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This page is a list of free sites and downloadable software. Use what you like.

Educational Resources
Authentic Assessment Task Builder (Ed Coughlin)

Audio

Audacity - record & edit sound - note:install the LAME encoder to export files as mp3s
WavePad - record & edit sound
PodProducer - record & edit multitrack podcasts
Audio Grabber - use Audio Grabber to rip songs from CDs to your computer. It's smaller, faster, & smarter than iTunes or Media Player.
Convert Files to mp3

Podcasting Sites

PodOmatic
Odeo
Podshow
Gcast - Podcast from your phone, feed it via RSS, free of course

Skype

Skype - free VoIP
Recording Skype
PowerGramo PC - record Skype calls - has easy to use Skype plugin
Audio Hijack Pro Mac - note: With free version the first 10 minutes record cleanly - paid version has no time limit

Project Collaboration

Vyew -also see Gliffy below

Digital Storytelling

Photo Story 3 Great, free Microsoft product for creating dynamic, narrated slideshows. You are Ken Burns!
VoiceThread Digital story telling completely free, completely web-based.

Desktop Video Capture - with sound!

Windows Media Encoder
Screencast-o-matic

Online Storage

Xdrive - free 5GB online storage
AMD Live! - free 25GB storage - can be streaming media
Box.net 1GB Free...but great interface!
Our Media They're new, but they're good.

Photo Storage & Feeds

Flickr - photo blog with RSS, cellphone camera support, owned by Yahoo
Picasa - Ibid but owned by Google
TextAmerica - photo blog with RSS, cellphone camera support - specifically targets cellphone users
Zooomr - No limit photo sharing!
Photobucket - Need a place to host an image, here;s where everybody does it!

Photo Editing

Paint.Net This.Is.Unbelievable.
Fauxto No, this is!
The Gimp
Graphic Design

Diagrams & Flow Charts

Gliffy Online, of course.

Video Editing

Wax - free video editing tool

Online Video Editing

Hey!Watch
eyespot
Jumpcut

File Compression (Zip)

7-Zip

Emailing Large Files

Pando Allows you to email LARGE files. Has plugins for many email clients.
YouSendIt

Office

OpenOffice
Google Docs & Spreadsheets
Zoho

Graphic Organizers & Manipulatives

Graphic Organizers
Manipulatives

Music Creation

Acid Xpress

Drum Loop Creation
HammerHead

Communities & Groups

Create a password protected secure spot just for your family to share & learn
Yahoo Groups
MSN Groups

Social Bookmarking/Online Favorites

del.icio.us Social bookmarking
Diigo Social bookmarking with integrated annotation, blogging, & web notation tools - also intergrates del.icio.us
BlueDot

Wikis

Wikispaces - teachers click here:
PBwiki
JotSpot