URL Scheme – From XMind to Productivity Paradise

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 in Tips, XMind: ZEN | No Comments »

URL Scheme can be inserted and opened in XMind: ZEN on macOS now. You can start an app or trigger specific actions when your app opens when inserting a related URL Scheme into it.

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Chapter I of Structures in XMind: ZEN

Posted on March 8th, 2019 in Tips, XMind: ZEN | No Comments »


Imagine you are playing the SimCity, but you’ve got to build the city by using things below:

Central Topic – City Center
Key thoughts – Main Roads
Secondary Thoughts – Secondary Roads
Images/Notes/Marks – Landmarks

So how are you going to arrange it? Make it convenient and reasonable for the citizens (your ideas) to live, while offering a guide map for visitors.

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4 Tips + 1 Feature = Staying Focused

Posted on January 31st, 2019 in Tips, XMind: ZEN | No Comments »

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Success is about concentration. The skill of how to stay focused at work, at school, or simply the task at hands is going to determine your level of success.

Staying focused helps you to accomplish tasks, and goals productively, which means you’ll get things done or reach the goals on time.

Unfortunately, the opposite happens from time to time.

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Audio Note Sets Your Hands Free

Posted on January 28th, 2019 in Tips, XMind for iOS, XMind: ZEN | 2 Comments »

Taking notes in meeting or lecture can be a bit of challenge, not mention making mind maps. You are required to be a multi-task expert – concentrate on the current situation, extract useful information, while your hands lag behind, trying so hard to catch up with your mind. All this turns out to note with scribbles and filled with who-knows figures or symbols.

You need Audio Note for sure – an effective way of input yet effortless.

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

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 in Featured, Tips | 2 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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3 Steps for A Seamless Transfer on Android Device

Posted on January 11th, 2019 in Promotion, Tips, XMind for Android | No Comments »


Wi-Fi Transfer is officially released on XMind for Android! As long as your Android device and targeted devices are connecting to the same Wi-Fi, you can transfer and download right away. Fast, stable and secured.

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XMind Tips: How to Enable Rainbow Color Branch?

Posted on August 29th, 2018 in Tips | No Comments »

Colors are important.

Forests and beaches are calming and relaxing, restaurant logos like McDonald and IN-N-OUT naturally make your stomach growl. Colors can be very effective in learning, marketing, communication etc. There is even research with Alzheimer’s patients showing that color cues improve memory.

In XMind: ZEN with just a few clicks, you can enable multi-branch color, making your mind map creative, informative and more Colorful! Read the rest of this entry »

How to Insert Matrix Table in Your Mind Map?

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 in Tips | 10 Comments »

“Use it well.”

This is what Dumbledore said when he gave the cloak of invisibility to Harry.

And this is also why we are sharing many how-to tips because we are hoping XMinders can make the most of mind mapping and use it WELL.

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Introducing a Useful Feature You May not Be Familiar with in XMind: ZEN

Posted on July 17th, 2018 in Tips, XMind: ZEN | 5 Comments »

In January, we released our whole new amazing mind mapping tool XMind: ZEN. Now, half a year has passed and we believe that you’re already familiar with XMind: ZEN and skillfully use it in your daily life and work. But since XMind: ZEN is a powerful mind mapping tool, there might be some amazing features you have not found yet.

Today, we’d like to introduce a useful feature you may not be familiar with – Quick Style. Read the rest of this entry »

Super Cool! XMind: ZEN Lets You Create Animated Mind Map

Posted on March 20th, 2018 in Tips, XMind: ZEN | No Comments »

Mind mapping is a powerful graphic technique which provides a universal key to unlock the full potential of the brain. It harnesses the full range of cortical skills – word, image, number, logic, color and etc. – in a single, uniquely powerful manner. In so doing, it gives you the freedom to roam the infinite expanses of your brain. In the following guide, we will talk about animated mind map, you can also check out our beginner guide for mind mapping. Read the rest of this entry »