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Inspiration 11 for Windows

Be Creative. Be Productive. Be Knowledgeable.

For Windows 10, Windows 11 and Windows 11 SE

NEW: Inspiration 11

Simple to use, but powerful in the impact it has on users, Inspiration 11 is the ideal visual thinking tool for creating mind maps, concept maps, graphic organizers, outlines and presentations with ease! 

Inspiration 11 makes it easy to quickly capture your ideas and visually organize them. Then, transfer your visual diagram to a written outline in just one-click, perfect for structuring writing projects.

Single User, Volume and Site Licences Available.

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Be Creative

Express your ideas using visual cues, such as colour coding, images and symbols, alongside keywords and phrases. Use Inspiration's free-form and flexible environment to create diagrams that reflect your thoughts.

Be Productive

Structure your ideas for written projects using Inspiration’s Outline View. Keep track of research information and develop a logical flow for communication. Create checklists, presentations, process charts and more within Inspiration.

Be Knowledgeable

Use proven visual thinking and learning techniques to brainstorm ideas, explore and explain relationships, and integrate new knowledge. Inspiration encourages deeper critical thinking, comprehension and retention.

Inspiration 11 Key Features

  • Brainstorm quickly with the RapidFire® tool. 
  • Use Inspiration’s images, or import your own to represent information and trigger memory.
  • Show relationships between ideas with linking phrases.
  • Add notes to symbols to expand on ideas.
  • Add references and hyperlinks using the Citation tool. Inspiration will then create an alphabetically organised Bibliography section at the end of your outline.
  • Organize ideas effortlessly using the Arrange tool to create various tree diagrams and webs.
  • Apply theming to colour code, highlight key concepts and group information.

  • Access 150 templates: thinking skills, education and workplace related.
  • Transform diagrams and mind maps to outlines with one click. Outline View synchronizes with your visual view, so you can move seamlessly between visual and written expressions as needed.
  • Organize ideas and information with power outlining tools.
  • Keep visual connections intact with the option to see associated symbols and linking phrases from Diagram View in Outline View. 
  • Meet word and page count requirements with the Word Count tool.
  • Use the smart checklist feature to organise tasks.
  • Use the content of your diagrams to build effective slides using Inspiration Presentation feature.
  • Transfer your work to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Use the Copy to Clipboard feature to export your outlines to Google Docs, OneNote and other apps.
  • Style headings will apply to Inspiration 11 outlines when transferred to Microsoft Word or copied to clipboard.
  • Save documents as PDFs.
  • Print your diagrams, maps, outlines and presentation.  
  • Use the Site Skeleton® export to transform diagrams into HTML web sites. 
  • Export diagrams as .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp or .wmf files.


Import & export documents between Inspiration 11 and Inspiration Maps.

Inspiration Maps is a visual thinking and learning app for iPads and iPhones. Build beautiful diagrams, graphic organizers and outlines with ease! Getting organized has never been this simple. 

Learn more about Inspiration Maps. 


Learn more about creating mind maps, concept maps, graphic organizers, and outlines in Inspiration.

Assistive technology to help users overcome barriers to study and work

Inspiration 11 is designed to be used by everyone, but is particularly beneficial for users who:

  • Have difficulty with short term memory, retaining and processing information.  
  • Get distracted when there is too much text to deal with. 
  • Find it challenging to express ideas in writing.
  • Struggle with the structure and layout of essays. 
  • Often have to take extended recovery breaks from working to alleviate symptoms (e.g. mental health difficulties). 
  • Have difficulties organizing ideas and remaining focused long enough to get ideas written down (e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorder or mental health difficulties).
  • Find it hard to develop and deliver presentations.

VPAT (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template): Inspiration Accessibility Conformance Report to accessibility standards set by Section 508 in the US.


View Case Studies: read our case studies on how users are utilising Inspiration on and off campus and in the workplace.

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