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About MindMeister

MindMeister is the leading online mind mapping software that lets you share maps with an unlimited number of users and collaborate with them in real-time. Use it to brainstorm ideas, plan projects, take meeting minutes, develop business strategies, create stunning presentations and much more!

MindMeister runs in any standard web-browser as well as on iOS and Android devices, so you can access, edit and present your mind maps anytime, wherever you are.

  • Create beautiful mind maps and org charts
  • Enrich maps with images, videos, notes, links, and file attachments
  • Share mind maps with others and collaborate in real-time
  • Comment and vote on individual ideas in your mind maps
  • Review the entire change history of your mind map to see who added what and when
  • Turn mind maps into dynamic slideshows within seconds
  • Go directly from ideation to execution via the MeisterTask integration
  • Publish mind maps to the web and embed them in Google Sites, blog posts and more

About MeisterTask

MeisterTask is an intuitive multi-platform collaboration tool that raises the standard in efficient—and even enjoyable—task management. Using MeisterTask, teams organize and manage tasks in a beautifully designed, customizable environment that perfectly adapts to their needs. Project boards can be set up and modified to support software sprints, Kanban boards, and many other agile workflows, making them suitable for virtually all departments and industries. Tasks offer all the information needed for team members to complete them efficiently, and provide a space for real-time communication.

  • Due dates and times
  • Activity stream
  • Task relationships
  • Descriptions, (predefined) checklists, attachments
  • Comments and likes
  • Tags
  • Time tracking
  • Task assignee and task watchers

Instant overview

A personalized dashboard provides each team member with an overview of their open tasks, personal checklists, and notifications from other team members, bringing them up-to-date at a glance.

  • Customizable background image
  • List of active projects
  • Overview of due and overdue tasks as well as tasks in ‘Focus’
  • Notifications

Powerful task automations

Using automations, managers can easily automate recurring steps in their team’s workflow, ensuring team members work more consistently and get more done together. Among other things, automations can be used to automatically move tasks to other projects, assign them to the right team member, or notify individual stakeholders about new tasks.

Statistics and reports

MeisterTask offers built-in time tracking capability as well as insights into employee productivity through its comprehensive Statistics and Reports area.

  • Project performance
  • Calendar view
  • Exportable reports about new, completed, overdue, upcoming and long-running tasks

Seamless integrations

MeisterTask comes readily integrated with the apps and platforms your team already uses, such as Slack, Zendesk, GitHub and MindMeister. Via the third-party apps Zapier and IFTTT, MeisterTask can be connected with more than 1,000 additional productivity, cloud storage, and data management applications.

Pricing plans

MeisterTask offers a free, Basic plan with unlimited tasks, projects and collaborators, which includes up to 2 integrations.
MeisterTask Pro is available for $8.25 per user/month and offers unlimited integrations and automations as well as access to the statistics and reports area, among other features.
MeisterTask Business is ideal for enterprises and large teams. For $20.75 per user/month, the plan adds the ability to create user groups, define custom fields in tasks, assign different roles and permissions to project members, and make use of MeisterTask's priority customer support.

About Close Global

Close.global is a video conferencing platform that allows users to meet instantly without the need to download any software. They just need to create an account, name their meeting room, then share the guest link or room id with others and everyone can meet face to face instantly.

Our cloud-based video conferencing software lets you seamlessly connect devices you already have, are familiar with and have invested in – including any web browser (desktop & Mobile), Skype for Business, Cisco, Polycom & more... all without the need for and changes to the way you already work.

Features include;

  • No Downloads required to join
  • 1 Click to join meeting invites
  • Free Custom Branding for any meeting space
  • Native Microsoft Skype for Business dialling support
  • Group Chat across platform (Includes SfB)
  • Cross platform Video on any device
  • Group video meetings with unlimited dial-in minutes
  • Live streaming + recording integration (RTMP)
  • Traditional audio conferencing support
  • 2-way content sharing on any platform (includes SfB)
  • Conference controls
  • Many more user + company features

Features

  • API
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • Email Integration
  • External Integrations
  • Gantt Charts
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Project Management

Features

  • API
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • External Integrations
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Project Management

Features

  • API
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • External Integrations
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling

Summary

  • Real-time collaboration with an unlimited number of users

  • Easily share maps via email or secure link

  • Brainstorm, comment and vote on ideas

  • Enrich maps with notes, links, files, images and videos

  • Create dynamic slideshow presentations in seconds

  • Review the entire change history of your mind map

  • Turn ideas into actionable tasks via the MeisterTask integration

  • Publish mind maps on the web and embed them in websites and blogs

Summary

  • Real-time collaboration with an unlimited number of team members

  • Instant overview of all your projects, tasks and notifications

  • Customizable project boards that adapt to your individual needs

  • Automations and integrations to help you work more efficiently

  • Beautiful, intuitive interface that makes task management enjoyable

Summary

  • Seamlessly connect devices you already have, are familiar with and have invested in!

  • Link AV systems to EVERY other video solution including Skype for Business, Cisco, Polycom and Lifesize!

  • Record, Stream and Share your meetings.

  • Branding options - make Virtual Meeting Spaces your own!

