There are many ways of presenting information, but human beings generally prefer visual presentation to plain texts. This program presents a suite of utilities that enables the user to create graphical mind maps, charts diagrams, and other structured information. The program is easy to use for both new and experienced users. To use the program, simply press the Insert key to add a node. After that, you can customize the mode with an icon, image or text. Repeat the process for other nodes and create a link that connects all of them together.
The program gives the user a vast array of design elements to use in creating mind maps such as icons representing various symbols, signs, flags and facial gestures. The user can choose to create the document from scratch or use any of the premade templates. There are also many advanced customization options that help bring your idea to life such as conditional styling that gives a part of a hierarchy the preferred appearance, presentation of notes on demand or automatically, the arrangement of folding branches and addition of hyperlinks to aid navigation. The user can add a password to protect the document and also export to other formats such as JPG, TXT, and many more.
Freeplane is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in mind map category and is available to all software users as a free download.