Free Useful applications
For bookmarking, researching, knowledge sharing:
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Deturl: http://deturl.com/                                                        Free Useful applications
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To find royalty free music and sounds:                                               Free Useful applications
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Buzdeo: http://www.buzdeo.com/                                                     Free Useful applications
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To create short professionally produced videos:                                    Free Useful applications
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For recording speech or text-to-speech:                                              Free Useful applications
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  1. 1. Free Useful applications For bookmarking, researching, knowledge sharing: drneelesh@markivmedical.com Furl: http://www.furl.net/ Delicious: http://delicious.com/ Blinklist: http://www.blinklist.com/ Ma.gnolia: http://ma.gnolia.com Slashdot: http://slashdot.org Digg: http://digg.com FriendFeed: http://friendfeed.com/ reddit: http://www.reddit.com/ Diigo: http://www.diigo.com/ For access to shareware and freeware: Snapfiles: http://www.snapfiles.com/ Soundforge: http://sourceforge.net/ Osalt: www.osalt.com/ For recording, editing, and sharing audio files: Audacity Cross-Platform Sound Editor: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/) Audacity manual: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/manual-1.2/index_splash.html LAME MP3 Encoder – Allows you to export Audacity files as MP3 files; available at: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/faq?s=install&i=lame-mp3) CallBurner (records Skype calls): http://www.callburner.com/ For managing audio files iTunes works on both Macs and PCs. There are many other software options. I like iTunes: http://www.apple.com/ Instructions for recording, editing, and sharing audio files from Skype, using Callburner and Audacity: http://www.kineo.com/free-tools/audacity-callburner-review-.html To create a podcast from a telephone: Gcast: http://www.gcast.com/ Talkshoe: http://www.talkshoe.com Yodio: http://www.yodio.com Gcast: http://www.gcast.com/ For other podcasting resources: Podpress: http://www.podpress.org/ To create electronic music: Hobnox audio tool: http://www.hobnox.com/audiotool.1046.de.html To download youtube and other online video files: MPEG Streamclip: http://www.squared5.com/ 1 of 7. Savevid.com: http://www.savevid.com/
  2. 2. Deturl: http://deturl.com/ Free Useful applications drneelesh@markivmedical.com Mediaconverter: www.mediaconverter.org Zamzar: www.zamzar.com Listen to Youtube (creates mp3 files of youtube videos): www.Listentoyoutube.com = For PPT to Flash Conversion: iSpring: http://www.ispringsolutions.com/products/ispring_free.html For screen capturing: These applications enable you to record video of what you do or see on your computer screen or snap a picture of anything on your desktop. Directory of Screen Capture, Screencasting and Software Demo Tools: http://c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/capture.html CamStudio: http://camstudio.org/ Screencast-o-matic: http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/ Jing: http://www.jingproject.com oRipa Screen Recorder: http://www.ejoystudio.com/oripa-screen-recorder/index.htm Taksi: http://www.menasoft.com/blog/?p=30 CaptureMe: http://www.chimoosoft.com/products/captureme/ For creating online surveys: A Survey of Survey Tools: http://www.wac.ohio-state.edu/workshops/survey_of_surveys/ For transcoding/converting/editing audio and video files: MPEG Streamclip: http://www.squared5.com/ Zamzar: http://www.zamzar.com/ FFmpeg: http://www.ffmpeg.org/ HandBrake: http://handbrake.fr/ Super: http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html For online video editing: Jaycut: http://jaycut.com/ For creating collaborative documents, hosting web sites, wikis, blogs: Google docs: http://docs.google.com Google sites: http://sites.google.com Writeboard: http://www.writeboard.com/ Scriblink: http://www.scriblink.com/ Zoho: http://www.zoho.com/index.html VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com/ 2 of 7.
  3. 3. To find royalty free music and sounds: Free Useful applications drneelesh@markivmedical.com FindSounds: http://www.findsounds.com/types.html Partners in Rhyme: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/ For images and visuals: FreeRangeStock: http://www.freerangestock.com/ Open Stock Photography: http://www.openstockphotography.org/ Fotogenika.net: http://www.fotogenika.net/modifica/igallery.asp Finding Images Online by Paula Berinstein: http://www.berinsteinresearch.com/fiolinks.htm Favorite 10 Free Stock Photo Download Sites by DazzlinDonna: http://www.dazzlindonna.com/blog/2007/07/18/favorite-10-free-stock-photo-download-sites/ How to Find Pictures for Your eLearning: http://engagedtraining.wordpress.com/2009/04/01/how-to-find-pictures-for-your-elearning/ Google Images: http://images.google.com/ For image maniputaion, editing photos, creating slideshows, etc.: Picasa (from Google): http://picasa.google.com/ GIMP: http://www.gimp.org/ Autostitch: http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~mbrown/autostitch/autostitch.html Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows XP: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/PhotoStory/default.mspx Picnik: http://www.picnik.com/ Aviary: http://aviary.com For scheduling meetings: MeetingWizard: www.meetingwizard.com Doodle: www.doodle.com/ For hosting webcasts and webinars: DimDim: http://www.dimdim.com/ Vyew: http://vyew.com/site/ For posting media: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ Screencast.com: http://www.techsmith.com/screencast.asp TeacherTube: http://www.teachertube.com/ SchoolTube: http://www.schooltube.com/ Ustream:: http://www.ustream.tv/ Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/ Viddler: http://www.viddler.com/ Open Source Movies: http://www.archive.org/details/opensource_movies 3 of 7. MetaCafe: http://www.metacafe.com/
