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Whiteboard is described as 'allows people to collaborate on projects through its whiteboard functionality and use of real time communication. Using webRTC it allows for in-browser video conferencing and its whiteboard feature allows any participant in the call' and is a Whiteboard in the education & reference category. There are seven alternatives to Whiteboard, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Xournal++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Whiteboard are OpenBoard, xournal, Mural and Limnu.

Whiteboard alternatives are mainly Whiteboards but may also be Note-taking Tools or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Whiteboard.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online

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  1. Xournal++ (a fork of Xournal) is a handwriting Notetaking software with PDF annotation support. Written in C++ with plattform independent GTK, supporting Linux, e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Suse, macOS and Windows 10. Supports Pen input like Wacom Tablets.

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  2. OpenBoard is a cross-platform (Linux / Windows / macOS) interactive whiteboard application. It is currently maintained by the Education Department (DIP) of the Canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

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  3. Xournal is an application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal using a stylus. It is free software (GNU GPL) and runs on Linux (recent distributions), Windows and other GTK+/Gnome platforms.

    Discontinued

    It hasn't been updated since 2017, but there is an active fork Xournal++ icon Xournal++

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    Mural

    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    MURAL is a visual collaboration workspace for modern teams. Based in the cloud, MURAL serves shared, digital whiteboards where teams visually explore complex challenges, facilitate design thinking methods and organize Agile processes across any device.

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    Limnu

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Whiteboards for your team. Draw together. Sketch, share, collaborate, and brainstorm with your remote team like never before. Integrated with Slack and other tools you already use.

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  6. Butterfly icon

    Butterfly

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Butterfly is a note app where your ideas come first. You can paint, add texts, and export them easily on every device. This app works on android, windows, linux, and in the web.

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  7. python-whiteboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Linux Electronic Whiteboard with Wiimote

    With this software you can build and operate a low-cost electronic whiteboard. You only need a wiimote, an IR pen and a great OS: gnu/linux.

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