Media Tools

Here is some links to Multimedia Resources. 


Open Toonz –  tool used by Studio Gibli for animation that is now open source

Photoshop Express Photo Editor 4+ – Collage Maker,Edit Raw Picture

Adobe Photoshop Sketch 4+ – Drawing everywhere

Adobe Spark Video 4+ – Video Editor, Slideshow Maker

Adobe Lightroom Photo Editor 12+ – Photo Editing & Pro Camera

Adobe Photoshop Mix  4+ Cut out, combine, create

Adobe Illustrator Draw 4+ – Create Vector Art

Adobe Spark Page 4+ – Slideshow & Website Creator

Adobe Photoshop Fix 4+ – Adobe Inc.

Adobe Capture 4+ – Asset Creation for Designers

Adobe Spark Post for Graphics 4+ – Templates & Collage Design

Adobe Premiere Rush for Video 4+ – Create, edit & share videosAdobe Comp 4+

Adobe Aero 4+  – Interactive Augmented Reality

Pre Production Resources – PSTV has gathered various link for pre production.

Post Production Resources – PSTV has gathered various links for post production.

Royalty Free Music Resources – Royalty Free Music links

Krita –  is a professional FREE and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone. concept art
texture and matte painters illustrations and comics – A google app

Animoto – A  making software to make it easy.

OCENAUDIO – Very minimal Audio editing tool.

Media Human – Youtube downloader

2 Many Robots – Free audio health check tool

FREAC –  Free audio conversion tool

Inkscape  Draw Freely – for designers and doodlers

GitHub – GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.

Jubler – Is a subtitle editor

DJ Your Way – Mixxx integrates the tools DJs need to perform creative live mixes with digital music files.
Whether you are a new DJ with just a laptop or an experienced turntablist, Mixxx can support your style and techniques of mixing.

Ardour  –  Record, Edit and Mix on any platform for free.

Mixvibes Here is DJ software that has a free limited demo version to try out

Blender, a popular free 3d editing software often used to create 3d tv bumper logos.

Github– Subtitler

LMMS – Make beats easier then ever

Vuo – Mulitimedia presentation tool

Heilo Project –  Music Composition software for macs

Vidrio – Tool for creating training videos

Popboardz – Simple tile presentations

Ossia Score – Free open source sequencer

Subtitles – The editor

Medibang Paint – Digital Comic book tool – Draw anywhere

Lightworks – Video Creation software

SuperCollider – SuperCollider is a platform for audio synthesis and algorithmic composition, used by musicians, artists, and researchers working with sound. It is free and open source software available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Subler – Subtitle application

Open Shot – Music video editor

Podbean – Podcasting software

808 Studio – Free fun 808 software

Voice spinner – Manipulate your voice

Pencil2D – open source, with a straightforward interface.  great for beginners who are new to animation.

OpenToonz – open source, with a more complicated interface. Professional animators use this program (Ghibli, Steven Universe, Futurama).

Blender – open source, program to do 2D animation in because you can seamlessly blend 3D into it.

Daz3D – Create your own 3d Universe

LuxCoreRender -LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxCoreRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality.

Caption – Sub titler for movies. Caption takes the effort out of finding and setting up the right subtitles. A simple design, drag & drop search, and automatic downloading & renaming let you just start watching. Caption is multi-platform, open-source, and built entirely on web technology.

JQBX – Lets you play and listen to music in sync with friends or the public. Integrates with Spotify.

My Very Own Bitsbox App – Over a million kids have built apps on our website, and we have subscribers in over 70 countries.

Hybrid.  is a multi platform (Linux/Windows/MacOS (non-ARM)) Qt based frontend for a bunch of other tools which can convert nearly every input to x264/x265/Xvid/VP9/AV1… + ac3/ogg/mp3/aac/flac inside an mp4/m2ts/mkv/webm/mov/avi container, a Blu-ray or an AVCHD structure.

FFworks – A Comprehensive Media Tool for macOS

ffmpeg  – A complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video

Verto Studio – Launchpad to any reality! (AR/VR/3D modeling)

UVI – GATEWAY TO UVI SOUNDS Free player for all UVI Soundbanks, Powerful built-in effects and arpeggiator, Intuitive browser with search and tagging features

Photopea – Photopea Online Photo Editor lets you edit photos, apply effects, filters, add text, crop or resize pictures. Do Online Photo Editing in your browser for free!

IVcam – iVCam turns your Phone/Pad into an HD webcam for Windows PC, which has a much better quality than most webcams and is compatible with all webcam-enabled applications. Replace your USB webcam or integrated webcam now with your Phone/Pad! It’s also a perfect baby monitor, spy-cam, security camera and pet-cam.

Blender -Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline.

Blackhole Audio – Route Audio Between Apps. BlackHole is an open source virtual audio driver that allows applications to pass audio to other applications with zero additional latency.

