Explain Everything Whiteboard 4+

Teach, record video or present

Promethean Ltd.

    • 4.1 • 67 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

4.1 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

Editors’ Choice

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.

bad guitar ,

Absolutely Awesome!

I’ve used Explain Everything for almost 5 years without any of the technical difficulties mentioned by other reviewers; not a single glitch, freeze, or lost project. As far as performance & features, I can’t complain; I teach high school advanced math, and I’ve constantly supplemented my teaching with lecture notes captured on my iPad along with what I call “pencasts” (think Kahn Academy videos). The interface operates flawlessly; I usually import images and screencasts from other math apps with no problem whatsoever. Now, in the world of full distance learning, EE has become even MORE valuable; the subscription version allows a simultaneous web board and the app shares easily with Google Meets and Zoom. No matter how your students need to see your screen (if you’re using EE as a live whiteboard), this app’s got you covered! As far as cost, I’m a firm believer that you get what you pay for, and EE delivers more than I imagined. One of the most precious features is its direct upload to Google Drive, DropBox, and others (I use GD & DB only). So thank you, and here’s looking to at least another 5 years!

B A R T H O L O M E W ,

I love this app!

It’s fun and easy to use. The color selection is great but limited, keeping things satisfyingly simple. I wouldn’t mind more colors though. I love how it allows me to work off my original writings by being an infinite black board of space. I’m looking forward to trying the screen grab and voice recording feature. It’s a great way to get all my thoughts out on a single page. File storage and organization is great too. It includes other basic tools like an eraser, you can drag and drop the things you draw, and probably some other stuff I haven’t tried yet. It’s important to mention that I use this with the Apple Pencil. The response works beautifully. I think that’s all for now. I would recommend this for teachers, creatives, business owners, and anyone who needs some place to keep all their thoughts and ideas in one place.

Developer Response ,

Hi - thank you for sharing your opinion with us! We really appreciate it! Regarding the colors, please note that you can customize your colors using the color palette - please select the Draw Tool for example -> double tap on one of the five color pickers -> use the  +  to add a custom color. If you have any additional questions, please contact support@explaineverything.com. We will be happy to help you out!


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