Archive for February 2011

KeepNote

Feb 27th, 2011 | By
KeepNote

KeepNote is a free note organiser based on an outline format. It is open source software and runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.

There are extensions/plugins supporting importing …

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Emberlight

Feb 26th, 2011 | By
Emberlight

Emberlight is an on-line app that works with either Tinderbox or Twig (both for Apple Mac, from Eastgate). Twig has been described as ‘Tinderbox Lite’.

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TreeLine outlining personal information manager

Feb 25th, 2011 | By
TreeLine outlining personal information manager

TreeLine is a semi-visual information organiser – it makes outlines, not mind maps. And it has just made it into Mind-mapping.Org, thanks to a tip-off from Francisco Pantera.

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News from Dropmind

Feb 21st, 2011 | By
News from Dropmind

Version 2.4 of Dropmind is out with updates in both the web and desktop versions. The word is that the Dropmind iPad version is with Apple awaiting approval.

New in DropMind Desktop are MS Excel import/export; multi-touch support; insert spreadsheet; MS Office 2003/2010 support.

And in Dropmind web version, Integration with Google Sites; voting on topics; a new ribbon design; and map from topic. … (read the full article…)



Creately takes to the Air

Feb 20th, 2011 | By
Creately takes to the Air

On-line diagramming service Creatley has just released a desktop application running in Adobe Air that mirrors the functions of its browser-based tool.

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Web voyages by mind map

Feb 7th, 2011 | By
Web voyages by mind map

New in Mind-mapping.org are two tools to help show related web sites with their connections shown visually: Pearltrees and Trailmeme. Just the kind of stuff we like!

Their purposes are closely related, and that prompted me to take a broader look in this post at the ‘map the web’ scene and three quite different approaches, by adding SpicyNodes. These offer a useful improvement on simple lists or even outlines.