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MindView 5 Mind Mapping Software - Defining What a Product Upgrade Should Be

With a new 2013 interface, powerful usability upgrades and enhanced project management features, MindView 5 sets the NEW industry standard for Mind Mapping software.

Tampa, FL - December, 2012. The highly anticipated release of MindView 5 defines what a product upgrade should be. MatchWare revamped the software from the ground up, focusing on improving user experience and productivity. MindView 5 sets the standard for mind mapping software with the industry's best MS Office integration and comes with the new 2013 interface. With enhanced editing, new map styles and powerful navigation options, mind mapping sessions will be more engaging than ever before!

MatchWare's Product Manager Thomas Henriksen explains, "After nearly 2 years of gathering user feedback, and months of product research, we are proud to release MindView 5. With an enhanced interface, optimized MS Office integration and powerful project planning features, MindView 5 improves usability and the presentation of ideas, making users more efficient in their daily work. MindView 5 is an invaluable asset for any organization."

MindView 5's Feature Highlights

  • MS Office® 2013 Interface with new Timeline and Outline modes

  • Enhanced MS Office® integration

  • New Map Styles and Custom Map Style Designer

  • Inclusion and auto generation of Citation and Bibliography information

  • Improved Calculation feature including Constants, Resources and Materials

  • Map Nav Pins (Bookmarks) & Legends

  • Powerful Project Management features

  • Much more…

The Industry Leader in Mind Mapping Software Optimized for Project Management

MindView 5's greatest improvements are the project management upgrades. Users can now take advantage of individual resource calendars, resource and material cost, effort driven scheduling, inactive tasks, improved project reports and task types such as fixed units, fixed duration or fixed work. When visualizing branch data, users can now show estimated, actual and remaining work/cost data as well as apply a true WBS numbering scheme where the root is level 1. For those MS Project® enthusiasts, these new features can be exported directly to MS Project, improving the synergy between MindView and MS Project®.

"With MindView 5's new individual resource calendars, costs and effort driven tasks along with the MS Project integration my scheduling has improved, making MindView an invaluable tool during my initial planning stage.", states Jim Franklin, Project Manager at The Shaw Group & Instructor at the University of California San Diego.

Djamila Mauclaire, IT Director at BNP Paribas states, "MindView has helped our PMO achieve a 30% increase in productivity by streamlining processes and eliminating rework. By brainstorming in the WBS view, we can capture stake holder requirements and project elements vital to meeting our deadlines. The integration with MS Office helps us produce project ready reports and documents to keep our teams up to speed."

MatchWare has also improved the MatchWare Shared Workspace, enabling MindView users to collaborate and share maps in the cloud.

MindView 5 offers a wide range of powerful new features that help maximize productivity while saving both time and money. At a onetime fee of $379 for a single user it is a tool that no business should be without.

To order MindView 5 or to download a demo version, please visit www.matchware.com

MatchWare is a Danish software house founded in 1992, with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France. MatchWare is privately held and financially backed by its executive team. MatchWare is a world leader in cutting edge Mind Mapping and productivity software. MatchWare continues to release highly intuitive, visually pleasing software, packed full of powerful features helping users to achieve professional results without the complexity of traditional software programs.

* MatchWare, MatchWare Mediator, MatchWare ScreenCorder, MindView, are trademarks or registered trademarks of MatchWare A/S. All other trademarks and registered trademarks used in this document are the property of their respective companies.

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