After several months of silence, Stefan Schuster, the developer of Mind42, recently posted an update to his blog about this web-based mind mapping application. After working his way through some server issues, he has returned to developing new features for Mind42, which he hopes to move out of beta testing in the near future.
New in the latest build are these features:
- An improved map dialog, which now includes thumbnail previews of each of your maps stored on the web service.
- Image/PDF export, one of the most wanted features by users of Mind42. You can now export your maps to PDF or PNG (an image format).
It’s nice to see that Mind42 continues to move forward. After a strong start, this collaboration-focused visual mapping tool appeared to be dead in the water. That’s the problem, I suppose, when the developer is one person – he or she may get sidetracked by other priorities for a period of time, and then the application languishes for a while…