Web 2 Tools and free Software


Pivot Stickfigure Animator http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html

Pivot Stickfigure Animator is a unique software that allows you to create stick figure animations easily and without any artistic skills. You can move the sections of the sick figure and easily create a chain of animation frames that can be previewed as you go.

Picassa http://www.primaryschool.com.au/

Click on the Google banner on the bottom right of my home page. With Picasa, you can seamlessly upload and order photo products from some of the web's most popular photo finishers in a click. You can also share photos fast straight from your computer: make gift CDs, send pictures through email, print more easily at home and more.

PhotoFiltre http://www.photofiltre.com/

PhotoFiltre is a complete image editing and effects package that is free. It comes with many features that rival some commercial packages, as well as additional add-on that can be downloaded from the web site.

Photobie http://www.photobie.com/

Photobie is a complete image editing software customized for photo retouching. Photobie is free to use and to distribute.

Emryn Grafxshop http://www.grafxshop.com/

Free, powerful, image and photo editing, page publishing and web authoring software for Microsoft

Windows. PaintStar http://wang.zhenzhou.googlepages.com/

Versatile digital image processing software suitable for such tasks as retouching of photographs, composing and authoring images, image morphing, screen capture, and displaying image thumbnail in Windows Explorer context menu.

Upshot http://www.upshotphoto.com/

Fast Fix intelligently scans the photo for skin tones, sky, foliage and more, then optimally enhances the photo based on this analysis.

WinMorph http://www.debugmode.com/winmorph/

WinMorph is a high performance morphing and warping software.

VIRTUAL DUB http://www.virtualdub.org/

Video editing and video capture program. It supports AVI video capture with internal video capture processing, or processing with AVICap.

Kolorowanka http://www.kolorowanka.k7.pl/

Kolorowanka (name meaning Coloring Book in Polish) is a very easy to use and well featured program which can be used for coloring images, just like in the coloring books.

Beneton Movie GIF http://software.benetonfilms.com/software.php

Beneton Movie GIF is a GIF editing tool. It is simple, quick, and effective.

DeKnop http://deknop.sjfrancke.nl/index.html

Graphics editor that is designed to let you create buttons for your web site without having any graphic design experience.

Gimp http://www.gimp.org/

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.

Tux Paint http://www.tuxpaint.org/

Free, award-winning drawing program for K-6. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

Paint.Net http://www.getpaint.net/index2.html

Paint.NET is image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows. It supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools.

I have started listing WEB 2 online tools below:

Wikis and Blogs

Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia that anyoneå canå edit.

Blogniscient - tracks and filters news that's all the buzz in blogs they rank the "best" of the blogosphere. Read selected blog articles in Politics, sci/tech, sports, entertainment, and business.

Bloglines - a free online service for searching, subscribing to, creating and sharing news feeds, blogs and rich web content.

Portals - Web Pages

Pageflakes - online portal

SuprGlu - piecing your web together

Protopage - This is YOUR page - you can keep it private, or share parts of it with friends or colleagues.

Photo Online Tools

Flickr - store, search.sort and share photos.

VOX - Add your photos to Vox to safely share them with friends and family.

Slide - With Slide player you can create slideshows for your webpage or desktop.


del.icio.us - A social bookmarks manager. Using bookmarklets, you can add bookmarks to your list and categorise them.

Blummy - a free tool for quick access to your favorite web services via your bookmark toolbar.

Furl - Furl saves a personal copy of any page on the Web and lets you to find it again instantly, from any computer. Share the sites you find, and discover useful new sites.

Video / Web Cams

YouTube - Record video from your WebCam directly to YouTube! No upload required.

Participatory Culture Foundation - a free and open way to watch, share, and broadcast video on the internet.


Library Thing. Enter what you're reading or your whole library - it's an easy, library-quality catalog. LibraryThing also connects you with people who read the same things.

Papers - Academic

CiteULike - a free service to help academics to share, store, and organise the academic papers they are reading. When you see a paper on the web that interests you, you can click one button and have it added to your personal library.


LiveJournal - LiveJournal is a simple-to-use communication tool that lets you express yourself and connect with friends online.

Office Tools Online

InetWord - Online Editor (You can edit documents and Web pages)

Ajax 13 - a web based word processor

gOFFICE - Web Office Suite - word processing,- desktop publishing - presentations - spreadsheets

Collaborative Writing

Glypho - A fun new way to read and write novels.

Writeboard - Collaborate with classmates

Sticky Notes Online

Jotcloud - sticky notes for the web


RoundCube - a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. It provides full functionality you expect from an e-mail client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking..

Online File Storage

Box - 1G free storage space

Omnidrive - Omnidrive keeps all your files and folders in one space making it easy to share and even publish content.

Xdrive - 5GB of FREE Secure Online Storage.


Eventful - Browse the world's largest collection of events to find.

Evnt - Calendar events

Resize Photos

RESIZR - an online image resizing and cropping tool that makes it super easy to quickly edit digital camera photos..

ResizR - Image / Photo resizing


CalendarHub - Create multiple personal or group calendars.


PBWiki - create a web page that multiple people can edit.