MindMeister vs SimpleMind

We've built MindMeister from the ground up to facilitate collaboration. Because of its sleek design and simple to use interface, MindMeister has been positioned as the number one mind mapping and online collaboration tool available today. Behind the product is a very strong team of developers following the company's philosophy of bringing the very latest advancements in web 2.0 technology to you.
SimpleMind is the world leader in cross platform Mind Mapping tools. Analyze your thoughts and structure them with SimpleMind. The unique free lay-out allows you to organize your ideas exactly how you want it.
Comparing MindMeister vs SimpleMind is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that MindMeister has better video than SimpleMind

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like SimpleMind has more user-friendly interface than MindMeister because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that MindMeister is more popular than SimpleMind

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- SimpleMind adds contact links and PDF bookmarks import (in 2017)
- MindMeister allows to mindmap in Microsoft Teams (in 2017)
- MindMeister introduced all-new public map library (in 2017)
- SimpleMind adds progress checkboxes (in 2017)
- SimpleMind adds tree-view for tasks (in 2017)
- MindMeister unifiers apps for iOS and Android (in 2017)
- SimpleMind integrates with Google Drive (in 2016)
- MindMeister gets new look and feel (in 2016)
- MindMeister integrated with Confluence (in 2016)
- SimpleMind - the new Freemind alternative (in 2012)

Looks like SimpleMind was recently more active than MindMeister (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which MindMeister and SimpleMind meet head to head:

2017 - SimpleMind adds tree-view for tasks to keep up competition with MindMeister

A new version of mind-mapping app SimpleMind is available for all our supported platforms. In this release the developers have primarily focused on the outline view, report generation and printing enhancements. Checkboxes are now shown in the outline, thereby turning it into a hierarchical checklist. You can also apply a filter that shows only topics that are checked and/or unchecked. Thereby SimpleMind becomes more visual in comparison to MindMeister