Version 1.24 – Released 2 Sept 2019

  • Version 1.24.1 – released 5 Sept 2019. Fixes bugs reported on v1.24.0
  •  Slideshow support. Define slides by selecting topics and play slideshow inside SimpleMind or export as zipped set of .png images. Read more…
    New Features Slideshow
  • Auto focus extended with Lock Auto Focus on Selected Branch. The branch remains focused until Auto focus style is changed (disabled etc).
  • Improved toolbar images

Version 1.23.0 – Released 15 April 2019

  • Version 1.23.1 – released 30 April 2019. Fixes bugs and introduces dark mode user interface support.
    Dark mode on SimpleMind for Windows
  • Save and open mind maps anywhere on your computer.
    • Save mind map files in any directory.
    • Open mind map via Windows Explorer
    • Open mind maps via “Mind Map | Open”.
    • Mind maps opened via Windows Explorer or “Open” are shown in the Files tab.
    • Mind Maps on Files tab behave like in a cloud, links are stored relative to mind map file.
  • Notes have Wysiwyg (What you see is what you get) rich text support:
    Bold, Italic, Underline, Strike-through, Superscript and Subscript.
  • Windows edition: Wysiwyg rich text is not displayed in topics and labels.
  • UI Modernized.
    • The size of the icons in the toolbars are adjustable via Preferences | General | Use Large Images. (not on high density screens)
    • Style sheet selector in inspector. The size of the preview thumbnail is adjustable.
  • “Natural+Colors on Black” stylesheet added
  • Auto Focus can include cross linked topics.
  • Group borders
    • Display a group border around any group 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)
  • Checkboxes: Reset state – checkboxes are unchecked, progress bars are set to 0.
  • Drag drop rearrange topics in auto layout mode no longer fully expands dragged topics
  • Extract Images from Mind Maps: reduces mind map file size, via menu Topic | Image.
  • Hide/Show mind map editor status bar
  • External directories allow sorting on name or sort on date (like previously) via context menu.
  • New mind map for Cloud asks for file name rather than using “New Mind Map”.
  • Option ” Apply default Word Wrap” also controls importing text, .mm, .opml and .pdf
  • Bug fixed: related to directories containing &

Version 1.22.0 – Released 4 Dec 2018

  • Improved display in internal Image Preview.
  • Optionally use system default application for previewing images: Preferences | Images
  • Removed options for shadow support in mind maps
  • Bug fixed: export as web site would not insert back links between linked mind maps.

Version 1.21 – Released 22 Aug 2018

  • Open multiple Mind Maps with “View | Open in New Window”. Default shortcut Control+O.
  • 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.
  • Export as Website: creates a zip archive with html pages containing clickable elements for notes, full size images and links. Includes linked mind maps. Click to see an example.
  • Maximum image thumbnail size increased to 480 pixels.
  • Press Alt-key to force scrolling rather than moving elements. This can be used when an image leaves no empty space to scroll.
  • Allows Drag-Drop on collapsed topics.
  • Hide Inspector Ctrl+0 replaces Toggle Inspector F9
  • Default style fonts for Chinese + Korean changed. Fixes pdf export problems.
  • Bug fixed: scrolling collapsed / hidden elements visible in auto layout could result in wrong scroll position

 Version 1.20 – Released 13 Feb 2018

  • Version 1.20.2 – released 14 March 2018: (H)DPI aware, bug fixes.
  • Translated into 11 languages: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Change language in Preferences | General | User Interface Language.
  • Breadcrumb bar in External Directory Explorers (Dropbox etc) for quick navigation between folders.
  • Inplace text editor changes:
    Press “Escape” to cancel editing, for a new topic also cancels topic creation
    Press “Enter” to accept any text, including empty text for a new topic (no longer cancels topic creation when text left empty)
  • Order Up (Ctrl+PageUp) reconnects the selected topic to its parent parent (grand-parent).
  • Default Layout Direction for new mind maps can be set in Preferences | General
  • Bug fixed: Local Mind Maps “Empty trash” could result in random errors.

Version 1.19.0 – Released 5 Dec 2017

  • Drag drop images and text from other apps is much improved.
    • drop images from the (Chrome) browser on the mind map editor.
    • drop an image on a topic to add as a floating image, an embedded image or an icon.
    • drop an image in empty space to add a floating image or a new topic with an embedded image.
    • drop text from other apps to add a child or central theme.
  • The Top-Down auto layout has 2 new layout directions, Top-RightToLeft and Bottom-RightToLeft.
  • Outliner shows dates and has a filter to show only topics with a date set.
  • Default Word Wrap, long press wrap tool or Ctrl+W.
  • Import Mind Map added to main menu
  • Natural file name sorting in explorers.
  • Small bugs fixed