Word Word is a popular and versatile word processing tool used for creating all kinds of paper-based materials

1 – YouTube This video site is both a key learning resource and a place for anyone to share their own video content.

2 – Google Search This powerful web search engine is often described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever really need.

3 – PowerPoint PowerPoint is Microsoft’s versatile presentation tool, used not just for presentations and e-learning but for graphic design and much more.

4 – Google Docs & Drive Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Sheets comprise Google’s office suite.

5 – Twitter This social network is a prime place for professional social networking, for news and updates,

6 – Word Word is a popular and versatile word processing tool used for creating all kinds of paper-based materials.

7 – LinkedIn LinkedIn is a networking service, for connecting with others professionally as well as for finding jobs. Its range of groups is also considered important.

8 – Facebook Although primarily used by individuals for personal networking, it is also a useful tool within education to support both study groups and course sites.

9 – WordPress WordPress is a valuable tool for a number of reasons. It is used by individuals and organizations for blogging, but also to create fully- functioning websites.

10 – Wikipedia Wikipedia is a key resource for quickly finding out about a topic, and then for delving into primary resources for deeper information.

11 – Skype Skype is useful for one-to-one interactions as well as group conversations. Skype for Business means it is also a key enterprise tool, and Skype in the Classroom a key educational tool.

12 – Slack Slack is a team collaboration tool, for real time messaging and file sharing.

13 – WhatsApp Not just a a popular personal messaging app, WhatsApp’s broadcasting and group functionalities make it an important tool in business and education.

14 – Yammer Microsoft’s Enterprise Social Networking platform has become a popular social collaboration and knowledge sharing platform.

15 – Evernote Evernote is a tool – not just for making textual notes but also for web clipping. Notebooks are also shareable.

16 – Dropbox Dropbox is a useful tool for sharing files both publically and privately.

17 – Excel Excel is another versatile tool from Microsoft for personal, corporate and educational use.


18 – Feedly Feedly is an RSS reader – or feed aggregator – that lets you organise, read and share the content of your favourite sites.

19 – Prezi Prezi is seen as an alternative to PowerPoint in that it supports the creation of non-linear presentations.

20 – Kahoot Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system – for education and business.

21 – OneNote OneNote is note-taking software from Microsoft for capturing all of your ideas and to-dos on the go. OneNote for the Classroom is also replacing traditional course management systems.

22 – Trello Trello is a fast and easy way to organise anything – from your day-to-day work, to a personal or team project.

23 – Snagit Techsmith’s Snagit is a screen capture tool that lets you grab an image or video of what you see on your computer screen and then enhance it with text and other effects.

24 – Camtasia Techsmith’s Camtasia is a tool to record, edit and enhance on-screen activity in the form of screencasts.

25 – Articulate Articulate’s stable of e-learning authoring tools includes Studio, Storyline and Storyline2.

26 – Slideshare Slideshare is the place to find and share presentation slidesets as well as other documents and infographics. Owned by LinkedIn.

27 – Pinterest Pinterest is a visual bookmarking site. It provides as a way of saving images together with links to resources.

28 – Zoom Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform.

29 – Powtoon PowToon is an online tool that lets you create animated video explainers.

30 – Audacity Audacity is a free open source tool to record, edit and mix sounds.

31 – TED Talks & TED Ed TED supports annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events. TED Ed is a tool to create lessons around TED Talks and other videos.

32 – Coursera Coursera is an education company that partners with top universities and other organizations to offer online courses for free.

33 – Easygenerator Easygenerator is an all-in-one e-learning authoring app to create courses in the cloud.

34 – Instagram Instagram is a social network based around sharing photos and videos. Owned by Facebook

35 – Moodle Moodle is an open source course management system.

36 – Padlet Padlet is an online noticeboard, which means it can be used for making announcements, keeping notes and online brainstorming.

37 – Canva Canva is an amazingly simple graphic design tool.

38 – Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate is a tool for rapidly creating and maintaining interactive e-learning content.

39 – Gmail Gmail is a free web-based email service from Google.

40 – Google Scholar Google Scholar provides a simple way to search broadly for scholarly literature.

41 – SharePoint SharePoint is an integrated suite of products from Microsoft to create a social intranet and collaboration portal.

