Magic Box is a powerful tools to make your Whiteboard more engaging:
- Pop Quiz - quickly call a pop quiz, and have your audience/students draw or type answers from their own devices
- Polls - advanced polls and quizzes with many formats to choose from
- Math tools - including a compass, ruler, XY graph, and more
- Video-assisted learning with myViewBoard Clips - high quality educational videos and quizzes
- Insert YouTube videos
- Safe web image search
- Interactive widgets
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Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows/Android
Whiteboard is available for both Android and Windows. The Windows version supports more features. All ViewBoard IFPs and myViewBoard Box devices come preinstalled with Whiteboard for Android. Both the Windows and Android versions can be downloaded for free from https://myviewboard.com/download/.
|Icons||Whiteboard for Windows||Whiteboard for Android|
Click this icon to access local or cloud storage such as
Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive
(click here for cloud integration instructions).
Click the local drive icon to access additional folders in your Android device:
cloud storages icons will appear after icon
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.
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.
|Magic Box Camera1
Click the Camera icon to use your device camera,
and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.
Click the icon to browse curated, safe and certified educational videos.
Click the icon to browse YouTube video.
Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.
Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.
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.
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices.
The teacher can view answers from this icon.
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.
Magic Box in Classroom & Whiteboard online
Classroom is a distance and hybrid learning solution available for myViewBoard Entity account types. It is fully browser based and requires no software download for teachers or students. Whiteboard (online) is a lightweight version of Classroom without classroom management features.
|Icons||Classroom and Whiteboard online|
Insert files from your device.
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.
1 Available for Entity accounts.
Search for YouTube videos using keywords.
To insert, drag them to the canvas.
Switch to presentation mode (bottom left icon) to play the video.
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
Browse millions of 3D models.
Let students explore models at their own pace in present mode.
*Only available in Classroom.
Supported file types
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).
Whiteboard for Windows/Android supported filetypes
|Filetypes||Whiteboard for Windows||Whiteboard for Android|
|Whiteboard files||.vboard for myViewBoard, .iwb for multiple brands,
.flipchart for Promethean, .notebook for SMART,.enb for Evernote1
|.vboard for myViewBoard, and .iwb for multiple brands|
|Documents||.pdf, .docx, .txt, .one, .url,||.pdf, .txt, .url|
|Presentations||.pptx, Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Jamboard||Google Docs, Slides, Jamboard|
|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, .mpeg, .3gp, .mov, .mkv, .avi, .m4v, .asf, .xesc||.wmv, .mp4, .mpg, .mpeg, .3gp, .mov, .mkv, .avi, .m4v, .flv|
1 Please use File Conversion to open these file formats.
Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes
|Image Files||.jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg|
|Documents||.doc, .docx, .pdf2|
|Presentations||.ppt, .pptx2, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides|
2 Only for teachers/host.