HD_Links: SnackTools Free Web Apps

SnackTools are free and easy to use web applications designed to create and publish multimedia widgets. These widgets work seamlessly with websites and blog sites including Weebly, WordPress, Blogger, Facebook and many more.

To make your own custom Flash widgets, simply create a user account and look at the tutorials and examples. You will see how quick and easily you can be creating your own interactive flipbooks, banners, slideshows, and more.

Below is a complete list of the tools and their features along with preview images. To see the interactive examples I created for my website/blog visit the Helpful Hints Blog.

BannerSnack - A high quality gif and flash banner maker with transitions & effects.

PhotoSnack - Professional quality photo slideshows with as many pictures as you like & templates.

PodSnack - Custom web audio players with playlists, progress bar players, and mini players.

TubeSnack - Custom video players and playlists from your server or YouTube.

QuizSnack - Online surveys & polls embedded into your website or blog with real time reporting.

FlipSnack - Make perfect flip books from any PDF with a customizable look and size.

How might you use these tools to enhance teaching and learning through your classroom website and/or blog?

Brooke Higgins is an instructional specialist with the eMINTS National Center. You can read more at her blog Higgins Helpful Hints Blog. Special thanks to Debbie Perkins, eMINTS Instructional Specialist for sharing this great resource.

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