Xmind Reviews

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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 28, 2019

Great looking MindMaps with Xmind

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Xmind is used in the version XMind ZEN, which is the new architecture of the XMind product.

Xmind is used for a wide variety of uses:
  • Organizing meetings.
  • Organizing research information.
  • Creating infographics.
  • Functional software requirements in their initial form (before migrating to JIRA or GitHub Issues).
  • Software Quality Attributes.
  • Organizing goals, metrics, performance indicators in general.
  • Writing structure for technical documentation.
  • Organizing presentations.
  • Hierarchical breakdown of information.
  • Visually pleasing diagrams.
  • Fast and responsive UI.
  • Generating Markdown (.md) files for the mindmaps.
  • Sharing documents among the teams.
  • Plugins for the tool that can enhance functionality.
  • Better printed output for large mindmaps.
  • Faster updates to new versions.
Well suited:
  • Organizing information.
  • Doing research.
  • Organizing goals.
  • Planning tasks.
  • Planning meetings.
  • Structure for writing documents.

Less appropriate:
  • Sharing documents among the teams/multiple users.
  • General-purpose infographics.
  • Writing longer paragraphs in the note field is very limited.
  • Integration with GitHub.
  • Integration with Confluence.
  • XMind uses a proprietary document format which is not indexed by search programs on a PC or a Mac. This means that one cannot search in the content of the XMind documents.
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Aryani Paramita | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 12, 2019

Xmind for X-men

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It is being used by my team to visualize concepts and brainstorm. Xmind is a mind mapping software that comes in handy with keyboard shortcuts. Xmind also comes with color coding support features to further assist identification and classification. Xmind is transforming traditional mind mapping into a digital and agile format that could be utilized by anyone, shared together among the team, and be presented to management as a scope of considerations and thought processes.
  • User interface.
  • User experience.
  • .Simplification
  • Enables digital write up.
  • A few steps are needed to mark a label for each customized branch.
  • Branch customization, such as line width and style, could be improved.
  • Customization, such as a different shape of nodes, would be good.
Xmind is suitable for a brainstorming session. For example, when we are trying to formulate a new product or service, we utilize Xmind to capture our considerations. Xmind is also suitable for customer engagement, and taking note of customer concerns in a single view. With Xmind, employees could summarize a complex problem in a short glance. Xmind is less appropriate for a customer presentation, where descriptions and long elaboration are required, as it is in the form of bullet points, rather than a paragraph
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Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 26, 2018

High Ability, Easy to Use, and Free!

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Xmind is being used by executives for following process improvement, projects, and analysis.
Xmind helps us to clearly explain ideas and projects by perfectly visualizing, categorizing, and classifying things.
  • Taking project summary in a structured base.
  • Taking analysis notes in a structured base.
  • Taking brainstorming notes in structured base.
  • Actually nothing but for more freedom on worksheet it would be better if I can move main topics freely.
Brainstorming requirement solved completely. In addition to that you can use it for strategic decisions, problem solving, taking notes, and analyzing issues.
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About Xmind

Hong Kong based Xmind offers their diagramming tool featuring a range of templates, alternate brainstorming and presentation modes, a clip art library, and export to a wide variety of file types (e.g. PDF, JPG, Word or Excel, etc.).
Categories:  Diagramming

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