Welcome to the latest collection of tools and apps for your learning, design and technology toolbox. This bi-weekly collection includes 50 of the most useful tools I’ve collected since the last edition. Thanks for reading!
Created for PC users by PowerPoint experts, the BrightSlide add-in will help you create, polish, and edit presentations at speed. It will supercharge your workflow with a bunch of incredible PowerPoint productivity and design tools, functions and shortcuts that go way beyond PowerPoint’s normal functionality.
Splitting and merging text boxes, matching the size and location of objects across slides, adding items to existing groups without losing any formatting, managing master slides and fine grained typography control are just a few of the many things you can do with BrightSlide. And best of all? It’s totally free!
Apps of the Day
Boost sales efficiency with high-converting presentations, slide-by-slide analytics and viewer feedback tools.
H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content – all you need is a web browser and a web site that supports H5P.
OpenShot is an award-winning free and open-source video editor for Linux, Mac, and Windows. Create videos with exciting video effects, titles, audio tracks, and animations.
The Worlds leading desktop marker software. Epic Pen is an easy to use yet powerful desktop annotation tool for windows. You can draw, write and highlight directly over most Windows desktop applications, including presentation software, webpages, videos, universal annotation tool, creative studios and even games.
Presentation utility for zooming and drawing on the screen.
With Zest, users can record their screen and voice and instantly share their feedback in less time than it would take to take screenshots, annotate them and type an email.
Toasty is a video meeting platform that empowers you to engage your audience and drive collaborations in virtual meetings and workshops. It has built-in activities, flexible breakout rooms, and integration with collaboration tools, to bring the best versions out of every participant.
We build powerful spaces for collaboration and knowledge creation in online Communities of Practice. Harness your organization’s collective intelligence and discover untapped knowledge.
Tweek is a fast and free to do list app to organize your tasks online with Google Calendar. A lightweight weekly planner to maintain your focus and boost productivity week over week.
Snackwyze: Explain simply with interactive walkthroughs Create and publish interactive walkthroughs from screen recording in seconds. Snackwyze walkthroughs work great for software demos, product tours, step-by-step guides and more.
Type Studio ― The easiest way to add subtitles to your video. The easiest tool to add subtitles to your video automatically. We automatically generates Subtitles from your video so you can add them with only one click.
Google Primer App – Learn Business & Marketing Skills The Primer app is a fast, easy way to learn new business and marketing skills. Take free lessons in the app on topics like digital marketing, creating a website, and building your brand.
Retool | Build internal tools, remarkably fast. Retool is the fast way to build internal tools. Drag-and-drop our building blocks and connect them to your databases and APIs to build your own tools, instantly. Connects with Postgres, REST APIs, GraphQL, Firebase, Google Sheets, and more. Built by developers, for developers. Trusted by startups and Fortune 500s. Sign up for free.
IRA Design – Build your own amazing illustrations @ Creative Tim Build your own amazing illustrations.
Bubbles: Video and Screenshot Collaboration Capture videos and screenshots, drop comments, and share with your teammates to collaborate in-context.
Download free illustrations to power up your projects | Stories Customize our illustrated concepts and animate them to make your landing page, app or presentation stand out
Candu | Native Web Builder Discover the first native web builder for your product. Drag and drop UI components to drive activation, enable discovery, and improve retention.
Shotcut – Home Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux
involve.me | The User Engagement Platform Engage Your Users With Interactive Content. Acquire & keep customers involved. Build Quizzes, Calculators, Forms, Surveys and Lead pages.
Brackets – A modern, open source code editor that understands web design. A modern, open source text editor that understands web design.
Thunkable: Drag and Drop App Builder for Android and iOS Thunkable is the platform where anyone can build their own mobile apps. Available for iOS and Android.
Your Cloud-Based E-Learning Authoring Tool | isEazy isEazy is the simplest authoring tool for creating e-learning courses. You’ll be amazed at the results!
Gradient Backgrounds – The Best Gradient Sites All in One Place Discover the best gradient backgrounds from a curated collection of the ultimate list of gradient sites. With 1000+ gradients, it’s easy to find the color!
