MindView Service Packs

The following service packs are available for download at present. Please select the pack you require for instructions how to download and install. Most service packs are available in at least 3 different languages.

If the service pack for your version of MindView is not listed here, visit the Legacy Service Packs page.

MindView 8 Windows Update 3 (8.0.25177)


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Fixed Issues:

  • Coming out of sleep mode now forces online documents to be reloaded.
  • When the administrator de-activates MindView Online and MindView Drive, MindView now respects this setting and does not allow online documents to be opened.
  • Enhancements have been made to the login/activation process when working on very slow internet connections, thereby preventing the display of the "You are offline" error message.
  • Collaboration on online documents has been enhanced.
  • Hovering calculation cells containing formulas longer than 1024 characters now shows a tooltip as expected instead of an error message.
  • Publishing maps to the Public Library no longer causes MindView to stop responding or even freeze in some circumstances.
  • The Timeline Outline now updates the column headers automatically when the time type is changed.
  • PowerPoint export now handles filtered and focused maps as expected.
  • A crash was reported in the Text Editor module (ter.dll) due to memory corruption. The issue could not be reproduced but was confirmed as fixed by the client reporting the issue.
  • Accessibility enhancements have been made to the login dialogs.
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

MindView 8 Windows Update 2 (8.0.24346)


New Features:

  • MindView 8 has achieved Digital Accessibility Centre accessibility accreditation:
    https://digitalaccessibilitycentre.org/index.php/matchware-mindview-8
  • MindView now has the ability to use the newly released Chromium-based Microsoft Edge WebView2 runtime browser as embedded browser.
  • The Microsoft Edge WebView2 runtime browser will be installed during normal installation. For administrative installations the administrator will need to install the runtime manually using this link: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2146428
  • Inserting hyperlinks now include the ability to browse for online documents on MindView Drive.

Fixed Issues:

  • MindView now works as expected when disabling "recent document history" via group policies.
  • Collaboration on online documents has been enhanced.
  • The Icons panel has been updated with keyboard-only access and voice feedback for screen readers.
  • An activation issue whereby MindView failed during activation in some rare cases when the computer name contained Unicode characters has been fixed.
  • DragonĀ® Naturally Speaking enhancements have been made.
  • Microsoft Word Export improvements
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Export improvements
  • Microsoft Excel Import improvements
  • Microsoft Project Import enhancements to manually scheduled tasks
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

MindView 8 Windows Update 1 (8.0.23084)

New Features:

  • It is now possible to share online documents from within the Manage Files dialog of the Backstage view.
  • Administrators can now prevent access to MindView Drive and MindView Online for all users via the Accounts page.

Fixed Issues:

  • Login details are now saved as expected in all circumstances.
  • Sharing a local document from the Backstage view now follows the same procedure as sharing it from the Ribbon.
  • The progress dialog when saving to MindView Drive is now showing progress as expected.
  • Online access:
    • Saving an online document with a number as name now works as expected.
    • When a user is forced to logout all online documents are now automatically closed.
  • When logging out, MindView no longer displays the warning "MindView is set to Read Only mode" but instead shows the Login dialog.
  • Moving a group of branches now keeps the structure unchanged.
  • The moving branches overlay no longer shows the branch data.
  • Project Management: Projects that use scheduling from the end date now evaluate tasks correctly when resources have non-working days.
  • The Capture tool is now displayed in the correct language.
  • When publishing a map to the Public Library, national characters within the description are now handled as expected.
  • In some situations it was possible to start MindView several times. This has now been resolved.
  • Working with online documents no longer causes an "out of sync" dialog in some cases. The dialog only appears if users submit clashing changes simultaneously.
  • MindView now works as expected when changing the view type once the document has been saved.
  • The Microsoft Word import has been improved.
  • The Pictures panel is now refreshed as expected when dragging custom images to the User Area.
  • The "Tell me" help feature now works as expected.
  • Clicking the sort headers in the Manage Files dialog of the Backstage view no longer reloads the entire page.
  • Bookmarks:
    • Deleting a branch with a bookmark now also deletes the bookmark itself.
    • Going to a hidden bookmark now forces the view to show the bookmarked branch.
  • The Resources dialog in MindView Options has been updated.
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

MindView 8 Mac Update 2


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What's new in this version: 8.0.3 (654)

  • Native support for Apple Silicon Macs
  • macOS Big Sur style app icon
  • macOS Big Sur toolbar icons
  • Updated Touch bar icons
  • Improved Dark theme
  • Improved Presentation mode
  • Improved Accessibly features: contrast mode, VoiceOver and full keyboard access
  • Improved Quick Start document
  • Improved navigation between branches and floating objects on a document canvas
  • Improved stability on macOS 10.11
  • Improved compatibility with Windows version
  • Improved license management and login to MatchWare Account
  • Fixed issue relative to applying the Preferences option "Last used style as default style"
  • Fixed issue with updating the calendar picker view
  • Fixed issue with the recording of an Audio Note
  • Fixed issue with saving of the Power filter
  • Fixed issue with saving an outdated document preview
  • Fixed issue with incorrect map preview when exporting to Word
  • Fixed issue with unsupported styles and templates fonts on macOS
  • Changed default document style
  • Other UI/UX, stability and performance improvements

