SimpleMind Desktop for Mac - New Features

Version 1.15.2 - Coming soon

  • High denstity monitor support
  • Copy to Cloud across all clouds: Local, Dropbox and Google Drive
  • Bug fixed: Copy Local to Google Drive would not work
  • Bug fixed: Custom relation paths could be truncated in mind map export
  • Bug fixed: Undo typing could cause invalid state or crash

Version 1.15.0 - Released 29 November 2016

  • Use Google Drive to synchronize with other devices
  • Diamond and Cloud border shapes
  • Rounded corners in angled paths
  • Toggle Checked State, assures checkbox visible then toggles checked state. Keyboard shortcut Command+Space
  • Order Forward and Order Backward also works for Topics. Default keyboard shortcuts Command+Up and Command+Down
  • (Backward) Delete deletes the selected element, and no longer navigates to the parent element.
  • Redesigned Preferences panel
  • Restore Default fonts added in Preferences
  • Font panel integration removed (fonts can only be adjusted via Preferences)
  • Restoring Mind Map Explorer collapsed state
  • Performance improvement for large mind maps
  • Bug fix: original child order is maintained when using drag-drop to change parent
  • Bug fix: Several style toolbar bugs fixed
  • Bug fix: On older Mac OS versions the topic toolbar add image drop down menu was disabled
  • Bug fix: Angled path styles were missing in Custom Style sheet editor.
  • Bug fix: memory leaks fixed

Version 1.14.0 - Released 18 July 2016

  • Outliner - in the Inspector panel (on the right), displayed in the image below. Outliner synchronizes with the selection in the editor. Also useful when Searching in the Mind Map. Use drag & drop in the outline to reorder topics.
  • Keyboard shortcuts for Show Outline ⌘1, Show Note ⌘2 allow fast switching between topics in outline and note.
  • Angled relation paths and Adjustable relation paths. Read more…
  • New build-in style sheet: Chart (angled paths + arrows)
  • Check spelling for entire Mind Map, shortcut ⌘;
  • Live spelling and automatic spelling correction support for Mind Map editor
  • Paste Text as List and Import plain text .txt files. Each new line creates a new topic, leading tabs are interpreted as hierarchy level.
  • "Enable Snap Options" check added to Snap Options. Snap to guide lines and snap to grid are only active when this option is checked. Pressing ⌘ (Command) while dragging a topic, temporarily inverts this option. This allows easy enabling/disabling the snap feature in specific cases.
  • Relation style presets, create and apply adjusted relation styles
  • Export as Encapsulated PostScript (eps) (Export, Mail, Export to Dropbox)
  • Removed "reorder topics" panel, reordering sibling order is now more conveniently done with the outliner.
  • Bug fixed related to layout mode panel on OSX 10.6
  • Bug fixed related to Mind Map Search Bar not appearing on older OSX systems.
  • Bug fixed that made it impossible to copy a Mind Map from Dropbox to the local root folder.

Version 1.13.0 - released 2 May 2016

  • Layout Direction options (Auto, Left, Right, Top, Bottom, Manual) for auto layout modes.
  • Snap to guide lines and/or grid, available from main menu SimpleMind | Snap Options.
  • Auto focus, see image below. Read more…
  • (Tinted) Collapsed and Hidden topic markers are clickable tools, also when the topic is not selected (see image below).
  • Option "Display Hide tool for topics" (in SimpleMind Preferences) shows hide tool for topic and moves collapse tool and collapse markers to opposite side (see image above).
  • Long press Hide/show tool shows hide/show options (hide children , full hide etc.)
  • Bug fixed in positioning hidden topics for auto horizontal and vertical layouts.
  • Bug fixed when pasting in auto layout.
  • Bug fixed related to hidden topics in auto layout.
  • Bug fixed related to tooltip flicker while editing in mind map editor.

Version 1.12.1 - released 7 March 2016

  • Embedded images in topics
  • Tinted checkboxes: topic check boxes appear in the topic's stroke color (see image below). Change via Mind Map Style | Custom check box color. Defining (near) white as custom checkbox color results in plain black and white checkboxes.
  • New style added: "Natural + Colors", colorful paths without topic boxes (see image above)
  • Export to Dropbox, in Mind Map menu, for mind maps on Dropbox
  • Advanced search options in Mind Map editor: search for checkbox state (unchecked, checked) or icon
  • Pdf bookmark extraction: Import pdf, Convert .pdf to mind map, link to bookmark in pdf document, support for linking to "page=number" in pdf links. Note: AppStore edition only allows importing .pdfs on Dropbox. Links to local files are not supported.
  • Add Icon from File, add a custom icon without adding it to the custom icons library
  • Double click in empty space adds a Central Theme when nothing is selected
  • Style sheet selector shows preview images.
  • Improved lines in auto Top Down layout
  • Performance improvement for dashed lines in low zoom factors

Version 1.11.0

  • Auto Layout added. Read more…
  • Use drag&drop to rearrange Topic order in auto layout modes.
  • Default Layout Mode for new Mind Maps in Global Style Options.
  • Keyboard navigation with arrow keys improved.
  • Alt+Drag-Drop image adds the image as icon, Command+Drop adds it as Image - like before.
  • Add as Image in Icon Picker: when pressed an icon will be added as floating image rather than as Icon.
  • Select All Topics, Relations, Images etc. added to main menu.
  • Warning to prevent loosing local changes when disconnecting from Dropbox.
  • OSX 10.11 support added.
  • Several bugs fixed in Dropbox integration.

Version 1.10.1

  • Multiple Selection support. Read more…
  • Rotate and Flip commands added - main menu | Edit
  • Long Press on rotate tool invokes Rotate and Flip commands

Version 1.9.8

  • Copy / Paste Link to Topic allows linking to a specific topic in any mind map
  • Hide/Show Branch support
  • Improved Navigation History
  • Toggle Mind Map Explorer (Ctrl+Command+M)

Version 1.9.5

  • Thumbnails and Searching in Dropbox
  • Customizable Mind Map background color
  • Improved auto import/export for Custom Style Sheets
  • Auto save redesigned
  • Improved L/R balance for strict layouts
  • Allow cross linking in search mode
  • Pre-loading Dropbox contents (Indexing)
  • Major bugs fixed:
    Searching would not locate matches in all floating texts.
    Quote substitution in Note panel disabled

Version 1.9.4

  • Customizable line width for relations
  • Auto import/export for Custom Style Sheets
  • Bug fix: restored larger custom icon size
  • Bug fix: synchronization via Dropbox with SimpleMind for iOS would fail for new mind maps