Canva Introduces Documents, Websites, and Whiteboards in New Suite of Workplace Products

Media and graphics design firm’s latest work suite competes with MS Teams and the Google ecosystem as it targets ‘legacy design tools’

Media and graphics design firm’s latest work suite competes with MS Teams and the Google ecosystem as it targets ‘legacy design tools’

Multimedia publishing and graphic design company Canva on Wednesday unveiled a “Visual Worksuite” with products and offerings that compete with those launched by MS Teams and the Google ecosystem.

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Some of the new offerings include Canva Docs for designing documents, Canva Websites offering services similar to WordPress, Canva Whiteboards for remote collaboration, Video Background Remover, Data Visualization, Remote Control for Presentations and an extension of Canva Print which is used for physical customization. some products.

Canva’s press release released Wednesday said it already had more than four million paying customers using its Canva for Teams solution, in professional and commercial settings.

“This has more than tripled in the last twelve months as companies such as Zoom, Salesforce, PayPal, Reddit, Sony Music and OrangeTheory replace legacy design tools with Canva’s all-in-one platform,” the company noted.

Exploring Canva’s website feature on a free personal account showed that users could choose a blank canvas or one of the available templates to design their own website and publish it with a free Canva domain or their own domain.

Big tech companies like Microsoft and Google already offer a number of tools to create documents, facilitate remote work and design websites. However, Canva’s selling point is that it makes digital design and multimedia projects easier for users who don’t have advanced technical knowledge or big tech budgets.

In 2021, the Australian company was valued at $40 billion after raising $200 million in an investment round.

“Canva’s new Visual Worksuite comes as the company reaches the milestone of more than 85 million users worldwide, who are now producing more than 180 designs every second,” the company’s statement read.

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