8 Best Free Bubble Diagram Maker Software For Windows

Here is a list of Best Free Bubble Diagram Maker Software For Windows. Using these software, you can create bubble mind maps with various ideas related to a project. A bubble diagram consists of circular, oval, or rounded shape nodes which represent topics and subtopics. These topics and subtopics can be linked to each other using relationships. In addition to that, you get advanced features of inserting pictures, hyperlinks, cliparts, tags, markers, priority, etc. to the bubble diagram. Most of these provide a good variety of diagram customization options, such as layout, theme, font, structure, link properties, colors, etc.

In most of these, you can export bubble diagram in various formats including PDF, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, PS, EPS, DOCX, PPTX, XLSX, HTML, TIFF, SVG, etc.

As most of these are mind mapping software, you can create various kinds of mind maps like conference, decision making, balanced diet, travel plan, project management, market plan, event planning, and more. I have also added a famous photo editor which can be used to create a bubble organizational diagram.

My Favorite Bubble Diagram Maker Software For Windows

EDraw MindMaster is my favorite bubble mind map maker as it comes with various mind maps templates and provides a wide range of bubble diagram personalization features. It also supports a wide range of export formats.

You may also like some best free ER Diagram Creator, Fishbone Diagram Maker, and Organizational Chart Maker software for Windows.

EDraw MindMaster

EDraw MindMaster is a feature-rich mind map maker software for Windows. Although it is a commercial software, it comes with a free (demo) version with restricted functionalities.

How to create bubble diagram in EDraw MindMaster:

  • Open EDraw MindMaster and create a new mind map using a predefined template as required. You can start with a blank concept mind map.
  • Now, you can easily add topics and subtopics as bubble nodes to create bubble diagram. Also, you can add multiple topics at once. To link topic nodes, you can use relationships.

Additionally, you can also insert hyperlinks, pictures, cliparts, marks (priority, face, etc.), notes, attachments, etc. into your diagram.

It provides a wide range of formatting options to personalize bubble diagram. You can change shape of bubbles, color schemes for individual bubble, layout, font, theme font, theme color, etc. Also, add watermark option is available in it.

You can add multiple tabs to create different bubble mind maps. It provides an option to preview bubble diagram as a slideshow.

It supports a wide range of export formats including PDF, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP, PS, EPS, DOCX, PPTX, XLSX, HTML, TIFF, SVG, etc.

EDraw MindMaster is great bubble mind map maker software. It is brilliant at creating various types of mind maps and diagrams, such as conference, decision making, balanced diet, travel plan, project management, market plan, event planning, etc.

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XMind is a free mind map making software for Windows. It can be your another alternative to a bubble diagram maker software.

As you create a new mind map, you will see various templates including Annual Report, Business Plan, Balance Sheet, Organizational Diagram, Fishbone Diagram, Book Report, Class Schedule, Diet Plan, etc. Just choose a desired template or start with a blank map. You can now start editing central topic and add various floating topics and subtopics. You can then add relationships, boundary, and summary to the diagram. Additionally, it lets you insert pictures, notes, markers, comments, hyperlinks, callout, etc. elements to the nodes.

For customization, it lets you design node properties including Structure, My Style, Text, Shape & Border, and Line.

The created bubble diagram can be saved as PNG, BMP, JPEG, GIF), HTML, Text, SVG, etc. files

XMind is a good bubble mind map maker and an overall great mind mapping software.

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MindMaple Lite

MindMaple Lite is another free bubble diagram maker software. It lets you create bubble mind map by adding floating topics and floating images to the diagram. You change the shape of nodes to any round shape to create a bubble diagram. This can be done by going to Styles tab > Topic Shape. You can connect topics and subtopics using relationship links.

In addition, it lets you insert task priorities, smileys, arrows, flags, single icons, etc. to the bubble diagram as per your requirement. It provides various formatting options to customize bubble diagrams, such as theme color, font, picture placement, callout shape, relationship style, fill colors, etc.

You can create multiple bubble diagrams simultaneously as it supports multiple tabs. To export the bubble diagram, it supports image (BMP, JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.), HTML, Text, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Microsoft Excel formats.

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MindOnTrack is yet another free mind map maker. Using it, you can create bubble diagrams in its Mind Mapping section. Simply insert topics and related subtopics and link them using relationships. You can change the shape of nodes to a round one by using Shape and Style options.

