Today I had a lot of success playing with a couple of new finds.
The first was a link from Paul Harrington– Handbrake – a cross platform application that lets you turn DVDs into something that can be published in a podcast or played as a movie. I was a bit skeptical but will give anything a try. A quick download later and I was surprised just how straight forward it was.
We had written a DVD a couple of years ago when iMovie was new and the source files had long ago been forgotten. Ten minutes later my selected DVD chapter was an MP4. I then turned that into a podcast with a much wider audience than it had sitting on a classroom shelf. This is one for the rugby fans with the World Cup coming up soon.
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I also added a ‘How to’ post on my Tech blog on how to use Animoto.
Thank you to Lynne Crowe via Twitter for the heads up that Animoto now embeds in Edublogs. Yay!
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