Crealesson Alternatives

    Crealesson is described as 'Multiboard Draw On Screen, Marker, Mouse & Keyboard On Screen Display'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Crealesson for Windows, Mac, Linux and Ubuntu. The best alternative is gInk, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Crealesson are Gromit-MPX (Free, Open Source), Epic Pen (Freemium), Pylote (Free) and Ardesia (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 24, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      An on-screen on-screen annotation software for Windows.
    1. Gromit-MPX is an on-screen annotation tool that works with any Unix desktop environment under X11 as well as Wayland.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Intuitive desktop overlay and screen marker that lets you write and draw over other desktop apps.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pylote is a software making it possible to draw on the screen of the computer, like handling various instruments of geometry. It is a software multiplateforme, free (license GNU GPL), made in Python (computer programming language) and PyQt for the graphical interface.
    2. Ardesia is an usefull software for use your desktop as a Sketchpad. You can write, markup and erase, also, of course, you can use your desktop as normal desktop. Also you can record your desktop. Excellent for teachers, and tutors.

      Discontinued

      According to website, no new version since 2012, latest issue reported was 2015.
      Just tested in Ubuntu 18.04, doesn't work. Was also reported to not work in Ubuntu 14.04.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      a fork from gInk, with many extra features (shape drawings, text,...).
    3. Ultimate Pen is a software only solution which creates a full screen, transparent window, allowing you to draw on top of most applications. Think of Ultimate Pen as an incredibly easy way to doodle on your computer screen.
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    4. FlySketch from Flying allows you to draw on top of any program which can't draw itself.
      • Mac
      DemoPro is a simple and unobtrusive screen annotation tool for the Mac ideal for live demonstrations. Just press a customizable hotkey to draw on the screen. Release it to continue your demonstration. DemoPro also includes a countdown timer.
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    5. Desktop Board allow`s you to draw on your desktop. Just click Turn On and you are ready to draw. It`s the perfect app to do sketches or you can leave your kids to have some fun drawing.
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