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Visible tools

The following tools are visible in most courses  (Schools and departments may have disabled some). Most are native to Canvas, but Roster Photos was developed by Stanford and Panopto and SCRIBE are third-party tools. 

Hidden tools

The following can be made visible by going to Settings >Navigation, dragging tool to active tool list, and clicking Save. Most of these are third-party tools, with the exception Attendance which was developed by Instructure, Canvas' parent company.

More tools?

There are a few tools that are approved for wide use or currently under pilot that require installation by support request. Learn more about the review process and requesting a new tool for approval