Tools for Making Films

Video Editing

Blabberize
Blabberize makes photos talk.

Crazy Talk
Crazy Talk provides an animation experience with tools designed for aspiring and pro animators.

GoAnimate
GoAnimate allows users to make videos quickly and easily, without having to draw or download anything.

JellyCam
JellyCam provides free stop-motion software on the web.

JW Player Online Editor
With JW Player Online Editor, different modules can be put together to create and edit rich media content for web and mobile publishing. Main modules include frame-level cut, effects & transitions, multi-track editing, text editor, video templates, web/mobile import & export, APIs for third-party integration and automatic video generation, etc.

Loopster
Loopster is a feature-rich and simple online video editing application.

Magisto
Magisto turns everyday videos into exciting, memorable movies.

Powtoon
Powtoon is a minimalist, user-friendly, and intuitive presentation software that allows users with no technical or design skills to create engaging professional animated presentations.

Stop Frame Animator
Stop Frame Animator is a tool for creating animated stop-motion movies using a simple drag and drop process.

VideoToolbox
VideoToolbox is an advanced online video editor and file converter.

WeVideo
WeVideo is an online platform for collaborative video production in the cloud.

YouTube Editor
YouTube Editor is free video editing software from YouTube that includes royalty-free audio clips.

Audio

Audacity
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, and multilingual audio editor and recorder. You can use it to record live audio, convert tapes and records into digital recordings, edit sound files, and cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.

Audio Expert
Audio Expert is a free and simple online audio editor, file converter, and sound recorder. It will allow you to modify the file format of your files, their bit rate, frequency, etc.

Freesound
Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons-licensed sounds. Browse, download, and share sounds.

Incompetech

Incompetech provides royalty-free music for video projects.

Internet Archive’s Live Music Library
Internet Archive’s Live Music Library provides high-quality live concerts in a lossless, downloadable format. The Internet Archive has teamed up with etree.org to preserve and archive as many live concerts as possible for current and future generations to enjoy.

Musopen
Musopen is a nonprofit focused on improving access and exposure to music by creating free resources and educational materials. Recordings, sheet music, and textbooks are available to the public for free, without copyright restrictions.

Ujam
Ujam is an audio mixing and song creation program.

Graphics & Photo Editing

Canva
[social_quote duplicate=”yes” align=”default”]Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs[/social_quote]. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations, and so much more.

Fotor

Fotor allows you to resize, crop, and adjust a photo’s brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, tone, and colors. You can also add a photo effects, photo frames, clip art, text, or use its color splash, mosaic, and big aperture tools.

FXmypics
FXmypics is a free web service that allows anyone to upload photos and apply effects from a comprehensive FX Library.

GIMP
GIMP is for advanced photo retouching techniques. Get rid of unneeded details using the clone tool or touch up minor details with the healing tool.

iPiccy
iPiccy allows you to edit pictures, apply photo effects, and add text or paint. Enjoy free photo editing online.

PIXLR
PIXLR provides a full-featured photo editing online for free.


Sumo Paint

Sumo Paint is a powerful graphics editor for your web browser and PC.

Storyboards

ACMI Storyboard Generator
With ACMI Storyboard Generator, you can create a digital storyboard.


Printable Paper

Printable Paper offers printable storyboard templates.

Teleprompters

CuePrompter
CuePrompter is a free teleprompter/autocue service. Your browser works like a teleprompter. No extra software is required.

Easy Prompter
Easy Prompter provides a free, web-based, plugin-free, browser independent, online, and offline teleprompter.


What about you? What tools are you using? Please let me know your thoughts and experiences in the comments.