique way. Utilize this potent tool to capture key information and unique ideas visually. Mind Vector is the most advanced tool for learning, planning, problem-solving and decision-making, trusted by 500,000+ users worldwide.
The Most Popular Mind Mapping Tool. Millions of people use XMind to clarify thinking, manage complex information, run brainstorming and get work organized. Unlike most alternatives XMind is an open source project, which means it's free to download and free to use forever. XMind Plus/Pro with more professional features are also available.

XMind was updated more recently than Mind Vector:

01.02.19. XMind adds audio-notes

Taking notes in meeting or lecture can be a bit of challenge, not mention making mind maps. XMind's new Audio Note for sure is an effective way to solve this task. Different from images, context, Audio Note consists of Recordings. It can be any topic to sync with text on mind maps, elaborating further on correspondent topics. The input efficiency is the key for making mind maps, especially on mobile devices. Inspiration is always fleeting, and an instant capture is a cure. XMind developers added Audio Note on XMind for iOS, and improved input efficiency greatly. Later on, Apple also implements similar interaction on iOS 12.


2016. Mind Vector adds new visualizers

The new version of the mind mapping software for iOS Mind Vector v 2.3 is now live on the App Store with new visualizers. Star Tree View - is the unique visualizer is impeccable to view the entire data set in a single screen. View large hierarchical structures and big data sets in the most effective manner with Star Tree. It also provides a detailed and contextual view of a classification structure at once. Bubble View allows to view nodes of a particular section on a map? Try Bubble view. This mode is a great presentation asset that allows you to showcase complete data of a particular group of nodes. Simply move from one bubble to the next and present the facts and figures quickly and effectively during a presentation. The Space View is also known as the Top-down View. It displays the information in a pyramid format i.e., with the root node at the top and child and sub-nodes at the bottom. It is helpful in visualizing the maps as a hierarchical structure.