Category: audio

Hear! Hear! Tools for Creating and Editing Audio Recordings in the Classroom

So you want to make an audio recording? Here are some free tools to help you do that in the classroom. Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ – Audacity is free software to download which lets users record and edit audio in order to create mp3 files for use on websites, blogs, podcasts or anywhere online. Audacity is a free, …

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Domo Animate – create animation online

http://domo.goanimate.com/ – Domo Animate (from the creators of Go Animate) is a school-friendly version of Go Animate for pupils to create animations free online.  It lets pupils animate characters of their choice and add music and sound effects from a bank of sounds.  Pupils can add speech as text bubbles and add interactive elemtns for …

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Flip Video Cameras in the classroom

http://www.theflip.com/en-gb/ Flip digital cameras are very popular as the video camera of choice in primary classrooms.  While they may now no longer be available to purchase, many primary schools will already have these because they are simple to use when recording video.  The controls are just what are needed and no more.  And with a flick …

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Royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations

Schools are often looking for royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations – music or sound effects which pupils and staff can use in their videos, stop-motion animations, online or Powerpoint presentations.  And of course they wish to ensure that they are not infringing the rights of others so look for free sources of music and …

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Convert image, audio or video to different file type with Format Factory

How many times have you found that the video you created in a camera does not work with the video-editing software you tried to edit it in because the software said it was the wrong file type?  Format Factory http://www.formatoz.com/index.html is free software to download which converts all video types to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF formats. Or someone …

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