[Air Sketch for the iPad]
[Safari with Air Sketch]

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AirSketch Pro is now in the App Store. Open multiple projects, smoother ink, zoom-sync and more! Check it out here.

Turn your iPad into a wireless whiteboard! Annotate PDF documents and images live.

You can now project PDF documents (such as exported PowerPoint or Keynote decks) to a computer on the same local network, then annotate them in real time, all from your iPad.

Air Sketch is great for presentations in the boardroom, classroom, or on the go. Just fire up Air Sketch on the iPad and open the specified URL from any HTML-5 compatible browser on the local network. Your photos and drawings show up natively in the browser. There's no proprietary client software to install, or services to subscribe to.

Tip: You can also find the link in Desktop Safari's Bonjour bookmarks: Show All Bookmarks menu -> Bonjour.

No longer be tethered to the podium! Connect your laptop to a projector to present and draw from your iPad as you walk around the room. You can also easily pass your iPad around to allow others to contribute.

Incorporate the iPad into your desktop-based workflow: Record videos of your live Air Sketch drawings, or share them live with remote colleagues via any online meeting or desktop sharing software (such as iChat or WebEx).

Air Sketch is also the perfect companion for family games of Pictionary or as a virtual coloring book.

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  • Wirelessly project PDF documents, images and live drawings over WiFi (3G is not supported).
  • Fast and fluid sketching on the iPad using your finger or 3rd party stylus (such as the Pogo Sketch).
  • Open PDF documents from Mail or other Apps in Air Sketch to wirelessly annotate and project them. Email the full annotated versions afterwards.
  • Real-time sketching to your browser: Strokes show up as you draw, network speeds permitting.
  • You can record them using any desktop recording tool, such as QuickTime's Screen Recording feature.
  • Or share your sketches with remote colleagues using any desktop sharing app such as iChat.
  • 5 drawing tools: Pencil, pen, marker, brush, and highligher.
  • A fully customizable color palette (tap on the selected color to edit it).
  • Fluidly zoom and pan using 2 fingers to edit your sketches in minute detail.
  • Instantly save and restore snapshots of your sketches using the camera tool.
  • Multi-step undo and redo.
  • Secure your web connection with a username and password.
  • You can even use Air Sketch peer-to-peer with a computer via an ad-hoc network when a WiFi hotspot is unavailable.
  • Air Sketch supports any HTML5-capable browser, which include the latest versions of:

    [Safari] [Firefox] [Google Chrome]

  • Note: Internet Explorer versions 8 and earlier do not support HTML-5, but Internet Explorer 9 will.

View more Air Sketch Tips and Tricks, and also check out the FAQs.

People Love Air Sketch

We work hard to build 5-star Apps, and are very grateful for all our 5 star reviews. Just a few:

★★★★★ Single Most Useful iPad App.
"Title says it all. If you are a sales or knowledge worker, this app is basically priceless." -- hh0117

★★★★★ Perfect for the Modern Professor.
"I have been using AirSketch for 1.5 years now and find it to be the best teaching tool I've ever used. I keep all of my slides as PDF stacks on Dropbox and open them in AirSketch for a class period. I mark up the slides and have the ability to move around the classroom as much as I want. The engineering students I teach are always impressed that one of their instructors is utilizing technology to deliver content. Highly recommended!" -- MTBKit

★★★★★ Wow.
"Was at a conference where we needed a white board for an auditorium that seats 1000 people and the speaker was starting in 45 minutes! Downloaded this app, synced it with the computer that was running the projector and off we went! That simple. Great app and very user friendly." -- DerVater

Read more reviews in iTunes.

When your Audience isn't Live:

If you like Air Sketch, you'll love the All New Vittle, which turns your iPad into a recordable video whiteboard. Find out more on the Vittle homepage.

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