Video: SimpleMind vs iThoughts

Last updated: September 20, 2017

SimpleMind is the world leader in cross platform Mind Mapping tools. Analyze your thoughts and structure them with SimpleMind. The unique free lay-out allows you to organize your ideas exactly how you want it.
iThoughts is a mind mapping app for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.). iThoughts for iOS and Mac are not just about making beautiful context maps. They are utilities for getting your ideas down and then out to somewhere else. If you've never explored the file import and export options in iThoughts, then you are in for a treat.

SimpleMind was updated more recently than iThoughts:

12.11.17. SimpleMind adds contact links and PDF bookmarks import



Mind mapping service SimpleMind announced some new improvements in its Pro version. First is Adding links to contacts that's available on iPad/ iPhone, Android and Mac. It allows to link mind map item to contact in you prone, email or other contact lists. Besides SimpleMind Pro can now import the table of contents of a .pdf on Dropbox on Google Drive. SimpleMind creates a new topic for each bookmark with a link back to that page in the .pdf. This requires an official Table of Contents in the .pdf.


20.09.17. iThoughts adds import to Mindmeister and SimpleMind



The new version of mind-mapping app iThoughts is now live. It features Siri integration, Drag/Drop and a new way of marking tasks as complete. There is also a feature called focus lock. With focus lock, you can now keep a bunch of topics in focus regardless of which one is selected. There is a new button in the top corner. If you drag/drop a topic onto it then the topic will be marked as 100% complete - great for check lists. Mindmeister (.mind) and SimpleMind (.smmx) mindmaps can now be imported. The Doodle feature now supports a resize option to resize selected parts of your doodle (see the +/- button in the toolbar.) Doodle also has better support for Apple Pencil.