42 – Google Forms With Google Forms you can create and analyze quizzes and surveys in your web browser.

43 – Diigo is a social bookmarking, research and knowledge sharing tool. It lets you make personal notes, highlight text on web pages and share them with others.

44 – Google Suite Google Suite (previous known as Google Apps) is a service from Google providing everything you need in one package: Gmail, Google Docs, Drive and more …

45 – Google Maps Google Maps are searchable and zoomable maps of the world. You can find businesses, get directions, and even embed maps in your website.

46 – Adobe Photoshop Photoshop is a photo imaging tool for both professional and serious amateur photographers as well as graphic and web designers.

47 – Pocket lets you save pages on your computer or smartphone to read later, at home or work – even without an internet connection.

48 – iSpring iSpring Solutions offers a range of authoring tools that work with PowerPoint to create e-learning courses and video lectures.

49 – Lynda Lynda offers thousands of courses to acquire software, creative, and business skills. Owned by LinkedIn.

50 – SurveyMonkey SurveyMonkey is an online survey tool. It allows users to design surveys, collect responses, and analyse the responses of their created surveys.

51 – Outlook Outlook is the email client within the Microsoft Office suite.

52 – Vimeo is a video-sharing website where users can upload, view and share videos.

53 – Pixabay is a website for sharing high quality public domain photos, illustrations, vector graphics, and film footage.

54 – Quizlet Quizlet is a website providing learning tools for students, including flashcards, study and game modes.

55 – Typeform is the place to build engaging and conversational online forms, surveys and quizzes.

56 – Scoopit is a social media publishing platform where users curate content on their favourite topics and share it as a visual magazine.

57 – Adobe Acrobat Pro Adobe Acrobat Pro lets you create and control Adobe PDF documents for easy distribution.

58 – Grammarly checks for 250 types of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation mistakes – as well as for plagiarism.

59 – Sway Microsoft’s Sway is a free app to create web content. You can embed a variety of resources into Sway, e.g. images, audio, video, maps, animations, presentations from Office Mix etc, and then share it online.

60 – WebEx Cisco WebEx is web conferencing and meeting software that combines file and presentation sharing with voice, HD video and meeting spaces.

61 – Google Chrome Google Chrome is a web browser that can be used across multiple platforms. There are now many plugins and extensions available to extend its functionality.

62 – Duolingo is a way to learn a language. Practice online or on the app.

63 – Office Mix Office Mix is a free PowerPoint add-in to create create and share interactive online videos.

64 – TweetDeck is a personal social media dashboard for staying in touch with what’s happening and connecting you with your contacts on Twitter.

65 – Udemy Unlike academic MOOC programs, Udemy provides a platform for experts of any kind to create courses.

66 – Adobe Connect Adobe Connect is web conferencing software for web meetings and webinar events.

67 – Kindle & Reader  is a series of e-reader devices developed by Amazon. Desktop and mobile apps are also available so that you don’t now need a separate device to read a Kindle e-book.

68 – GoAnimate is an easy-to-use tool to create professional animated videos.

69 – Google Classroom lets teachers create and organize assignments, provide feedback, as well as communicate with their classes.

70 – Blogger Blogger is a quick and easy way to set up and maintain a blog.

71 – Videoscribe lets you create your own whiteboard-style animations with no design or technical know-how.

72 – Apple Keynote  Apple’s presentation software is available for all Mac and iOS platforms. Keynote presentations can then be controlled using an iPhone, iPad or the Apple Watch.

73 – Screencast-O-Matic Screencast-O-Matic makes screencasting free and easy, with one-click screen capture, online or you can download and install the application on Mac OSX.

74 – Google Sites Google Sites lets you create simple, secure group websites to share information with a few people, a whole organization, or the entire world.

75 – Edmodo is a private social networking platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments.

76 – Adobe Premiere is a timeline- based video editing software application.

77 – Branchtrack is for building scenario-based training. e.g. realistic sales scenarios and role-play simulation online.

78 – Apple iPhone & Apps iPhone is a series of smartphones with access to thousands of Apple and 3rd party applications.

79 – Microsoft Teams  is the chat-based workspace in Office 365.

80 – Flipboard is a social magazine, available for tablets, that curates content from your own feeds and other places.

81 – Google Calendar is a time- management web and mobile application created by Google.

