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The latest stable release of FreeMind is 0.8.0. Instructions on downloading and installing that version are given below.


Installing FreeMind

FreeMind is written in Java, so it will run on almost any system, as long as that system has a Java runtime environment.

In order to make things easier for you, we've prepared installers for the most common desktop environments: Windows, Linux and Macintosh OS X. These installers come in two sizes, a minimum install that gives you only the basic FreeMind package, and a maximum install, which includes plugins for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Portable Document Format (PDF), reminders, and help files.

System Requirements

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.4+
  • You can find the latest version of Java here.
    • NOTE: 0.8.0 has some bugs when run with Java 1.6, You can download the older version 1.5.0_12, here.
  • About 13M of Hard Disk space for the full version, including all the plug-ins.
  • At least 512M of Memory. More memory is better, especially if you will be creating large mind maps.
    • Version 0.7.1 runs fine on as few as 128M of Memory.

Step-by-step overview

  1. Install Java Runtime if you do not have it.
  2. Choose FreeMind installation file by operating system.
  3. Download the chosen installation file.
  4. Install FreeMind.


Choose among the following binaries of the current FreeMind 0.8.0, depending on your operating system:

Microsoft Windows

Mac OS X

  • MAC OS X (all-including version, 8 MB)


Any operating system

Getting older versions

You can also download older versions, see all files for download.
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