Zengobi on Tuesday announced the release of Curio 4, a major upgrade to their project management and brainstorming software for Mac OS X. Curio 4 starts at $69 for academia; Home and Pro versions cost $99 and $149 respectively.
Curio’s interface is centered around the “idea space” — a place where you can put down your ideas visually, whether it’s an image, note or series of information. The software features a variety of drawing tools, integrated assistants that help you flesh out a project, list management and more. You can use text, images, URLs, complete documents, mail messages, movies and sounds.
New to Curio 4 is mindmapping — a visual brainstorming technique that helps users connect words and ideas, and figure out how disparate concepts can be related. Other new features include improved searching and better support for other applications including Mail and Outline Processor Markup Language (OPML) import and export.
15- and 60-day trial versions are available for download. Upgrades for older versions of Home and Pro are priced at $49 and $69 respectively.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.4 or later.