Developer Barking Dog announced the launch earlier this week of CrowdMap, a new mind mapping application for the iPad that enables you to to real-time map sharing and co-editing. In other words, as your coworkers add content to a shared map, it appears instantly on your iPad.
The CrowdMap website says that this new app supports colored branches, drag and drop for rearranging maps topics, panning/zooming, multi-touch gestures and landscape and portrait views. What it doesn’t say is whether or not it supports other important (and in my mind, basic) functionality, such as:
For now, it appears that you can only collaborate with other iPad users who also have CrowdMap installed. In the near future, the developer plans to add support for the iPhone, web browsers and other mobile devices. Map search and tagging are also under development.
I haven’t picked up an iPad yet – has anyone played with CrowdMap? Is it a worthwhile mind mapping app for this brave new computing platform?