– Microsoft recently released a preview version of Whiteboard for Windows 10 devices.
– Whiteboard can also take recognize free-form drawings.
During the release of Surface Pro device by Microsoft, they also introduced a Whiteboard app and also promised to make it available to all Surface devices by the end of 2017. Microsoft has kept true on their promise and have released a preview version of Whiteboard for Windows 10 devices, this allows multiple people to share and collaborate using digital ink.
The Whiteboard app allows colleagues and teams to quickly iterate on ideas with, as its name would imply, the digital equivalent of a whiteboard, whether working from the same room or remotely on several devices. While working together, you can keep up with the changes that other users are making in real-time, whether they’re adding images, diagrams, or sticky notes. Focused on pen and touch input, the app comes with a slew of built-in inking tools, including rulers and various pen styles. According to , Microsoft the Whiteboard can also take recognize free-form drawings, turning them into standard shapes.
Microsoft is rolling this test app out to English Windows 10 editions today, with plans to support additional languages in the coming months. The Whiteboard app for Windows 10 will be available in the Windows Store shortly. Microsoft Whiteboard will also eventually replace the native whiteboard app running on Surface Hub, but both can be installed alongside one another during the preview period.