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Should I remove FreeMind?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,080
United States Rank #3,085
Reach 0.3122%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.07 days
739.61 days >
Average installed length: 388.61 days


1.1.0_Beta_2 0.10%
1.1.0_Beta_1 0.16%
1.1.0_Alpha_1 0.05%
1.0.1 23.29%
1.0.0_RC_5 0.29%
1.0.0_RC_4 0.72%
1.0.0_RC_3 0.34%
1.0.0_RC_2 0.21%
1.0.0_RC_1 0.08%
1.0.0_Beta_9 0.24%
1.0.0_Beta_8 0.21%
1.0.0_Beta_6 0.10%
1.0.0_Beta_5 0.21%
1.0.0_Beta_3 0.11%
1.0.0_Beta_2 0.02%
1.0.0_Beta_1 0.10%
1.0.0_Alpha_6 0.02%
1.0.0_Alpha_5 0.03%
1.0.0_Alpha_4 0.11%
1.0.0_Alpha_3 0.07%
1.0.0 18.41%
0.9.0_RC_9 0.10%
0.9.0_RC_8 0.08%
0.9.0_RC_7 1.24%
0.9.0_RC_6 0.37%
0.9.0_RC_4 0.65%
0.9.0_RC_3 0.05%
0.9.0_RC_15 0.03%
0.9.0_RC_14 0.07%
0.9.0_RC_12 0.03%
0.9.0_RC_11 0.05%
0.9.0_RC_10 1.37%
0.9.0_RC_1 0.07%
0.9.0_Beta_20 0.05%
0.9.0_Beta_19 0.10%
0.9.0_Beta_17 0.07%
0.9.0_Beta_16 0.08%
0.9.0.Beta9 0.05%
0.9.0.Beta15 0.08%
0.9.0.Beta14 0.02%
0.9.0.Beta12 0.02%
0.9.0.Beta10 0.02%
0.9.0 42.76%
0.8.1 6.47%
0.8.0 1.14%
0.7.1 0.20%


What is FreeMind?  (from the publisher)

FreeMind is intended for editing Mind maps, XML/HTML documents, and directory trees. In future, even network-structures will be supported such as Topic Maps (ISO). All this data is represented to the user as a Mind map. This is achieved with a modular design, which makes it possible to easily write modules, only design...  Read more


The most common release is 0.9.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named freemind.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 16.07 MB (16,851,578 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 32% of users of FreeMind come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: freemind.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeMind\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreeMind\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FreeMind

Program executable:freemind.exe
FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java.
Path:C:\Program Files\freemind\freemind.exe
Additional files:
  • FreeMind64.exe (by FreeMind team)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Freemind.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6D3F9E2-1530-4EFB-B7C4-3AC960958504}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FreeMind?

You can uninstall FreeMind from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FreeMind, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FreeMind.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.27%
Windows 10 29.04%
Windows XP 5.88%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.50%
Windows 7 Professional 17.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.27%
Windows 10 Home 7.22%
Windows 8.1 6.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.89%
  Germany 14.60%
  France 8.32%
  United Kingdom 5.22%
  Netherlands 3.09%
  Italy 3.01%
  Canada 2.66%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Brazil 2.21%
  Australia 2.05%
  Japan 1.83%
  Switzerland 1.48%
  India 1.33%
  Spain 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.46%
Hewlett-Packard 23.45%
Acer 17.27%
ASUS 11.79%
Samsung 4.91%
Toshiba 4.30%
Lenovo 3.99%
Medion 1.97%
Intel 1.52%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.12%
ASUS All Series 2.84%
Dell XPS 8300 2.55%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.27%


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