  • NO DOWNLOAD required to join a meeting - no matter the device

  • One Click join a meeting for Guests and hosts alike

  • Start a meeting instantly from any device with easy share links

Pricing

Basic

Free
Included in plan:
  • 3 mind maps

Personal

$4.99
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited mind maps
  • Attach files and images
  • Export to image and PDF
  • Advanced printing
  • Priority Support

Pro

$8.25
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Multiple users
  • Admin account
  • Export to Word and Power Point
  • Export presentations
  • Custom map themes
  • G Suite for domains sign-on
  • Custom styles
  • Statistics and reports

Business

$12.49
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Group sharing
  • Compliance exports and backups
  • Custom login domain
  • Multiple admins
  • 24x7 priority support

Pricing

Basic

Free
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited projects
  • Unlimited collaborators
  • Time tracking
  • 2 Integrations

Pro

$8.25
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited integrations
  • Unlimited automations
  • Statistics and reports
  • Custom dashboard and project backgrounds
  • Project groups
  • E-mail support
  • Account management

Business

$20.75
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Roles and permissions
  • Ability to create groups within your team
  • Custom fields in tasks
  • Compliance exports
  • Priority support

Pricing

Free Trial and Freemium

Free
Included in plan:
  • Free Trial for 14 days - Includes all features and unlimited attendees
  • Freemium rooms - Free forever with all our features - limited to 3 attendees and 30 minutes a call

PAYG

$0.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Audio at 2.5p per minute per attendee

Personal Plans

$25.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • £19.50 per month - Personal 5 guests
  • Monthly/Annual Subscription Available
  • £39 per month - Personal 10 Guests
  • £54 per month - Unlimited Guests

Team Plan

$100.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • £89 per month - Team room for 10 hosts as a shared space

Video room plan

$120.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • £99 per month - Video room with SIP registration service and advanced features for codec connectivity

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Aside from Evernote, Dropbox, G Suite, Google Drive, Google Docs, Atlassian Confluence, Microsoft Teams, MeisterTask and Box, MindMeister also integrates with Biggerplate and various social media platforms.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • MindMeister offers an extensive online help, tutorial videos, a free online training program as well as email support.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • MindMeister is a web app that runs in any standard web-browser. MindMeister also offers free native apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android devices. The mobile apps can also be used offline.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, starting at the Pro level.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Microsoft Teams, MeisterTask, G Suite

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Brainstorming, project planning, note taking (particularly meeting minutes), outlining strategies, knowledge management, communicating and presenting ideas visually.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • MindMeister is used by teams, freelancers and educational institutions all over the world. The software is particularly popular among creatives (marketers, writers, designers), advisors, and anybody else who needs to efficiently communicate ideas and collaborate on plans and strategies.

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • MeisterTask offers native integrations with Slack, GitHub, Bitbucket, Google Hangouts Chat, Confluence, Zendesk, Google Drive, Dropbox, MindMeister, Box, Bugsnag, Gmail, Microsoft Teams, Outlook and more. Using Zapier or IFTTT, users can connect MeisterTask with more than 1,000 other apps and platforms they use.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • MeisterTask is used by agile development teams, designers, marketers, NGOs and all other kinds of teams around the world.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • MeisterTask offers an extensive online help, tutorial videos and customer support via email.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • MeisterTask is a web app that runs in any standard web-browser. The web app can also be run on MeisterTask's native wrappers for Mac and Windows. Additionally, MeisterTask offers native mobile apps for iOS (incl. Apple Watch) and Android, which come with offline-capability.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • MeisterTask is often used in combination with MindMeister (mind mapping), Zendesk, GitHub, Slack, Bitbucket, Microsoft Teams, Harvest and Google Drive. Many people also make use of our integrations with IFTTT and Zapier, which allow them to connect MeisterTask with more than 1,000 other platforms and apps they use.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • MeisterTask is used to keep track of projects and tasks, and to collaborate on them in a team setting.

FAQs

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Close currently offers a per request API integration policy.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Any remote team, customer or partner - In fact anyone you want to meet face to face...!

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Close provides integration with any platform or device with no downloads required;

    These include,
    Apple Mac & mobile (OSX/IOS), Windows & Android
    Any web browser inc, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Brave, Edge, Opera
    Native Skype for Business support
    Google meetings

    Plugins for, Outlook calendar and meeting control.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Close is the perfect tool for any team or person wishing to communicate with anyone anywhere with no requirement for downloads to get started. With up to 25 participants per meeting, there is plenty of room to invite everyone into a meeting and get them collaborating from any device, wherever they are.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • We offer a Quick Start Guide, in platform welcome guide and a Technical Guide, as well as online support, all accessible via the website.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Close has complete interoperability across multiple video communication platforms.

    Due to this communication is possible across all supported platforms and devices such as;

    Any Web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Safari, Edge, Opera)
    Skype for Business
    SIP devices such as Polycom, Cisco, Lifesize and more..
    H323 devices
    Smart phones
    Audio dial from any phone

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for connecting your teams wherever they are, using devices they already have, are familiar with and have invested in.

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Who uses MindMeister
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses MeisterTask
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, German, Danish, Dutch, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Close Global
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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