Collaborative mind mapping
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Infinitely expand your thinking with AI generated mind maps
Speed up tedious, manual tasks such as generating user stories, writing acceptance criteria, and generating standard diagrams using Miro AI to help you build out ideas, topics and questions.
Break down complex problems
Analyze complex problems by splitting the causes and explore their relationship, use colors, images and branches with Miro's mind map.
Easy to rearrange
In case you change your mind, you can always drag, drop, and connect. Miro's mind map gives you the flexibility you need.
Why Miro is the best mind mapping tool
Toggle into presentation mode, or break up your map into frames to present slides.
Built-in video, chat, @mentions, and comments.
Multiple team members can co-create synchronously.
Add any content or other mind maps to the same board.
Manage and track your time while running a whiteboarding session in real time.
Choose from 300+ Miro templates. Get inspired and customize anything you want based on your specific needs.
An intuitive and robust mind mapping tool
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How to create a Mind map with Miro
Select the Mind Map app
Drag the Mind Map to the board.
Start with a central concept
Add to the parent node a problem you’d like to solve.
Click on the plus sign on either side of the node to add a child node.
Make it yours
Choose a new color for a branch using Miro’s palette tool.
Organize your mind map
With one click, automatically keep your mind map aligned, even when you move or create new nodes.
Mind map FAQs
Is Miro’s mind map free?
Yes, Miro’s mind map is 100% free and requires no credit card. After you sign up, you can invite collaborators to your board and start creating a mind map right away.
When should I use a mind map?
Mind maps are great for any time you need to organize ideas, thoughts, or concepts and see how they are interrelated. They are especially useful for brainstorming sessions, problem solving workshops, or note-taking.
Can I share my mind map with my team?
You can share your mind map with your team at any time by using the Share button at the top of your Miro board. You have the option to allow them to view, comment on, or edit your mind map. You can also download your mind map as a PDF, if you want an artifact to share in other channels.
How can I brainstorm with a mind map?
To brainstorm with a mind map, start with one central idea or problem in the middle of the page or board. Establish a few rules, so people know how the session is going to progress. There are a ton of different brainstorming techniques you can use to generate multiple new ideas quickly. As each new idea flows, simply add it to a new node on your virtual mind map.
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