Browsers · Digital creation · Video

#578 CuePrompter.com: Free teleprompter for recording audio

If you are recording videos at home for the next academic year, why not use CuePrompter.com? CuePrompter.com is a free autocue service that works in your browser so you don’t need to download any software. It’s really easy to use. Simply copy and paste your video script into the form and press Start Prompter. To… Continue reading #578 CuePrompter.com: Free teleprompter for recording audio

#1minuteCPD · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital participation

#572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

Discord is a platform originally aimed at gamers. It combines lots of features of Skype, Slack, Microsoft Teams with no cost. You have access to a web app, a desktop app and mobile apps so can access a community from any device. It combines the features of a chat lobby, #channels, a message board and… Continue reading #572 Discord [1/3]: Setting up a community space

AI Technology · Digital creation · Images · Top tip

#560 Pixlr X: Resize images quickly online

Pixlr X is a free and intuitive online image editing tool. We posted about this tool back in 2016, but it’s now even easier to use. There’s no steep learning curve, you don’t need any design experience and it is a fantastic alternative to Photoshop. This video shows you how to quickly resize an image… Continue reading #560 Pixlr X: Resize images quickly online

Digital creation · Video

#559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips

As well as free, high-quality stock photos available for download on Pixabay, you can also download high-quality video from Pixabay too. This was perfect for me when I was creating a video on Camtasia. I could search for the video clip I wanted (a forest in my case) and download an MP4 to put into… Continue reading #559 Pixabay: Free stock video footage and clips

#1minuteCPD · Creative Commons · Digital communication · Digital creation · Images

#554 Free Photoshop editing with Photopea

Need Photoshop style editing but don’t have Creative Cloud. Plus you don’t have install rights on your PC or Mac. Photopea is an online picture editor with many of the photoshop functions and you can edit right in browser no need to make an account, download anything or sign up to anything. https://www.photopea.com/ Featured Photo… Continue reading #554 Free Photoshop editing with Photopea

Creative Commons · Digital creation · Images · Social Media · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip

#553 Free pictures with Pexels

If you love Unsplash, then you are going to love Pexels too. Pexels is another stock photo website that provides high quality images for free! So what can you do with the photos on Pexles? All photos on Pexels are free to use. Attribution is not required. Giving credit to the photographer or Pexels is… Continue reading #553 Free pictures with Pexels

#1minuteCPD · Copyright · Creative Commons · Digital creation · Images

#552 Canva: Quickly add Pixabay images to your project

In #444 we introduced you to Canva, which allows you to quickly and easily create beautiful designs. Adding images to your designs is a really effective way to make them stand out. Pixabay is my favourite place to obtain free images that don’t have copyright issues. You can now search for Pixabay images directly within… Continue reading #552 Canva: Quickly add Pixabay images to your project

#1minuteCPD · Digital creation · mmutube · Video

#542 Add hotspots to your videos with Kaltura

Kaltura has a range of features that can be accessed through the mmutube platform. In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a hotspot to a video. This can be a really useful way of sharing a link to some information that you are talking about in a timely manner. You can also link… Continue reading #542 Add hotspots to your videos with Kaltura