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Opening maps and other documents

There are several ways to open MindManager maps and other documents. Map files have the filename extension .mmap.

To open a map when you start MindManager:

  1. In the Map Chooser, click Open Existing Map.

  2. Select the map, and then click Open.

The Map Chooser is displayed by default each time you start MindManager. Alternatively, you can choose to open a specific map or Map Template each time you start MindManager using the Mindjet MindManager references.

To open a map while working in MindManager:

  1. Choose File > Open.

  2. Select the map, and then click Open.

To open a recently-used map:

  1. Choose File > Open Recent.

  2. Choose the map from the sub-menu.

You can also open a recently-used map from the Map Chooser.

To open a map from the Finder:

  • Double-click the map icon or drag it to the MindManager application icon in the dock.

Other documents you can open:

You can also Import other types of files to create maps.

To open or import an XMind file:

  1. Choose File > Import or File > Open.

  2. Choose the XMind or XMind: Zen file to open or import from the sub-menu.

    The XMind or XMind: ZEN map file extension is .xmind.

  3. Click Open.

To open or import a FreeMind file:

  1. Choose File > Import or File > Open.

  2. Choose the FreeMind file to open or import from the sub-menu.

    The FreeMind map file extension is .mmind.

  3. Click Open.


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