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Version 1.9 | Release Date: 2012-07-22 | Download
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Version 1.8.1 | Release Date: 2012-05-31 | Download
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Version 1.7.4 | Release Date: 2011-10-20 | Download
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Version 1.7.2 | Release Date: 2011-07-27 | Download
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Version 1.7 | Release Date: 2011-07-18 | Download
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Version 1.7.3 | Release Date: 2011-07-14 | Download
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Version 1.6.3 | Release Date: 2011-05-03 | Download
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Version 1.6.1 | Release Date: 2011-02-06 | Download
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Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2010-12-10 | Download
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Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2010-12-10 | Download

Considerable changes to the MindNode file format to allow direct import of MindNode documents on iOS devices.
When pasting a tabbed outline, the application will now create a subnodes hierarchy instead of pasting everything into one node.
Added a “Paste and Match Style” menu item to the context menu.
New shortcut for the export menu item.
Fixes a crash when using copy and paste on a large map.
Resolves an issue related to suggested filenames during saving.
Correctly encodes asian characters during plain text export.
The buildin help is working again.
Fixes a crash related to quickly generating new nodes.
Fixes several typos.
Correctly restores the visible canvas location and scale factor when importing a MindNode (touch) document.
Fixes a crash related to canceling the creation a new node with ESC.
Improves saving on larger mind maps.
Correctly handle nodes folded with the Pro version.
Resolves an issue that caused the incorrect setting of cross connection stroke widths. This issue sometimes also lead to a crash.

Version 1.5.3 | Release Date: 2010-09-02 | Download
  • Fixes a bug that caused drawing issues when entering a node title.
  • Resolves several issues related to the Spotlight importer and QuickLook plugin.
  • Added a "Not found" message to the find panel.
  • Remove new lines and tabs from suggested file names.
  • Fixes a bug when searching with an empty string.
  • Correctly display the hand cursor when using the hand-tool.
  • ESC no longer aborts editing. I had to change this functionality as it could cause a crash and a fix would require loosing multilevel undo of node editing.
  • Version 1.5.2 | Release Date: 2010-08-10 | Download
    • Added French and Chinese localization.
    • Corrects an issue with the MindNode spotlight importer which caused incorrect indexing of documents created with version 1.5.
    • Text insertion pointer adapts to background color.
    • New node are now created clockwise around the main node.
    • Correctly imports rich text content of FreeMind 0.9.0 documents.
    • MindNode will no longer prevent ejecting of discs if a visual file link points to them.
    • Fixes several memory leaks.
    • Fixed a flickering issue when deleting text.
    • Correctly scroll view when entering text.
    Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2010-05-20 | Download
    • Correctly apply padding during PDF and PNG export.
    • Added keyboard shortcuts for superscript and subscript.
    • Fixes several typos in the german localization.
    • Resolves several memory leaks

    Only applies when opening a MindNode Pro document in MindNode:

    • All cross connection are now drawn correctly during PDF and PNG export.
    • Fixes visual file link image generation on 10.5.
    Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2010-05-14 | Download
    Node with constraining MindNode now supports the same node width constraining abilities as MindNode Pro.

    Document wide spellchecking Spell checking is now available for the entire document and not only when editing a node title.

