Concept Map Maker

Visualize knowledge and organize it with ease. Use a professionally designed concept map maker to structure information in one of the most understandable and comprehensive ways.

Create a concept map which illustrates exactly what your brain thinks. Transpose your thoughts into a concept map using Mindomo’s features to personalize it as you imagine it. There are no limits to your imagination, or to the possibilities to build your concept map.

Customize your concept maps as you prefer: change the shapes, colors, font, size, background, add images, icons, videos, notes, links, etc. All the information you need is right there, organized in a comprehensive way, easy to read, understand, and memorize.

Drag and drop the topics with precision and arrange them anywhere on the map.

Create your offline or online concept map from scratch or use one of the concept map templates to get some inspiration:

Create and share amazing mind maps. Capture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device. Concept map maker to create concept maps online quickly. Multiple, professionally-designed concept map examples and templates to get a head start.

  • Concept map for kids

Copy and edit any of these concept map templates.

Once you add the concepts and ideas, create relationships between them represented by arrows. Each arrow can be edited, changing the color, weight, shape, pattern, or arrow position.

Moreover, you can write linking words on the label. It gives context and makes your concept maps more understandable.

When you create a concept map you don’t have to limit it to only one to one relationships. Therefore, add many-to-many relationships when you feel the need to connect more concepts and ideas with each other.

Unleash your creativity and let yourself think outside the box, finding new connections while you create your map.

Mindomo is high quality software which allows you to work on your maps along with your team members. Share your work and collaborate with others in real time, editing together. Improve your efficiency and save precious time. “More heads are better than one”.

  • You can see all the changes instantly and the ones that you shared your work with will see yours. This way, any at a distance meeting is not a problem anymore. You can work from anywhere as you would be in the same place as your team members, even if you are on a different side of the world.
  • “Playback history” allows you to see exactly all the changes made to your maps by the members of your team. You will be up to date all the time.
  • Chat directly on Mindomo, without losing time and energy focusing on multiple apps. You have all in one.
  • You have multiple options when you choose to share your work (concept maps).
  • Share your concept map with specific people.
  • Make the map public.
  • Share your concept map only with people who have a link giving them rights to view it.
  • Share it only with people who have a link giving them the right to edit it.

Mindomo is more than just a regular map tool, you can also create mind maps, outlines, and Gantt charts. The best part is that you can convert any of these diagram types into another with only one click! For instance, you can start by creating a mind map and then convert it into a concept map.

Or maybe you want to create a business plan and you create a concept map with all the necessary information. After it’s done you can directly turn it into a professionally designed Gantt chart. This is the perfect graphic representation for project planning.

Concept Map Maker Integrations

When you are using a map maker the integrations will be very handy to simplify the creation process.


Concept maps are visual tools and customizing them with images and video files should be one of the main features. You can add images and videos using 2 methods: search or import them from your computer, Google Drive, OneDrive, or Dropbox.

You can sign up using your favorite identity provider, for example, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Office 365 and more.

If you are using this map maker for education, you can also integrate it with your learning management system. For example, you can integrate it to Google Classroom, Moodle, Desire2Learn and more, Blackboard, Canvas, itslearning, Schoology, etc.

Better understanding

Concept maps are one of the best graphic representations that support a better understanding of the information.

Flexible layout

A concept map has a more flexible structure compared to a mind map. Just drag and drop the topics anywhere on the map canvas.

Improve memory

Visual learning is one of the most efficient ways to memorize knowledge. Especially when it is structured as a mind map or concept map. Therefore, don't forget to add images, videos, and icons.

Relationships between topics

Concept maps have a propositional structure thanks to the relationship between topics. These connections between ideas make them self-explanatory.

Easy to use and accessible

One of the best advantages of these diagrams is how simple to use they are. They can be used by little kids, students, or adults.

Collaborative/ Live edit

Create your maps and collaborate with other users. See everything instantly. Use the chat to talk to each other and put your minds together.

Platform independent

You can build your offline or online concept map anywhere and anytime. All you need is a mobile phone (iOS or Android), a laptop/PC (Windows, Mac, Linux), or a tablet.

Offline-online synchronization

Mindomo has an offline version of the online concept map maker. This is perfect when you don’t have internet access or when you work remotely. Sync everything with one click.


You can use professionally designed concept map templates or create your map from scratch starting from a blank concept map. Let your imagination do the work!


Have all your maps with you anytime anywhere. Access them whenever you need them. All the structured information is stored on the cloud.


Import files from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive. Export your maps in a big variety of formats: PDF, DOCX, PPTX, TXT, PNG, HTML, etc.

Free account

Mindomo is a high quality freemium software. It has premium types of accounts but also a free account (not a free trial). Test it without any charges.

A map maker can be used in a huge variety of situations from different domains: work, education, or personal life.


In business, a concept map can help being intuitive, flexible, easy to use, collaborative, and a perfect tool to structure information.

For instance, you can structure a business plan, use it for analysis, brainstorming sessions, taking notes during meetings, planning business meetings. Unlike creating mind maps, the concept maps are more explanatory thanks to the connections between ideas.

Moreover, a concept mapping software comes in handy for digital to-do lists which are the most efficient. Why? You are able to attach documents, images, videos, or even audio files.

You can set priorities, add checkable tasks, and even structure them on days of the week. In addition, you can share your work with your team if you have tasks together or you go together on business trips.

