An Open Source HTML5 Mind Mapping Application : mindmaps

There are many mind mapping applications out there. However, the desktop apps are often bloated and not intuitive, and most web apps charge you for premium features. Mind maps are a great way of visualizing and documenting ideas that help concentrating and managing the main subject/idea easily.

Mindmaps is an open source web application that lets you easily create good looking mind maps. This is a prototype of an HTML5 mind mapping application built with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, the diagrams are created with canvas and offline usage is possible, thanks to ApplicationCache.

An Open Source HTML5 Mind Mapping Application

Mind maps are a great way of visualizing and documenting ideas that help concentrating and managing the main subject/idea easily. It is possible to create branches (sub-ideas) with an unlimited hierarchy where all of them are linked to each other. It has a simplistic interface and has features like copy-cut-paste, undo-redo, saving the document as JSON and much more.

Features

  • Written entirely in JavaScript
  • 100% offline capable thanks to ApplicationCache
  • Stores mind maps in LocalStorage
  • Canvas API draws the mind map
  • FileReader API reads stored mind maps from the hard drive

Demo : http://drichard.org/mindmaps/
Download: https://github.com/drichard/mindmaps
License : GPL License

An Open Source HTML5 Mind Mapping Application : mindmaps
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