Mindjet Expands Mobile Market Presence With New iPad and iPhone ProductsBy Mindjet, PRNE
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
LONDON, June 2, 2011 -
- Global Information Mapping Leader Acquires Unique Intellectual
Property to Extend Cross-Platform Delivery
Mindjet(R), the leading provider of business productivity software and
SaaS applications that visually connect ideas, information and people today
announced the availability of Mindjet iPad(R) and Mindjet iPhone(R), visual
mapping applications that can be used independently or in conjunction with
Mindjet's popular MindManager(R) software, used by over 1.8 million paid
users globally. The new mobile applications will be available for GBP5.49 and
GBP3.99 on the iTunes store beginning June 15.
"Because users see Mindjet information mapping as an essential complement
to their core business applications, we're committed to delivering our
solutions across all the devices our customers regularly use," said Blaine
Mathieu, Mindjet's chief products officer. "We're especially excited about
these mobile apps, because the touch screen interface is ideal for visual
mapping purposes, like note taking, brainstorming and requirements
With these additional mobile applications, Mindjet reaffirms itself as
the provider of the most powerful information mapping solution that is
available across mobile, Web, Windows(R) and Mac(R) platforms.
In related news, Mindjet announced MindManager version 9 for Mac. For
complete details see: https://www-cms.mindjet.com/press/releases/831.
- Mindjet announced new iPad and iPhone apps as key components of its
cross-platform delivery model.
- As part of its mobile plans, Mindjet acquired key intellectual property
from myMind(TM), a mobile visual development firm that developed the most
usable mapping software suite for the iPad and iPhone. Key myMind team
members also joined Mindjet to lead ongoing mobile development efforts.
- New Mindjet mobile software for iPad and iPhone includes advanced
features more commonly found on desktop versions enhanced by touch screen
functionality, which is ideal for the drag-and-drop creation of information
- Separate applications for the iPhone and iPad are optimised for the
form factors of each device.
- Key product highlights:
- Finger slide topic creation: Just slide your finger to create a new
- Drag and drop functionality: Organising information is fast and easy!
- In-context menu: Menu display at your fingertips to cut, paste and
- Dropbox(R) integration: Synchronise directly to Dropbox!
- Large map navigation: Makes browsing large maps a breeze!
- Going forward, Mindjet is focused on aggressively developing its mobile
application platform, including increased functionality, integrations with
Mindjet web services and unsurpassed compatibility with the industry standard
Mindjet map format.
- Mindjet's mobile platform development is part of its broader commitment
to develop the best information mappings products across all major platforms
including mobile, Web, Mac and Windows, all supported by common cloud
- Products are immediately available on iTunes store on your iPad or
iPhone, priced at GBP3.99 for the Mindjet iPhone and GBP5.49 for Mindjet iPad
- System requirements: iPad or iPhone device using iOS(R) 4.0 or later
Scott Raskin, Mindjet CEO: "Mindjet is laying out aggressive plans to
extend its leadership position in information mapping to mobile devices. As
part of that strategy, we have acquired a best-in-class product suite, along
with key talent to ensure that our mobile applications meet the standard
Mindjet has set with our desktop and cloud-based solutions."
Scott Raskin, CEO: "The acquisition of myMind core technology aligned
with our product strategy to accelerate the delivery of world-class mapping
solutions. myMind has developed top-flight products for mobile devices,
allowing us to quickly develop products across iPad and iPhone markets while
charting a product path for seamless integration with our industry leading
desktop and SaaS based software."
Wallace Tait, visualmapper.org "There's no doubt, with their iPad
application; Mindjet stakes a claim of supremacy within two most important
areas of mobile information management: 1. Cross platform usability;
providing unlimited freedom for today's mobile workforce; and 2. Integration
with Mindjet's .mmap, the world's most deployed and imported map file format"
Mindjet Mobile Products: www.mindjet.com/mobile-apps
Mindjet Blog Post on Mobile Strategy:
Mindjet on Facebook(R): www.facebook.com/mindjet
Mindjet on YouTube(R): www.youtube.com/mindjet
More Mindjet news: www.mindjet.com/press/reviews/overview
Mindjet provides business productivity software that helps business
professionals visually organise and act upon ideas, information and resources
to drive productivity, team effectiveness and business innovation. Mindjet
products include industry-leading visual information mapping software and
online services, as well as applications that incorporate Mindjet's
innovative visualisation technology to improve the usability of leading
Used by nearly 1.8 million users around the world and by business
professionals in 45 of BusinessWeek's(R) 50 "World's Most Innovative
Companies," Mindjet solutions clarify thinking, dramatically boost
productivity and increase team effectiveness for better informed decisions.
Mindjet is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has offices
throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Mindjet products are available for free trial or purchase at
www.mindjet.com/products/overview and through an extensive partner
network at www.mindjet.com/community/partners/overview.
Mindjet, MindManager, and the Mindjet logo are registered trademarks of
Mindjet and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Third-party
trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of
the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Mindjet
and any other company.
iPad, iPhone, and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the
U.S. and other countries.
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