Animoto

 

 

Price: Free (Limited use*)
Subjects: All
Grade levels: All
Features:
Create a video slideshow, Add images, video clips from Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, etc., Add music, Share your video via Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc., Download your video

Description: Animoto is a web-based movie maker that enables users to create a video slideshow by adding images, video clips from Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, etc. and adding music from their collection. Once created, users can share their video via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pininterest or download their video.
*A free plan gives you unlimited 30 second videos and limited styles and music tracks. For premium plans, see http://animoto.com/pricing?from=nav.
Educators can apply for a free Animoto Plus account for use in the classroom.

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Video creating tools introduced here are only ones of high quality, easy usability, and no cost -- to be most beneficial to our survey participants and other learner-centered educators. The descriptions of the tools are current as of December 10, 2012.

Windows Movie Maker or iMovie

 

WMM

 

iMovie

 

Price: Free for PC (WMM) and for Mac Users (iMovie)
Subjects: All

Grade levels: All
Features:
Create and edit a video, Add images & video clips
Add music, Record voice, Publish your video

Description: Windows Movie Maker is free software to download for creating or editing a video. Users can create a video slideshow by adding images, video clips, music and recording their voice or edit a video by chopping and manipulating sound. Users can publish their video and upload it to YouTube.
* If you are a Mac user, an alternative to Windows Movie Maker is iMovie.

 

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TubeChop

Price: Free

Subjects: All

Grade levels: All
Features:
Chop a section from a YouTube video, Share it on other sites

Description: TubeChop is a web-based application that allows users to select and chop a section from YouTube videos and share them with others by embedding them on other sites.

Vialogues

 

 

Price: Free
Subjects: All

Grade levels: All
Features:
Upload a video, Have a discussion around the video, Add comments, surveys, and open-ended questions, Embed vialogues on blogs and other sites

Description: Vialogues is a combination between video and dialogues. Users can upload a video and have a discussion topic around the video. Users and add comments, surveys, and open-ended questions and embed vialogues on blogs and other websites. Teachers can upload a video and let students discuss the video and take a quiz.

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