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Web Tools

Digital Storytelling Tools

voicethread logo is the most famous digital storytelling tool. You add pictures or your videos and let others comment on it.

Use Bubblr to create your comic strip with Flickr pictures and add bubbles to tell your story! 

slideshare logo lets you upload your powerpoint presentations and share it with others. You can add podcast to your ppts as well. You can embed it. It's also a great site for improving yourself. There are good ppts ready for you to learn and get inspired.

Phrasr allows you write anything you want and it finds images that match with each of your word. You can send the links to others.

Capzles is a way to combine your videos, photos, blogs and mp3s into a multimedia storyline.

Voki is a site where you can create your speaking avatar. You can record your voice, or you can use text to speech.

With Animata, you can create animations and backgrounds.

Pixton logo is a Canadian website that allows you to click and drag to create comic strips with fully posable characters.

 Photos and Video

Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy. 

flicker logo is a way to get your photos and videos to the people who matter to you.


Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder. You can use Audacity to record live audio, cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more.


glogster logo is a revolutionary way of expressing your mood, feelings and ideas, and it goes miles beyond text or video! In just a few minutes, you can make a digital poster, a colorful medley of ideas, reflecting your own special style. 

Word Clouds

Wordle generates "word clouds" from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.