View Your Mind – generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts

View Your Mind (VYM) is a mind mapping program. It is useful to organize thoughts and do structure work. In addition to that it has a lot of helpful shortcuts.

A mindmap is a multicolored and image centered radial diagram that represents semantic or other connections between portions of learned material. For example, it can graphically illustrate the structure of a thesis outline, a project plan, or the government institutions in a state. Mindmaps have many applications in personal, family, educational, and business situations. Possibilities include note-taking, brainstorming, summarizing, revising and general clarifying of thoughts.

VYM is not another drawing software, but a tool to store and modify information in an intuitive way. For example you can reorder parts of the map by pressing a key or add various information like a complete email by a simple mouse click.

Features include:

  • Easy to use graphical interface.
  • VYM has several windows, the central one being the mapeditor.
  • Satellite windows:
    • Noteeditor.
    • Historywindow.
    • Branch Property Window.
  • Advanced editing features such as:
    • Macros.
    • Bookmarks.
    • Associating images with a branch.
    • Modifier Modes.
    • XLinks.
    • Adding/removing branches.
    • Adding a whole map or part of a map.

Website: sourceforge.net/projects/vym
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Uwe Drechsel
License: GNU GPL v2

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VYM is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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