Fork us on GitHub! (NEW)
Migrated from Google Code, the official XMind open source project is now on GitHub. This repository contains all recently released versions of XMind source code. Forks and pull requests are highly welcomed, as well as issue reports and wiki contributions!
Also, XMind SDK for Python has been released on GitHub since 2013. This SDK is 100% written in Python. Non-Java developers may find this tool useful when parsing, modifying and generating XMind files.
2009 SourceForge Community Choice Awards
XMind 3 won "Best Project for Academia" as part of SourceForge's 4th Annual Community Choice Awards.
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2008 Eclipse Community Award
XMind 2008 was named "Best Commercial Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) Application" as part of the prestigious Eclipse Community Awards at EclipseCon 2008.
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Why Open Source
We want to make XMind's code available for Eclipse-based projects and Eclipse plug-in developers to incorporate visual brainstorming and mind mapping capabilities in their applications, or just to export their data to an XMind mind map file. We also welcome the development of plug-ins for XMind itself, and we provide extension points for developers to facilitate the development process. Overall we believe many synergies will evolve from the use of XMind by third party developers.