Tag: images

Jul 07

Clipping Magic

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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Mar 12

Google Image Search

Google Images

Did you know that you can search Google using images instead of words?  Google Images allows you to do an image search in three different ways.  You can click on the camera icon in the search bar to upload a photo from your computer or to paste in a URL of an image.  Or, more …

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Dec 14

Mozilla Popcorn Maker

Popcorn Maker

Mozilla Popcorn Maker is a video editing tool that allows you to “enhance and remix” existing video content.  You first locate the online video file that you want to edit, and then using Popcorn Maker’s editor you can add text, Wikipedia content, images, Flickr galleries, Google maps, Twitter feeds, and video effects (like pauses or …

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Nov 15



Dropmark allows you to drag and drop files from your computer or web browser to create a cloud-based presentation.  You can add photos, videos, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs and websites and then organize them as you wish.  You can choose who you want to share the “dropmark” with and can even collaborate with other users to …

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Sep 19



Jumpshare is another file sharing and distributing program (similar to Ge.tt).  Jumpshare currently does not offer user accounts so files are deleted two weeks after they are shared.  However, unlike Ge.tt, Jumpshare has the ability to preview or play most file types right within your web browser.  You can upload .mp4, .mpeg, .mp3, .flv, .doc, …

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Jul 30



SpeakingImage allows you to bring interactivity to your images. You can add “points of interest” and “zones of interest” to annotate specific objects or areas in your image.  SpeakingImage’s annotation tool also lets you work with different layers, which allows your visitors to toggle specific annotations on or off. Check it out here: http://www.speakingimage.org/

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Apr 18

VLC Media Player


VLC Media Player is an easy to use, feature-rich media player which you can install on your computer for free. The player is compatible with DVDs, and a variety of file formats, including .mp4, and h.264. There are a number of useful features built-in as well, such as the ability to create “snapshots” from videos. …

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Feb 20



Pinterest allows users to collect images around a theme by uploading their own pictures or by “pinning” images that they find on the web. What results is a single website with all your pictures collected together for others to view; you can even add text annotations if you like. Just install the Pinterest bookmarklet and …

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Sep 23



Reel is an online presentation tool that is simple and straightforward to use. The site allows you to upload images, PPT PowerPoint files or PDF files which you can then arrange in any order you see fit. Enter in a title and description for each slide if you wish and then click on the “Share …

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Jun 14



Pixlr is another online, photo editing suite. There is no registration required. Simply click on the “Open Photo Editor” link to use its main photo editor called Pixlr Editor. Pixlr also has Pixlr Express (use for basic photo editing such as cropping, rotating, auto-levelling) and Pixlr-o-matic (use for applying photo effects such as vintage or …

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