Projects / CharTr


CharTr is a mind mapping tool written for GNOME. It lets you create/manage/export mind maps. It's written in Python and uses GTK, Cairo, and Gstreamer.


Recent releases

  •  28 Oct 2008 18:24

    Release Notes: This version fixes an issue from 0.18, in which export was broken, and corrects the negative colors view. It adds a WWW links ability. To summarize, it now supports exporting of maps in PDF/PNG/SVG format, as well as links between maps, WWW links, text, audio, icons, and many of navigation features.

    •  27 Oct 2008 22:06

      Release Notes: This version adds some minor features like linking between maps, and has some bugfixes. Available features include: Vim-like keyboard navigation (search, bookmarks, add nodes, center on a node, move map, move node, etc.); exporting a map in PDF, PNG, or PS; linking between maps; adding icons; adding some text to a node; adding some audio to a node; and adding LaTeX equations.

      •  31 Jul 2008 14:14

        Release Notes: This version supports exporting to PDF, PS, SVG, or PNG, math equations, audio, images, icons, text notes, and a consistent keyboard navigation. A Debian/Ubuntu package is now available.

        •  23 Jul 2008 13:22

          Release Notes: This version includes icons, attributes for text (bold, underline, italic), persistence of options (style, grid), and some bug corrections. A new icon has been drawn, and the map files are stored in another place (.gnome2/chartr). A utility is provided to help backup old maps (

          •  10 Jul 2008 20:22

            Release Notes: This version introduces a more complete automatic layout; the map now reorders itself when you add/remove a node. A basic help system has been added. Export now supports PDF, SVG, PNG, and PS. A new style for links has been added.


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