Digital Storytelling Apps
Animoto is a web-based application that allows you to easily create videos from photos and videos clips set to music. All CFCC employees are eligible for an Education Account which grants free access for you and students.
Big Huge Labs Create anything from a photocube to trading cards.
Bitstrips Online comic creator. Offers variety in panel selection, text bubbles, characters, props and scenes.
Dvolver Make your own animated movie. Ridiculously easy, just a matter of selecting backgrounds, characters and text.
Go! Animate Creates animated cartoons. Features: voice to text, background music, selection of characters or create your own, animation editing. Relatively easy to use.
Pencil animation software This free open source software (for MAC, Windows, and Linux) allows you to create animations and has a similar interface to Adobe’s Flash. Anyone who has worked with Flash will find this easy to use. It includes a timeline, drawing and color tools, and other common options.
Wordle Word cloud generator
Xtranormal Allows you to make your own movies with 3D characters. Offers director-like settings and control of “camera” shot and character actions. You type it, they create it.
Voki Create your own personalized speaking avatar.
ZooBurst Write a story and make it an online 3D pop up book.
Toondoo Another online comic creator.
Bookr Construct a photobook using Flickr images. Easy to use.
Tagxedo Word cloud generator. Slightly more complex than Wordle.