Audio Resources

Tools for editing and creating audio files

Audacity (free cross-platform sound editor)

Spoken Text (free text to audio – MP3 converter)

MacSpeech Dictate (voice recognition software for Macs)

Voice Thread (“VoiceThread is an online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways – using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) – and share them with anyone they wish. A VoiceThread allows group conversations to be collected and shared in one place, from anywhere in the world.” – from the VoiceThread Wiki)

VoiceThread for Education Wiki – A wiki to collect information on the way that teachers use VoiceThread in their classrooms for educational purposes

ScriptVOX Studio – Add voices and images to text (Free)

Free Sound Effects

PacDV Free Sound Effects

Partners in Rhyme (free sound effects and music)

F7 (free sound effects – wav files)

Audacity (free cross-platform sound editor)

Spoken Text (free text to audio – MP3 converter)