In Reminiscence of Tony Buzan

Posted on April 25th, 2019 in Featured | 1 Comment »

Here the author placed the image of a grave

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Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill.

Tony Buzan

13th April 2019, the lighthouse of mind mapping harbour faded. Tony Buzan, the promoter of mnemonic systems and mind mapping techniques, closed his eyes but left us with his incredible fortune which he spent his life to popularise and make it well-known…

He is best known for his speed reading and mind mapping techniques. His work on mind mapping has been turned into 100 best-sellers, translated into 150 languages and read by millions of people worldwide.

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Demystifying the War between Hand-drawn Mind Maps and Digital Mind Maps

Posted on April 12th, 2019 in Discussion, Featured | No Comments »

The author placed a photo of an architecture which has two distinct part facing each other, like a confrontation

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It is a war that thousands will join. The longhand group insists that digital mind maps are trash. The digital side fights back fiercely by throwing out powerful features of the software. To outsiders, the debate seems to be mind-mapping exclusive. However, when the arguments move on, it is inevitably pointing to larger issues, on paper or software?

Which one is better? Is it possible to balance between them? These questions led us to make Lighten 2, a complete redesign and reimagination of mind mapping tools. However, before we unravel why Lighten 2 has settled the war, let’s resolve the myths of hand-writing and digital typing in this article.

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9 Mind Mapping Mistakes Most Beginners Make and How to Avoid Them

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 in Featured, Tips | 4 Comments »

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Consider starting mind mapping? Congrats! However, be mindful; things might not turn out to be easy. When you begin to make a decent mind map, you might frown your eyebrows and get stuck.

The good news is, mind-mappers are less likely to screw up their maps if they notice the roadblocks. Below are nine mistakes beginners often make and tips for avoiding them.

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What Makes Me Say No to VC | XMind Founder Brian Sun

Posted on December 3rd, 2018 in Featured | 2 Comments »

If we start up a business by aiming for doing it for the rest of our lives, if we make every decision by thinking of doing it for the rest of our lives, if we deal with every tiny little thing around us by means of doing it for the rest of our lives, we shall live in peace and freedom for the rest of our lives.

Brian Sun, Founder and CEO of XMind, Ltd.

Brian Sun, Founder and CEO of XMind, took the stage of the TEDxFutian 2018 Annual Conference in August of this year. As the representative of #Outlier# in the Internet field, he shared distinctive ways of integrating Buddha wisdom originated 2,500 years ago into modern life and work management.

Click the YouTube video to see what motivates Brian to stick to mind mapping for the rest of his life.

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The Evolution of XMind Logo

Posted on August 16th, 2018 in Discussion, Featured | 1 Comment »

Oasis may sing don’t look back in anger and XMind will tell you to look back in joy! On a throwback Thursday we would like to share with you the XMind logo evolution.

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The Q&A Session with XMind’s Chief Designer

Posted on August 8th, 2018 in Featured, XMind: ZEN | 2 Comments »

No we don’t have that fancy “73 questions with celebrities” videos like Vogue does (tho I enjoy watching), but we did invite our chief designer and had a 7 questions interview with her.

XMind: ZEN was launched in January this year and has received sooo many likes and subscriptions. While you are amazed by the beautiful themes, cute stickers, rainbow branches, have you ever wondered how the designers came up with these brilliant designs? We sincerely hope that the 7 Q&A will get you a little closer to XMind: ZEN and enjoy it even more.

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XMind Cloud Service Will Be Shut Down

Posted on November 30th, 2017 in Featured | 183 Comments »

These days, we’ve made a tough decision. As you can see from the title, we are going to shut down XMind Cloud service officially on 31 Jan, 2018. We deeply apologize to everyone who relied on XMind Cloud in any way. It was really a super difficult decision to make and we really struggled a lot.
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How Creativity-Driven Companies use XMind Before Going Public?

Posted on August 17th, 2017 in Featured | No Comments »

Angry Birds are using XMind

You may not know Finnish entertainment company Rovio, but you surely know Angry Birds. After its release in December 2009, the downloads for Angry Birds have already reached to 500 million until the second anniversary of the release; In 2012, the number doubled again; Until March this year there has been over 3 billion across all platforms, making Angry Birds the most downloaded freemium game series of all time. Read the rest of this entry »

How brainstorming with XMind helps in a design process?

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Featured, Tips | 9 Comments »

Brainstorming may be one of the most important features in the mind mapping softwares. Although we’ve already made lots of instructions related to brainstorming, people may still be expecting a detailed brainstorming instruction in XMind. So here we are, leading you to implement your design thinking with the brainstorming sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Differences between Lighten and XMind

Posted on March 30th, 2017 in Featured | 4 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 app for our cloud storage service XMind Cloud, while Lighten is only based on Apple’s ecosystem, including the Mac and the iOS apps.

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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