This article contains a list of useful and free web applications.
Important: The University of Tampa does not provide technical support for Web 2.0 applications. Never store non-public university files in cloud tools not provided by the university!
- Dropbox: Dropbox
Put your stuff in Dropbox and get to it from your computers, phones, or tablets. Edit docs, automatically add photos, and show off videos from anywhere. Share photos with friends. Work with your team like you're using a single computer. Everything's automatically private, so you control who sees what. Dropbox secures your files with 256-bit AES encryption and two-step verification. Get two (2) GB of FREE space initially and up to 16 GB total of FREE space by referring others. (Only non-sensitive information should be put in Dropbox!) See how it works.
- Diigo: Diigo
Diigo is a free social bookmarking, research, and knowledge sharing tool created to mimic the ease of taking notes while providing a network for sharing and discovering information. Because Diigo is web-based your bookmarks are available on any computer. See how it works.
- Evernote: Evernote
Evernote is a suite type of software and services, designed for taking notes and archiving. Notes come in a variety of items including: a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note.
See how it works.
- SlideBean: Slidebean
SlideBean is a new free tool for creating online slideshows. It provides multiple formats and the ability to search the Web, within the application, for images. See how it works.
- Pinups: Pinups
Pinups is a virtual bulletin board that allows users to keep notes and organize them however they see fit. You can take notes from your browser, share and collaborate with others in real time, and reach your notes from anywhere.
- Pixlr: Pixlr
Pixlar is a cloud-based set of image tools and utilities, including a number of photo editors, a screen recorder browser extension, and a photo sharing service. The suite was intended for non-professionals, however the apps range from simple to advanced photo editing. It can be used on PCs, and on smartphones or tablets using a mobile app. See how it works.
- Easel.ly: Easel
Create eye-catching, informative, and fun graphics on the web. Traditionally, making infographics in order to share things like statistics, lesson plans, and business presentations took time, money, and graphic design skills, but Easel.ly has made it possible for anyone to design a custom infographic in minutes. See how it works.