  4. 4. Buzdeo: http://www.buzdeo.com/ Free Useful applications drneelesh@markivmedical.com Bubbleshare: http://www.bubbleshare.com/ Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/ Picasa: http://picasa.google.com/ To find, play, and enjoy the latest audio & video from around the web Odeo: http://odeo.com/ For mind mapping and brainstorming: Mind Meister: http://www.mindmeister.com For video conferencing: Skype: http://www.skype.com/ Google Video and Chat: http://www.google.com/mail/help/videochat/learnmore.html iChat (mac): http://www.ichat.com/ AIM: http://www.aim.com/ Meebo: http://www.meebo.com/ VoIP: http://www.fcc.gov/voip/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VoIP SightSpeed (Logitech): http://www.sightspeed.com/ Oovoo: http://www.oovoo.com/ For create a personal home page without worrying about HTML: Homemaker: http://edweb.sdsu.edu/People/BDodge/Professional.html For creating blogs: Blogger: www.blogger.com Class Blogmeister: http://classblogmeister.com/index.php 21Classes: http://www.21classes.com/ Gaggle: https://www.gaggle.net Wordpress: www.Wordpress.com For creating wikis: Wetpaint: http://www.wetpaint.com pbwiki: http://www.pbwiki.com/ Wikispaces: http://www.wikispaces.com To create your own social network: Ning: www.ning.com/ For a free alternative to Microsoft Office: 4 of 7. Open Office: http://www.openoffice.org/
  5. 5. To create short professionally produced videos: Free Useful applications Animoto: http://animoto.com/#learn-more drneelesh@markivmedical.com To create slide shows, presentations, and concept maps: Prezi: http://prezi.com/ Slide Rocket: http://www.sliderocket.com Voicethread: http://voicethread.com 280 Slides: http://280slides.com/ For making digital creations to share with others: Smilebox: http://www.smilebox.com/ For making quizzes: Qedoc: http://www.qedoc.com/ ClassMarker: http://www.classmarker.com/ Hot Potatoes: http://hotpot.uvic.ca/index.htm For note taking: Evernote: http://www.evernote.com Google Notebook: http://www.google.com/notebook/ GTD Tiddly Wiki: http://nathanbowers.com/gtdtw/ For uploading and sharing PPT and Word documents: SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/ Slideboom: http://www.slideboom.com/ For hosting and sharing files: YouSendIt Lite (claims to be HIPAA compliant): http://www.yousendit.com/cms/liteaccount FileDropper: http://www.filedropper.com/ Rapidshare: http://www.rapidshare.com/ For making to-do lists and task management: Toodledo: http://www.toodledo.com/ For project and event management: Viewpath: http://www.viewpath.com/ To capture, share, and organize things you find on the web: SimplyBox: http://simplybox.com/ 5 of 7.
  6. 6. For recording speech or text-to-speech: Free Useful applications drneelesh@markivmedical.com ReadTheWords: http://www.readthewords.com/ vozMe (converts text to mp3 files that you can download): http://vozme.com Voicaroo: http://vocaroo.com To create your own music: Blip.fm: http://blip.fm/ Imeem: http://www.imeem.com/ Pandora: http://www.pandora.com/ iTunes genius: http://www.apple.com/itunes/whatsnew/ ccMixter: http://ccmixter.org/view/media/home For shortening URLs: Moourl: http://moourl.com Tiny URL: http://tinyurl.com/ To create word clouds: Wordle: http://www.wordle.net/ To send invitations: Evite: http://www.evite.com/ For producing animated "whiteboard lectures" from a tablet PC or electronic whiteboard: LectureScribe: http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~bcdean/lscribe/ For free storage, applications, a virtual desktop, and backup accessible from any computer connected to the Internet: icloud: http://www.icloud.com/en/ To create a single digital identity across the internet: OpenID: http://openid.net/ To post thing son the web from your email: Posterous: http://posterous.com/ For search and a computational knowledge engine: Wolfram/alpha: http://www.wolframalpha.com/ For a free calculator: Google calculator: 6 of 7. http://www.google.com/webmasters/igoogle/calculator.html#source=coha&ct=1056755011
  7. 7. For digital storytelling resources: Free Useful applications drneelesh@markivmedical.com 50+ Web 2.0 Ways To Tell a Story: http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/50+Ways Digital Storytelling in the Curriculum: http://web.mac.com/digistoryteller/DigitalStorytelling/Home.html For web authoring: KompoZer: http://kompozer.net/ Some applications lists from others (not all apps on these lists are free): Learning Professionals: http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/ Free Tools: http://www.kineo.com/free-tools.html Free Mac software: http://www.opensourcemac.org/ The Fifty Tools: http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools Welcome to Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day: http://janeknight.typepad.com/pick/2006/04/welcome-to-janes-elearning-pick-of-the-day.html Tom Kuhlmann’s 9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning: http://www.articulate.com/rapid-elearning/9-free-tools-that-help-me-build-better-e- learning/#comment-5488 The 100 top Web apps for 2008: http://www.webware.com/html/ww/100/2008/winners.html?tag=snav The 100 top Web apps for 2009: http://www.cnet.com/html/ww/100/2009/categories.html?tag=snav For HTML and CSS Editors: http://mfcarter.wordpress.com/2009/05/03/html-and-css-editors/ Open content sites: Many Books: www.manybooks.net SpinXpress: www.spinxpress.com Merlot: www.merlot.org Academic Earth: http://academicearth.org/ Open Courseware Consortium: www.ocwconsortium.org Stanford Engineering Everywhere: http://see.stanford.edu UC Princeton: http://uc.princeton.edu MIT Opencourseware: http://ocw.mit.edu OpenLearn: www.openlearn.open.ac.uk YouTube Edu: www.youtube.com/edu Ck-12: www.ck12.org/index.html iTunes Podcasts: http://www.apple.com/itunes/features/#podcasts

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