RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads


Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder 1.0

Quickly create mind maps, website maps and more

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 13 February 2013
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 439
Developer: InfoRapid
RSS News Feed:
Back up your data with Acronis True Image 2016 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $29.99, saving 40%, from
InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder 1.0
Quickly create mind maps, website maps and more

InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder is an interesting free (for personal use) tool for creating mind maps, simple diagrams which can help you visualise and structure information.

Not sure what we mean? Fortunately the program comes with a simple example by way of explanation, on checking the health of a web server: there's an "Is the webserver OK?" question, a "Yes" arrow pointing to "Everything OK", and a "No" arrow which points to another question ("Is there a resource exhaustion?") and further options. So here a mind map is acting as a simple way to describe a diagnostic process, and the relationships between it.

But there's more to this sample mind map than there appears. Move your mouse cursor over any question and a pop-up window appears, with further details. The images aren't just for show - clicking them can also display extra information. And as you click questions, so the mind map will expand. Click "Is a software failure", say, and a further question will appear, should the answer be "No": "Is the security compromised?". This isn't just the simple flowchart you might think, it's a dynamic and interactive document which really can help to explain all kinds of concepts and ideas.

For another interesting take on the same technology, click File > New, then Tools > Generate Site Map, and point the program at In just a few seconds it'll generate a stylish site map showing you the layout of Google's site. And you can click on various pages to move around the map, double-click to zoom in on them, and more.

And, of course, once you understand how this all works then you can begin to enter the objects and relationships necessary to build maps of your own. Although this may take quite some time; there are lots of options here, and vanishingly little help.

One major issue with all of this is there's no way to export your maps in a standard format that others can view them immediately (you can save the details in a CSV file, but that probably won't help you very much).

Still, you can show people a map on your own system. And as the KnowledgeBase Builder is just a single executable, you could always zip up your own database with a copy of the program if you need others to see it. Plus the maps look so good that even just printed copies may be useful. So, if you've any interest in this kind of tool, InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder definitely deserves a closer look.


It's very powerful and produces excellent interactive maps, but InfoRapid KnowledgeBase Builder really needs more help and some additional export options

Your Comments & Opinion
Related Download Articles
MindManager 2016

MindManager 2016 for Windows

Trial Software

Collect, clarify and present your ideas with this industry-strength mind mapping application


Freeplane 1.3.15

Open Source

A versatile mind mapping tool

Other Download Articles From This Category
Parallels Access on iPad

Parallels Access for iPad and iPhone 3.1.4

Trial Software

Access your PC or Mac’s programs from your mobile

Wonder Keyboard

Wonder Keyboard 1.5.0


A smart iOS keyboard with real personality



Free, for personal-use only

An advanced task scheduler to automate repetitive jobs

ImDisk Toolkit

ImDisk Toolkit 20161021

Open Source

Mount and browse a host of disc and drive image formats

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $29.99
RRP: $49.99
Saving 40%
Buy Now
Offer Ends In:

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.16.11

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's new in 2.16.11?

 - Due to a bug in iOS 10, your notification sounds may not properly play until you restart your iPhone (press and hold the power and home buttons for 10 seconds).
- In groups, you can now mention specific people to get their attention by typing the @ symbol and choosing someone from the picker. 
- When forwarding messages, you can now send to multiple chats at once 
- Ask Siri to send WhatsApp messages or place WhatsApp calls (iOS 10+) 
- Answer WhatsApp calls right from your lock screen, just like a standard phone call (iOS 10+) 
- A new Widget lets you quickly jump to a recent chat or see which chats have unread messages (iOS 10+)