Useful Fee Software for Online Teaching and Learning

If you are teaching online with a small budget and a paucity of registered software products, the following fee programs may be of assistance.

This web resource can take Microsoft Word documents and convert them to “clean” HTML documents, with the tons of special formatting removed.  Works via cut and paste.  If you are blackboard user, you know documents that you cut and paste from Word look absolutely terrible.  That is because Word is adding a ton of hidden code to your text, and Blackboard is trying to convert all of that extra stuff into HTML.  This program cleans it up, and you can simply paste it into Blackboard using the HTML tool.


Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.  This software allows you to record and edit sound files.


BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web. Powered by Gecko, the rendering engine of Firefox, it’s a modern and robust solution to edit Web pages in conformance to the latest Web Standards.


FTP files easily to your server.


CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs)

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