Tag Archives: Tools

Handbrake

Handbrake is an open-source multithreaded video transcoder available for Mac, Windows and Linux. It enables you to pull from any DVD-like source: Video_TS folder, DVD Image or real DVD and some .VOB and .TS files. Output formats are MP4 and … Continue reading

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Multilingual Zotero (In Test Phase)

Zotero announced today that they will be releasing Multilingual Zotero. This software will allow scholars that working in multiple languages to correctly format multilingual data. It also deletes duplicates. To learn more or to download the Multilingual Zotero, click on … Continue reading

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Google Cloud Connect: Sync Microsoft Office Docs with Google Docs

Google has created an add-on for Microsoft Office called Google Cloud Connect. You can now share your Microsoft Office Docs, Spreadsheets, and PowerPoints by saving a copy in Cloud Connect. Then you can add people to view it and the … Continue reading

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Creating TEI files with OpenOffice or LibreOffice

NOTE: The following no longer seems to work. It seems to have been replaced by OxGarage, an online file conversion utility.  The original jar files are still available in the Sourceforge archives for the project but they will most likely … Continue reading

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Technology in Modern Foreign Languages: A practitioner’s perspective

Technology in Modern Foreign Language is an anothology of blog posts from boxoftricks.net concerning the effective use of mostly web2.0 tools for foreign language teaching. Topics include: using images in the classroom, tools for getting pupils talking, RSS, Wordle and … Continue reading

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