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This is a list of free media software to use for photo, audio, video editing - and more!

Free Media Software


This guide is designed to give you descriptions and links to free and popular media tools and software.  This is not all of the available free software, but simply a starting point on many popular programs.  Please contact the Media & Digital Resource Librarian for more information or a tutorial/workshop/class visit about any of these programs.  HPU Libraries Media Services also welcomes any suggestions for additions to this guide.  


Lenoir Rhyne University LibGuide: Free Software and How Do I Choose? by Jessica O'Brien

Best free photo editing software: 10 top image editors your should try by Mike Williams

Create Online Surveys: Guide to Best Free Services ; Originally prepared by , Daniele Bazzano and Elia Lombardi for MasterNewMedia. First published on October 5th, 2009 and updated on April 20th, 2011.

8 Killer Web Form Builders for your Site by Lauren Hockenson from

The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom by Med Kharbach from Education Technology and Mobile Learning website.  

Five Best Mind Mapping Tools by Alan Henry from

Top 10 Website Builders of 2013 

The 4 Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint by Steve Campbell for

Five Best To-Do List Managers by Alan Henry for

Five Best Note Taking Applications by Alan Henry for

The Digital Writing Workshop: Websites and Apps, a companion site to Troy's Heinemann books The Digital Writing Workshop and Crafting Digital Writing

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Subjects: Communication, Media