Multimedia Software & Websites

There are a number of websites and software applications that students can use to create multimedia digital content.

Images

https://www.befunky.com/ – Edit images, create collages, design a flyer. Free for limited features.
https://www.canva.com/photo-editor/ – Nice and simple photo editor. Free.

The Picture Tools in PowerPoint include artistic effects, frames, colour filters and the option to remove the background. Right-click on an image to Save As Image to use in another application.

Images of Chrome Music Lab apps

Comic Strips

https://www.makebeliefscomix.com/ – Very simple comic strip maker, easy to save, free!
https://www.storyboardthat.com/ – Create engaging comic strips using  the inbuilt library of images and characters. Free for a limited account.
http://www.toondoo.com/ – Create comic strips, design characters etc. Free account.

Comic Life software is good for creating comics, but requires a licence.

eBooks

https://bookcreator.com/ – Excellent site (requires Chrome to work) to create multimedia books. Include images, text, audio and videos. Free for up to 40 books.

Use PowerPoint or ActivInspire to create your own eBook.

Video & Audio

https://flipgrid.com/ – Create a grid for students to upload a video response to a question. Use with an app or via the website. Free!
https://www.voki.com/ – Create an avatar and record some speech for it to say. Free for limited options.

Audacity is a free audio editor for Windows.

Music

http://www.incredibox.com/ – Create cool music mixes on this site. Free.
https://soundation.com/ – Create compositions online. Free.
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments – A collection of music apps, great for cause and effect. Free.

Garageband for Mac is a great music application.

Other

https://padlet.com/ – Create a board for students to add sticky notes to, including text, images, audio and video. Great for sharing information on a topic. Free.