Explain Everything is MIT’s feature-rich digital whiteboard app for tablets and web browsers.

Who Can Use It

Faculty, staff, and students.

Canvas Integration


How to Get Access

Create an Account

Visit Explain Everything’s website to create an account using your email address to obtain your MIT license.

Note: This is not a Touchstone sign-on enabled application. You will need to create a unique, strong password for this account. Do NOT use your MIT Kerberos password for your Explain Everything account.

Download for Tablets

Access on the Web

Go to and login using your MIT email address and Explain Everything password.

How to Get Support

Explain Everything

Explain Everything provides end-user support as part of MIT’s Enterprise license. You can search the Explain Everything Help Center or contact Explain Everything via email at

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