Text2 Mind Map Review: Simple Concept-mapping ToolMary
Text2 Mind Map is an intuitive concept-mapping tool for organizing ideas and turning them into node-based maps online. It is a free online mind map tool with good drag-and-drop functionality, which can help you conveniently create, customize, save and share your concepts using the most rudimentary, yet useful customization options.
Start mind mapping without logging in to this free online application. Text2 Mind Map takes minutes to master. It works on all modern browsers.
Text2Mind map is available for free, but the free version only offers the most basic features. If you want some more options, you’ll have to purchase Mini ($5/Month), Standard ($9/Month), and Pro ($11/Month) subscriptions.
Text 2 mind map is easy-to-use and simple, with a clear interface that makes how to create your mind map obviously and straightforward. The home page greets you with basic instructions for getting started, and you can get going without creating an account or signing up, which is a rarity.
You can create your mind map using a text box, much like the tool in Microsoft Word, from which you can add your initial central concept and them set up the branches and sub-branches by levels of indent. Having added the text to the text box, and clicking the “Draw Mind Map” button, then you can create your maps, as you can see in the picture below.
- Create mind maps online and save them on your PC.
- Make as many maps as you like.
- Organize and group map objects into nodes.
- Customize maps: change font size, line color, text color, etc.
- Download mind maps in JPEG formats (image file).
Pros & Cons
- Simple interface.
- Control over the layout of the mind map( in contrast with, for example, “smart art” tools in Microsoft PowerPoint/Word).
- Options for downloading maps as a file.
- Ability to share online.
- No registration required.
- Email functionality does not work.
- Maps have a public URL, on the free account( though this is probably not a problem unless you share that URL.
- Storing mind maps containing confidential or sensitive information online could be a security issue.