March 25, 2020

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Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams

repo name excalidraw/excalidraw
repo link
language TypeScript
size (curr.) 3793 kB
stars (curr.) 4757
created 2020-01-02
license MIT License

Try it now

Go to to start sketching.

Run the code

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Local Installation

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.

Clone the repo

git clone


Command Description
npm install Install the dependencies
npm start Run the project
npm run fix Reformat all files with Prettier
npm run test:code Test for formatting with Prettier
npm run test:app Test the app
npm run test Run all tests


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.


To translate Excalidraw into other languages, please visit our Crowdin page. To add a new language, open an issue so we can get things set up on our end first.

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And the main source of inspiration for starting the project is the awesome Zwibbler app.



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