Digital Storytelling Examples
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Web based video creation and editing tools for digital storytelling.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Prompt Light (free downloadable teleprompter)
CuePrompter Free online teleprompter
MovieClipBiz Teleprompter


Conversion Tools

Zamzar for file conversion
Top Ten Online Video Converters
DVD Flick (Convert video to DVD)
Video to Audio Converter
SaveVideo (download video from portals like YouTube)
Video2MP3 (YouTube to MP3 converter)
KeepVid (Download YouTube videos)
Deturl (Download a Youtube video from any webpage)

YouTube to MP3 Converter


Screen Capture/ Screencast Tools

Aviary (browser extension)

Jing create annotated screen captures & screencasts

Screenpresso (for Windows)

Awesome Screenshot (Chrome and Safari browser extension)

Screenr (for screencasts)

Screenjelly (for screencasts)





Zamzar Adding Video to PowerPoint


YouTube Create Videos


Video Hosting Sites

SubPLY (transcripts and captions)
dotSUB (translate and transcribe)
Vidme (private, free hosting)



Nonfiction & Documentary Films


Green Screen 101


Web-based Video Editors


BlipSnips (skip to needed parts, add comments, embed)



YouTubeVideo Editor

YouTubeTime (link to a specific part of a YouTube clip) (web-based film editor)

Recordr (record yourself using web mic and cam)

Squared5 (MPEG Streamclip: video converter, editor for Mac & Windows)

TubeChop (cut pieces of video)

Viddix (connect Web content to video)

Bubbleply (add bubbles to video)

Jing Project (screen capture to video)

Other screen capture tools

Samanimation (From Tufts, a stop-action video creation tool for download)


Subply (for adding subtitles and voice)

WeToku (interview and record via webcam)

SaveVideo (download video from portals like YouTube)

VidiNotes (edit and create printable summaries of video)

Video Ant (sync video with text-based annotations)

CaptionTube (create captions for your YouTube videos)

VideoPure (view videos without comments, suggestions, & other stuff)



Skip to the good parts
Add comments directly to that moment
Share & embed easily
Use any video from



In-video commenting for your blog or website


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