Month: February 2010

MindManager 8 for Mac Review

Mind mapping on the Mac has been largely an affair of personal productivity, i.e. no mind mapping software delivered an integration with enterprise-scale business systems such as Microsoft Sharepoint. MindManager 8's focus is exactly on that weak spot and also on more Mac OS X integration.What’s new in MindManager 8 for the Mac? Here’s a list: iCal integration iWork 08 integration iChat integration Address Book integration MobileMe integration Microsoft Office 2008 integration Microsoft Entourage integration Sharepoint and Office Live integration In-Topic Hyperlinks Gesture support Built-in browser iPhone support Share mind maps with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Quick Look support Snow Leopard support Impressive, isn’t it? I can tell you from experience with MindManager 8 that it becomes even more impressive in some areas. Let’s start with iCal. Now here is a feature that really impressed me. You can add events and to-dos, of course, and they all synchronise with iCal in real-time. But what really impressed me is the Smart Calendar Topic. That one gives you a topic filtered list of calendar events and/or to-dos, …