Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
MindManager
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
MindManager is a mind mapping and project management tool that aims to boost users’ productivity. It is designed to facilitate a wide range of project types, and includes cross-platform functionality and 3rd party integrations.
$99
per year
Orangescrum
Score 8.5 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Orangescrum has cloud, cloud self-hosted & Open Source Enterprise editions with multiple features like Agile Scrum Project Management, Gantt chart, Time log, Kanban View, Daily Catch-Up, Recurring Tasks, Project & Task templates,…
$9
per month 10 users
Pricing
MindManagerOrangescrum
Editions & Modules
MindManager for Microsoft Teams
$99
per year
Annual Subscription
$169
per year
Organizations
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Startup
$9
10 Users Unlimited Projects Unlimited Tasks, Storage limit 5 GB
Professional
$44
per month 11 users
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
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Features
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Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
MindManager
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Ratings
Orangescrum
8.1
1 Ratings
Task Management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings6.01 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings5.01 Ratings
User Ratings
MindManagerOrangescrum
Likelihood to Recommend
9.5
(167 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(20 ratings)
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Usability
8.4
(13 ratings)
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Availability
9.1
(7 ratings)
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Performance
9.1
(5 ratings)
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Support Rating
8.0
(17 ratings)
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Online Training
6.4
(1 ratings)
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Implementation Rating
9.1
(6 ratings)
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Configurability
9.1
(2 ratings)
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Ease of integration
9.1
(1 ratings)
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Product Scalability
7.3
(3 ratings)
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Vendor post-sale
9.1
(2 ratings)
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Vendor pre-sale
9.1
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User Testimonials
MindManagerOrangescrum
Likelihood to Recommend
Corel Corporation
This is the single best tool to help visual learners express themselves on complex matters in my opinion. I have tried and used other programs that have certain elements, but this is far and away from the best option for me. The more complex the problem, the more that using this pays off. I tend to start in almost brainstorming mode and then move to group items and either arrange them in terms of process flow or simply organizationally.
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Andolasoft
This is a good thing for medium/large companies for inside the company and/or for interacting with remote employees/freelancers. As the program facilitates the interaction between employees and managers it speeds up the distribution of tasks and allows managers to identify possible problems on the fly. For indie developers - it's a little expensive.
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Pros
Corel Corporation
  • Great to segment things out (projects, organizational charts, processes, workloads, etc) and gives you a full picture of the job.
  • It is user friendly, simple to use, and powerful.
  • MS Office and Teams integration is great. Allows for easy collaboration.
  • Great GUI and visuals
  • Excellent method for project planning and brainstorming
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Andolasoft
  • We tested the free version of the program. It improved communication within the team.
  • Allowed to trace performance and time spent on tasks. Each team member was aware of the status of the tasks and could plan their work.
  • Simplified interaction with managers, as it could present the results in the form of Gantt charts.
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Cons
Corel Corporation
  • I find formatting a challenge. Example, make all the boxes the same format and fonts so when you add a box, it understands the format of the top level box.
  • I have played around with some of the templates but find creating my own each time is better route. The project plan template is very good but I find myself deleting boxes and again, takes more time than creating a new map every time.
  • I try to get colleagues to use MM but they are intimidated by the UI. I am really comfortable with it but to them it can look more complex than it really is.
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Andolasoft
  • The program interface is overloaded. Especially when there is little time for a detailed description of the tasks.
  • I would like a faster way to publish the result at the completion of the task.
  • Projects and tasks are two different workspaces/pages. Personally, it would be more convenient to combine these things.
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Likelihood to Renew
Corel Corporation
I feel the main issues of the old Mindjet seem to be gone with the
Corel purchase. With the huge advance of sharing via browser HTML even 1
user can affect many. And, actually, using MM kind of forced my rigid
brain to rethink how I categorize and classify information/projects.
The
idea of paying $69USD for an annual cost is more than fair and a great
model for Corel/Mindjet to keep rolling out improvements!
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Andolasoft
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Usability
Corel Corporation
MindManager is very intuitive. The user interface is not cluttered and the ribbon icons are easy to understand. Several excellent "how-to" videos are available on the MindManager site as well as on YouTube. MindManager starts quickly and the user interface is very responsive. Launching other programs from MindManager such as Excel is very fast and issue free. The browsing feature is lightning fast. The drag-and-drop capability is also very fast and reliable.
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Andolasoft
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Reliability and Availability
Corel Corporation
Never had any errors.
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Andolasoft
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Performance
Corel Corporation
The application is quick and responsive. We are able to produce mindmaps and reports with ease. The program is not complicated at all and integrates well with software and programs like Microsoft Outlook and Teams, which we truly appreciate.
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Andolasoft
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Support Rating
Corel Corporation
I have called technical support a few times. During the COVID Crisis, I called a few times repeatedly due to a rush request. The technical support guy called me back in minutes. He somehow knew that I had called repeatedly and wanted to make sure my issue was resolved immediately
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Andolasoft
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Online Training
Corel Corporation
The videos are not well categorized...I had to do a bit of digging to get what I wanted and many videos on older versions. If Mindjet was to improve the titles used that would help.
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Andolasoft
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Implementation Rating
Corel Corporation
Not applicable
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Andolasoft
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Alternatives Considered
Corel Corporation
Both are equally good. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is used to get the models in a more technical format in comparison to the MindManager. MindManager is easier to use in comparison to Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect. MindManager makes collaboration easy and can be understood by a layman and does not need to have specific software training.
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Andolasoft
Trello was excellent, but we did not choose it because of the price and relatively positive feedback from employees using Orangescrum who wanted the easiest and fastest way to create reports so as not to be distracted from work (as a two-click report).
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Scalability
Corel Corporation
A team can collaborate on the same project but cannot create a shared project file. It would be helpful for that feature to be added.
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Andolasoft
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Return on Investment
Corel Corporation
  • When scope planning before I was introduced to this tool, I needed to make one master Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for the entire project and move on. With MindMapper, I typically generate about 20 WBS-like charts throughout the project, which encouraged conversation with staff members. The major key in such ease of use has been some well thought out and very intuitive keystroke planning that allows me to keep up with the free flow of ideas.
  • This software's cross-functional capability allowed 10 engineers to create their projects directly within their own environment without use of a virtual machine.
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Andolasoft
  • It accelerated the work of the team, but the mastering of the program interface was slow.
  • The interface is not intuitive. It proved to be quite complicated.
  • For managers, the program has facilitated reporting and streamlined team tracking.
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