Online Image and Video Tools

Animation tools
  • GoAnimate uses a flexible, intuitive workflow that allows users to rapidly create and publish professional animated videos.
  • PowToon makes it easy to create animated videos and presentations. Members using the free plan can make videos up to 5 minutes long.
Image editing and sharing tools
  • iPiccy is a free online photo editor. Make your photos beautiful with the easy and powerful editing tools. All the photo editing tools of Picnik and much more!
  • Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million stock photographs, graphic elements and fonts. While the tool is free to use, some graphics cost $1 to use. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and more.
  • Thinglink: Make your images interactive by adding clickable tags and videos and share on social networks.
  • Pixlr: Pixlr is an online image editor that allows you to manipulate images through a web-based interface
  • Wordle: Wordle generates “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can save or print the image file. It’s Free!
Video editing and sharing tools
  • EDpuzzle: This is a simple tool for Instructors to create video lessons for students. Instructors can crop a video and add questions along the video to give students feedback, and so much more!
  • GoAnimate: This is a free web tool that allows you to create and publish interactive, instructional, animated movies and videos, using text-to-speech technology.
  • Jing: Jing is free screen capture software that allows you to create a video up to 5 minutes. You can either download the video created or share it online using Screencast.com. See below
  • Screencast: Screencast is a storage and sharing site used in partnership with Jing. Jing is used to capture the video and Screencast is used to store and share the video.
  • Screenr: is a web based screen recorder that allows you to create and share your screen recordings on the web.
  • Screenomatic: is a one-click screen recording tool available on both PC and Mac with no software installation necessary.
  • YouTube: YouTube is a popular site to upload, view, comment and share videos. Once a video is hosted on YouTube, it can be embedded into your online course in Canvas using the html embed code or posted as a link.
  • Vimeo: Vimeo is a site that supports embedding, sharing, video storage, and allows user-commenting on each video page. Vimeo has gained a reputation as catering to a high end, artistic user because of its high bit rate, resolution, and relative HD support.
  • TeacherTube: TeacherTube is another popular site to share and search for educational videos that can be used by both students and teachers.

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