82 – ActExs Tools for Personal & Professional Learning

83 – Lectora is an e-learning authoring tool for creating and delivering interactive multimedia content.

84 – Khan Academy Khan Academy has an extensive library of courses to learn about maths, science, economics, finance, computing and other topics. .

85 – Google Hangouts Google Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and group video calls.

86 – TeamViewer TeamViewer is remote support, remote access, and online meeting software.

87 – H5P lets anyone create, share and reuse interactive HTML5 content.

88 – Xing is a career-oriented social networking site for enabling a small-world network for professionals.

89 – Screenflow is a video editing, screen recording and sharing too.

90 – GoToMeeting is an online meeting tool based on the suite of web conferencing tools by Citrix that also includes GoToTraining and GoToWebinar.

91 – Canvas Canvas is a new style course management system for K12 and Higher Ed.

92 – SoundCloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create.

93 – Socrative Socrative is a student response system that lets teachers engage their classrooms through a series of exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

94 – Wix is an online web development platform to create websites and mobile sites through the use of online drag and drop tools.

95 – Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics app lets you create logos, icons, typography, and complex illustrations for print, web, video, and mobile.

96 – Udutu course authoring software lets you build courses online either on your own or collaboratively with others.

97 – Google Keep lets you capture, edit, share, and collaborate on your notes on any device, anywhere.

98 – Google Plus Google’s social networking site is useful for conversations, resource sharing and for creating communities around topics and events.

99 – Firefox Firefox is an open source web browser with thousands of add-ons that enhance its functionality.

100 – Confluence is collaboration software to create, organise and discuss work with your team.

101 – Audible is the place to find audio books.

102 – MindManager is mindmapping software to create mind maps for brainstorming, process mapping, and concept mapping.

103 – Apple Watch is a smartwatch developed by Apple. It integrates with iOS and other Apple products and services.

104 – OneDrive Store any file on OneDrive, and it’s automatically available from all your phone and computing devices.

105 – Snapchat Snapchat lets you easily talk with friends, view Live Stories from around the world, and explore news in Discover.

106 – FutureLearn offers free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

107 – Quizizz Find and create quizzes. It works on any device with any browser.

108 – HiHaHo lets you create interactive videos.

109 – Thinkific Create, market, and sell courses online from your own website.

110 – Blackboard is an educational course management system and part of a suite of educational tools.

111 – Cite This For Me creates your citations, reference lists and bibliographies automatically using the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles.

112 – Mentimeter is a tool that lets you interact with your audience in real- time. You set the questions and your audience can give their input via a phone or any other device.

113 – Flipgrid is a video discussion platform for education.

114 – Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages.

115 – MindMeister is collaborative brainstorming and mind mapping software that allows its users to visualize their thoughts in the cloud.

116 – MailChimp  is the place to create email campaigns as well as automated email lessons.

117 – Adobe InDesign lets you create everything from printed books and brochures to digital magazines, iPad apps, eBooks, and interactive online documents.

118 – Apple iPad & Apps The Apple iPad together with the huge range of apps available for it – some of which have their own entries on the list – make it a valuable “learning” device.

119 – Nuzzel offers personalized news discovery and curated newsletters for busy professionals.

120 – Apple iMovie Apple’s iMovie makes viewing and working with video as easy as enjoying your photos.

121 – Google Alerts let you monitor the web for interesting new content.

122 – Adapt is an e-learning authoring tool that creates fully responsive, multi- device, HTML5 e-learning content.

123 – Wisemapping is an online editor for mind maps for individuals and business.

124 – Franz is a messaging app that combines chat and messaging services into one application.

125 – Totara is an open source distribution of Moodle developed for the corporate and government market.

126 – Anders Pink is a smart curation tool that helps team collaborate and keep up to date.

127 – Piktochart is design app that requires very little effort to produce high quality infographics.

128 – Unsplash offers free high- resolution photos – to do whatever you want with them.

129 – Vivaldi is a free web browser designed for power-users.

130 – Moovly is an online video maker software that lets you create animated videos and presentations.

131 – Threema end-to-end encrypts all your communications.

132 – Adobe After Effects  is a digital visual effects, motion graphics tool.

133 – Degreed is the Lifelong Learning Platform for both enterprises and individuals.

