Software for Creating Flipped Video
New software is introduced everyday for the creation and processing of digital resources. There are a wide variety of software available form full movie production editing, to simple shoot and load technology. The software for Mac may differ from PC and Apple apps may differ from Android apps.
Each educator needs to find a few pieces of software for media production and a means to upload the digital content and work with them until the production and upload process become part of the educator’s digital toolbox.
Camtasia Studio techsmith.com/Camtasia
Camtasia is another screencasting tool made by Techsmith that allows you to record, customize and edit your content videos. It allows you to record your screen, edit the recordings and more. Camtasia is one of the more commonly used tools used by teachers who flip.
This tool has both a free and a paid option and it works on any platform, since it is web- based. The free version allows you 15 minutes of video capture, and the site also allows you to either host the video on their website or download it for use somewhere else. This website also allows you to upload directly to YouTube.
Screenchomp (iPad App) techsmith.com/screenchomp
If you need a simple basic software, you may find that Screenchomp is all you need to produce content videos. Screenchomp is a Techsmith app made for the iPad. It is a digital whiteboard that allows you to record and easily store your digital materials. Screenchomp’s layout is easy enough even for younger students to be engaged in media production.
ShowMe (iPad App) Showme.com
ShowMe is a simple digital whiteboard that allows you to record your lessons. It offers an online community where you can share videos. ShowMe has an RSS feed function that makes it easy to embed the feed automatically into your online environment, blog or website.
iMovie (Mac, iPad App, iPhone App)
iMovie is part of the iLife package on the Mac. It is also a pretty groovy app for the iPad and iPhone. iMovie makes it easy to turn your home or content videos into amazing trailers and/or films. It uses very user friendly drag and drop features. All you have to do is drag your recorded video, photos, sound track or parts of it, arrange it as you please, drag in titles and transitions. iMovie allows for direct uploads to your YouTube Channel.
Windows Movie Maker
Windows Essentials is a free download from Microsoft. It comes as the basic video editor in the bundle from Microsoft. Movie maker allows you to drag and drop video clips, still images and audio files to create digital content. It allows you to edit video footage but it is a stripped down version of iMovie.
Educreations (iPad App)
Educreations is an iPad app that allows you to use your iPad as a whiteboard. You can upload pictures from your photo album and annotate over them. You can also record your voice as you annotate to create more interesting video lessons.
Explain Everyting (iPad App)
Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design interactive whiteboard that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials. You can import Photos, PDF, PPT, and Keynote files.