Groupboard Online Whiteboard Product Details


Groupboard allows you to put multi-user tools, such as shared online whiteboard, chat and message boards, into your web pages simply by pasting in a few lines of HTML code (alternatively you can access your Groupboard simply by clicking on the link we supply). Groupboard works on any browser which has HTML5 support, which includes Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX, as well as iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android — no plugins or downloads required. You can also access Groupboard from within google hangouts — just click on the button below.

Groupboard was originally released in 1998 and has been refined over the years, resulting in a reliable, scalable collaboration system for business, education or fun. It is currently being used by hundreds of tutors, schools and universities around the world for distance learning and online collaboration (see our customers page for more info). Over 100,000 free Groupboards have been set up.

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Product Comparison

Free Groupboard15-user Hosted Groupboard50-user Hosted GroupboardEnterprise License
Price (US$)Free$9.99/month or $99/year$19.99/month or $199/year$499 one-time fee
Maximum users5 users on one whiteboard15 users on one whiteboard *50 users on one whiteboard *25 simultaneous users across unlimited whiteboards (higher user licenses also available)
Maximum saved pictures20250500Unlimited
Maximum background images10100200Unlimited
Can be copied into your own webpage using an iframe and customized using a control panelticktickticktick
Real-time online whiteboard, chat, message boardticktickticktick
User interface translated into Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Finnish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew and Arabicticktickticktick
Whiteboard can be any sizeticktickticktick
Works with graphics tablets such as Wacom/Huionticktickticktick
Persistent whiteboard (contents remain after all users have logged off)ticktickticktick
Ability to copy the Groupboard HTML code into your own web page and access the Groupboard API allowing you to control the applet from javascript, integrate it into your existing website and redesign the user interface tickticktick
Optional enhanced forum at no extra cost (with unlimited messages) tickticktick
Advert free tickticktick
Technical supportLimited supportUnlimited technical supportUnlimited technical supportUnlimited technical support for one year
Free trialFree BoardFree TrialFree TrialContact us
DemoLive Demo
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* For multiple whiteboards, please see our hosted Groupworld product.

Other licensing options

One-off licensing deals can be arranged, for example if you need to integrate Groupboard into your own product. Please email us for more information. We are also available to do customization work on a fixed price quote basis, and we can also offer hosting and web page design services.


You can pay for Groupboard using PayPal, check, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

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