Software & Equipment

Adobe Acrobat Pro: view, create, manipulate, print and manage .pdf files

Adobe Dreamweaver: web design and development application that provides a visual WYSIWYG editor and a code editor

Adobe Encore: a DVD authoring tool

Adobe Fireworks: bitmap and vector graphics editor intended to assist web designers in the rapid creation of website prototypes and application interfaces

Adobe Flash: multimedia platform used to add animation, video, and interactivity to web pages

Adobe Illustrator: a vector graphics editor

Adobe InDesign: used to design works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books

Adobe OnLocation: direct-to-disk recording and monitoring software

Adobe Photoshop: primarily pixel-based image editor

Adobe Premiere Pro: timeline-based video editing software application

Audacity: digital audio editor and recording application

Audio Hijack Pro: capture and record audio from any program running under Mac OS X

CamCamX: enables use of the iSight camera on Mac on multiple programs at once

Camtasia: screen capturing and video editing software

Chrome, Firefox, and Safari: web browsers

djay: DJ app for iTunes

Fetch: FTP client software

GameSalad: create video games using a drag-and-drop interface

GarageBand: create music or podcasts

Google Earth: virtual globe, map and geographical information program

iMovie: video editing software

iPhoto: photo-editing software

iWeb: template-based website creation tool

Jing: screencasting software

LibreOffice: free, open-source alternative to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office: includes Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Microsoft Silverlight: write and run rich Internet applications, with features and purposes similar to those of Adobe Flash

MovieCaptioner: program to assist users close-caption video

Photo Booth: small software application for taking photos and videos with an iSight camera

Qamera: an instant camera that creates lossless PNG images with alpha channel transparency

Quickier: record a live movie from any legacy camera input, including camera-driver-enabled apps like CamCamX, Qamera, GrabberRaster, GrabberWindow, and DotMatrix

Seashore: open source image editor, based on GIMP written in Cocoa for Mac OS X

Second Life Viewer: explore, communicate, and connect in Second Life

SketchUp: 3D modeling program used for architectural, civil ,mechanical, film, and video game design

Skype: allows users to communicate with peers by voice, video, and instant messaging over the Internet

Smultron: a text editor noted for its breadth of syntax highlighting and text encoding support

TextWrangler: a text editor that includes syntax highlighting various programming languages, a find and replace function, spell check, and file comparison and extensive scripting support using AppleScript, Python, Perl, Shell scripts, and BBEdit’s native Text Factories

VLC: free cross-platform multimedia player and framework

VUE: free, open source concept mapping application