Explain Everything Whiteboard 4+

Teach, record video or present

Promethean Ltd.

    • 4.4 • 12 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Explain Everything Whiteboard now on macOS!

The iPad App Store Trend of the Year 2020 award-winning interactive whiteboard is now also available as a native macOS app.

Join the millions of teachers, students, tutors, creatives, and consultants from around the world who have chosen Explain Everything as their whiteboard. Jump into a multimedia-powered space where you can teach, learn, and share your ideas. Or—if you’re already on board—enjoy the powerful app you know, now with features tailored for macOS.

Replace your physical whiteboard with an infinite digital canvas you can use anywhere. Mix drawing and handwriting with imported documents and multimedia for better learner engagement. Invite students or teachers to the whiteboard during live presentations or to co-create video. Bring static slides to life – record content! Never lose your teaching materials again. Save your time and save paper.

Use the Explain Everything Whiteboard app to:
• Digitize, create, store, and share your teaching materials.
• Draw, write, sketchnote, visualize, Scribble with Apple Pencil, explain, show live in the classroom or online.
• Record and edit whiteboard video lessons for effective blended learning.
• Integrate with popular Learning Management Systems to create various whiteboard assignments.

This digital whiteboard for teachers is a powerhouse of features and integrations:
• Import and Export content through integrations with iCloud, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Evernote.
• Use images, documents, video and audio files, and projects in many formats, like: .png, .gif, .jpg, .pdf, .doc, .pages, .xls, .ppt, .iwb, .mp4, .mov, .mp3, .wav, .m4a, .xpl, .ipt and many more.
• Enrich your materials with images and GIFs, Sticky Notes, Clipart, 3D Models, Shapes, Web Browser, Equations, hyperlinks, text boxes, different backgrounds and patterns, pen and pencil drawings, highlights and more.
• Capture everything that happens on the screen with the easy animation recording. Split, trim, cut, delete, compact, smooth out movement, and see the result immediately. Render and host your videos for you in the Explain Drive cloud, so you can save time and storage. Use Center Stage to include yourself with dynamic video capturing.
• Share your materials as images, PDFs, MP4s, or web video links for instant watch or editable projects.
• Stream your presentations through SharePlay or popular conferencing tools, including Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
• Assign whiteboard lessons, tasks, and videos to students through all the most popular LMSs and class organization tools, like: Google Classroom, Canvas, Moodle, Schoology, Blackboard, and more.
• Present or whiteboard together in real time with voice chat on any device, anywhere. Set up different collaboration scenarios, turn on and off editing tools for your audience, have them follow you or work on a task with or without you.

• Save and share your whiteboard lessons with students.
• Organize your teaching content and use it on any device.
• Create a rich lesson library that you don’t need to carry in a bag.

• Capture every action performed on the canvas.
• Use the Camera Frame for more control over parts that get recorded.
• 3 different recording modes to edit and enrich your recordings.
• Use the recordings to support your blended learning, give feedback and explain.
• Invite students to use whiteboard videos to share their thinking.

• Use the collaborative whiteboard for a virtual classroom and live presentations.
• Share your canvas in the Explain Drive cloud to assign your students tasks or group work.
• Use Explain Everything with popular LMSs to create whiteboard assignments with Explain Everything.
• Create cloud whiteboard teaching materials to make them available from any device, anywhere.

Terms of use:

What’s New

Version 7.3

• One tap to erase all drawings
You can now get rid of all drawings and annotations on the canvas with one press of a button. Select and hold the background with the Hand Tool to reveal the menu. Choose “Clear all drawings” to wipe your board clean.

• A plethora of bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Editors’ Notes

The days of teachers wheeling an overhead projector into the classroom are long gone. Explain Everything, which works like an interactive whiteboard, is a more effective way to communicate ideas in class—or anywhere else. We love the app’s collaborative nature. With Explain Everything, educators can share drawings, text, photos, and videos with the entire class in real time.

O.G.F. ,

Generally very good, but can be improved

For developers’ notes, just a few points that may be improved:

- During presenter display, include the recording options/ability to pull out the full features or even better, select the tools you want present

- when recording, include the panning and zoom feature with the laser pointer

- for iPadOS, include an Apple Pencil only drawing setting, with fingers used to pan

Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to seeing these features in a future update.

Developer Response ,

Hi - thank you for your thorough review and feedback! We really appreciate it! Please note that I have passed your message on to our team. Concerning the custom workspace, I am happy to let you know that we are already working on this! As for your last suggestion, please note that at the moment you can pan with two fingers while using the Apple Pencil. To activate this option, please tap and hold the ‘Hand Tool’ icon for a while and then switch on ‘Zoom and pan’. However, we will see if something like this can be added in the near future

Joseph51551 ,

Explain Everything - by J John BSc MSc

I have decided to purchase a subscription here because this whiteboard meets with many of the criteria for what I expect in a whiteboard. In my opinion it is quite good but far from the best. There are many shortcomings, e.g. creating colourful banners doesn’t seem that great compared to what I am used to. Also there is a lack of shapes for use in Math lessons e.g no trapezium, parallelogram or kite etc I haven’t checked for circles or shapes yet but I doubt if these are available. Also a lack of mathematical formulae e.g. no square root symbol, division operator, indices etc.
The board is great if you have your own images you can insert and this is one of the main reasons for my interest. The board has great control tools where you can control student input and limit there ability which is very important for teaching which is my principal usage. All in all, compared to most other boards on the market this board gets close to 8 out of 10 in my opinion.

Thank You for reading.

Developer Response ,

Hi - thank you for rating our app! We're happy to hear that you enjoy it! When it comes to shapes, we're planning to add some new ones in the nearest future. As for the mathematical formulas, you can create equations with our Equation Editor - you can find it under the Add Media button -> Insert New section -> choose Equation. It's also possible to use indices in text boxes. If you'd have any additional questions, please contact support@explaineverything.com. We'll be happy to help you out!


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