Systems, Applications and Tools
To create images, video, audio etc.  ◦   Image handling (jpg, gif, png) - resizing, cropping..  ◦   Audio (mp3, wav) – Rec...
   Many media formats are designed especially for the Web, these    file formats are intended to function without proprie...
JASC Paint Shop Pro (University Network)
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://medi...
To convert various file formats for use on the Web  ◦ Media Coder Audio and Video converters    http://www.mediacoderhq.co...
University systemsPublic   VOCAL (Possibility of external VOCAL sites, e.g. Online    staff information: https://vocal.li...
External Web.20 services   Youtube.com – upload video files for public access.   Slideshare.net – convert a PowerPoint p...
   VOCAL site (Online Library and E-Learning Discussion):    https://vocal.liv.ac.uk/sites/olib - Contains a ‘software’  ...
Paul CatherallHarold Cohen Library, Room G04Ex. 44345p.catherall@liv.ac.ukhttp://liv.ac.uk/library/ohecampushttps://vocal....
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Multimedia applications

  1. 1. Systems, Applications and Tools
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3.  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.
  4. 4. JASC Paint Shop Pro (University Network)
  5. 5. Audacity (University Network – for Mp3, WAV etc.)
  6. 6. JING (free screen capture video for Flash SWF)http://www.jingproject.com/download
  7. 7. Plugin to convert PowerPoint to a flash video presentation for use in Web pages and other locations on the Internet.
  8. 8. On Request fron Library budgets – includes voicerecording, screen capture, Cam capture etc.
  9. 9. 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/
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 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.
  13. 13.  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)
  14. 14. Paul CatherallHarold Cohen Library, Room G04Ex. 44345p.catherall@liv.ac.ukhttp://liv.ac.uk/library/ohecampushttps://vocal.liv.ac.uk/sites/olib

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