Category Archive: Web-based Tools and Applications

Sep 30

Zamzar

Zamzar is an online file conversion tool that allows you to convert video/audio files, images, text documents without needing to download any software.  Simply upload the file you would like to convert, choose the format you want to convert your file to, and type in your email.  The Zamzar site will email you with a …

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Aug 30

Feedly

Feedly is an RSS (really simple syndication) feed reader, and the one I personally chose to adopt after Google Reader retired on July 1, 2013.  In addition to having a clean-looking web-based application, Feedly offers free iOS and Android apps to download and install so you can read all of your news and blog feeds …

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Jul 07

Clipping Magic

Clipping Magic is an online image editing tool that allows you to “magically” remove the background from your images.  There are apps available for iOS and Android that also do this, but Clipping Magic is the first website I’ve seen that can be used from any desktop machine. First, upload your image (by dragging and …

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Apr 26

Keep-Tube

Keep-Tube is another site that is very similar to KeepVid and lets you download YouTube videos straight from its website (i.e., there is no additional software you need to install).  The website does run on Java, however, so you will need to have that installed to be able to download videos.  Simply copy and paste …

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