• HELPFUL LINKS

    Here are a number of helpful links to applications that you can use on your computer at home! Some of the applications on this list are freeware while others are considered open source.  If you have a link or an app that you would like to add please send me an e-mail at cackerman@gvsd.org.

    CLIPART

    A collection of clipart files that are searchable and free to use on any project.

    .GIF TO .MP4

    Free online conversion software that will convert most .GIF files to an .MP4 file extension.

    PHOTO EDITING SOFTWARE

    Online photo editing program that is organized like Photoshop.

    Photopea
    Online photo editing program that supports PSD, XCF, Sketch, XD, and CDR formats.

    PHOTO LINKS

    The following websites offer free photos that can be used, edited, and customized for any project.

     
    PROGRAMMING SOFTWARE
     
    Basic visual programming environment that helps students understand the fundamentals of programming.
     
    Program games and virtual worlds for your PC or XBox.
     
    Slightly more advanced than Scratch. Uses a 3D environment to teach programming concepts. 
     
    Learn Java programming in an interactive and visual environment. 
     
    Great editor for learning how to program, especially programming in Java. 
     
    Good, very flexible text editor that offers support for a large number of languages.

    ROYALTY-FREE MUSIC, INSTRUMENTALS, AND SOUND EFFECTS
    The following websites offer free audio files that can be used in any presentation or video project.

    VIDEO TEMPLATES
    The following websites offer free video templates that can be edited and customized for any video project.

    WEB DESIGN SOFTWARE

    An HTML and CSS editor that Microsoft has released as free software. Windows only.
     
    Good HTML and CSS editor that supports a number of platforms and languages. 
     
    Text-based multi-language editor.