WiseMapping Review – Mind Mapping Solution of Visualizing your ThinkingSubrina
WiseMapping is a Java-based online mind map tool which aims to visualize your thinking in education and business field. It is used for organizing your ideas as the form of mind mapping. It is launched by a small interest group of mind mapping fans who intend to offer free mind mapping drawing service. With offering an open source for the public to learn from its codes, WiseMapping soon becomes one of the best online freeware in mind mapping field. Now let’s review this tool.
WiseMapping can be run on any online server. The only thing you need is to sign up an account to log in its official site, then you can enter the interface for operating. However, your browsers should be at least Chrome, Safari, Opera, Explorer 8 or higher, and Firefox 14 or higher.
As this software are programmed by several mates who are fond of mind mapping, it is 100% free for mind mapping fans to try without any burdens.
The Interface of WiseMapping is quite straightforward. All the functions are shown in the ribbon as icons. For people who are fond of minimalism, WiseMapping will be selected because of its interface.
Basic Editing functions
WiseMapping provides you with several basic editing functions including adding topics, Topic dragging and dropping, changing formats of text, zoom in and out, and simple layout, etc. Icons, hyperlinks, and notes are allowed to be inserted for additional information of mind maps. With those features, you can draw a basic mind map effortlessly.
Each user has his or her own account when using WiseMapping, so you can have your own personal space for creating any kind and any content mind map. You do not need to mind computer crash or software crash as it would be auto saved through the cloud.
Offer Tutorial Videos for Green Hands
The WiseMapping team offers a YouTube video of tutorial guide on how to create a mind map for green hand users. This video instructs you to know all the functions of WiseMapping. If you make a mind map for the first time, you can learn through the video before starting.
Shortcuts of WiseMapping really improve your productivity in real-time note-taking. As most potential users are from education and business fields, you may inevitable make the most of this software when listening to a lecture or speech. At that moment, shortcuts help you note down everything fast enough.
Pros & Cons
- Totally free web-based mind mapping tool.
- Maps are shown in a sequence of different categories.
- Embeddable mind map viewer.
- Limitation on functions.
- The update is too slow to fix bugs.
- Rely on internet connection and speed.
After reading through this review, you may find that WiseMapping is a good option for people seek simplistic functions of mind mapping with its free and online features. This software might not be suitable for those who intend to create an exquisite mind map.