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I am looking for a free Mind Mapping package to model a few things. Any good recommedations?

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I've always liked Pencil and Paper. –  jtimberman Aug 11 '09 at 0:39
Certainly a solid fall back. Ha! –  Axxmasterr Aug 11 '09 at 1:14
Duplicity - superuser.com/questions/12038/… –  MicTech Aug 11 '09 at 4:59

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I like Mindjet MindManager. It's not free, but they have a free trial.

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Even though this one will set me back a few bucks, it looks like this might be the best of breed. Thanks for the link! –  Axxmasterr Aug 10 '09 at 23:37

FreeMind is a good Java-based one - open source, runs on Windows, OS X and Linux.

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+1 I absolutely love using this tool for mapping out projects. A friend of mine is also using it to write novels. –  bedwyr Aug 11 '09 at 1:53
The Freemind-fork Freeplane (freeplane.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page ) is also worth a look - it has some very interesting features and an active developer community which offers great support! (see: superuser.com/a/143509/92184 ) –  Martin Nov 28 '12 at 14:56

XMind is a good one.

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Freemind. It runs on Java, so is available on all platforms. It comes included in the Ubuntu repository.

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I really like Cayra.

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Well, looks like their site is down, so if you're still interested you can go to one of the shareware mirror type sites to check it out. –  Dillie-O Aug 10 '09 at 21:30

You could try Freeplane, an improved version of Freemind. It's free, open source, and Java-based.

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Freeplane is great and also has a very active developer community with great support for users and their wishes! :-) –  Martin Nov 28 '12 at 14:54

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