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Microsoft Whiteboard Alternatives for Mac

Microsoft Whiteboard is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Xournal++, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Whiteboard and 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Microsoft Whiteboard are OpenBoard, Miro, Lorien and Doceri.

Microsoft Whiteboard alternatives are mainly Whiteboards but may also be Note-taking Tools or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Whiteboard.
This page was last updated Jun 9, 2022
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  1. Xournal++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    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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    Raygen

    Doesn't have an infinite canvas and shape recognition like Microsoft Whiteboard. Is more a note taking app than a whiteboard.

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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.

    Almost everyone thinks OpenBoard is a great alternative to Microsoft Whiteboard.


  3. Scalable, secure, cross-device and enterprise-ready team collaboration tool for distributed teams.

  4. Lorien

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Lorien is an infinite canvas drawing/note-taking app that is focused on performance, small savefiles and simplicity.

  5. Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again.



  6. Temin believes the tools to plan and think should be as broad and rich as your team. They should be available from everywhere so innovation can happen anywhere.

  7. SMART Notebook

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    SMART Notebook collaborative learning software enable teachers bring interactivity to their classroom and engage their students. The SMART Notebook collaborative learning software is part of our family of interactive learning products for the classroom.

  8. Annotate.net

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    iOS + Android Screen Mirroring, Digital Mobile Interactive Whiteboard, Real time Student Response System, Remote Desktop Control, Presentation creation, Screen Cast recording, and Student collaboration come together in this cloud based feature rich application.

  9. 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.

  10. Open Sankoré

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Sankoré software is an interactive white board software. Certainly one of the most exciting projects related to open education. It offers the opportunity to teach differently while using current teaching tools.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.5.1, released in May 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website. OpenBoard is a fork of this project

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