MatchWare has announced the release of OpenMind 2, professional mind mapping software now for the Mac. It costs $279.
Mind mapping is a brainstorming technique in which you visually connect ideas and concepts together to organize your thoughts. It’s useful for project planning and collaboration, creative work and more. OpenMind helps you display those mind maps in up to six interchangeable views, including timelines and Gantt charts, and export that content to other applications like Microsoft Word.
Features include a multimedia catalog of more than 1,500 clipart illustrations, HTML export, PowerPoint export, the ability to import Microsoft Word and PowerPoint files, enhancements using external resources such as Web site links, graphics and spreadsheets, filtering and other capabilities.
System requirements call for Mac OS X 10.4 or later and 300MB hard disk space.