Version 1.26 – Released 21 April 2020

  • Open a blank mind map or start from a template.
    • 11 predefined templates available.
      templates ipad
    • Add your own templates. Read more…
  • Calendar
    • Export topics with checkboxes to Reminders.
    • Export topics with a date as events to Calendar.
    • Export topics with a date as .ics events. This can be imported in calendar apps.
    • Read how to.
    • Use the topic toolbar and select “add date” to add a New Event in Calendar. That date will be shown in the topic.
  • Path style “rounded” added.
    Rounded lines
  • Transparent .png image export.
  • New layout directions for the List Layout: “Top – Right to Left” and “Top – Left to Right”.
  • iPad: Double tap a topic in the outline view to edit the topic in the mind map editor.
  • iPhone: Double tap a topic in the outline view to close outline and select topic in the mind map editor.
  • Show dates, or filter topics with dates, in export outline and print outline.
  • Paste on collapsed topics.
  • Keyboard shortcut added: Ctrl+Space toggles checked state of checkbox.
  • Deleting a mind map in Google Drive moves the mind map to trash, rather than deleting the mind map permanently.
  • Mind Map Style restored in the tools dropdown (overflow) menu.
  • Small bug fixes and improved performance.


Version 1.25 – Released 2 Dec 2019

  • Version 1.25.1 released 5 Dec 2019 – bug fixes.
  • We’ve added a style panel so you can easily style topics, lines, and more. Simply tap the brush icon or select “style” from the overflow menu. The style panel is stays visible next to your mind map – every change you’ll make is immediately visible. Read more…
    Style Panel
  • Tap once in blank space to display the mind map style when the style panel is open. Read more…
  • The color picker has been improved.
  • iOS 13 Dark mode is supported.
  • Tools and Add dropdowns have been reorganized.
  • Bug fixed: Classic number icons were displayed too large.

Version 1.24 – Released 2 Sept 2019

  •  Slideshow support. Define slides by selecting topics and play slideshow inside SimpleMind or export as zipped set of .png images. Read more…
    Slideshow on iPad
  • Auto focus extended with Lock Auto Focus on Selected Branch. The branch remains focused until Auto focus style is changed (disabled etc).


Version 1.23.0 – Released 15 April 2019

  • Open Mind Maps from Files app.
  • Wysiwyg (What you see is what you get ) rich text support in notes, topics and labels.
  • Drag-drop rich text in mind map editor from other apps
  • “Natural+Colors on Black” stylesheet added
  • Auto Focus can include cross linked topics.
  • Group borders
    • Display a group border around any set of topics.
    • Improved appearance of branch borders
    • Branch borders can be added to central themes.
  • Topics support dashed line styles (via style toolbar – Line width)
  • Drag drop insert topics in auto layout mode no longer fully expands dragged topics
  • Bugs fixed


Version 1.22.0 – Released 4 Dec 2018

  • Explorers have improved folder navigation.
  • Topic toolbar: Long press paste button for paste options Paste as Central Theme and Paste Text as List.
  • Delete command on Relation toolbar.
  • Removed options for shadow support in mind maps.
  • Bug fixed: local voice memo stored on Nextcloud or Nutstore would not play back.
  • Bug fix for Nextcloud servers that have path at the end of the server url.


Version 1.21 – Released 22 Aug 2018

  • Crosslinks can be used to make a summary or merge paths (A in image below).
  • Manually toggle the crosslink style via “Toggle cross link style” in the relation toolbar . You can use this to style as a “normal” crosslink or to style as a hierarchical relation and merge paths or make a summary.
  • Nextcloud support added.
    You can now use your own Nextcloud based cloud server to synchronize mind maps across devices.
  • 坚果云 – Nutstore cloud support added.
    坚果云 Nutstore is a free Chinese cloud service and can now be used to synchronize mind maps across Mac, iPad/iPhone and Windows devices. This is great news for our Chinese customers that could not use Dropbox or Google Drive. Also available for non-Chinese customers.
  • Maximum image thumbnail size increased to 480 pixels.
  • Auto Focus mode.
  • Allows Dropping on collapsed topic
  • Margins for Note view increased
  • Handling Dropbox time outs when synchronizing
  • Cloud support internally restructured