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Canvas LMS Review

Canvas LMS OUR SCORE 93%
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  1. What is Canvas LMS
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Canvas LMS ?

Canvas LMS is one of the highly recognized online learning platforms. It provides a customizable design and architecture in which users can personalize their learning process according to their needs. Using this platform, the teacher and learner can collaborate in the learning process easily with its integrated communication tools. This platform is helpful for students in receiving notifications, collaborating on the learning materials, and in submitting paperwork. The good thing is that the Canvas LMS account can be synchronized with social media accounts like Twitter and Facebook. In the same manner, educators can also use Canvas LMS to create and customize a learning environment suitable to their students. Teachers can give feedback, use videos, wikis, blogs, and other learning materials and monitor the progress of the students at the same time.

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Canvas LMS features

Main features of Canvas LMS are:

  • Integrated media reporting
  • Customizable user profiles
  • Share resources
  • LTI integrations
  • Graphic analytics reporting engine
  • Copy and paste links
  • Analytics
  • Canvass app center
  • Collaborative workspaces
  • Integrated learning outcomes
  • Upload, record video and audio
  • Supports external service integrations
  • Integrated tools
  • Robust course notifications
  • RSS support
  • Audio and video messages
  • Open API
  • Canvass mobile apps
  • Web-standard browser
  • Web conferencing tools

Canvas LMS Benefits


The benefits of Canvas LMS include customizability, openness, assured security, scalability, pedagogical flexibility, reliable support, low risk, high uptime, and high speed. This is an intuitive platform in which the faculty can use a pedagogical approach. Here are some of the Canvas LMS benefits:


Canvas LMS allows integration with third-party apps for data import and export.


Users of this platform have access to its APIs, feature discussions, and security audits.

Assured Security 

The vendor of Canvas LMS holds internal audits regularly to ensure data security, which are performed by independent security specialists.


This platform features automated peak load management. This means that this app can be of great help in times you need it most.

Pedagogical Flexibility 

This app benefits instructors and institutions, as it allows adding new technologies to the courses and browsing of numerous LTI apps even without any IT support and installing them as well.

Reliable Support 

The in-house experts of Canvas provide reliable and prompt support that guarantees frictionless and speedy interactions.


There is nothing to worry about upgrades, new versions, migrations, and downloads because Canvas LMS is cloud-based.


The uptime SLA or Service Level Agreement of Canvas to its customers is 99.9%.


It is guaranteed to be of high speed because this solution is hosted by the Amazon Web Service platform.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Canvas LMS Integrations

The following Canvas LMS integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • LaTex
  • Angel
  • Adobe Connect
  • SMS
  • WebCT (Blackboard Vista)
  • Google Docs
  • Big Blue Button
  • YouTube
  • Outlook, Google, iCal
  • Diigo
  • Twitter
  • Wimba
  • Delicious
  • Moodle 1.9/2.x
  • D2L
  • Flickr
  • Google Calendar
  • CAS
  • Kaltura
  • SAML
  • Equella
  • Linkedln
  • Skype
  • ExamView
  • Respondus
  • Crocodoc


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Pricing Plans

Canvas LMS pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
Quote-based Plan
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