Chrome Unboxed had reported about Chrome Canvas, which appeared in the latest versions of Chrome OS Dev. Chrome Canvas is a web app that runs using the “Ink” library. Google has recently launched this app . With it you can use the browser to make simple designs. Afterwards, the app automatically saves the designs in your Google account.
Google has now made it available to all users. Mainly, it is hosted bare URL “canvas.apps.chrome”. However, it is compatible with any browser that supports WebAssembly, including Firefox.
Accessing Chrome Canvas
To access Chrome Canvas, click here and log in with the desired account.
You can start a blank drawing or import an image from the PC.
Panel of Options
On the left side there is a panel with some options of tips. The options include pencil, ball point pen, marker and wax chalk, plus an eraser.
Saving the Drawing
All changes get saved in real time. Once you finish the drawing, you can still export it to a PNG image. Besides, there is no need to save drawings online. The app automatically saves them when you close the app window.
It is interesting to note that the experience of drawing on Chrome Canvas is almost the same as when using an app installed on the PC, such as Paint. The input lag is almost non-existent.
What’s more, you can use it on any smartphone or tablet using Chrome mobile.