Like other software, this one too lets you insert pictures, attachments, notes, hyperlinks, etc. The format for nodes and relationship links can be modified, such as node shape, line style, font, task due date, etc. You can change the wallpaper for the diagram.

You can add references, project details, task details, and other details of a bubble diagram in respective sections present in this software.

It lets you add multiple sheets to create bubble mind maps. Individual bubble diagram can be exported as PNG, GIF, BMP, JPEG, HTML, etc. files.

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YouMinds Composer

YouMinds Composer is another one of free bubble diagram maker software for Windows. You can start adding your ideas in a blank mind-map as topics and subtopics and change the shape of the node to a circular, rounded, or oval shape. The nodes are added as parent and child nodes. You can insert image, web page, file, etc. to a bubble node. Adding marker (arc, zigzag, brackets, etc.), symbol tags (priority, state, tendency, smileys, progress, etc.), comments, etc. to a node is also possible.

The nodes can be linked through a straight line. The line properties can be changed such as shape, color, line style, text, etc. Also, node properties are customizable using options like color, text color, fill mode, etc. There are tabs named Navigation and Model Browser which can be used to easily walk through created bubble mind map.

Multiple bubble diagrams can be drawn in separate tabs. The final diagram can be exported in multiple formats such as PNG, JPEG, BMP, SVG, HTML, Text, CSV Table, etc. You can even create a website and export individual node as a web page.

Some other handy features of this bubble mind map maker include Presentation (mindmap mode, outline mode, ad hoc slideshow, incremental review mode, etc.), Filter View, Project Management (Schedule, Gantt Chart, etc.), Representation Options (Design proportion, 3D design, Change Representation, etc.), and some more.

Note: This is a demo version of YouMinds Composer which includes pro features, which you can utilize after buying the full version.

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Paint.net is a familiar photo editing software for Windows. It can be used to create bubble diagrams as well. It actually provides a plugin to do so. The plugin is named as Organigram which you can download from here. Using this plugin, you can create a bubble organizational chart or any generic bubble diagram. Let’s see what are the steps you need to follow in order to create bubble diagrams.

How to create bubble diagram in Paint.net:

  1. Download the plugin from above link and install it on your PC. As you do that, it will be automatically associated with Paint.net application.
  2. Open Paint.net and go to Effects > Render > Organigram and setup preferences to create bubble diagram.
  3. You can specify bubble numbers (up to 50), bubble radius, central bubble radius, shape of bubbles (circle, rectangle, diamond, heart, etc.), spoke length, rotation angle, fill color, line color, etc.
  4. To add text, simply use Text tool and customize font, size, color, etc.

You can add multiple bubble shapes and branches to a bubble diagram. Also, as Paint.net is a photo editor, you can use it various editing and drawing tools to format your bubble diagram.

It lets you save a bubble diagram in JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, etc. formats.

Splitting images, creating animated cursors, making Kaleidoscope, etc. are some other utilities for which Paint.net can be used.

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Blumind is another alternative to create bubble diagrams. You need to follow same procedure as that of other listed software. Just create a blank mind map and start adding topics/subtopics and link them using relationship. You can change the shape of nodes to a round one from Property tab present at right panel. Other node properties that you can customize include fill type, line color, colors, data (hyperlink, icon, remark), layout, etc. In addition, you can add icon, progress bar, and notes to the nodes. Multiple diagrams can be created simultaneously. You can navigate through the diagram easily using Objects and Overview tabs too.

The supported formats to export bubble diagram include BMP, CSV, GIF, JPEG, PDF, PNG, SVG, TIFF, etc.

Blumind is another decent bubble mind map maker software. There is a Start Timer button too in this software.

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hUMLa is a free, portable bubble mind map maker software. You can create bubble diagram by enabling Mindmap option present on the toolbar.

It is a very easy to use bubble diagram maker. You just need to click on the editing area to add bubbles to the diagram. You can name individual bubbles and change their position by selecting and dragging them. You can select a bubble and drag it to another bubble to create a relationship (generalization, aggregation, association, composition, etc.) between the two. The bubble size can be adjusted from the toolbar. That’s it. It doesn’t provide any other formatting option.

The final bubble diagram can be exported as a PNG image.

hUMLa is a portable bubble diagram maker i.e. it doesn’t require to be installed and can be used on the go.

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