To create images, video, audio etc. ◦ Image handling (jpg, gif, png) - resizing, cropping.. ◦ Audio (mp3, wav) – Recording, cropping. ◦ Video (mpeg, avi, flv, swf) – Recording, editing. ◦ Screen Capture – Recording, adding voice over. ◦ Web / HTML tools – or publish Web content online. ◦ Conversion tools
Many media formats are designed especially for the Web, these file formats are intended to function without proprietary plug-ins, applications or media viewers (e.g. Media codecs) ◦ JPEG, GIF, PNG are the commonly supported image files used on the WWW, other proprietary formats are often unsupported in Web Browsers, Learning Object systems etc. ◦ MP3, MPEG, WAV are common audio formats, you may need to convert your audio to MP3 format, a highly compressed format for use on the WWW. ◦ AVI, MPEG are common video formats. ◦ Flash Video (FLV / SWF) format used in Flash media on Web pages, this format is required for many online video applictions, including the University media server.
Audacity (University Network – for Mp3, WAV etc.)
JING (free screen capture video for Flash SWF)http://www.jingproject.com/download
Plugin to convert PowerPoint to a flash video presentation for use in Web pages and other locations on the Internet.
On Request fron Library budgets – includes voicerecording, screen capture, Cam capture etc.
Allows you to upload video files in multiple formats (ideallyFLV, but will be converted to FLV during upload).https://media.liv.ac.uk/ Log in with University username / password Upload limit of around 5GB Can use URL for streaming videos in documents, Web pages etc. See Library Web site for Online Programmes for examples: http://liv.ac.uk/library/ohecampus/
To convert various file formats for use on the Web ◦ Media Coder Audio and Video converters http://www.mediacoderhq.com/dlfull.htm ◦ Adobe Flash Media Encoder (video to FLV) http://www.adobe.com/go/fmle3 ◦ Riva video to FLV encoder http://www.rivavx.com/index.php?downloads0&L=3 ◦ Print 2 Flash (convert any Office document to SWF) http://print2flash.com/downloadfile.php?file=download/p rint2flashfreesetup.exe&product=free
University systemsPublic VOCAL (Possibility of external VOCAL sites, e.g. Online staff information: https://vocal.liv.ac.uk/sites/laureateinfo) Dreamweaver / Contribute (Template-based HTML editing) University CMS (work in progress... Currently Collage)Internal Users Blackboard (Virtual Learning Environment) https://vital.liv.ac.uk VOCAL (Intranet) http://vocal.liv.ac.uk
External Web.20 services Youtube.com – upload video files for public access. Slideshare.net – convert a PowerPoint presentation for display online. Flckr.com – create image slideshows. Social networking, e.g. Facebook.com, Myspace – other locations to publish media. Screencast.com – for JING videos and other multimedia.Note – Web 2.0 can be useful, but remember these services areunsupported by University systems, CSD etc. they may not bebacked up, service is not guaranteed. It is always advisable touse a University system rather than a Web 2.0 service andexplore any in-house options available. Use of Web 2.0 for libraryservices should include consultation with the Library Systems team.
VOCAL site (Online Library and E-Learning Discussion): https://vocal.liv.ac.uk/sites/olib - Contains a ‘software’ area with links to multimedia software. University applications. Sourceforge.net (open source applications)
Paul CatherallHarold Cohen Library, Room G04Ex. firstname.lastname@example.org://liv.ac.uk/library/ohecampushttps://vocal.liv.ac.uk/sites/olib