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Magic Box allows you to add images, videos, maths tools, widgets, and see shared files, polls and quizzes.

Open Magic Box from the main toolbar. It is available in Whiteboard and Classroom.


Open Magic Box

Open Magic Box from the main toolbar.

Magic Box is available in all Whiteboard platforms (for Windows, Android, and online). The user interface (UI) varies between platforms.



Import files from local or cloud storage

Whiteboard and Classroom can display files from your device (such as your computer or interactive flat panel running Whiteboard), and from your cloud storage. Simply Open the Magic Box and click the first icon (file icon).

Click here to learn how to link your cloud storage such as Google Drive to your myViewBoard account.


Whiteboard for Windows / Android supported filetypes

Filetypes Whiteboard for Windows Whiteboard for Android
Whiteboard files .vboard for myViewBoard, .flipchart for Promethean, .notebook for SMART,
.enb for Evernote, and .iwb for multiple brands
.vboard for myViewBoard, and .iwb for multiple brands
Documents .pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt, .one, .url .pdf
Presentations .ppt, .pptx, Google Slides -
Images .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg, .ico, .tif, .tiff, .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .svg
Audio .mp3, .aac, .wma, .wav, .m4a
Video .wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .asf, .m4v, .avi, .xesc .wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .3gp, .mov, .mpeg, .mkv, .avi, .m4v

Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes

Supported filetypes
Image Files .jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg
Documents .doc, .docx, .pdf1
Presentations .ppt, .pptx1, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides

1 Only for teachers/host.

Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows


I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svgMagic Box: files, web interaction, videos, quizzess, tools, and more
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File
Click this icon to access I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg local or cloud storage such as Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive (click here for cloud integration instructions).

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Sticky Notes
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.

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Tools
Click here to access many different tools that can be moved about the whiteboard, such as a clock, timer, compass, calculator, random dice, graph tool, and more.

I-magic-box-camera.svg
Magic Box Camera
Click the Camera icon to use your device camera, and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.

Icon Clips.svg
myViewBoard Clips
Click the icon to browse videos specifically designed and approved for educational use.

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YouTube
Click the icon to browse YouTube video. Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.

Icon Image-search-05.svg
Image Search
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.

I-magic-box-online-widgets.svg
Online Widgets
Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.

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Throw
Click the icon to browse documents that participants have shared with the whiteboard session. participants can do this via myviewboard.com - learn more about Throw here.

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Pop Quiz
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices. The teacher can view answers from this icon.

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Polls
Click this icon to create: multiple choice, true or false, rating, free response, voting, or random draw polls. Answers can be saved for future reference.


Read more about Whiteboard for Windows here.


Magic Box in Whiteboard for Android


I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svgMagic Box: Magic Box in Whiteboard for Android
I-magic-box-file.svg
File
Click this icon to access I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg local or cloud storage such as Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive (click here for cloud integration instructions).

I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg
Sticky Notes
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.

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Tools
Includes ruler, protractor and compass tools.

Icon Image-search-05.svg
Image Search
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.

I-magic-box-throwtool.svg
Throw
Click the icon to browse documents that participants have shared with the whiteboard session. participants can do this via myviewboard.com - learn more about Throw here.

I-pop-quiz.svg
Pop Quiz
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices. The teacher can view answers from this icon.


Read more about Whiteboard for Android here.


Magic Box in Whiteboard online


MT 2 Magic Box.svgMagic Box in Whiteboard online
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Description
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg
This PC
Insert files from your device.
Google drive.svg
Google Drive
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
Note that only supported formats can be inserted.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg
Safely search for images from the web.
To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Icon Clips.svg
Insert educational videos."
Icon YouTube.svg
Search for YouTube videos using keywords.
To insert, drag them to the canvas. Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
Icon Webpage.svg
Webpage
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas.
Switch to presentation mode to activate.
Icon Animated widget.svg
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.


Read more about Whiteboard online here.


Magic Box in Classroom


MT 2 Magic Box.svgMagic Box in Classroom

Magic Box is where you can import content from your device, cloud storage, or the web. There is also support for adding videos from YouTube and myViewBoard Clips.

Click the Magic Box icon MT 2 Magic Box.svg on the main toolbar to access the following:

Icons Classroom
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg This PC
Insert files from your device.
Google drive.svg Google Drive
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
OneDrive Classroom.svg OneDrive & OneDrive for Business
Insert resources saved in the connected OneDrive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg Images
Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
New polls classroom.svg Polls
Create True or False or Multiple Choice quiz.
Icon Clips.svg myViewBoard Clips1
Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.
1 Available for Entity accounts.
Icon YouTube.svg YouTube
Search for YouTube videos using keywords.
To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
Icon Webpage.svg Webpage
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
Icon Animated widget.svg Widgets
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
Classroom Sketchfab.svg Sketchfab*
Browse millions of 3D models.
Let students explore models at their own pace in present mode.

Drag and drop media from the above into the current canvas or different huddles from the Huddle overview menu



Read more about Classroom here.


Magic Box full features comparison

  • Without Sign In
I-magic-box-file.svg Import Ressources
I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg Sticky Notes
I-magic-box-tools.svg Tools
I-magic-box-camera.svg Camera
  • After Sign In
Icon Clips.svg Clips
I-youtube-icon.svg YouTube
I-background-menu-pre-installed.svg Search Images
I-magic-box-online-widgets.svg Widgets
I-magic-box-throwtool.svg Throw
I-pop-quiz.svg Pop Quiz
I-poll-quiz.svg Polls
  • Without Sign In
I-file-management-open-local-drive.svg Local
I-magic-box-sticky-note.svg Sticky Notes
I-magic-box-tools.svg Tools
I-magic-box-camera.svg Camera
I-magic-box-file.svg Import Ressources
I-all-documents.svg Documents
Iwb Off.png .iwb
I-screen-capture-camera-red.svg Screen Capture Camera
I-music-note.svg Music
I-round-picture-turquoise.svg Import Images
  • After Sign In
I-cloud-integration-google-drive-g.svg Google Drive
Icon Clips.svg Clips
I-youtube-icon.svg YouTube
I-background-menu-pre-installed.svg Search Images
I-magic-box-throwtool.svg Throw
I-pop-quiz.svg Pop Quiz
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg This PC
Google drive.svg Google Drive
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg Image Search
Icon Clips.svg Clips
Icon YouTube.svg YouTube
Icon Webpage.svg WebPage
Icon Animated widget.svg Widgets
Classroom 3.0 MT 6 sticky.svg Sticky Notes *Available in the main toolbar
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box PC icon.svg This PC
Google drive.svg Google Drive
Classroom 3.0 Magic Box image search.svg Image Search
Icon Clips.svg Clips
Icon YouTube.svg YouTube
Icon Webpage.svg WebPage
Icon Animated widget.svg Widgets
Classroom 3.0 MT 6 sticky.svg Sticky Notes *Available in the main toolbar
Classroom Sketchfab.svg Sketchfab


Tip: you can see a full list of features on Whiteboard here: Whiteboard Features Comparison.

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