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SuperMemo 2000 in screenshots

SuperMemo makes it possible to learn knowledge represented as text, pictures, sounds, video, HTML and many more:

Frontal eye field element (50172 bytes)

SuperMemo helps you organize all your knowledge into a hierarchy:

SuperMemo makes it possible to dramatically increase the speed of acquiring new knowledge via reading (see: Incremental reading). Reading lists can help you prioritize the sequences of reading articles from the Internet:

You can prioritize your reading list to make sure you always start from reading articles of highest importance. The tasklist manager presented below can also be used to keep prioritized to-do lists

Reading list in SuperMemo 99 (145700 bytes)

SuperMemo supports OLE. The picture below presents an exemplary mind map imported via OLE from Mind Manager. This mind map can be edited in SuperMemo if you have Mind Manager installed (courtesy of John England, TeamLink Australia Pty Ltd):

SuperMemo browser makes it possible to quickly review elements and their parameters. The contents of elements is displayed in the element window on the right (not in the picture)

Subset Browser in SuperMemo - Windows API

Registries make it easy to reuse and search for multimedia objects, texts, fonts, OLE objects, HTML files, etc. The picture below show an example of an image registry:

Image registry for Biology (123222 bytes)

Category registry makes it easy to keep a large number of knowledge categories. These can be used to keep different subjects separate and to give all elements in a category a given look and priority

Knowledge categories registry (72517 bytes)

User's forgetting rate and other memory characteristics can be inspected using the statistical analysis tools:

Forgetting rate graph in SuperMemo (with 40500 repetitions)

The calendar of repetitions makes it possible to see how much work is scheduled for individual days of the learning process. If you double-click on a day, you will open all elements scheduled for repetition on that day (they will open in an element browser):

Daily repetitions schedule (151456 bytes)

The calendar of repetitions makes it also possible to see the number of repetitions scheduled for particular months and years:

Monthly calendar of repetitions (153077 bytes)

Element parameters dialog box makes it possible to quickly change the priority of elements, their category, etc.

Task parameters in SuperMemo (41733 bytes)

Leech Alert Wizard and Leech Catcher make it easy to quickly find bottlenecks in the learning process (see: Leeches in SuperMemo):

  

Leech Catcher and Element Filter (31675 bytes)

Learning options make it possible to define the speed of learning, maximum daily workload, time when your 'memory day' ends (i.e. time you go to sleep), etc.

Learning options (39001 bytes)

You can easily adapt your learning material to your local language with language options:

Localization options (42979 bytes)

A break in learning can be handled with mercy rescheduling:

Mercy rescheduling (31670 bytes)

Mercy criteria (30193 bytes)

You can change the use of the mouse with mouse options:

Mouse options (35030 bytes)

Question of the Day helps the beginners to become familiar with the ABC of SuperMemo:

Question of the day in SuperMemo (24103 bytes)