    Other Enhancements

    • MindNode is now using a zip based file format. This will greatly improve integration of MindNode documents with 3rd party applications/services.
    • Shortcuts for quickly accessing Inspector tabs.
    • Enhanced style of node creation well.
    • The text view when editing text is now always on top of other nodes and draws an appropriate background.
    • The dragged node is now drawn transparent to allow easier positioning of larger nodes.
    • Several undo grouping issues resolved.
    • Solves several german localization errors.
    • Resolves an issue with asian characters during OPML and FreeMind export.
    • The main menu bar no longer blinks when navigation the map with the arrow keys.
    • Corrects a sorting issue when using OPML export.
    • ...
    Version 1.4.5 | Release Date: 2010-02-08 | Download
    • Fixed an issue that resulted in setting a stroke width to zero, which in turn caused a crash during selecting.
    • Added a new user default to automatically inherit the style when pasting. This key is hidden in this release and will be exposed in 1.5. Adding this key in this release will enable a graceful transition for existing users.
    • Correctly reports an error when trying to load a document created with a newer version of the application. This change is also in preparation for 1.5.
    • Fixes a problem with plain text export. Exported plain text documents will now load correctly in TextEdit.
    • Significant performance improvement when saving large mind maps. Previously saving a large mind map could result in "beachballing".
    • Updated MindNode (touch) export format in preparation of the upcoming MindNode (touch) 1.2 update.
    • Fixes errors in the documentation.
    Version 1.4.4 | Release Date: 2009-12-09 | Download
    • Fixed an issue with incorrect inheriting of font attributes.
    • The application will now strip unsupported paragraph attributes (e.g. first line heading) when pasting.
    Version 1.4.3 | Release Date: 2009-11-23 | Download
  • Fixes a random freeze when working with Thai language (the bug probably also affected other languages).
  • Triple clicking on a node no longer exits edit mode and correctly selects the entire text.
  • Fixes wrong descriptions in export dialog of german and japanese localization.
  • Version 1.4.2 | Release Date: 2009-11-02 | Download
    • New "string outline" export format.
    • Full support for copying outlines into plain text documents.
    • Improvements to RTF export.
    • MindNode now supports connections during printing and image export. This also influences QuickLook preview.
    • Correctly imports MindNode (touch) 1.1 documents.
    • Consistent format descriptions in the export dialog.
    Version 1.4.1 | Release Date: 2009-10-06 | Download

    Removed margins when printing a document.
    Fixed RTF export. The outline is now correctly recognized as a list by TextEdit and Pages.
    The "Insert New Parent Node" menu item now correctly creates a new parent node.

    Version 1.4 | Release Date: 2009-09-07 | Download
    Improvements and Fixes:
    • (MN) (MNP) Suggest mind map title as default filename when saving (only on Snow Leopard).
    • (MN) (MNP) Insert New Parent Node functionality.
    • (MN) (MNP) Import MindNode (touch) files.
    • (MN) (MNP) Fixes an issue which could cause nodes to be ordered incorrectly when copying nodes into a text document.
    Version 1.3.5 | Release Date: 2009-06-29 | Download

    Fixes a bug that could cause connections to load incorrectly.

    Version 1.3.4 | Release Date: 2009-06-17 | Download
    Improvements and Fixes:
    • Fixes typos in the japanese localization.
    • Fixes an issue with node wells not showing up when selecting a node or editing a node.
    • Enabled basic scripting support.
    • The window zoom button will now maximize the window.
    Version 1.3.3 | Release Date: 2009-05-31 | Download
    Improvements and Fixes:
    • Solves an issue that prevented the Spotlight importer from correctly indexing mindnode documents.
    • Fixes an issue that made it imposible to add nodes to an empty canvas.
    Version 1.3.2 | Release Date: 2009-05-08 | Download

    Japanese Localization
    MindNode and MindNode Pro are now fully localized in Japanese.

    Improvements and Fixes:
    • Fixes a bug that incorrectly positioned nodes when creating them with the node well.
    • Newly created nodes are now correctly positioned centered under the mouse cursor.
    • Nodes folded with MindNode Pro correctly show up in Mindnode.
    Version 1.3.1 | Release Date: 2009-04-27 | Download
    Change Log

    Contextual Menus
    Context menu allow to access to the most important functionally directly on the canvas.

