SimpleMind Features

SimpleMind's main features are the same for all platforms: whether mobile device or desktop. Open your Mind Map and keep working, any time, any place.
The description mentions when a feature is only available for a specific platform.

Video Free Full SimpleMind Features
Easy to use
Unique Free lay-out to organize your ideas exactly how you want it.
Horizontal Auto layout, perfect for brainstorming
Three additional auto-layouts: Vertical, Top-down and List.
Multiple selection support
Virtually unlimited page size and number of elements.
Create as many Mind Maps as you want.
Multiple Mind Maps on one page.
Add topics and siblings easily. Drag, rotate, (re)arrange or reconnect topics and branches.
Create crosslinks to connect any 2 topics on the Mind Map.
Use snap to grid and snap to guidelines to align topics.
Share Mind Maps
Share the Mind Map as .pdf, image, outline, freemind or opml.
Copy Outline Text places entire mind map as text on device clipboard. (Not for iPad/iPhone.)
Add media and information
Add notes to topics, ideal to add long texts without cluttering your Mind Map.
Add images or photos.
iPad/iPhone/Android only: Add video recordings to topics.
Play back of video recordings made with iPad/iPhone/Android.
iPad/iPhone/Android only: Add voice memo's
Play back of voice memo's made with iPad/iPhone/Android.
Use the build-in stock icons or your own custom icons.
Add labels to topics and relations.
Add links to documents or webpages. (The Mac AppStore edition does not support linking to files on your computer due to Apple's security policies.)
Add links to Mind Maps, link to a specific topic on a Mind Map.
Use checkboxes and auto numbering.
Maintain overview
Collapse or expand branches.
Hide or show individual topics or branches.
Show branch borders to highlight a branch.
Outline view, showing the structure of the Mind Map. Drag drop to restructure.
Search for Mind Maps.
Search for text in the Mind Map editor.
Desktop only: Advanced search options in Mind Map editor: search for checkbox state (unchecked, checked) or icon.
Desktop only: Autofocus.
Visual Appearance
Apply one of the many build-in style sheets.
Create custom style sheets. Customise colors, lines and borders.
Change the style and color for the whole Mind Map or change a single element only.
Customize background color.
Pick colors from the style color palette or choose custom colors.
Manually adjust relation paths (bend lines).
Manage Mind Maps
Seamless synchronisation across platforms and devices using Dropbox or Google Drive.
Sync mind maps safely to Dropbox or GoogleDrive. Restore a Mind Map to a previous version using or
Import Mind Maps. Opens .smmx (native), .opml and freemind .mm files.
Desktop only: Import the bookmarks of a pdf to create a new Mind Map. This Mind Map consists of a topic per bookmark, each topic linking back to the corresponding chapter in the original pdf.
Export / import all local Mind Maps in a single archive, intended for backing up your local mind maps.
Navigation history.
Organize Mind Maps in Folders.
Create a new (linked) Mind Map from selection.


Some features are only available with AirPrint or Google Cloud Print
Some features may look different on your device due to some visual differences between platforms.