• PersonalBrain Alternative

    Need a simple mind mapping tool that doesn’t take over your life? Lucidchart provides an affordable alternative to PersonalBrain.

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PersonalBrain

Lucidchart

Operating systems

MacWindowsLinux MacWindowsLinux

Free trial of premium features

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No downloads or updates

(allowing users to always have the most up-to-date version)

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Visio import & export

(including Visio stencils)

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Extensive shape libraries

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Sharing, chatting, and real-time collaboration

(with unlimited users)

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CROSS-PLATFORM COMPATIBLE

Skip the hassle of downloads and installations. Because it’s web-based, Lucidchart is available on any operating system, browser, or device.

If you’re on the go, try viewing mind maps with our iPad application or working with the free offline app.

AFFORDABLE PRICING

The Pro version of PersonalBrain is twice as expensive as ours, but far less adaptable. Lucidchart offers mind mapping in addition to several other shape libraries.

Build diagrams for business, personal, educational, and technical use cases—all for one flat fee.

PREMIUM FEATURES

Our mind maps offer the premium features you expect: automatic clean-up, text import and export, and interactivity.

You can even use keyboard shortcuts and color-coded levels for a fast, yet organized experience. Publish to a variety of file formats or share online.


COST OF DIAGRAMMING SOFTWARE FOR TEAMS

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BETTER COLLABORATION

For a truly collaborative experience, try Lucidchart instead of PersonalBrain.

It’s easy to work with an unlimited number of users on a single document, making Lucidchart perfect for mind mapping as a team!