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Magic Box is a powerful tools to make your Whiteboard more engaging:


Magic Box is available in Whiteboard and Classroom. Available features differ between platforms.


Jump to Magic Box supported files

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Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows/Android

How to open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Windows

Open Magic Box by clicking the   icon in the main toolbar.

How to open Magic Box in Whiteboard for Android

Open Magic Box by clicking the   icon in the main toolbar.

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
 
 
File
Click this icon to access   local or cloud storage such as
Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive
(click here for cloud integration instructions).
File
Click the local drive icon to access additional folders in your Android device:
         ,
cloud storages icons will appear after   icon
Sticky Notes
Click here to add sticky notes in various colors to the canvas, displaying text messages.
Tools
Tools that can appear over the whiteboard/desktop such as a clock, timer, compass, calculator,
random dice, graph tool, and more. Some tools only available in Windows version of Whiteboard.
Magic Box Camera1
Click the Camera icon to use your device camera,
and insert the picture directly onto the whiteboard.
Not available
myViewBoard Clips2
Click the icon to browse curated, safe and certified educational videos.
Not available
YouTube
Click the icon to browse YouTube video.
Drag and drop the videos onto the whiteboard.
Not available
 
Image Search
Click the image icon to safely search the web for images, and drag and drop onto the canvas.
Online Widgets
Click the icon to browse animated widgets for a variety of themes.
Not available
Throw1
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.
Pop Quiz1
Click the icon to create a quiz, which participants can answer from their devices.
The teacher can view answers from this icon.
  Polls1
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.
Not available

1 Available for Premium and Entity accounts.
2 Available for Entity accounts.

Magic Box in Classroom & Whiteboard online

How to open Magic Box in Whiteboard online

Open Magic Box by clicking the   icon in the main toolbar.

How to open Magic Box in Classroom

Open Magic Box by clicking the   icon in the main toolbar.


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
  This PC
Insert files from your device.
  Google Drive
Insert resources saved in the connected Google Drive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
  OneDrive & OneDrive for Business
Insert resources saved in the connected OneDrive account.
For multipage PDFs, each PDF page is inserted into its own canvas.
  Images
Safely search for images from the web.To insert, drag them to the canvas.
  Polls
Create True or False or Multiple Choice quiz
*Only available in Classroom.
  myViewBoard Clips1
Insert curated, safe and certified educational videos.
1 Available for Entity accounts.
  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.
  Webpage
Embed a webpage link onto the canvas. Switch to presentation mode to activate.
  Widgets
Animations that users can insert on the canvas.
In present mode, users can click on an object to trigger the animation.
  Sketchfab*
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).

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, .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

1 Please use File Conversion to open these file formats.


Classroom and Whiteboard online supported filetypes

Supported filetypes
Image Files .jpeg, .png, .gif, .svg
Documents .doc, .docx, .pdf2
Presentations .ppt, .pptx2, Jamboard, Google Docs, Slides

2 Only for teachers/host.


You can see a full comparison list of all Whiteboard features here: Whiteboard Features Comparison.

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