QikPad

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QikPad
QikPad logo.png
Screenshot of example QikPad users collaborating
Screenshot of example QikPad users collaborating
Development status Discontinued in late 2014
Available in English, French and Spanish
Type Collaborative software
License Free
Website qikpad.co.uk

QikPad was a free collaboration software tool based on EtherPad that allowed multiple users to see text updates in real time.[1][2][3][4]

QikPad shut down in late 2014.

QikPad allows multiple users to see updates made to a pad in real time. Users can collaborate on a range of different documents and projects.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

Functionality[edit]

QikPad works with no sign-up required. Once a pad has been created, functions include:

  • Collaborative text editing - all users can update a pad without having to sign in
  • Chat – there is chat box that allows users to talk without changing the text window
  • History rewind – users can cycle back through the history of a pad

Compatibility[edit]

QikPad is a browser-based application that runs on various operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS and Linux. Tested browsers include Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 3.0+, Chrome 4+, and Safari 4+.

Requirements[edit]

QikPad is a web-based tool, so will work on any computer with a broadband connection.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Etherpad Lite Github "Sites That Run Etherpad" Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  2. ^ Times of India "QikPad" Retrieved on 2013-02-19.
  3. ^ Examiner.com "5 sites for web 2.0 applications from 2012 to integrate into the classroom" Published 2012-12-18.
  4. ^ MakeUseOf "QikPad: Collaborate Notepad Online" Retrieved on 2013-02-07.
  5. ^ Addictive Tips "QikPad: Create, Modify & Share Documents In A Collaborated Environment" Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  6. ^ Free Technology For Teachers "QikPad - An Instant Collaborative Writing Platform" Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  7. ^ Freeware Genius "Collaborate on projects and keep documents and code in sync with QikPad" Retrieved on 2013-02-19.
  8. ^ I Love Free Software "Free Online Collaboration Service: QikPad" Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  9. ^ DE Tools of The Trade "QIKPAD: Document Collaboration App"[permanent dead link] Retrieved on 2013-02-23.
  10. ^ ESC Region 13 "QikPad – Free and Easy Co-Authoring" Retrieved on 2013-02-23.

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