Agora Interactive Whiteboard provides online whiteboard rooms where users can present ideas, share multi-media content, and collaborate on projects from multiple devices simultaneously. With an abundance of features, you can use Agora Interactive Whiteboard for online education, online meetings, team collaboration, online interactive entertainment, and much more.
The Web, Android, and iOS SDKs enable you to easily integrate Agora Interactive Whiteboard into your client apps. For example, you can set up a video call with an interactive whiteboard in the same room.
The RESTful APIs enable you to manage your users, resources, and whiteboard rooms at your app server.
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Feel like making your own app? Use the Quickstart Guide or view the code samples in Whiteboard-iOS or Whiteboard-Android.
Agora Interactive Whiteboard delivers the following features:
A live interactive whiteboard room features ultra-low latency, real-time communication, and worldwide connection. You can upload and display files in multiple formats, and use the versatile tools to enhance group collaboration.
The Agora Interactive Whiteboad SDK provides rich editing tools for quick drawing, writing, making notations, and erasing markings on the infinite canvas. All the tools help visualize your colorful and brilliant ideas instantly.
✔ Drawing tool—Draw with customized color, stroke width, and stroke effect.
✔ Eraser—Quickly erase any markings on the whiteboard, including drawings, text, shapes, and images.
✔ Selection tool—Select one or more objects and edit as one.
✔ Text tool—Insert editable text boxes.
✔ Floating bar—Quick access to text tools, with which you can select the font style, size, color for the input text.
✔ Shape tool—Insert shapes such as circles, rectangles, triangles, pentacles, and bubble boxes.
✔ Line tool—Draw straight lines.
✔ Arrow tool—Insert arrows.
✔ Laser pointer—Highlight whiteboard objects with a small red point of light.
✔ Hand tool—Manipulate the current page on the whiteboard.
✔ Undo/Redo—Quickly undo and redo your changes.
✔ Copy and paste—Copy-and-paste objects on the whiteboard.
In addition to basic editing tools, Agora offers advanced tools for easy and fast content sharing, scene control, and room management.
✔ Resource package preloading—Preload resource packages generated during file conversion so images and other resources appear on the whiteboard faster.
✔ Import file—Import HTML5, PPT, JPG, PNG, MP3, or MP4 files.
✔ Edit synchronization—See edits made by all users connected to the whiteboard room in real time.
✔ View control—Switch the view mode from
host to ensure every other user in the room follows the host's view.
✔ Cursor tool—See the cursor position, the selected tool type, and the user name of the user currently operating the cursor.
✔ Page zoom—Zoom in or out their local whiteboard, see the current zoom percentage, and easily revert to the original size and position.
✔ Add page—Add a new page to the whiteboard.
✔ Page navigator—View the total number of pages and the current page number, and jump to the previous, next, first, or last page.
✔ Page preview—Preview, insert, or delete a page.
✔ File center—Manage files uploaded into a whiteboard room.
✔ Custom event—Implement room message notification and other customized functions.
✔ Custom global status—View status information about a whiteboard room.
✔ Shortcuts—Work faster in a whiteboard using keyboard shortcuts.
Agora Interactive Whiteboard provides file conversion on its server-side. This feature helps transcode the multi-format files to the formats which can be presented on the whiteboard. Agora supports the following types of document conversion:
You can initiate a document conversion task with a RESTful API. For enhanced data security, Agora adopts the following mechanisms:
Agora's globally distributed and clustered server system and backup and disaster recovery plans work together to guarantee high availability of the whiteboard service.
Agora Interactive Whiteboard has a wide range of features from basic and advanced tools, to uploading and displaying files in multiple formats (such as PNG, PPT, and HTML5), to real-time online collaboration, and file conversion.
The Agora Interactive Whiteboard SDK is supported on major platforms such as Android, iOS, and Web, and it can be quickly integrated with a few lines of code.
As a standalone product, the Agora Interactive Whiteboard SDK can be flexibly customized to suit your use case:
In addition, Agora offers an aPaaS solution for online education that encapsulates the Agora Interactive Whiteboard SDK, RTC SDK, RTM SDK, and other products. Agora aPaaS helps you further streamline the development process and easily build an online interactive classroom.
Agora Interactive Whiteboard offers competitive pricing and transparent billing. You enjoy a generous amount of cost-free usage every month; if your usage exceeds this threshold, you can pay as you go. The more you use, the larger your discounts. See Pricing for details.
The Agora Interactive Whiteboard SDK is supported on major platforms such as Android, iOS, and Web, and it allows for cross-platform connections. The minimum version requirements are as follows:
|Platform||Minimum required version|
|Android||Android 4.4 or later (API Level 19 or later)|
|iOS||iOS 9.0 or later|