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Microsoft Whiteboard digital whiteboard app for PC; see how to use | Productivity

Microsoft Whiteboard is an application for collaborative work that simulates a whiteboard and computer brainstorming. The app includes a drawing tool, notepads and image support to sketch ideas in the virtual environment and share the progress with others via the Internet. The program was exclusive to Surface Hub, a Microsoft business touch screen, but was recently released to all Windows 10 users. See how to use the main features of the Whiteboard.

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Step 1. Download and install the Microsoft Whiteboard from the Microsoft Store on the Windows 10 PC. On the welcome screens, click Get started and then Lets go.

Install the Whiteboard on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesInstall the Whiteboard on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Install the Whiteboard on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 2. The Whiteboard is basically composed of a large empty space for notes. The creation tools are on the footer.

Access the pen and other creative tools at the bottom of the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesAccess the pen and other creative tools at the bottom of the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Access the pen and other creative tools at the bottom of the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 3. Use the pen to write and draw on the screen. The function is mainly useful in computers with touch screen and electronic pen. But, in the absence of the accessory, it is possible to use the mouse and the virtual ruler to create shapes.

Virtual ruler gives more precision to Whiteboard drawings Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesVirtual ruler gives more precision to Whiteboard drawings Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Virtual ruler gives more precision to Whiteboard drawings Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 4. Add computer images or click on the plus button to paste from the clipboard, get files online via Bing or capture directly from the notebook's camera.

Add images to the Whiteboard board Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesAdd images to the Whiteboard board Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Add images to the Whiteboard board Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 5. The Whiteboard also has an interactive notepad tool, similar to Windows 10 Sticky Notes. Add as many pages as you like, change colors and position. Use the inner space to type content.

Add sticky notes on the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesAdd sticky notes on the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Add sticky notes on the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 6. Tap next to your name to create a shareable Whiteboard link and show the board in real time to others.

Share the Whiteboard link with others Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesShare the Whiteboard link with others Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Share the Whiteboard link with others Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 7. At the end, you can access the Whiteboard settings and download your creation in PNG format.

Download the Whiteboard notes in image format Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesDownload the Whiteboard notes in image format Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Download the Whiteboard notes in image format Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 8. Use the button on the top left to go back and create new frames without interfering with the work in progress.

Create new frames on the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Create new frames on the Whiteboard Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

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