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CanvasDropr

Creative File-sharing and Collaboration


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Published 05/15/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

CanvasDropr is an application for creating and sharing images. Users can make canvases and collages. Videos, photos and other related content can also be shared. It is similar to using GoogleDocs but for a different type of content and file. By creating a canvas for users to use as a base for their creations, content can be added and uploaded to the canvas. Others can collaborate and place items on the canvas too. This forms an collaborative platform that connects various people together and can also enhance creativity. In addition, collaborations and uploading of data can occur at the same time. Hence, real-time collaboration is also another benefit of using CanvasDropr.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The team behind CanvasDropr makes it clear that the application is not just another image sharing website that does the same things other image sharing websites do. Rather, there is a committment to creating a video and image sharing platform that is unique and fun. The founders of CanvasDropr are Christian Rasmussen and Cathrine Andersen. Rasmussen had tried to send photos which had progressed slowly and this inspired the idea about a hassle-free virtual canvas that could accept dragged and dropped photos.

What are the differences to other apps?

CanvasDropr will readily admit that it is not just another website for sharing photos or images. It strives to be much more and provides a fun way to collaborate and share. Which certain file sharing applications only handle plain documents like text files, CanvasDropr can handle content that includes rich media data. Also, CanvasDropr provides a canvas where multiple collaborations can occur simultaneously.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The website feels easy to use. Appropriate menus are placed strategically across the main page and it is also easy to move from one section to the application to another. It is a fun application to use and the canvas provides a nice starting space for creative activities. However, users need to understand the capabilities of the application to guarantee effective use. Also, it may initially seem like another file-sharing application.

How does the registration process work?

To register for an account on CanvasDropr, new users need to provide an email address, a nick name and a password. Signup through Facebook or Twitter is also possible. Registration is simple and users are able complete registration within minutes.

What does it cost to use the application?

Signing up for CanvasDropr is completely free. There are no plans or anything to subscribe to which requires a fee. Users simply create an account and begin using CanvasDropr.

Who would you recommend the application to?

CanvasDropr is a great tool to have if file sharing and collaboration is needed. In a creative and efficient way, CanvasDropr users are able to start creating files and images by dragging and dropping objects or items on a canvas. Links to the work in progress can be created and friends or other collaborators can receive invitations to collaborate. Those who want to upload, share or collaborate on projects can use CanvasDropr to accomplish their goals.

  • With CanvasDropr, users can create canvases
  • CanvasDropr allows users drag items from Google, Facebook and other websites
  • Use CanvasDropr as a real-time collaboration tool to create story boards and much more
  • Links to images and videos can be created and shared with others
  • Collaborate with friends by sending an invitation to collaborate through CanvasDropr


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