IconShock Free icons pack for download, fully editable vector icon sets including free SVG and PNG icons. Use them for all your apps, web and social media projects. Featuring popular styles like Flat and Material.
Intuitive Conversational Chatbot Builder | Landbot.io Create conversational landing pages, conversational websites, interactive surveys, lead generation bots & more. Intuitively. Without code.
7taps. Anyone can make high-impact courses in minutes. 7taps is the easiest way to train your frontline staff. And no: you don’t have to be eLearning guru to make engaging courses.
Screen Recording Software for Mac & PC | CloudApp CloudApp screen recording software for Mac & PC. Record video, webcam, GIFs, capture your screen and share it instantly to the cloud.
ScreenRequest: Simple Screen Recording with No Installs ScreenRequest is a simple screen recording tool that allows your customer to easily send you a screen recording. Triage support issues or get feedback.
Responsive web design tool, CMS, and hosting platform | Webflow Build responsive websites in your browser, then launch with our world-class hosting or export your code. Discover the professional website platform built for your business.
Color Pick. – Pick colors from around you for your next project Pick colors from around you for your next project
Listy · The things you love, privately saved and beautifully listed. Listy is a tool to keep track of your favorite things privately using lists. You can save in the same app your favorite restaurants, movies, books, video games or anything you want.
CuratedStack (No-Code) Template | Build a curated directory of websites without or with code Collection of free design tools and resources for makers, developers and designers
Turn Spreadsheet into Word Documents | sheet2doc Turn a single CSV or Excel Sheet into multiple Word Documents.
Create beautiful event websites, sell tickets and collect registrations – from Google Sheets! Sell tickets, collect event registrations on your beautiful event website and never worry about downloading your data – it’s already saved in your Google Drive!
SpreadSimple — a blazing-fast way to create and manage websites using Google Sheets | SpreadSimple — spreadsimple.com SpreadSimple uses the data in your Google spreadsheet to create styled websites with a variety of customizable features. Harness the power of Google Sheets to manage your inventory, prices, and orders.
AudioMass – Audio Editor AudioMass is a free full-featured web-based audio & waveform editing tool
Sharetable – www.sharetable.io Sharetable allows you to securely share data from your Airtable with your customers, partners and team
BreakPoint Ends Boring PowerPoint Meeting Break Slides! — www.presentationpoint.com BreakPoint makes an end to boring PowerPoint meeting break slides by adding a live counter, clock, weather and a random quote to your slide.
Mlc powerpoint add-in: skyrocket your productivity and get beautiful slides done in minutes — www.mauriziolacava.com From presentation makers to presentation makers, MLC PowerPoint Add-in is a proven tool to speed up your recurrent tasks in PowerPoint.
Powerpoint Presentations Slide & Deck Image Add-in – Shutterstock — www.shutterstock.com Create presentation decks with stunning visuals using the free Shutterstock Powerpoint add-in. Learn about the plugin and get stock images for your slides.
Annotate, Edit & Share Images | Good Annotations Increase your teams communication with Good Annotations. Take your screenshots with online capture tools, edit within your browser & share with a link.
Starting a new project? Save yourself the pain of coding HTML email and use these tested, accessible and beautiful emails.
Get stuff actually done this time – Lunatask Get stuff actually done with Lunatask. All-in-one task manager, habit and mood tracker, and pomodoro timer for macOS.
Quarkly – Design tool for creating websites and web apps. A unique tool for webmasters, designers and developers. Here you can create websites as quickly as in website builders and as beautifully as in graphic editors.
Quire – Unfold Your Ideas The best collaborative project management software for breaking down goals in hierarchical lists.
Supercreative Radio | Nonstop music for creatives Hit play, sit back, create. The Supercreative Radio is a curation by Ben Issenmann of over 1000 songs to work to. Vibe: French Touch, electro, alternative.
PostSheet – No-code email service for non-technical people Send personalized emails using Google Sheets