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Inspiration 10 for Windows

Be Creative. Be Productive. Be Knowledgeable.

For Windows 10, Windows 11 and Windows 11 SE

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Simple to use, but powerful in the impact it has on users, Inspiration 10 is the ideal visual thinking tool for creating mind maps, concept maps, graphic organizers, outlines and presentations with ease!

Inspiration 10 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.

Inspiration 10 encourages strong critical thinking skills, supports the writing process, and helps you build conceptual understanding to map out your knowledge and communicate it with others.

Export to Word, Google Docs, PowerPoint, OneNote, PDF, HTML or as a graphic file.

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5 ways you can use Inspiration 10


Create mind maps, concept maps, webs, idea maps, graphic organizers, flow charts and other diagrams for thinking, organizing and writing. Use these proven visual thinking and learning techniques to brainstorm ideas, explore and explain relationships, and integrate new knowledge with what you already know. Inspiration encourages deeper critical thinking, improving creativity, comprehension and retention.

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  • Brainstorm quickly with the RapidFire® tool.
  • Use Inspiration’s 3000+ 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.
  • Use colour to highlight key concepts and group information.
  • Access 150 templates: thinking skills, education and workplace related.


Outline View in Inspiration 10

Structure your ideas for written projects using Inspiration’s Outline View. Keep track of research information, create essay outlines and develop a logical flow for written and oral communication.

Outlining allows you to write with purpose by developing hierarchical ideas and adding detail. Outline View synchronizes with your visual view, so you can move seamlessly between visual and written expressions as needed.

  • Transform diagrams and mind maps to outlines with one click.
  • Add topics, subtopics and notes text.
  • 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.


Improve communication and share what you’ve learned with Inspiration’s Presentation Manager. Use the content you’ve developed in Diagram, Map and Outline Views and expand your work into more compelling presentations and final projects. Inspiration provides all the tools to create organized, polished, formal presentations that clearly convey your knowledge. Simply present in Inspiration 10, or export to PowerPoint.

Inspiration 10's Presentation Manager view


  • Transfer your work to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to streamline and support project completion.
  • Use the Copy to Clipboard feature to export your outlines to Google Docs, OneNote and other apps.
  • Style headings will apply to Inspiration 10 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 and mind maps as .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp or .wmf files to insert in other documents.