Inspiration 10

Item Number: Insp10

Inspiration 10

For Windows 7, 8, 10 & 11 

Inspiration 10 is a simple, but powerful, visual thinking tool for creating mind maps, concept maps, graphic organizers, outlines and presentations with ease!

The Inspiration software makes it easy to quickly capture your ideas and visually organize them to communicate concepts and strengthen understanding.

Transfer your visual diagram to a written outline in just one-click, perfect for structuring writing plans for papers and reports.

Plus, effortlessly transfer your diagrams and outlines to Word, PowerPoint, PDF, HTML or as a graphics file. Or use the Copy to Clipboard feature to export to Google Docs, OneNote and other apps.

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

For multi-license pricing or information on Inspiration 10 for Mac or Chromebook please call or email.



Diagram View
Business plan mind map

Create mind maps, concept maps, webs, idea maps, graphic organizers, process flows 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. 

  • Brainstorm by capturing ideas quickly with the RapidFire® tool. 
  • Represent information and trigger memory with symbols and images. Choose from Inspiration’s 3000+ images, or import your own.
  • Show relationships between ideas with linking phrases – choose from a list of common phrases or write your own. 
  • Jumpstart the writing process by adding notes to symbols.
  • Add multiple references and hyperlinks to symbols using the Citation tool. These will then be alphabetically organized into the Bibliography section at the end of your outline.
  • Organize ideas effortlessly using the Arrange tool to create various tree charts and webs.
  • Use color to highlight key concepts and group information.
  • Access 150 templates: thinking skills, education and workplace related.


Outlining Example

Effectively organize and structure your ideas for 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 quickly develop hierarchical ideas and add detail, ensuring you write with purpose. Outline View synchronizes with your visual view, so you can move seamlessly between visual and written expressions of your thinking to expand and refine ideas and produce quality work.

  • Transform diagrams and mind maps to outlines with one click. 
  • Continue the writing process by adding topics, subtopics and notes text. Diagram View and Map View update automatically. 
  • 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 or PDF.

Presentation manager


  • Transfer your work to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to streamline and support project completion. 
  • Use the Copy to Clipboard feature to export your diagrams and outlines to Google Docs, OneNote and other apps.
  • Style headings will apply to Inspiration 10 outlines when they are 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.


Import & export documents between Inspiration 10 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.