So you want to be able to capture your ideas wherever you are and put them into creative mind maps . There are actually several iPad apps to allow you to do just that. We have included in the list below the major mind mapping apps you might want to try on your iPad. These apps are all highly rated and work pretty good. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has also curated another list of mind mapping tools that work on the desktop versions. Click here to check it out.
1- My Thoughts
" My Thoughts is a fun little program to keep your mind focused on your true potential. Every time you start it up, you are greeted with a positive, life-changing affirmation. When you change your thoughts, you change your destiny."
2- My Thoughts Book
" myThoughtsBook gives you quadratically sheets to write down, sort and combine your ideas. These sheets are grouped in books and can be exported to pdf and send via mail."
3- iThoughts HD
"iThoughtsHD is a mind mapping tool for the iPad. If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch then please check out iThoughts"
4- Mind Node
" MindNode is a powerful and intuitive mindmapping application. Its focus and flexibility make it the perfect tool for brainstorming and organizing your life—and iCloud & Dropbox support means you always have your mindmaps with you."
5- Mind HD
"A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged radially around a central key word or idea. It is used to generate, visualize, structure, and classify ideas, and as an aid in study, organization, problem solving, decision making, and writing."
6- Simple Mind
" Mind mapping tool that turns your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device. "
7- Think Free
" You can categorize your thought with various themas and mind-map, and even allow to text or email it by saving it as a picture file. Of course, it can be uploaded to twitter, facebook or used it as background for iphone. Your detail ideas can be complied with mind map. With Think Tree, everything can be easily embodied on iphone."
8- Idea Sketch
"Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Idea Sketch for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more!"
9- Mind Blowing
"Mindblowing offers the following features:
• Colorized nodes
• Video/Image attachments
• Audio recordings
• Enhanced navigation
• Alternate Listed tree-view
• Exporting to email
• Cut and Paste
• Undo and Red"
10- Think Digits
" ThinkDigits is a calculator like you’ve never seen before, a powerful calculator, notepad and mind-mapper all wrapped into one slick productivity tool."
12- Free Mind Lite
" FreeMind Lite is a native software on iPhone for reading and showing the files created by FreeMind.
You can draw your mind-mapping on Windows/Linux/Mac OS X by FreeMind, and show them on iPhone anywhere and anytime."
"Great for work. Great for school. Popplet is a platform for your ideas. Popplet's super simple interface allows you to move at the speed of your thoughts. With Popplet you can capture your ideas, sort them visually, and collaborate with others in realtime. Quickly and easily!"
" Mindo is a mind mapping tools for iPad. Mind mapping enable you to organize your thoughts, ideas and information whenever you want."
"MindMeister lets you create, edit and share your mind maps on the go and synchronize them with the award-winning free online MindMeister service."
"iMindMap is your limitless workspace for brainstorming ideas, note-taking during meetings or lectures, organising tasks, planning events, creating and delivering presentations and so much more."