Multimedia & Presentation Tools

Animoto is an online video tool which allows users to create and/or share videos using video clips, images, text and music.
Draw.io is a diagramming tool that works as a 3rd party Google app. This means that while it’s not created by Google, it’s designed to seamlessly work with the other Google apps and to have a very similar visual flow.Why to use it:Free!Saves...
emaze is an online presentation tool that allows users to create beautiful, flowing presentations with embedded music and/or video.Why to use it:Free basic plan and extra fancy paid plans, as well as an education discount.Very intuitive, works much...
Here are resources providing tips and tricks for creating educational presentations.
GoAnimate is a fun app used to create animated videos for free. You are given your own cast of characters to create the video of your choice without having to do any of the drawing. GoAnimate is very simple - pretty much a plug-and-play way to...
iMovie is Apple’s video editing software that allows people to create, edit, and manage their own trailers/teasers, movies, and videos.Why use it?Import and edit video clipsUse templates and themes to create your own trailers and moviesAdd special...
Windows Movie Maker is a tool that takes pre-existing videos and lets you edit them. You can add stills, edit footage, merge multiple videos etc to create a final complete video. As a professional development tool, Movie Maker is an engaging...
PodOmatic is an online tool that allows users to find, listen, and create podcasts with audio and images using sound recordings. Why use it? Easily listen, create, and share podcasts through a single platform. Create a minicast to...
Prezi is an online presentation tool which allows you to create non-linear, engaging presentations on an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. It is an alternative to other presentation programs such as PowerPoint and allows for multiple users to...
Quicktime is a multimedia player and recorder that’s free for and built into the Mac OS X operating system. It’s able to play a huge variety of multimedia files, and it can be used to record video, audio, or your computer screen.Why to use it:Free...
Screencast-O-Matic is a free and easy-to-use tool for screen capturing and recording screencasts. You can distribute your recording as a downloadable movie file or make it available online through a Screencast-o-Matic or YouTube account. This...
Sketchpad is a free illustration application made by Sketch.io. Why to use it:Free, easy to use, web based illustrationAutomatic saving to your web browser’s cacheNo sign in or account required
Slideshare is a simple fun way to create, share and present your ideas in a new and engaging way. Slideshare is online slide hosting service; its main purpose is to share presentations. This is a great resource to connect with others, conduct...
Sparkol VideoScribe is a software for automatically creating whiteboard animations.
Transferring video from your mobile device, smartphone, or camera is a fairly straightforward process. However, this process differs slightly depending on your device and/or platform.
Wordle is a great Word Cloud generating tool. It makes word clouds from text you provide, giving greater prominence to the words that appear more in the text. It is a useful tool for text analysis. The clouds are also customizable.
As a part of your Apps@UAlberta Google account, you have a YouTube account. You need to create a YouTube channel to upload and share videos for your school or work.
YouTube is an online video hosting and sharing website. The site enables those who are registered to upload and share their videos. Uploaded videos can be shared publicly, limited to those with the link or shared only with individual YouTube users....
YouTube allows for you to create a channel where you can upload and share your videos for easy access by your peers or the general public.