Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is a digital video editing software program part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. It is available for both Mac and Windows. You can import clips from your SD Cards, clips saved to your desktop, or even import older video resources (such a DVDs). Once you’ve imported your video, you can trim […]


What Is It? ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Who Uses It? The ARTstor Digital Library is used by educators, scholars, and students at […]


Audacity is an easy-to-use, open source audio editing software program that is available as a free download. It is available for Macs, Windows, and Linux operating systems. Audacity has a variety of features that can meet the needs of a range of audio recording projects, from very basic short live recording to more elaborate, multi-track […]

Not sure how to start that research poster or club advertisement? Start with a coloe scheme! is an easy to use color scheme generator for those who don’t know anything about color schemes. Color schemes set the tone for advertisements, posters, or websites and creates a first impression to your audience. Visit their website […]

Garage Band

Garage Band is an audio editing software available on Apple’s App store for Macintosh computers. It has a variety of features to fit the needs of various audio projects from short recordings to elaborate multi-track projects to incorporate audio to other sources.  What can it do? Live recordings with the computer microphone or connected micrphone […]


iMovie is a digital video editing software program for the Mac and some iOS systems. With iMovie, you can import video from several sources (such as a miniDV tape, VHS recording or DVD) or record directly in iMovie using a Web cam. Once you have imported your video you can trim content, combine clips, insert […]


Keynote is a presentation software application developed as a part of the iWork Suite by Apple. Users are able to create slides for various occasions, such as presentations, speech, and flashcards. What can it do? Built-in templates to create slides in a variety of different formats (e.g. title slide, slide with text and image, etc.) […]

LibriVox: Free Domain Audio Books

Need to listen to a story or play for a class? Want to use the audio for a project or research? You don’t need to open your wallet or ask for permission to use any of it.LibriVox is an archival website containing audio books of plays and stories that are free domain. All materials are […]


Apple’s Photos application is a basic image storing and organization program for Macintosh computers. Users can import images and videos from cameras, smartphones, iCloud accounts and other places to create albums or folders. It is designed to easily integrate with other Apple applications like iMovie, Pages, Keynote, etc. What can it do? Easily import and […]


Adobe Photoshop is one of most popular image-editing programs for professionals, available for both Macintosh and Windows. Images and 360 photos can be edited and exported in various formats for Web, video, or print.  What can it do? Crop, color balance, resize, lighten, darken images Add text, lines, shapes  Include hand-drawn pictures with a pressure-sensitive […]


PowerPoint is a presentation software application developed as a part of the Microsoft Office Suite. Users are able to create slides with text, pictures, audio, video, animations and Web links for various occasions, such as presentations, speeches, and flashcards. What can it do? Built-in templates to create slides in a variety of different formats (e.g. […]


RAWGraphs is a web-browser based data visualization tool that is easy to navigate for users unfamiliar with statistics and data sets. When you get to the landing page, the first thing you will see is the RAWGraphs logo and two options: “USE IT NOW!” and “Fork it on GitHub”. The most reliable option is “Use […]


Screenflow is an Apple screen capture application that enables the user to record everything on the screen, computer audio, video from a web camera, and audio from an attached microphone. What can it do? Record your MacBook, iPhone, and iPad screen with high quality videos Powerful video editing and annotation tools Multiple video and audio […]


SketchUp is a free 3D modeling software that has several uses ranging from architectural design, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, and video game design. There is a free web-based version available, SketchUp Free. For powerful computers, SketchUp offers trial versions of their software, SketchUp Pro. What can it do? Export a 2D image of the object you’ve created […]

SMART Notebook

SMART Notebook is a presentation tool similar to Power Point or Keynote. It is designed for use with a SMART Technologies SMART Podium or SMART Board but can be used on any Macintosh or Windows computer, as well as mobile devices including the iPad. It is an incredibly flexible tool for annotation, manipulation, and capturing […]

Windows Story Remix

Windows Story Remix is a new feature in Photos for Windows 10, replacing Windows Movie Mixer that Microsoft discontinued in 2017. It has a video editor with music, filters, transitions, and 3D effects. The workflow allows for you to organize or storyboard your media with drag and drop features that many can use easily. What […]

Zap Works Designer

Learn how to use ZapWorks Designer to add cool AR affects to your research poster. ZapWorks is free for personal accounts (non-commercial usage) for up to 5 affects. After that, it costs $1.50 per zap code or less if bought in bulk. Not sure what to put on your research poster? Visit our post about […]