Turn the iPad® into a Knowledge Creation resource with Inspiration® Maps


 Inspiration Maps


New! 1000+ searchable symbols included

New! Add audio notes or instructions

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Inspiration Maps brings visual thinking to the iPad.


With Inspiration Maps you can:

  • Brainstorm and visualize ideas with maps and diagrams
  • Organize thoughts and information
  • Make sense of complex concepts and projects
  • Build critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Organize for studying and build study skills and note taking skills

Try Inspiration Maps for free with Inspiration Maps Lite.

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Create and connect with Diagram View

Build visual maps and diagrams such as webs, concept maps and graphic organizers.

Search and select from over 1000 symbols.

Analyze information, create and connect ideas, and understand and retain concepts.

Brainstorm and capture ideas quickly, dissect complex topics, and build critical thinking skills.


Boost planning and organizational skills with Outline View

Outline View gives you the tools to structure thinking, organize writing, order topics and plan projects.

Rearrange, hide and reveal topics, subtopics and notes to analyze and organize work.

Learn how to outline and how to study with visual thinking.


Inspiration Maps helps anyone visualize and develop ideas, analyze and organize information, and understand and retain concepts.  


Use for classroom, school or district

Inspiration Maps is ideal for iPad deployments since it can be used across grades and subjects. Inspiration Maps can help every teacher use iPads to enhance classroom instruction. With Inspiration Software's 30 years of experience and focus on K-12 education, we understand and are ready to support your classroom, school or district implementation.


Product Reviews: 

Inspiration Maps Reviews on edshelf

"Inspiration Maps for the iPad:  Simply Brilliant" by Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D; Assistive Technology Blog

"Inspiration Maps for iPad makes impressive debut" by Chuck Frey, The Mind Mapping Software Blog

"Inspirational Organization" by Lisa Johnson, TechChef4u



2013 CODiE Finalist

2012 Award of Excellence Winner




  Inspiration Maps is also available for volume purchase through the Apple Volume Purchase Program for Education, find it here.