Apps > Paid Apps > Productivity

Price: $7.99

Category: Productivity

Updated: May 23, 2012

Version: 6.7

Size: 9.1 MB

Language: English

Seller: Craig Scott

Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Customer Ratings

Current Version

(637 Ratings)

iThoughts (mindmapping) by CMS

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** O'Reilly Best iPhone Apps Top Pick **

iThoughts is a mind mapping tool for the iPhone/iPod Touch. If you have an iPad then please check out iThoughtsHD.

Mindmapping enables you to visually organise your thoughts, ideas and information.

Typical Uses:

Task lists.
Project planning.
Goal setting.
Concept mapping.
Course Notes/Revision.
Meeting Notes.


Import and export to and from many of the most popular desktop applications
MyThoughts 1.3.3 (Mac)
Novamind 4 / 5
MindManager 6 and later
XMind 3
iMindmap 4 / 5
Mindview 3 / 4 (Windows only)
ConceptDraw MINDMAP 6 / 7
MindGenius 3.71 and later
OPML (OmniOutliner, Scrivener etc.)
Export PDF and PNG (+HTML) versions of your ideas.
Export Outlook CSV task lists.
Export Markdown format.

Plays nicely with other services:
Cloud synchronisation with Dropbox/
Create and Open email attachments in all supported formats.
Save maps to the Camera Roll (and then paste the image into other apps.)
Send maps to other Apps (e.g. iBooks, GoodReader etc.)
Present your ideas on the big screen using an external projector (VGA output.)
Cut/Copy/Paste within and between maps and other applications (such as Mail and Notes)
Hyperlinking Topics (link to websites, other maps or documents in GoodReader etc.)
Download community generated maps from and

Task Management:
Attach task management information to topics (start/due date, effort, progress and resources)
Assign priorities to topics.
Optional 'At a Glance' task attributes badge.
Create email task reports (by project, by resource)
Export task information to Outlook and ToodleDo (also import from Outlook)
Hide completed tasks

Advanced Mindmap Features:
Multiple topic options (shapes, callouts, floating, boundaries.)
Over 90 builtin icons and 46 clipart images .
Attach notes with hyperlinks to topics.
Assign different colours and shapes to topics.
Configure text attributes (bold, italic, size.)
Create relationships between topics.
Image Topics (insert photos or clipart into a topic)
Apply comments to maps using callouts (and hide them as necessary.)
Hide topics which are not 'in focus' (great for presentations.)
Paste styles (colour, shape etc.) to groups of topics.
Auto-align topics within a map with the 'Keep Organised' feature.
Expand/Collapse branches to keep things manageable.
Rainbow colour scheme (auto colours based on position of topic relative to the centre.)
Configurable canvas backgrounds.
Drag and drop topics and branches - then reattach, merge or 'float' them.
Organize your maps into Folders
Create new maps 'based on' (existing maps, clipboard, selected branch)
Mark maps as read-only
Create large maps with many hundreds of topics (canvas is over 1000 'screens' in size.)
Automatic 10 minute snapshots provide version history.
Automatic daily archive with email/cloud upload option for easy backup and peace of mind.
Keyboard shortucts and TextExpander integration for fast brainstorming.

Please visit the website for more information, screenshots and videos.

What's New in Version 6.7

Bug fixes

Customer Reviews

Best mind-mapping app (5 stars)
I have been using this application for several years now and it keeps getting better. It is very easy to use and has many shortcuts. The cloud sync makes it even more useful. I just wish I could find a desktop version.

Lacks a Clean UI (3 stars)
I love this app on the iPad. I almost use it everyday. I bought the iPhone version thinking it was designed by the same person and unfortunately it's not.

While the functionally is great, the UI designer has carved real-estate on each corner of the screen leaving the user with very little room to think clearly and do a mind-map. I have emailed them about us and they've said it's in the works but several months have passed by with n

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