Digital Media Lab: Tools & Software
iMovie is basic video editing software available on Macs.
Adobe Premiere Pro CC is professional video editing software available on Macs and PCs.
Audio Editing & Composing
Audacity is free, open source software used for recording and editing audio.
GarageBand is music editing software that is popular for creating music and podcasts. It has built-in audio filters that can be used for recording instruments and features over 100 virtual, synthesized instruments.
After Effects CC is compositing and motion graphics software that is installed on the PCs in the lab.
TinkerCad is free 3D design software that is web-based. It is great for beginners and has interactive tutorials.
123D Design is free 3D creation and editing software from Autodesk. It is good for intermediate users.
SketchUp is free 3D modeling software that is very popular and easy to use.
Presentation, Graphics, & Design
Microsoft PowerPoint is popular presentation software used to create slideshows. Users can import images, sounds, and embed video for enhanced presentations.
Adobe Illustrator CC is illustration software that is vector-based. Images can be drawn and edited from scratch using a variety of simple tools that can be easily resized, reshaped and adjusted. It is installed on both the iMacs and the PCs.
Adobe Photoshop CC is graphic design software used for editing and manipulating raster based images, like photos, scans or video. It is installed on both the iMacs and the PCs.
Adobe InDesign CC is desktop publishing software that can be used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. It is installed on both the iMacs and the PCs.
iPhoto is a basic photo editing application for Macs. iPhoto can import, organize, edit, print and share digital photos