MindView 8 Mac Update 1

What's new in this version: 8.0.2 (640)

  • Improved Branch Connections
  • Optimized handling of floating comments and floating pictures
  • New tab in the Preferences pane for managing licenses and MatchWare Account
  • Fixed issues with Export to Word
  • Fixed issue with oversized text notes in the Outline view
  • Improved compatibility with MindView for Windows
  • Improved compatibility with MindView Online
  • Compatibility with macOS Big Sur
  • Improvements to the Template library
  • Improvements to license management and login to MatchWare Account
  • Fixed crash on importing document from Word
  • Fixed issue with activating the Auto-Layout mode
  • Fixed issue with wrong date format in Preferences pane
  • Fixed issue with saving customized Project Calendars
  • Fixed issue with saving the state of the Outline view's columns
  • Improved and optimized the Outline view drawing
  • Updated Quick Start documents
  • Added User Manual
  • Updated Help
  • Improved support of Danish language
  • Improved Dark theme
  • Other UI/UX, stability and performance improvements

MindView 7 Windows Update 3 (7.0.18668)


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Fixed Issues:

  • MS Project Import: Milestone tasks are now imported from MS Project as expected.
  • Export to Project Report: Durations are now shown with decimals as expected instead of rounding to the nearest number.
  • Word Export:
    • Exported documents containing embedded/attached MindView documents now open in Word without any errors.
    • Exported "Task Management" documents now show Priority and Completion fields as expected.
  • Word Import: Word Bibliography sources now import Authors and Editors as expected.
  • Excel Import: Formulas are now imported as expected.
  • Closing a document while editing a branch label no longer causes MindView to crash in some circumstances.
  • Sharing a MindView document as Email now works as expected.
  • Working with multiple monitors with different DPI scaling now shows the grid controls correctly.
  • Pen Mode: Saving branch labels as ink data now works as expected.
  • DragonĀ® Naturally Speaking enhancements have been made.
  • Browsing MatchWare Shared Workspace now lets you edit, create and delete files/folders as expected.
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

MindView 7 Windows Update 2 (7.0.15506)


Fixed Issues:

  • The MindView search filter used by Windows Search to index MindView documents will now clean up all temporary data during indexing.
  • The MindView Installer will clean up any temporary data left by the Windows Search indexing prior to this build.
  • The Export to EMF picture feature now works as expected.
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

MindView 7 Windows Update 1 (7.0.15160)


Fixed Issues:

  • MindView 7 has achieved Digital Accessibility Centre accessibility accreditation: https://digitalaccessibilitycentre.org/index.php/mindview-7-application
  • The Dragon Naturally Speaking integration with custom speech commands now works as expected.
  • SharePoint:
    • MindView will now show all paged document libraries and not just the first page.
    • A number of other enhancements and stability fixes have been made.
  • Shared Workspace:
    • MindView now works as expected when attaching a document containing a "+" (plus sign).
    • Passwords for Shared Workspace can now handle Unicode characters.
    • Branch text in the Outline and Gantt views can now be edited as expected and the editing process does not stop automatically after a few seconds.
    • MindView will now show a warning and reject the file when trying to attach a document bigger than the max. size of 100 MB/file.
  • Copying a calculation value from one document to another will now keep the calculation type when pasted.
  • Predictive suggestions: When connected to a custom database MindView will now escape single quotes as expected in the database query.
  • The Spell Checker now spell checks branch text as expected.
  • The filter for task completion is now working as expected.
  • The Capture tool now works as expected when using a secondary monitor.
  • Captured HTML containing Unicode text is now shown correctly in the text note editor in MindView.
  • Word Export:
    • Task resources are now exported as expected when working in Task Management mode.
    • Hyperlinks with arguments are now inserted as expected.
  • PowerPoint Export:
    • Only the selected Root branch hierarchy will now be exported.
    • There is now enhanced support for national characters in text notes.
  • Excel Export:
    • Cost fields for baselines are now exported as expected.
    • The Row Grouping feature has been enhanced.
  • Boundaries on sub-branches will now have the right draw order so that the boundary stays visible.
  • Resizing a branch text will now show a preview during resizing.
  • Using the Legend Format Painter to apply colors to a branch now works as expected.
  • Printing the Gantt chart no longer cuts off the end of the Gantt chart when the map contains multiple roots.
  • It is now possible to type ahead in the font dropdown for branch text and text notes.
  • Legacy OpenMind and MindView documents can now be opened as expected.
  • The Icons panel will now respect the Windows High contrast mode.
  • The Microsoft Project import has been enhanced to handle bigger files.
  • The MindJet MindManager import has been improved.
  • A few enhancements have been made to the Project Reports.
  • The ribbon now shows national characters as expected when working with an updated version of Windows 10.
  • Enhancements have been made when working with very large maps.
  • A number of other enhancements and bug fixes have been made.

