Differences between Lighten and XMind

Posted on March 30th, 2017 in Featured | No Comments »

Since the launch of Lighten, people are curious about the differences between Lighten and XMind. Now here is the answer.

XMind and Lighten are two products of the same company. However, they are built on different platforms. XMind is a cross-platform software with its versions on Windows/Mac/Linux/Web, as well as the iOS version which means the XMind Cloud for iOS, while Lighten is only based on Apple’s ecosystem, including the Mac and the iOS version.

XMind also provides the Cloud service, so XMind Cloud for iOS makes it possible to use XMind on iPhone/iPad, and the file synchronization is accomplished in XMind Cloud. Unlike XMind, the file sync in Lighten is realized in iCloud.

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5 steps to help you solve problems effectively with XMind

Posted on March 21st, 2017 in Tips | 1 Comment »

We all solve problems and make decisions every day—from little problems like what to wear to school, to bigger problems like whether to get a job or go to college. The problems we face can be large or small, simple or complex, and easy or difficult.

Problem-solving and decision-making are important skills for both business and life. A very important part of our life is finding ways to solve problems and find solutions. So, being a confident problem solver is really important to our success. (Read More…)

How to conduct a SWOT analysis for your business using XMind

Posted on March 14th, 2017 in Tips | No Comments »

SWOT analysis is a good start point in business. The point of SWOT analysis is to help you develop a comprehensive business strategy after considering the key aspects of your business. Doing business is not easy, but with a step-by-step analysis, things can get done when a complex task is divided into several small parts. Let’s begin the SWOT analysis of a global sports brand D in XMind.  (Read More…)

XMind Cloud for iOS is Here

Posted on March 9th, 2017 in XMind for iOS | 5 Comments »

All the time, people keep asking the question: When will the iOS version be available. They either sent us an email, or left a comment on our blog post. And we did announce that our iOS version would be published in Fall 2016. However, the truth is that the release got postponed due to our perfectionism. We are very sorry but quality is always our first priority! Here we are so eager and excited to share this breaking news with you:

XMind Cloud for iOS is now finally available.

XMind Cloud for iOS extends your XMind Cloud to iPhone/iPad where you can directly create, view, and edit your mind maps. It’s your must-have mobile mind mapping assistant on the go.

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Tips for improving your note-taking ability with XMind

Posted on March 1st, 2017 in Tips | 9 Comments »

Note-taking is essential to the learning process. In classrooms and lecture halls around the world, students are trying to find ways to record and remember what they are taught. When facing information overload, it is very important for students to take notes effectively. How students organize notes can have an enormous impact on how well they can recall it later. (Read More…)

Free download (limited time) – Project Management White Paper 2017

Posted on February 21st, 2017 in White Paper | 2 Comments »

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As the speed of business continues to increase and projects become more complex, managers need better tools to help them plan and implement projects, monitor their status and communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders. This white paper explores how mind mapping software helps project managers and team members identify the phases of the project, capture people, resources and scope, and develop milestones and a timeline for the project.

Download here.

You need a business plan — make one with XMind

Posted on February 21st, 2017 in Tips, Uncategorized, XMind Basic | No Comments »


Why you need a business plan

You may consider a business plan as a thing only made for VC firms. However, many startups, even the team members of one project in some big company, can’t tell their business stories straight, or their products straight. In addition to the problem of vagueness, another thing is that each individual member of the team holds a different concept about the business model in his head. Actually, a company or a project needs something to hold it together, the “something” can be a company’s particular culture like that in Apple, but can realistically be a business plan, too.  (Read More…)

5 Steps To Build Your Annual Plan Like A Pro

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in Tips | 20 Comments »

With 2016 now gone, have you started planning your 2017? Most people go into the year with little idea of what they want to achieve, scarcely realizing how helpful an annual plan could be. Annual plans help students with a clear overview of their study plans, managers with their business plans, teachers with their lesson plans and all of us with our personal goals. An annual plan brings clarity and proves productivity, thus leading to a successful year.  (Read More…)

Let XMind give you a hand up in your job hunting

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in Tips | No Comments »

The importance of resume in the job hunting goes without saying. You may be already pretty good at writing a resume, but do you know that with XMind 8, you are able to make your resume more outstanding?  (Read More…)

How to embed a mind map to your blog?

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in Tips | 4 Comments »


In 2016, we celebrated our 10th anniversary. We are so proud that XMind has been working at designing and developing the professional, friendly, and innovative mind mapping and brainstorming tools for more than 10 YEARS! We are forever grateful for the engagement and feedbacks from all of our customers that have helped us become the company we are today. (Read More…)