What are Promethean Applications?

Promethean Applications consist of two applications – NoteBoard and TouchPad. Promethean Applications must be used in conjunction with Promethean ActivBoard 500 Pro and can also be used with Promethean Student Response Devices, or both, to help deliver truly interactive and engaging teaching and learning experiences.

What are the main features of Promethean Applications?

Promethean Applications main features include:

  • Inbuilt handwriting recognition tools.
  • Pen and Touch user interface especially designed for ActivBoard 500 Pro interactive whiteboards.
  • Simple and easy to understand user interfaces.

Who are Promethean Applications designed for?

Promethean Applications are useful for instructors who want to augment their everyday lessons with additional tools for brainstorming or rich notes capture.

What Operating Systems are available for Promethean Applications?


  • Windows XP SP2 32-bit and above
  • Windows Vista SP1 32-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit
  • Windows 7 64-bit


  • Leopard
  • Snow Leopard

Are there any requirements before I install Promethean Applications?

It is important that the latest version of Promethean ActivDriver is installed prior to using Promethean Applications.

What is the licensing behind the Promethean Applications Software? And on how many machines can I install it?

Licensing for Promethean Application is for single users only.

What products can Promethean Applications be used with?

The software has been designed to be used in conjunction with:

  • Promethean ActivBoard 500 Series
  • Promethean Student Response Devices - ActivExpression and ActivEngage

Do I need to install ActivInspire to run Promethean Applications?

Promethean Applications are standalone applications and do not require users to have ActivInspire installed.

Can I use Promethean Applications simultaneously with ActivInspire?

Yes, Promethean Applications can be used in conjunction with ActivInspire.

What languages are available for Promethean Applications?

Promethean Applications are available in UK or US English only.

How do I acquire Promethean Applications?

The software can be downloaded from Promethean Support. You can obtain a copy at no cost but the application will only run when an ActivBoard 500 is connected.

Is there multi-touch capability in Promethean Applications?

The software recognises and accepts multiple inputs, either ActivPen or touch, when used on an ActivBoard 500 Pro.