    Improvements and Fixes:
    • Fixes a bug that caused "node wells" to stay visible although the mouse was nowhere near it.
    • Fixes a bug that caused nodes to stay in edit mode when quickly creating a new one.
    • New nodes are now created centered under the mouse cursor.
    • Fixes an issue related to incorrect selection of the inspector dash style menu.
    • Improvements to menu item validation.
    • Fixes several bugs when importing FreeMind documents.
    • Newacknowledgement panel.
    • Export as PNG now available in the export file dialog.
    • Resolves an issue that prevented users leaving the "canvas dragging" mode.
    • Changed the line ending style of branches. It's now nicely rounded. This also improves the visual style when a branch reduces it's line width.
    • The line dash style is now affected by the line width.
    • Resolves an issue related to setting an incorrect font when deleting the entire content of a node.
    Version 1.3 | Release Date: 2009-02-15 | Download

    Major improvements to zooming
    MindNode now supports zooming to any factor between 10% - 400%, allows zooming with multi-touch trackpads and mouse wheel ([CMD]+[Mouse Wheel up/down] and supports Fit Mind Map and Fit Selection. Furthermore the zoom factor button next to the horizontal scroll received a major facelift and now looks and behaves similarly to pop-up-buttons used in the iWork suite.

    Multi-touch support
    Additional to the two-finger scrolling, MindNode now supports pitch to zoom and three-finger-swipe to change the selection on all new multi-touch trackpads.

    Other Improvements and Fixes:
    • New MindNode icon.
    • German localization.
    • Print settings are correctly saved with each document.
    • Improved handling of canvas resizing. It decreases automatically when folding and moving nodes. The canvas no longer has a visible border.
    • When editing a left aligned node, the canvas no longer moves around.
    • Changes default main node thickness to 2 pt instead of 3 pt.
    • Root nodes are now called main nodes.
    • Fixes a drawing bug when adding a new line character at the end of a node.
    • Correct handling of paper sizes.
    • When editing a title the application no longer draws a white background.
    • Improved behavior when entering the edit mode. The application now inserts the insertion marker at the point of the click and no longer selects the entire node.
    • The color of the selection rubber band changed.
    • Main nodes are ordered by their canvas location when exporting to RTF, HTML, FreeMind and OPML.
    • It's no longer possible to create a main node when double clicking the canvas.
    • Fixes a crash when trying to print an empty document.
    Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2008-10-17 | Download

    About this release

    This is a major update for MindNode. It's now based on the improved MindNode Pro codebase, bringing major performance and stability improvements to this release.

    Detailed release notes

    • Find support.
    • Copy will place a RTF representations of all selected nodes onto the pasteboard.
    • Branches are always drawn below nodes.
    • Pressing ESC during dragging will undo the operation.
    • Improved Inspector.
    • Solves issues with the software updater when the inspector is open.
    • The software updater won't check on first launch.
    • Drag and drop support for Strings and RTFs.
    • Removed the tab between bullet and text when exporting to RTF.
    • Updated the way font changes are handled when not in edit mode. It's now a lot smoother and underlining works correctly.
    • Improved handling of color wells and the color panel when entering edit mode.
    • Smaller node active area.
    • Strikethrough support.
    • New node well
    • New root nodes are only created on mouse up.
    • Major improved html export.
    • Many other minor changes and improvements
    Version 1.1.2 | Release Date: 2008-08-12 | Download

    (Fix) The nativ MindNode format no longer shows up in the export dialog as an available format.
    (Fix) Deleting the content of a spotlight attribute caused the save operation to fail.
    (Fix) Exporting to rtf caused to fail when nodes contained an empty title.
    (Fix) Abort editing a node by pressing ESC is working again.
    (Fix) The node well is not drawn during a position translation directly after node creation.
    (Fix) Animations are reenabled correctly after exiting edit mode.
    (Update) Using MindNode files with Subversion and CVS now works. Hidden .svn and .cvs are copied into the new bundle.
    (Update) When exporting to html, rtf, opml and freemind nodes are sorted by y location (used to be creation date in previous versions).

    Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2008-06-11 | Download
    Release notes
    • (New) FreeMind import.
    • (New) OPML import.
    • (Update) Major overall stability improvements.
    • (Update) Only alphanumeric keys enter the node edit mode directly.
    • (Fix) Improved FreeMind export. Exported files should now import fine into mind42 and MindMeister.
    • (Fix) Beachball when saving large (500+ nodes) mind maps.
    • (Fix) Node overlapping after reconnecting (copy and paste)
    • (Fix) Zoom button when using on computers with 2+ monitors.
    • (Update) Prettier XML output formating when exporting OPML, FreeMind and HTML documents.
    • (Fix) New nodes are positioned at the correct location when the supernode is flipped.
    • (Fix) Page up/down, Home and End keys support.
    Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2008-05-12 | Download

    Notable new features

    FreeMind export functionality
    Nodes grow depending on their position and effect sub-nodes
    Improved node positioning
    Spellchecking support
    Drag Canvas with the mouse
    Detailed Release Notes

    (New) FreeMind export.
    (New) Spell checking and grammar checking support.
    (New) Drag canvas with the mouse (during space pressed).
    (New) Left-aligned nodes grow to the left side.
    (New) During title editing, sub-nodes reposition accordingly.
    (New) Menu items "Deselect All" and "Duplicate".
    (New) Save and restore window attributes (postion, size, scroll position, zoom level).
    (Update) The window zoom button works as intended and no longer resize the window to full screen.
    (Update) When opening a new document the entire canvas is shown.
    (Update) Slightly reduced vertical canvas border offset.
    (Update) Sub-nodes are created below each other.
    (Update) Additional undo action names.
    (Update) Pressing ESC during dragging a node out of the node well (rounded plus sign) will cancel this operation.
    (Update) The canvas is accepting click-through events for all actions.
    (Update) Removed localizations for language currently not support from the sparkle software updater. This saves about 3 MB of disk space.
    (Update) Pressing ESC during node title editing will no longer abort editing, but will display the "complete word" dialog.
    (Update) Improvements to the positioning algorithm.
    (Update) Improved crash reporter.
    (Update) Delete node during editing it's title.
    (Update) Command+Dragging allows selecting and moving with one gesture.
    (Update) Double-click+Dragging allows repositioning a node.
    (Fix) A great number of typos fixed.
    (Fix) Sometimes the scroll view jumped location when resizing the canvas.
    (Fix) "Zoom In" shortcut mapping corrected.
    (Fix) When an inspector color well is active, the node stroke color won't be set by the color panel.
    (Fix) Deleting nodes by pressing delete forward on the keyboard.
    (Fix) Scroll to node when moving a node before entering edit mode.
    (Fix) Cycling and centering the root node is no longer possible when in edit mode.
    (Fix) Scrollbar geometry.
    (Fix) Aborting node creating with ESC no longer results with undo operations on the undo stack.
    (Fix) Pressing Command / Option / Control and a character key at the same time no longer results in entering the edit mode.
    (Fix) Loading an invalid input format no longer crashes the application.

    Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2008-04-11 | Download


    (New) Improved keyboard mapping.
    (New) Cycle root nodes.
    (New) RTF Export
    (New) Canvas auto scrolls when nodes grow too large during text input.
    (Update) Major update to the way Spotlight meta data is handled (values are committed correctly, it's possible to undo changes and the document is marked as edited).
    (Update) I'm starting to use Undo action names.
    (Update) When changing the selection with the keyboard, the canvas will scroll to display the new selection.
    (Update) Default document icon.
    (Update) Root nodes are no longer created on top of each other.
    (Fix) ESC aborts title editing and restores original node title.
    (Fix) Root Node dash style is drawn correctly.
    (Fix) Undo support when editing node title.
    (Fix) Substitution Menu removed.

    Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2008-03-14 | Download
    MindNode Relase Notes

    MindNode 1.0 (433) Sat, 15 Mar 2008 08:51:00 +1000

    This release is MindNode 1.0. I would like to thank everybody who provided feedback, reported bugs and suggested features during the long beta periode.

    Core Version

    • (Fix) ^ or ´ no longer cause the current text to disappear.