What users are saying about
3 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8.6 out of 100
33 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

MINDMAP is very focused on brainstorming and branching hierarchies of ideas and planning. Outside of those uses a more general diagramming software package like ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a better option.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

MindMeister is ideally suited for building mind maps, site maps, or similar types of data maps in the cloud without needing to install extra software. I find that it isn't quite as ideal for other types of diagrams (ERDs, flowcharts, etc) as some other tools, though it definitely can handle those things as well.
Ben McClure | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

  • For an idea, put whatever comes to your mind and organize with ConceptDraw MINDMAP.
  • Easily create slideshows for a business presentation of your idea without going for any other tool.
  • Easily export the work to PDF, PowerPoint and any image format for quick share.
  • Best note taking application which we can connect to our existing work.
SureshRaju Pilli | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

  • The UI is well laid out and easy to use. The workflow makes perfect sense and makes creating tasks a breeze.
  • The collaboration features make brainstorming not only easy but fun! Everyone enjoys using the tool, which was not the case with other collaboration software we used.
  • I love being able to get all of my thoughts and ideas on the screen to see them and then be able to connect them in a logical way.
Gary Shouldis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

  • Interface can be a bit cluttered, takes some work to use efficiently for more than basic maps.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

  • I wish collaborators could add comments without having to be given editor privileges. A "Reviewer" role would be helpful.
  • I would like to be able to toggle note visibility on and off. If there is a way to do it now, I haven't found it. As it is, I have to hover or use the sidebar to see notes.
  • Two or three times I have seen my nodes spontaneously reverse order in a big map (over their recommended limit). Even so, they are working on tracking the issue down.
Chip Nowacek | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

ConceptDraw MINDMAP 7.9
Based on 2 answers
Support team is one of the best in ConceptDraw MINDMAP, the response was quick and solution for the problem is clear with best ticketing management. The right customer approach gives you hassle free interaction with support team.
SureshRaju Pilli | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

MindMeister 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Never had an issue with customer support, though we never really needed anything major as far as technical help. I do not believe they offer 24 hour customer support but we don't need it as MindMeister is not the type of tool we need need 24 hour a day support for. Overall, very happy with the level of support.
Gary Shouldis | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

Best tool for brainstorming ideas and gathering requirements with an easy way to connect the information. The other software which we tried had limited options and were more time consuming. The pricing model of ConceptDraw MINDMAP is simple and straightforward. Apart from pricing, the mind mapper tools gives the best way to express your idea and easy to build presentations.
SureshRaju Pilli | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

I have also used LucidChart and Google Draw to create mind maps and concept maps in the past. I think that MindMeister is by far the cleanest and most user friendly of the three. Google Draw does not have anywhere near the same functionality. LucidChart tends to be clunky and the options to create your map are not always clear and intuitive.
Sarah Ciras Rousseau | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

  • More efficient brainstorming
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MindMeister

  • The most positive result of using MindMeister is a visualization of each step in work and connections between different nodes(ideas, steps).
  • This greatly simplifies the work, especially collaborative work, since it is easier to show it once than to explain things many times.
  • Negative impact: lack of offline desktop version.
Miroslav Bobryshev | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Pricing Details

ConceptDraw MINDMAP

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$199*

* per seat

ConceptDraw MINDMAP Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Price varies for Individual, Commercial, Academic, Nonprofit and Government

MindMeister

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

MindMeister Editions & Modules

Edition
Personal4.991
Pro8.251
Business12.491
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
MindMeister offers 6-monthly and yearly subscriptions. Discounts for educational users and non-profit organizations are also available.

Add comparison