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XMind 8 (beta)

Release date: October 18th, 2016.

The package contains 14 language packs: English, German, French, Spanish, Danish, Russian, Slovenian, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. It chooses language to fit your operating system automatically.

Download XMind 8 (beta) for Windows
Download XMind 8 (beta) for Mac OS X (10.6+)
Download XMind 8 (beta) for Linux (32-bit) (GTK required)
Download XMind 8 (beta) for Linux (64-bit) (GTK required)
Download XMind 8 (beta) Portable Package (Win+Mac+Linux in a zip)

If you have any suggestions or questions during the beta trial, please send emails to xmind-beta@xmind.net. Thank you in advance.

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What's New ?

New Slide-based Presentation

New Slide-based Presentation

Mind mapping and presenting are harmoniously integrated in one software now! Just select the target topic and click the plus button and a new slide will be created automatically.


Brand New Clip Art

To help express your thoughts visually, we bring up to 109 newly designed and grouped clip arts in XMind 8 to help you make a more intuitive mind map.

Brand New Clip Art

New Useful Templates

New Useful Templates

Get started with an assortment of ready-made and useful mind map templates. Time to use mind map templates and save tons of time now. Most importantly, all templates are FREE!


New Workspace UI

The new workspace increases your work efficiency and improves your mind mapping experience enormously. When editing, you can quickly open, close and switch views with just one click.

New Workspace UI

New Features

  1. New Slide-based Presentation
  2. Brand New Clip Art
  3. New Useful Templates
  4. New Workspace UI

Major Improvements

  1. High resolution display support.
  2. Import & Export to OPML, Lighten file.
  3. Import Novamind maps.
  4. Resource Manager.
  5. Improved XMind Cloud.
  6. Support manual layout.
  7. Support adding idea groups in Brainstorming mode.
  8. Redesigned file encryption function and password hint supported.
  9. New Audio Notes operation interface.
  10. Optimize export function and add recent list.
  11. "Insert image from IconFinder" interaction optimization.
  12. Reorganized context menu.
  13. Preferences interface optimization.
  14. "Numbering" usability enhancement.
  15. Keyboard shortcuts optimization in Walkthrough Mode Presentation.
  16. Enhanced template management UI.
  17. Many other minor improvements.