Customize your Canvas experience and do advanced things with your Canvas by Instructure account.

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What is CanvasTools?
CanvasTools is a Chrome extension that allows Canvas by Instructure users to personalize their online environments and add advanced capabilities. With CanvasTools, users can modify color schemes, send messages from any tab, receive message notifications, download material for offline use, effortlessly submit files, and more. The extension also incorporates features like adding custom elements to posts, Footer setting, and Chrome omnibar search capability for your Canvas courses and groups. Please remember this tool is not affiliated nor owned by Instructure.
Users: 2,000+
Rating: 4.64 (11)
Version: (Last updated: 2020-09-18)
Creation date: 2018-05-29
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • webRequest
  • storage
  • notifications
  • alarms
  • webRequestBlocking
  • unlimitedStorage
  • contextMenus
  • *://**
Size: 2.21M
URLs: Website
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FEATURES • Customize your colors • Message students from any tab • Receive a notifications when someone messages you • Download Canvas modules offline • Submit files as assignments just by right-clicking • Add custom elements to your content using the Editor • Search through your pages, courses, groups, and assignments using the Chrome omnibar • Adds a Mark All Read button to Conversations • Automatically login • Integrates with the Canvas API • Use the editor to add custom buttons, badges, and more to your posts • Easily set a footer with the editor then copy and paste it by right clicking in Canvas

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User reviews
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  • Large user base
  • Fast operation
  • Provides many features
  • Nicely designed
  • Good for customizing canvas settings
  • Doesn't work on Chromebook for one user
  • Requires page refresh when changes are made on canvas
Most mentioned
  • Easy to use for canvas customization
  • Useful for styling Canvas webpage
  • Very helpful
Recent reviews
Very excellent
by JT Race JT Race, 2021-01-29

It doesn't work for me. Does it even work on Chromebook?
by Dax Wilson Dax Wilson, 2020-10-09

Awesome. Love the omnibox integration.
by Nicholas Wadsworth Nicholas Wadsworth, 2018-03-01
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Risk impact

CanvasTools may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

CanvasTools is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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