New Features:

  • SharePoint: It is now possible to connect to Site Collections and Sub-sites.
  • It is now possible to choose between Small, Medium and Big text size in the Timeline Outline.
  • It is now possible to insert root branches without using the mouse.
  • A Delete button has been added to the Data Files dialog (File | Info | Data Files).

MindView 7 Mac Update 7 [7.2.9 (521)]


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Fixed Issues (Update 7):

  • Compatibility with macOS Big Sur
  • Other UI/UX, stability and performance improvements

Fixed Issues (Update 6):

  • Improved import from MS Project XML.
  • Improved Audio Notes.
  • Improved export to PowerPoint.
  • Fixed issue related to importing of text notes from Word.
  • Stability improvements when working with macOS X versions prior to 10.11.
  • Added possibility to open .mvtx templates as .mvdx documents.
  • Fixed silent activation for corporate installations.
  • UI/UX improvements.

Fixed Issues (Update 5):

  • Fixed crash occurring on start.
  • Improved branch title selection.
  • Improved Text Notes.
  • Improved export to PowerPoint.
  • Fixed issue related to losing pictures inserted in Text Notes.
  • Fixed screen capturing in full-screen mode.
  • Fixed permission issues preventing non-administrators from activating the product.
  • UI/UX improvements.

Fixed Issues (Update 4):

  • Improved branch title editing.
  • MacOS Catalina support.
  • Stability and performance improvements.
  • UI/UX improvements.

Fixed Issues (Update 3):

  • MindView 7 MAC has achieved Digital Accessibility Centre accessibility accreditation: https://digitalaccessibilitycentre.org/index.php/matchware-mindview-mac
  • Indent/Outdent options in the Format menu of the Gantt view now working as expected.
  • Improvement of the Capture Text feature.
  • Improvement of the Capture Editor UI.
  • Improvements to the creation of Citations.
  • Improvements to the use of Branch Connections.
  • Improvements to Branch Connections properties.
  • Improvements to the drawing of boundary frames.
  • Improvements to styles.
  • Copy/Paste of branches with assigned task resources now working as expected.
  • Copy/Paste of tasks with relations now working as expected.
  • Copy/Paste between documents of branches with branch images now working as expected.
  • Improvements to the use of Citations in text notes.
  • Improvements to Picture Library browser.
  • Fixed Word export problem.
  • Fixed PowerPoint export problem.
  • Fixed problem when saving a text note with a custom title.
  • Improved import from MindView PC (.mvdx) documents.
  • Improved and optimized Gantt view drawing.
  • All XML formats now in one menu.
  • Stability and performance improvements.
  • Improved use of application in full keyboard access.
  • Improved accessibility with VoiceOver when navigating the document.
  • Improved UI contrast.
  • UI/UX improvements.

New Features (Update 3):

  • Full support for Danish language.
  • Gantt view and Outline view now support Small, Medium and Big font sizes.
  • Tasks can now be dragged.
  • Import/Export in OPML format.
  • Import from Visual Mind Document format.

Fixed Issues (Update 2):

  • Fixed crash when opening a Gantt view document containing an invalid weekday.
  • Optimized performance on export to HTML.
  • Fixed issue on export to Word when a branch picture name contains specific symbols.
  • Fixed issue on export to PowerPoint when a branch picture name contains specific symbols.
  • Fixed crash when drawing very large Gantt view documents.
  • Improvement of the layout of branch icons in Mind Map views.
  • Optimization of the saving of very large documents in Gantt and Outline views.
  • Improvement of the Capture Editor UI.
  • Improvement of the Capture Text. It is now possible to get information on the source when capturing text from Safari and Chrome.
  • Improvement of the Capture Screenshots. Addition of global shortcuts for capturing screenshots.
  • System screenshots can now be intercepted.
  • Fixes made to the preinstalled QuickStart document.
  • It is now possible to drag the URL from a browser to a mind map branch as a hyperlink attachment.
  • It is now possible to drag a text block to a mind map branch as a Text Note attachment.
  • Improvement of the default styles in blank documents.
  • Improvement of the consistency between MindView documents for Windows and Mac.
  • Improvement of the Icon inspector with new groups: Recent, Document, Custom.
  • Fixed export to Word in Task Management mode.
  • Improved import from Word document.
  • Addition of 6 styles for branch connections.
  • It is now possible to customize the display of branch connections.
  • Stability and performance improvements.
  • UI/UX improvements.

Fixed Issues (Update 1):

  • Improved layouts for all default blank templates.
  • Fixed the "Helvetica Neue" font issue whereby some 3rd party programs replaced the system font.
  • Fixed issue with scrolling in the text note area with the mouse wheel.
  • Fixed issue with importing very large documents from PowerPoint.
  • Fixed issues with stability when detaching a branch as a new document.
  • Improvements for supporting High Sierra macOS.
  • Fixed issue with hyperlinks displaying incorrectly in Word documents after Export.
  • Stability improvements when editing the Gantt chart.
  • Fixed crash on Export to PowerPoint.
  • Templates improvements.
  • UI/UX improvements.