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5 stars out of 5
· 7/11/2015
Great MindMap tool on Win8

Great design, Very decent user interface. Smooth navigation. What I like most is the visualization of tags, notes, and pop-up description on the nodes. This should be the standard of application if Microsoft wants more users to use modern app in Win8. Great work, developers.

5 stars out of 5
· 5/29/2015

Wired but simple. Little traditional documentation beside some example videos, but with a few minutes of experimentation along with the videos, you will be making mind maps easily. Doesn't get in the way like Visio and other more general software. For my purposes (personal GTD, project structure and management, it's quite helpful. And so very easy to use and powerful. Selection-dependent Item and relation category filters are so easy to use it's funny. And the highlighter auto node creation is astonishing. A useful range of import and export options too. And there is a free desktop version.

5 stars out of 5
· 10/25/2014
To Do List Design for the Mind Mapper

KnowledgeBase Builder is great. I hate all things linear. This app lets me mind map my to do list.

4 stars out of 5
· 9/3/2014
Comprehensive mindmapping app

Very easy to get started doing a basic map. Read the developers website for additional tools that may not be readily obvious.

4 stars out of 5
· 7/19/2014
Great experience

The visual appeal is nice! Just putting the map on a tilted plane with shadows works wonders for my orientation to the data. The drop shadows are nice. I would like to see the developer keep pushing the mapping approach and make this work like a touch friendly GIS mapping program. I think it would be great to zoom, pan and orbit the data to further strengthen the dimensional association with list items.

2 stars out of 5
· 4/27/2014
Buggy and Frustrating but a good First Program

After installing KnowledgeBase Builder, I was initially excited and spent a number of hours working on a chapter for my finance class; however, the next morning when I tried to access that file from my SkyDrive, the data was gone. Apparently I had not pressed the save button. One would think there might be an autosave feature that would have bailed me out of that mess. No warning appeared telling me that I might lose my data. And, so, the program is a bit unforgiving. Also, I lost data while I was building my map: each time I would add a new item, it would transfer my notes from the last item along with it. But, when I deleted the notes, it removed them from the previous item, as well. Some trial-and-error allowed me to figure some of it out, but it was really frustrating. I like the idea of this program and, so I recommend it because of its price as a nice way to get an intro to the genre of mind-mapping software.

5 stars out of 5
· 11/25/2015
Very useful

I need this for my business.

2 stars out of 5
· 11/4/2015
Microsoft Store Doesn't Download App!!

How can I see--or even enter an app--when the store that I wanted to perform the trial basis doesn't download the app to begin with?

4 stars out of 5
· 5/12/2015
One necessary fix

I would love to have the ability to move the items around and arrange them in any order I like.

5 stars out of 5
· 10/6/2015

Not applicable

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  • Save your knowledge and ideas in a knowledge database and display them as mind map
  • Create complex flowcharts, decision trees and process charts
  • Download Wikipedia articles and automatically build a mind map out of them
  • For text analysis, mark text locations in order to take them over as new items into the diagram
  • Mind Map and Flowchart layout
  • HTML text notes for items
  • 3D view
  • Enter description text for items and relations and display it as tooltip
  • Navigate in the diagram by tapping on an item or doing a full text search for the item name
  • Create new items and connection lines by drag and drop
  • Export the diagram as bitmap
  • Import CSV data into the diagram
  • Attach images to items and display them in an image preview
  • Insert iconic images directly into items
  • Diagrams can be printed and shared with other apps

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New: Mind maps can be created automatically from Wikipedia articles. To do so, the app first performs a Wikipedia search for relevant articles. Then it downloads the articles together with all images and arranges them in a mind map. The internet access right is only needed for downloading Wikipedia articles. Items can be expanded and collapsed in order to show the description text in the diagram. We're working hard on building the best mind and concept mapping program ever, but we need your help. If you have any suggestions for further updates, please let us know. We will do our best to include them in one of the next updates. In case of problems, please contact us directly by e-mail. Only then we will have the opportunity to respond to your questions and help you solving your problem. Thank you.

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