Mind Map Templates and Examples

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Mind map template

What is a Mind Map Template?

A mind map helps you brainstorm ideas, show relationships, and organize thoughts. A mind map template just provides an easy way to get started. When creating a mind map, you don't want software or process to interrupt your free flow of ideas.

SmartDraw has intelligent mind map templates that let you work and think without getting in your way. You can easily add, move, or delete ideas.

What is a mind map template

Learn What Makes SmartDraw's Mind Map Templates and Tools the Best

  • Intelligent Formatting
    Click simple commands and SmartDraw builds your mind map for you, automatically, so you can focus on your ideas, not aligning boxes and connecting lines. Add or remove topics, and SmartDraw realigns and arranges all the elements so that everything looks great.
Mind map keyboard shortcuts
  • Connect Your Mind Map to Trello®
    You can easily create a Trello card for any item on a mind map. Brainstorm and run meetings using a mind map and make them actionable with Trello.
Connect to Trello
  • View Your Mind Map as a Gantt Chart
    With SmartDraw, you can instantly convert your mind map into a Gantt chart with just a click. Changes made in one view will be automatically reflected in the other. You can use a mind map to brainstorm ideas and organize and group information. When you're ready, turn your brainstorm into an actionable project plan with assignments and due dates.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
View mind map as a gantt chart

Effortless Collaboration

You and your team can work on the same mind map using SmartDraw, or your favorite file sharing apps like Dropbox®, Box®, Google Drive or OneDrive®. You can also share files with non SmartDraw users by simply emailing them a link.

SmartDraw collaboration

Smart Integration

Add your mind map to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint® or Google® Docs or Sheets in just a few clicks, easily. SmartDraw also has apps for Trello and Atlassian's Confluence and Jira. SmartDraw works where and how you work.

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