Whiteboard for Windows

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Whiteboard for Windows is a digital whiteboard solution designed specifically to run on the Windows operating system. Whiteboard for Windows is optimized for interactive displays, but will also run on non-interactive screens, with mouse clicks replacing touch events for interaction. Integration with myViewBoard.com allows unlimited users to share screens, as well as cast-in and out from anywhere in the world. Whiteboard for Windows also lets users write, highlight, edit, and transform documents and images on-screen in real-time, leveraging interactive displays to create more engaging presentations.

Whiteboard for Windows uses advanced AES-256 encryption to protect data from unauthorized access.

How-to Guides

For an introduction, information and tutorials on using Whiteboard for Windows, see the following guides:

Whiteboard for Windows
Quick Start Guide

This document is a guide to quickly get started with using Whiteboard for Windows after installation.

Whiteboard for Windows
User Guide

This document is a guide to using the Whiteboard for Windows user interface.

Whiteboard for Windows
Training Guide

This document is a comprehensive guide to using Whiteboard for Windows.

Whiteboard for Windows
Toolbar Icons

This document aims to be a printable guide that users can use as a quick 'cheat sheet' reference to the Whiteboard icons.


System Requirements

Before installation, verify that the host system meets the following requirements:


Whiteboard for Windows system recommended requirements
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 x86 CPU with clock rate over 3.6 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • OS System: Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
  • Disk drive: SSD
  • Bandwidth: 25 Mbps or higher; a wired connection is preferred
  • Touch Display: ViewSonic ViewBoard®
  • Other software required: .NET 4.7.2


Whiteboard for Windows system minimum requirements
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 x86 CPU with clock rate over 3.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS System: Windows 10 Home 64 bits
  • Disk drive: HDD / SSD
  • Bandwidth: 25 Mbps; a wired connection is preferred
  • Other software required: .NET 4.7.2


Devices of participants (students, audience, etc) who will interact with the Whiteboard for Windows host must meet the following requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows 10, MacOS, ChromeOS
  • Bandwidth: 25 Mbps
  • At least one of the following browsers:
  • Latest version of Google Chrome [1]
  • Latest version of Microsoft Edge [2]


For more details, see Installing Whiteboard for Windows.

Whiteboard for Windows Working Area


Whiteboard for Windows working area is divided into the following areas:

Canvas area

Main area where users work in. By default, the background of the canvas area is blank. However, this can be customized via the following methods:

  • Click the Whiteboard background management menu I-background-menu.svg to specify another solid color, or one of the predefined images as the background.
  • Sign in to your myViewBoard account to load your personal preferences, including any customizations applied to backgrounds, shape lines and magic pens.

Resize the canvas area by dragging the handle bar at the right bottom side of the Whiteboard program.


Floating toolbar

More information: Floating Toolbar

Toolbar that allows users to perform operations on the canvas. This toolbar can be moved freely around the canvas area.



Main toolbar

More information: Main Toolbar

Toolbar that allows users to add annotations to the canvas area. This toolbar is always fixed to the right, left or bottom side of the program window.




Title bar

More information: Title bar

A toolbar that appears at the topmost section of the Whiteboard program. If logged in, this toolbar displays the user account currently logged in. It also provides access to the following options:

  • Integrated cloud solutions
  • Notifications
  • Help
  • Settings




Whiteboard for Windows supports keyboard shortcuts to switch tools or perform other actions. For a list of keyboard shortcuts, click here.

Whiteboard for Windows Accessibility Features

Whiteboard for Windows supports the following accessibility features:


  • Text-to-speech
    A form of speech synthesis that converts text into spoken voice input. Text-to-speech systems were first developed to aid the visually impaired by offering a computer generated voice that would "read" text to the user.


  • Visual aids
    Color filters change the color palette on the screen and help color blind users distinguish between things that differ only by color. The following filters are available:
- Inverted color
- Grayscale
- Deuteranopia
- Protanopia
- Tritanopia


  • Touch adjustment
    Whiteboard for Windows supports multiple touch points. However, for users with mobility issues, or just for anyone who are prone to accidentally lean on or touch the canvas, this can be disabled for easier input.
- Multiple touch
- Multi-touch gesture



Integration with myViewBoard.com

To get the most out of Whiteboard, users need to create a complimentary myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com. Users can sign up with their Google, Microsoft or a regular email address. Having a myViewBoard account provides the following benefits:


  • Sign in from anywhere
  • Load personal settings and customizations
  • Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
  • Use all the features of Whiteboard


Whiteboard for Windows can still be used without signing in. However, some features will be unavailable.

For more information, see signing up for a myViewBoard account.


Integration with Third-party Providers

To provide additional features, myViewBoard supports integration with other third-party providers.

Office messaging programs

Whiteboard for Windows allows users to launch collaboration/meeting programs during a Whiteboard session. Note that to use these programs, they must be first installed on the host machine. Whiteboard for Windows supports the following programs:

Cloud Drive accounts

myViewBoard supports integration with several cloud storage providers. Integration allow users to access their files during Whiteboard sessions.

myViewBoard Clips

To add educational videos to lessons/presentations, users can use myViewBoard Clips. myViewBoard Clips allows users to search, access and insert educational video content onto the canvas. myViewBoard Clips offers 2 million+ educational videos from over 150 premier media brands to safely, seamlessly, and quickly create engaging lessons. myViewBoard Clips is commercial free, copyright-cleared, and curated for educational subjects.

myViewBoard Clips is powered by Boclips. Boclips is a service that collects the best educational videos across all age levels and subjects and puts them on a single platform to give an easier, faster, and safer way to use video in the classroom.

Intel Unite

Whiteboard is available as a plugin for Intel Unite. The Intel Unite solution lets users easily create and manage a secure content sharing and collaboration platform. This platform can wirelessly connect displays, employees, and mixed technology environments so that sharing and collaborate is seamless regardless of location.


Whiteboard lesson ideas

Whiteboard provides users with tools that users can use creatively to produce static or interactive lessons/activities that they can present to an audience. A few samples are given below:


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Use the highlighter pen to mark answers on a wordsearch table.

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Connect questions and answers with the line tool.

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Place sticky notes over a graphic to point out areas of interest.

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Get resources from the internet to create a Whiteboard lesson.

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Import a story-book PDF that you can read to your students.



Note that for more ideas, head over to the following pages:


  • myViewBoard Original Content
    myViewBoard Original Content is interactive content that you can use in the classroom, 100% created using myViewBoard tools.





Help and Support

For help and support, kindly contact the following:


If you have any issues on using myViewBoard software, please reach out through the following channels:

Note that you need to sign in to use myViewBoard Support and myViewBoard Community.


To learn more about myViewBoard, check the following resources:


For a quick description of these resource, see here.

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