Picassa, Audacity, Tinderbox and cMap

cMap: Mind Mapping
Free for non-profit use
(plus Learning management system called Leo)
From the site: “The CmapTools program empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps. It allows users to, among many other features, construct their Cmaps in their personal computer, share them on servers (CmapServers) anywhere on the Internet, link their Cmaps to other Cmaps on servers, automatically create web pages of their concept maps on servers, edit their maps synchronously (at the same time) with other users on the Internet, and search the web for information relevant to a concept map.”

Tinderbox: (Personal) Knowledge management and moreOnly for Mac’s, but will be out for the PC sometime.
Commercal product.
Met a bunch of people at Blogtalk Downunder who used this all the time. (Plus we also met Mark Bernstein who wrote the product)
From the Tinderbox site:
“Tinderbox is a personal content management assistant. It stores your notes, ideas, and plans. It can help you organize and understand them. And Tinderbox helps you share ideas through Web journals and web logs.”

Audacity: open source sound editor/recorder
From the site: ‘Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems’

Picasa: image management
Free – from Google
The program you have been waiting for if you run a PC and do not have iPhoto. Superb!!

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