Digital Toolbox

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Name Type Description Described by

Audioboo

⋅ Audio hosting and distribution

⋅ Mobile recording apps

“We are a mobile & web platform that effortlessly allows you to record and share audio for your friends, family or the rest of the world to hear.” (source)

jared

Broadcastr

⋅ Audio hosting and distribution

⋅ Mobile recording apps

"Broadcastr is an app for iPhone and Android that creates intimate and immersive experiences by unlocking pictures and audio relevant to where you are. It turns your smartphone into a multimedia guide to the world, and everyone can contribute." (source)

jared

Drupal

⋅ CMS

“Drupal is open source software maintained and developed by a community of 630,000+ users and developers... Drupal project's principles encourage modularity, standards, collaboration, ease-of-use, and more.” (source)

jared

Joomla

⋅ CMS

“Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available.” (source)

jared

Omeka

⋅ CMS

“Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Its ‘five-minute setup’ makes launching an online exhibition as easy as launching a blog... Omeka falls at a crossroads of Web Content Management, Collections Management, and Archival Digital Collections Systems: ” (source)

jared

Project Pad

⋅ Audio annotation and mark-up

"Project Pad is a project to build a web-based system for media annotation and collaboration for teaching and learning and scholarly applications. The system offers an easy to use "direct manipulation" user interface." (source)    

jared

SoundCloud

⋅ Audio hosting and distribution

⋅ Mobile recording apps

“SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks. SoundCloud can be accessed anywhere using the official iPhone and Android apps, as well as hundreds of creation and sharing apps built on the SoundCloud platform.” (source)

jared

SpeakerText

⋅ Transcription

SpeakerText is a fee-based service that provides transcripts of video or audio recordings. You point the company to your files or URLs and they provide the transcripts as text or XML files. The CaptionBox product (fee-based) provides interactive transcripts for the video content on your website. Users can quote a specific portion of a video thanks to the interactive transcript. A WordPress plugin is available.  

annie

TAPoR

⋅ Textual analysis

TAPoR is a web-based portal that contains a suite of text-analysis tools. The TAPoR project is a CFI project involving scholars at six different Canadian universities.

annie

TAToo

⋅ Textual analysis

“TAToo (Text Analysis for me Too) is a Flash widget that you can embed in web pages to call basic text analysis tools. It is a good way to introduce web visitors to text analytics.”This is one of the tools developed by by TAPoR project.

annie

Telemata

⋅ CMS

⋅ Sound visualization

“Telemeta is a free and open source web audio content management system which introduces useful and secure methods to backup, index, transcode, analyse and publish any digitalized audio file with its metadata. It is dedicated to professionnals who wants to easily organize, backup, archive and publish documented sound collections of audio files, CDs, digitalized vinyls and magnetic tapes over a strong database, in accordance with open web standards.” (source)

jared

TokenX

⋅ Textual analysis

TokenX is “a text visualization, analysis, and play tool” The tool includes: text highlighting based on patterns in words; showing keywords in context; replacing words with blocks; word concordances sorted alphabetically or by frequency; word usage statistics; word substitution; user-selected replacement of words with images; creative exploration of texts” developed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (source).

annie

TranscriberAG

⋅ Audio annotation and mark-up

⋅ Transcription

"TranscriberAG is designed for assisting the manual annotation of speech signals. It provides a user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI) for segmenting long duration speech recordings, transcribing them, labeling speech turns, topic changes and acoustic conditions.   TranscriberAG is geared toward the needs of the speech research community, but its features might be found useful for other applications. It uses the Annotation Graph format as native format but can read a number of other annotation formats. (source)   "This new version is based on Annotation Graphs (AG), the default format of the new annotation files: the associated XML-based format is named tag, and file names are suffixed .tag." (source)

jared

Variations audio timeliner

⋅ Audio annotation and mark-up

"The Variations Audio Timeliner is an audio annotation and analysis tool for creating and labeling bubble diagrams. These diagrams can be used to navigate music or other audio for detailed study." (source)

jared

VoiceThread: conversations in the cloud

⋅ Audio annotation and mark-up

"A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.   Users can doodle while commenting, use multiple identities, and pick which comments are shown through moderation. VoiceThreads can even be embedded to show and receive comments on other websites and exported to MP3 players or DVDs to play as archival movies." (source)

jared

Voyeur

⋅ Textual analysis

“Voyeur is a web-based text analysis environment. It is designed to be user-friendly, flexible and powerful.”

annie

WordPress

⋅ CMS

“WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes, WordPress is limited only by your imagination.” (source)

jared