Apple’s Free App of the Week: MindNode

Apple has just updated its Free App of the Week promotion and is giving away MindNode for free starting today up to next seven days. So if you’re up to saving some extra bucks, be sure to download the MindNode app before it returns to its original price of $9.99. Let me give you some of the details about Apple’s Free App of the Week.

Photo: MindNode brainstorming

MindNode, created by IdeasOnCanvas GmbH, is an app designed to help you make mind maps. These mind maps are the visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. The app allows you to do brainstorm in an intuitive way by generating and connecting thoughts, adding photos and stickers and provides an infinite expanding canvas for your limitless ideas.

Photo: MindNode organizing

“Big ideas have hundreds of little components. If you want to start a business, run a marathon—anything—tracking all the pieces can be tough. That’s why we’re digging MindNode. Its simple layout helps us visually connect all those moving parts, which helps us organize it all. Plus, MindNode’s got an awesome Apple Watch app, so we can always check out our ideas on the fly.” – App Store Editors’ Notes

MindNode is primarily designed to help students, artists and project managers to be more creative with less effort. The app features simple gestures and tapping controls, making it easier to learn and create new ideas effortlessly. Users can add photos and stickers to better illustrate their ideas as well as full voiceover support for better brainstorming. You can easily rearrange and organized your ideas and thoughts by means of branches that can be hidden or shown as desired. The app offers Smart Layout feature that automatically keep complicated mind maps organized. MindNode also features the ability to add notes to topics and labels to connections for additional details. The mind maps can be shared and accessed from iPhone, iPad or Mac using iCloud Drive. Below is the preview of the app in action.

MindNode is available in the iOS App Store on both the iPhone and the iPad. The developer also offers MindNode for Apple Watch for free with the MindNode for iOS.