• Kami's free basic plan
    Kami Newsroom

    What is included in Kami’s free basic plan?

    Kami is and will always be available to use free of charge. Our free accounts don’t require a credit card for sign-up and the service is a totally ad-free. Signing up is quick and easy! To get started, go to web.kamiapp.com, or download the Chrome extension here. What does the free basic plan include? Kami’s free basic plan allows you to: Use a totally no ads service. Access to our basic toolbar functions which includes all our annotating, highlighting, and drawing functions. Easily view PDFs, documents, images, and ebooks through Kami. Autosave your Kami files to Google Drive. Convert scanned files into readable PDFs using our OCR tool (Optical Character…

  • Kami outage update
    Product Updates

    Kami Server Outage Resolved

    On Monday, April 20, 2020, from 10:45 AM until 7:20 PM Eastern Time (EDT), Kami users experienced a major incident as the result of a huge spike in demand for Kami’s services.  Kami server APIs were largely unresponsive for much of this period.    The Kami service is now stable again with all features functioning, including real-time synchronization of annotations, automatic saving of Google Drive changes (nb: manually saving will continue to work), and email notifications of annotations. Our teams continue to work on different solutions to ensure that further disruption is minimized.  This was the most significant incident we have ever experienced at Kami, and we are deeply sorry…

  • Product update New Toolbar
    Product Updates

    Toolbar refresh

    Introducing our toolbar redesign Refreshed, relaxed and ready for the new school year? Kami certainly is! Our engineering team has been hard at work all summer creating a fresh toolbar design to make navigation easier than ever. As always, our reshuffle has been based on direct feedback from all our users – thank you, by the way, it’s always great to hear from you!    What has changed? Don’t worry, not too much, and it’s all for the better!  Mainly we have rejigged our tools so that they fall into four logical sections. From top to bottom we now have:  Reading and manipulation tools (e.g the select tool, select annotations,…

  • product update: new ways to share files
    Product Updates

    New ways to share files

    The easy way to share your Kami files   Sharing your Kami files has never been easier with our new ‘Link Sharing’ option! Now as well as giving access to your original file, you can provide collaborators with their ready-made personal copy – and get this it saves directly into their Google Drive!     Why have we added a new link sharing option?   We are always looking for ways to make your digital classroom efforts as seamless as possible – and better link sharing can cut out a lot of time-wasting.  The new link sharing option means that one assignment or worksheets can now be shared amongst a…

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    Review changes with your Annotation Summary

    Want to review your annotations in the swiftest way possible? Rather than scrolling down your document, you can now view a summary list of your annotations in just two easy steps. For those who are collaborating on the same file, this feature will be useful to track changes made by other collaborators. This feature is also useful for teachers who need to view their student’s annotations through a summarized view.   To see the Annotation Summary: Open any file in Kami (make sure you are logged in) In the menubar, click Toggle Sidebar > Annotation Summary   Tips: You can view the author of the annotation by hovering over their…