Shotcut – Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor.

Helio – Distraction-free Helio is an attempt to rethink a music sequencer to create a tool that feels right. It provides a lightweight UI to help you get into the zone and focus on your ideas.

Radium  – Music Editor

Metasequoia4 – 3D Modeling Software

Vectornator – Vectornator is an intuitive illustration software that empowers you to design anything you can imagine. Create sophisticated digital art with precise vector tools.

Synfig Studio – Open-source 2D Animation Software for Windows, Linux and OSX

Markerless Motion Design – Free Design software

2D Animation Tools – This website gives top 10 2D tools

OpenShot Video Editor – Free video editing software – AI + Computer Vision + Audio Effects!

Tribute – Tribute makes it simple to create a group video gift that you can give on any important occasion.

Cartoon Brew – VR Paint tool set free – Drawing Tool Quill To Its Creator

UVI Workstation – GATEWAY TO UVI SOUNDS, Free player for all UVI Soundbanks, Powerful built-in effects and arpeggiator, Intuitive browser with search and tagging features

7 Free online DJ makers – Need free DJ software, check this out

Stargate DAW – A digital audio workstation (DAW) with a powerful pattern-based workflow.

3D Studio -The First Hyper-Realistic 3D NFT Collection Built for the Metaverse featuring stunning 3D models fully rigged for use in Unity, Unreal Blender, streaming, and more.

Medibang Paint -Manga Tutorial for Beginners 08 Let’s draw frames and speech bubbles.

Natron – Open source compositing software for VFX and Motion Graphics

VideoProc Vlogger -VideoProc Vlogger is intuitive and capable video editing software for all creators. Make cinematic videos for everyday creativity, special moments, or fun.

FX Software – HitFilm Express is free video editing software with professional-grade VFX tools and everything you need to make awesome content, films or gaming videos. Perfect for beginners, film students, gamers, YouTubers, or any creative without a budget.

Gideros – Gideros is free and open sourced and provides the cross-platform technology to create amazing games. In a couple of hours, you’ll find yourself building and running your next great game.

Ossia Score – A free, open-source, cross-platform intermedia sequencer for precise and flexible scripting of interactive scenarios.
Control and score any OSC-compliant software or hardware: Max/MSP, PureData, openFrameworks, Processing…

QPrompt – Personal teleprompter software for all video makers. Built with ease of use, productivity, and smooth performance in mind. QPrompt’s runs on Linux, Windows, macOS, and Android. QPrompt is written in C++ and QML, using the Qt and Kirigami frameworks to provide a fast and flexible interface that works for tablet and PC based teleprompters alike.

OpenBoard – Interactive whiteboard for schools and universities

MediaArea is an open source software company focused on digital media analysis. We develop and support tools that aid developers in integrating digital media file investigation into their work.

Intel® OSPRay Studio is an open-source and interactive visualization and ray tracing application that leverages Intel OSPRay as its core rendering engine. It can be used to load complex scenes requiring high fidelity rendering or very large scenes requiring supercomputing resources.

revealjs – Create Stunning Presentations on the Web reveal.js is an open-source HTML presentation framework. It’s a tool that enables anyone with a web browser to create fully-featured and beautiful presentations for free.

Slides – Make better presentations Slides lets you create professional slide decks and makes you look great presenting them.

Cartoonizer Mac: Cartoon yourself on Mac with AI Easily add cartoon effects and turn photos into cartoons on MacOS. Cartoonize your pictures like an artist.

Kdenlive Free and Open Source Video Editor

Ultimate Mac Teleprompter – Teleprompter is easy to use and packs professional power.

Phoronix – DreamWorks Animation To Open-Source MoonRay Renderer

Vuo -Vuo is an application to help people develop interactive experiences, live performances, digital media, and more. Whether you’re more of a hacker or an artist, you can develop creative technology with Vuo. From prototype to final product, Vuo takes care of most of the technical details so you can focus on bringing your ideas to life.
Many Access Channels across the country have also created videos on how to create, utilize and troubleshoot media projects and equipment.  You can learn more by going to the following websites.

Mastodon – Social networking that’s not for sale. Your home feed should be filled with what matters to you most, not what a corporation thinks you should see. Radically different social media, back in the hands of the people.

DiffusionBee – MacAI creator app

Praxis – PraxisLIVE v5 hybrid visual live programming rethinking general purpose and creative coding

VIOSO – Test pattern generation

Fotor – This is a free AI Photo Editor


CMAC Media Production Tutorials –Can be found here

Media Factory – Working with what you have, Click Here

WHY Yellow– Great training tool about color and graphics Click Here

FREE STOCK – Photos, icons, vectors, and photos – Amazing donation /free-based resource.

How To Record Music at Home: The Complete Guide for Bedroom Producers

Focusrite Compression Gain the confidence and skills to mix vocals like a pro by checking out our video tutorial below.