Video: Mind Vector vs XMind

Last updated: April 11, 2016

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:

2018. XMind ZEN features new engine and new designed themes

The new version XMind ZEN is built on a new engine which possesses powerful extending functions and graphics performance that truly stand out. By the rendering from SVG, all the elements in a mind map go to perfects, including lines, themes, diagrams. XMind ZEN has 30 all new designed themes, fully satisfied various kinds of scenarios no matter you are a student or a businessman. With these artful themes, you can create beautiful and professional mind maps with ease. Also, 89 original stickers will bring more elements and vivid expression for your map. The new ZEN Mode helps you stay focused on what matters most, your thoughts. In this mode, the only thing you can do is focusing on what is on your mind and draw it. The interface is clear and simple, without any distractions and interference. We believe, focusing is about saying no, when you really need concentration, less is more.

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.