There is a number of ways to save your boards, all of them are available in the Export menu on the board.
✏️ Visit this page if you experience any board export issues.
⚠️ Board owners and Team Admins can configure board content settings and restrict the export option.
⚠️ High-quality resolution export is only available for Team, Business, Consultant, Enterprise, and Education plans.
⚠️ Safari, Edge (version < 79) and IE browsers and Tablet App support Vector export only.
Please check other limitations here.
In this article:
- Save as image
- Save as PDF
- Save board as template
- Download board backup
- Export to spreadsheet (CSV)
- Save to Google Drive
- Attach to Jira
- Print boards
- Frequently asked questions
Save as image
Export boards as a JPG image - Small, Medium and Large - and as a PDF file in Vector quality (vector quality is only saved as a PDF file). Select the quality and choose the part of the board that you wish to export.
Saving the part of the board as an image
You can export individual frames as JPG images. To do this, select a needed frame and click the three dots on the context menu - choose Export as image:
Saving the frame as an image
With vector export, you can preserve the image quality when exporting large boards.
💡If you want to export the whole board as an image, select all objects on your board with the shortcut (Ctrl + A for Windows/ ⌘ + A for Mac), click the three dots to create a frame around them, and then export this frame as an image.
Creating a frame around selected objects
Please note, that bitmap images on the board are still compressed during the upload, whereas objects created in Miro (shapes, stickers, text, links, etc.) will keep their quality.
Save as PDF
This option allows you to export frames as a PDF document - Small or best Vector quality. To export the board as a PDF file, you need to create at least one frame. Each frame will become a separate page in the resulting PDF document.
Exporting board as a PDF file
Please note that the PDF export means that all frames are exported as a single file. If you'd like to export certain frames, remove the other ones and undo this action after the export. Or select several frames and export them via the context menu.
✏️ The order of the frames in exported PDF is the same as in the Frames panel. You can change the order of the frames by dragging them.
Changing the order of the frames
💡If you want to export the whole board as a PDF file, select all objects on your board with the shortcut (Ctrl + A for Windows/ ⌘ + A for Mac) and click three dots in order to create a frame around them. Then choose Export as image under the three dots on the frame context menu and select Vector on the next pop-up.
Exporting the whole board as PDF
Note that Vector export is available on paid plans only. Free plan users can export a frame as PDF via the board Export menu. To exclude inner frames from the export, delete them and undo this action after the export.
⚠️ Links are clickable on exported Vector PDF files only.
✏️ Exporting frames with a large number of widgets may cause a disruption in the export process (e.g. some text on the exported PDF files might be missing). For optimal performance, we recommend dividing large boards into several frames and exporting each frame separately. Check this article to see more tips for optimizing board export.
- Board export may be restricted in the board content settings
- High-quality resolution export without watermark is not available on Free plan
- Safari, Edge (version < 79) and IE browsers and Tablet App support Vector export only
- Board export is not supported in developer accounts
- Board export is not supported on mobile devices
Save board as template
Create and share custom templates with your team to ensure the scalability and consistency of team processes. Choose the Save as a Template option in the Export menu - the whole board will be saved as a template.
Download board backup
The backup feature allows you to create archived copies of your boards. You can access those boards later by uploading them back to Miro. Find more information in the corresponding article: Board Backup.
Embedding a board created in Miro is a great way to share your work with your blog followers or visitors of your website without sending invitations. All the changes you make to the board will be reflected in the embedded window. See more in Embedding Editable Boards into Websites.
Export to spreadsheet (CSV)
Available in: Chrome, IE and Firefox browsers, Desktop app
All the stickies and texts in a single frame can be exported to a CSV file. To do that select a frame, click the three dots, and choose Export to CSV:
Exporting frame to a CSV file
You can also export the whole board in CSV by choosing the option on the board Export menu.
As a result, you will have a CSV file with the board content put into a column in the following order: text - card description/URL - sticky note/card tags.
You can also select several objects that include text and export them as a CSV file.
Exporting several widgets as a CSV file
Save to Google Drive
Use this option to create a link to your board in your Google Drive directory. This way it becomes accessible just like one of the files or documents stored on your Drive. Click the board icon within the Google Drive interface to open a new instance of Miro in your browser.
⚠️ Note that the board data are not actually stored in Google Drive, it only keeps the board link.
⚠️ The option to save a board to Google Drive is not available for visitors.
Saving the link to the board to your Google Drive
Attach to Jira
If you have installed Jira add-on, you can easily attach your boards to Jira issues.
Frequently asked questions
- I don't have the option to export Miro board. Why?
- Please make sure your browser and device don't have export limitations. Note that Safari, Edge (version < 79) and IE browsers, and Tablet App support Vector export only. Free plan users can export boards in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or our Desktop App.
The export option may also be restricted in board content settings by the Board owner.
Also, board export is not supported in developer accounts and on mobile devices.
- How do I allow my board collaborators to export the board?
- Check your board content settings and make sure that the option to copy board is available for board participants. You may also need to ask your admin to allow copying board content to users outside the team.
- Can I export my board in PPT/PNG/SVG format?
- No, at the moment, you can save your boards as PDF/JPG/CSV files.
- Are comments included in the exported document?
- No, but we have this feature in our backlog.
- Can I export the card description?
- Yes, if you export your cards as a CSV file, the description will appear in the file.
- Are frame titles shown on the exported document?
- No, but you can replace frame titles with text widgets that will be displayed in the document.
- Can I export voting results?
- No, please take a screenshot.
- When I'm working on my board, are all changes automatically saved?
- Yes. We also recommend saving the board backups and exporting the board to ensure that your content is not deleted accidentally. If you work in Web whiteboard and don't have a Miro profile, feel free to register with Miro to save your board and continue working on it after 24 hours.
- How do I export an individual element or set of elements?
- You can choose Save as image on the board Export menu and select the area with the image to capture. Another way is to select the object(s), create a frame around them, and export it.
- Can I export my board into CSV with intelligent data?
- At the moment, CSV export doesn't keep board structure and relationships. However, if you export tables as CSV file, the structure is saved.
- Can I export a board on mobile device?
- Our Mobile app doesn't support the option to export boards as it has limited functionality, compared to the browser version, Desktop App and Tablet App.
- Can I export files uploaded on the board?
- Yes, if this is allowed in the board content settings. If the option is not restricted, select the file and click the download icon on the context menu.
- Can I export my board without the watermark (Miro logo)?
- High-quality export without the watermark is not available on Free plan. Follow this guide to upgrade your team.
- Where are the saved files located on my computer?
- If you use Miro in a browser, the files will be stored in the folder where the browser downloads are saved by default (set up in the browser settings). If you use the Miro Desktop app, please check the Downloads folder.