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Any images you add to a program aren't embedded, and are treated as an entirely separate entity apart from the program. Deleting images from their folder on your computer will remove them from the program as well, so this system requires a bit more care than an embedded system. See More
Simplicity is the biggest advantage, I can focus more on the given project. See More
A really nice and usable piece of software just got even better with the ZEN version. See More
Even though XMind is using the electron framework, which is known to be resource and especially RAM hungry, I use it as my preferred mind mapping application. XMind helps me to take notes and makes me more productive when programming. It has just enough features and an uncluttered, easy to use interface. The free version has all the features I expect it to have. See More
Some conventions used to interact with the software are either questionable or simply going against what's commonly accepted. For example, right-click + drag will move around, holding down the right-click will open up the context-menu and left-click in an open space will start a new unconnected node. What this results in is constant accidental opening of context-menu then accidental creation of a new node trying to get out of the context-menu. See More
The application only surfaces the essential features by default and gives access to advanced features only when needed. For example, a you can perform 4 actions with a branch by default - add a new subtopic, add a new box topic, add a new relationship and adjust the branch's position. See More