Have you tried our creative software? These tools provide resources in image, audio and video editing. You can find the creative software folder on the desktop of the library computers. There are 10 open-source creative tools in the folder, ready to use. Try them and boost your creativity!
Here are the current offerings:
123D Design: 3D Sculpting
123D Design is a powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool. Get started quickly with one of the basic shapes provided. You can insert several formats into 123D Design in order not to start from scratch.
Blender: 3D Modeling and Animation
Blender is an open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.
Inkspace: Vector Drawing
Inkscape is an open source vector graphics editor. The Inkscape application is used across a wide variety of industries (marketing/branding, engineering/CAD, web graphics, cartooning) and individual uses.
GIMP 2: Photo Manipulation, Drawing
GIMP 2 is a cross-platform image editor. You can change its source code and distribute your changes. Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools to get your job done.
Paint.NET: Image/Photo Edition
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for PCs that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools.
Scribus: Page Layout
Scribus is a page layout program. Scribus has many unexpected touches, such as powerful vector drawing tools, support for a huge number of file types via import/export filters, emulation of color blindness or the rendering of markup languages like LaTeX or Lilypond inside Scribus.
Audacity: Digital Audio Workstation
Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder. You can use Audacity for recording live video, converting tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs, mixing sounds together and more!
MuseScore: Music Notation
MuseScore is a scorewriter. The main purpose is the creation of high-quality engraved musical scores in a “What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get” environment. There is a mixer to mute, solo, or adjust the volume of individual parts, and chorus, reverb and other effects are supported during playback.
Windows Movie Maker: Video Editing
Windows Movie Maker is a easy-to-use & powerful video creating/editing software application. It contains features such as effects, transitions, titles/credits, audio track, timeline narration, and Auto Movie.
BirdBrain/Snap: BirdBrain Robot Server Links Hummingbird and Finch to Scratch and Snap
Snap is a visual, drag-and drop graphical programming language that allows you to create interactive animations, games, stories, and more.