What you need to know
- MindNode for iPhone and iPad has been updated to include new node and Quick Entry improvements.
- Dynamic nodes move and react when adding a new node to a mind map.
- Quick Entry improvements make it quicker and easier to collect information and thoughts.
MindNode, a popular mind-mapping app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, has a new update out that includes improvements to the interface when adding new nodes as well as using Quick Entry.
The new MindNode update, which existing users will find waiting for them in the App Store, has a new party trick in the form of dynamic nodes. Now, adding a new node to an existing mind map will cause existing nodes to move out of the way, showing how things will look once a new node has been inserted. It's all super smooth and fluid and adds a layer of polish that some similar apps can't match.
Next, we have Quick entry improvements that make it easier than ever to quickly capture ideas and have them take shape in the form of a mind map. New Smart Text Shortcuts have been added while the interface now features an editable outline. MindNode has now also added an optional account system called MindNode ID, designed to enhance the existing MindNode Plus subscription for those who sometimes use devices that aren't connected to iCloud.
All of that, and more, is now available in the new MindNode update. You can get it in the App Store (opens in new tab) now. The app was already one of the best Mac, iPhone, and iPad apps at what it did and now it's even better!
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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