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Moodle: The Best Free Online Learning Management System

LMS or Learning Management Systems are used by educators around the world for e-learning purposes such as providing students with a mechanism for taking online tests, receiving online education and sharing documents with them. For example, the LMS at my University provides students the ability to track their attendance, check course outlines, manage private files …

How To Use LAME Encoder To Export MP3 Files With Audacity Editor

Audacity is a famous open source software for recording and editing audio content across Windows, Mac, Linux and other operating systems. As is the case with open source applications you can mix and mash a wide range of applications and third-party elements to further enhance the software. LAME is a free codec that is used …

ThinkFree: Desktop, Mobile And Cloud Based MS Office Alternative

There are a number of free alternatives for Microsoft Office, including services which offer solutions in the form of desktop, mobile and web applications. In a previous post we provided you with a list of 5 best free alternatives for MS Office, however, there are also other handy alternatives which can be quite a suitable …

Remotely Access And Share Your Files From Any Device Using TappIn

Tired of having to continually email pictures, videos and documents? Why not share them via the cloud? TappIn is a web service which makes it possible to share your files with other users in a secure and convenient way. It has multiple applications for desktop and mobile platforms, with the option to listen to music, …

Confluence Allows Corporate Collaboration In A Wiki Like Social Network

You might have looked for Wikis across the web when making a PowerPoint presentation but what if you can create your own customized Wikis for enterprise use? Confluence is a service that serves as a platform for creating Wikis (for businesses). This “enterprise wiki” service by Atlassian has been designed to make it easy for …

Gapminder: Find Statistical Data For Presentations With Videos And Charts

Some people like exploring statistical data to learn about interesting facts, however stats are the last thing that most people consider fun to work with. Gapminder is a non-profit venture to provide people with the chance to explore statistical data in a fun and interesting way. The aim of this venture is to provide stats …

Make Awesome Hand Drawn Diagrams for PowerPoint with SimpleDiagrams

Adding elaborate diagrams to a PowerPoint presentation can help better explain the dynamics of a project, as well as make the presentation more visually appealing. SimpleDiagrams is a great application that enables designing awesome hand drawn diagrams for PowerPoint presentations. Simple Diagrams is an Adobe AIR application and therefore you can install it on multiple …

Give Presentations And Collaborate In A Web Conference With Mikogo

TeamViewer is one of the most famous screen sharing and online collaboration tool, however it can appear too complex to use for some users. If for some reason you do not wish to use TeamViewer, then you can opt for other tools with similar functionality and a more simplified user interface. Mikogo is one such …

Present And Annotate Live Presentations With PDF Presenter

As we all know MS PowerPoint provides many robust options for creating presentations. However, despite the wide range of available options in PowerPoint it can be hard to annotate slides during a live presentation. In such a case a whiteboard with the capability to zoom-in certain objects can be of immense help. PDF Presenter is …