A concept map can be a great learning and discovery tool. Little kids can start learning colors, animals, the alphabet, or anything else. Use some concept map templates to inspire and create more materials for the kids, including images, videos, and icons. Use many colors to make it attractive, so it can keep the attention and make it more interesting than a plain text or a book.

Humans learn better by doing than by reading. Let the kids create some maps, using their imagination and creativity. Moreover, students can benefit from the same advantages. Even if they have already developed their mind, understanding and learning are easier with a concept map. Besides learning, there are many other uses in education. For example, taking notes, assignments, structuring a CV or an essay, preparing presentations, and more.

Teachers can structure courses, give assignments and integrate the tool with the learning management systems.

Personal life

Many people use concept mapping for personal development or improving time management. It is a great tool that helps you become more organized and this way you develop new skills, which is useful in any domain. Create to-do lists, or create monthly plans. You can do all of these creating mind maps as well. However, concept maps are more suitable for complex information which requires connections between ideas.

However, if you prefer to develop yourself in a different way you can use concept mapping to create vision boards. Add images, videos, links, or notes.

Inspire yourself everyday. Moreover, you can start learning new things about what you are passionate about. Create concept maps and put all the information in one place.

Build a concept to make a list of books, movies, TV series that you want to read or see. This way you won’t forget about them. Another great way to use a concept map is to create book summaries.

This way, when you want to go back to a book you love you can take a look on the map. You don’t have to re-read it again. Refresh your memory by concept mapping.

Start your concept mapping journey with Mindomo. Create a free account and start creating maps from scratch or using templates, play with all the functionalities and share your work with members of your team.

Not a designer? No problem. With our easy-to-edit templates and free concept map maker, anyone can create an easy-to-understand concept map. Over 40,000 businesses already use and trust Venngage.

Create a concept map to visualize and simplify complex ideas

Everyone knows visuals make it easier to communicate complex information and engage audiences.
But what to do if you have all these difficult-to-understand ideas and processes, and no design experience whatsoever?
Fear not, as Venngage's easy concept map maker can help you clarify any complicated concepts, engage your colleagues and gain buy-in from your stakeholders—by creating a professional, on-brand, engaging concept map for free, with minimal effort.
See how concept maps created with Venngage can help convey your messages better to any audience, be it strategic goals, workflows, business processes, learning and development materials and more. No design skills required.

How do you create a concept map with Venngage?

  1. Sign up for Venngage with your email, Gmail or Facebook account—it's FREE!
  2. Select one of our professionally designed concept map templates to open the concept map maker.
  3. Add all of your important ideas, points or nodes to the concept map.
  4. Level up your visual concept map with our collection of 40,000+ icons and illustrations.
  5. Download your concept map as a PNG, PDF or PowerPoint file (paid plans only), or share the public link for free.

Easy-to-edit templates

Pick from our library of easy-to-edit concept map templates for both individuals and businesses.

Brand logos, colors and fonts

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Keep all your concept map designs on brand by adding your brand logo, colors and fonts.

Smart diagram features

Use our smart diagram features for a seamless concept map design experience.

Real-time collaboration

Collaborate with your whole team and create your best concept map design in minutes.

Visualize and simplify complex concepts with smart diagrams

Venngage's smart diagrams make concept map design a breeze.
You can easily add, edit, drag or delete text and branches in one click, and your concept map will automatically scale accordingly.
No need to edit and resize every single text box or arrow to your content. We'll do that—and you have time to focus on creating the best concept map for your audience.

One-click branding with My Brand Kit

You can upload and save your brand colors, fonts and logo to your Brand Kit in seconds, and apply your brand elements to any concept map templates, with a single click.
Don't like how your brand colors look in a template? Toggle through the options to get a variety of combinations.
All your concept maps can be consistent with your branding guidelines, just like that.

Collaboration made easy for the entire design process

Save time and effort designing with Venngage's real-time collaboration.
It's easy for everyone on your team to jump in, collaborate, work on a design and give each other feedback, all on a single design dashboard.
Our easy concept map maker transforms design and collaboration into a seamless experience, for anyone on the team, no matter the design skills.

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Level up your design with icons and illustrations

Want your concept maps to be unique, engaging and memorable? Take your design up a notch by adding icons and illustrations.
Browse our library of over 40,000 icons and illustrations for visuals that fit your theme. Among those, there are over 2000 diverse icons and illustrations that you can use to represent your diverse audience.
Venngage's free concept map creator makes it easy for you to resize icons, change the colors and adjust the transparency—all in just a few clicks!

Download or share your concept map in one click

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You can share a public link for free after finishing your design.
Once you've upgraded to a paid plan, you can invite your team members to edit and provide feedback.
You can also download your concept map in PNG, PDF, Interactive PDF or PowerPoint format that can be added to PowerPoint, Google Slides, Word, Google Docs and other document editing tools.

Where can I create a concept map?

You can make a concept map online for free with Venngage's easy concept map maker. Just sign up for a free account, choose from our professionally designed, fully customizable concept map templates and start visualizing your ideas! No design experience required.

What can I use to make a concept map?

It's easy to make a memorable concept map with Venngage's concept map creator. We offer seamless branding, smart diagrams, real-time collaboration and lots of visual illustrations to help you design a professional, on-brand and engaging concept map with minimal effort.

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Can I edit after downloading my concept maps?

Concept Map Maker online, free

Yes! You can definitely go back and edit your concept map on Venngage design canvas. You can make changes to your concept map with PowerPoint or Google Slides too, if you download your design as a PowerPoint file.

Simplify concepts with Venngage's concept map maker

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