Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps and Software

Free/Low Cost AT for Mind Mapping and Brainstorming

Inspiration Maps


  • Brainstorm and create mind maps similar to the full Inspiration Program
  • Organize projects to create flow charts
  • Take notes using the visual system and icons to create maps and diagrams

Cost: $9.99

Compatibility: iOS: iPad and iPhone



  • Mind Mapping/Brainstorming tool for use on personal devices and the web
  • Collaborate in real-time with other people
  • Use the program to present your work
  • Full use of software program and features costs a small, monthly fee

Cost: Basic-Free; Personal & Pro $4.99-$8.25

Compatibility: iOS: iPhone, iPad; Android



  • Includes unlimited mind maps (create a new map or select an existing map)
  • Cloud-based storage
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Save to Google Drive
  • Distraction-free environment

Cost: Free; personal version $2.99/month

Compatibility: Online Resource



  • Online and app-based mind mapping
  • Visually put your thoughts down to create mind maps easily
  • Print these mind maps for yourself or share with others

Cost: Free: web and lite app, $2.99: full app

Compatibility: Online Resource; iOS: iPad; iPhone