Microsoft Whiteboard

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About this app

Update : Whiteboard is now available for personal (Microsoft) accounts & there are also a ton of other features which you can check out in the “What’s new” section!!

Microsoft Whiteboard provides a freeform intelligent canvas where individuals & teams alike can ideate, create, and collaborate visually via the cloud. Designed for touch, type & pen, it lets you write or draw as smoothly as you would with ink, you can even type in text, add sticky notes or notes grid to express your ideas & use reactions to visually communicate your thoughts. It enhances teamwork by allowing all team members to edit the canvas in real time, no matter where they are. Get started quickly by inserting a pre-built template or draw your own flowchart using our expansive shapes library. No matter what your use case, we have the right set of tools for you and all your work stays safe in the cloud, ready to be picked back up from another location or device.

-- Create freely, work naturally –
Microsoft Whiteboard provides an infinite canvas where imagination has room to grow: draw, type, add a sticky note or a notes grid, move them around – it’s all possible. The touch-first, interface frees your ideas from the keyboard, and the intelligent inking technology transforms your doodles into great-looking shapes and lines that can be copied, pasted and combined with other objects.

--Collaborate in real time, wherever you are—
Microsoft Whiteboard brings every member of a team together working from their own devices across the globe. On the Whiteboard canvas, you can also see what your teammates are doing in real time and start collaborating on the same area. It’s about getting everyone on the same page – or board.

--Save automatically, resume seamlessly –
Forget having to take photos of your whiteboards, or marking them with “Do Not Erase.” With Microsoft Whiteboard, your brainstorming sessions are saved automatically to the Microsoft cloud, so you can pick up where you left off, whenever – and wherever – inspiration strikes next.

What’s new:
• Users can now log in using their personal (Microsoft) accounts which has been a strong customer ask since we launched the Android Preview App
• Modern look and feel:

1. Streamlined user experience - an unobtrusive app UI maximizes your canvas space.
2. Creation gallery - a highly discoverable, simple way of finding and using objects and features in the application.
• Interactive content features:
3. 40+ customizable templates – get started quickly and collaborate, brainstorm, and ideate with brand new templates.
4. Reactions - provide lightweight, contextual feedback with a set of fun reactions.
• Facilitation features:
5. Copy/paste – copy and paste content and text within the same whiteboard.
6. Object alignment – use alignment lines and object snapping to precisely organize content spatially.
7. Format background – personalize your whiteboard by changing the background color and pattern .
• Inking features:
8. Ink arrows – smoothly draw single and double-sided arrows using ink to better facilitate diagramming.
9. Ink effect pens – express yourself in a creative way using rainbow and galaxy ink .
Updated on
Aug 2, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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No data collected
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Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
12.4K reviews
Amin Rostami
September 12, 2022
In my exprience it was too slow and buggy, undo not working some times, doesn't support 'RTL' writing, shape font size is fixed and can't be resize, notepads have fixed number of rows for writing, reordering shapes and texts is not easy and not working well, elements are too small and not optimized for tablets, sometimes it's not responsive! It could be a great app without these problems :(
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Dan Killam
May 26, 2022
Honestly this is a great app. I use it for volunteer tutoring over zoom, where I write out math problems on my tablet and show the results with the Windows app, sharing my screen with the student. It is much better looking and more powerful than the zoom whiteboard. The pen tracking is not flawless, with a bit of glitching and latency, but it's the best free solution I've found.
34 people found this review helpful
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Emily Hayes
April 27, 2022
I love being able to use this app between my phone and computer. It also works really well with my surface pen. However, I do wish there were template for general note taking for school. I also wish there was an option to add folders to separate documents into so things could be more organized.
22 people found this review helpful
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What's new

This version adds the following functionalities/updates:
1. Landscape mode support across mobile devices
2. Inking Experience Improvements
a. Ability to erase portion of ink strokes
b. Optimized ink toolbar & submenus on mobile devices
c. Optimized ink modification/smoothening when writing
4. Ability to drag notes in & out of notes grid
5. Updated in-app Whiteboard help hub