134 – Omnigraffle is a powerful, yet easy to use diagramming and drawing tool.

135 – Scrivener is a powerful content- generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents.

136 – Explain Everything lets you visualize, share, and grow ideas in an infinite collaborative space.

137 – Google Translate is a free online service for instantly translating text and web pages.

138 – IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections between social channels with one simple statement: If This Then That.

139 – Jing is a screencasting program that lets you capture anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and share it.

140 – Wordle lets you generate word clouds from text that you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and colour schemes.

141 – Adobe Audition is software to mix, edit and create audio content.

142 – Poll Everywhere lets you gather live responses in conferences, presentations and classrooms – using SMS, Web or Twitter.

143 – Weebly makes it easy to create a high-quality website, blog or online store.

144 – Office Lens trims, enhances and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable.

145 – Apple Pages is word processing software, s part of the iWork productivity suite.

146 – Go Conqr is a personal learning environment that allows students & teachers to create, discover and share learning resources.

147 – Medium is a place to read, write, and interact with the stories that matter most to you.

149 – Basecamp is a web-based tool that lets you manage and track projects.

150 – Lesson.ly is modern learning software that helps sales and support teams do better work.

151– BlueJeans is a cloud-based video conferencing service that connects participants across a wide range of devices and conferencing platforms.

152 – Hootsuite is a social media dashboard that monitors mentions, track results and schedule updates.

153 – ANewSpring is an adaptive e-learning platform. It is a next generation LMS that lets you create and deliver personalized social and blended learning courses.

154 – Adobe Spark is a free graphics app to create social graphics, web stories and animated videos.

155 – Tableau is an interactive data visualization tool.

156 – iTunes & iTunes  is a digital media player. iTunes U is a section of Apple’s iTunes Music Store that features free educational audio and video from universities and other organizations to download.

157 – edX edX is a MOOC provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines including some at no charge.

158 – Axonify is an all-in-one platform that empowers people with the knowledge they need to impact the business.

159 – Animoto is a service that lets you turn your photos, video clips, and music into videos to share with everyone.

160 – Desire2Learn (D2L) provides a LMS for next-generation online teaching and learning, known as Brightspace.

161 – PebblePad is a Personal Learning Space and portfolio platform, used in colleges, universities and professional bodies. Can be used independently by individuals.

162 – Appear.in offers video conversations for up to 8 people for free.

163 – Aurasma is an augmented reality app that changes the way people see and interact with the world.

164 – Blinkist lets you read the key lessons from 2,200+ nonfiction books in 15 min or less. Bite-sized insights in audio or text.

165 – Alison provides free online courses from the world’s top publishers.

166 – TodaysMeet lets you set up a backchannel for an event. It gives you a private chat room where you and your audience can have a conversation together.

167 – Smartup lets you create micro- learning courses and content, enhanced with interactive gamification.

168 – Inoreader is a content reader built especially for power users who want to save time. Inoreader is not just another RSS reader – it’s a vibrant community of content curators.

169 – Jive helps people and organizations Work Better Together

170 – Freemind is a free mind mapping tool. 171 – ENTiTi enables anyone to create interactive virtual and augmented reality content without any developer skills.

172 – Viddyoze is web based 3D animation and video software.

173 – Join.me is free screen sharing, online meetings and team collaboration software.

174 – WeVideo is cloud based online video editing software. Available on Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC and Chromebook.

175 – Curatr is a learning platform which enables rapid delivery of gamified courses.

176 – Bing is Microsoft’s web search engine

177 – BigBlueButton is a web conferencing system for universities and colleges.

178 – GoodReader is the super-robust PDF reader for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

179 – Quick Scan new Quick Scan is a quick and powerful QR Code Reader (for iOS and Android)

180 – Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

181 – Remind is a free real-time messaging app that helps teachers, students, and parents communicate quickly and efficiently.

182 – Reeder 3 is a news reader for Mac and iOS. 183 – Typorama lets you create amazing visuals by “automagically” transforming your text and photos into beautiful typographic designs

184 – Zeef is where you find and create lists of links about your favourite topics.

185 – Stitcher Listen to over 65,000+ radio shows and podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, Android or PC – anytime, anywhere

186 – Talkbook is a lead generation platform for presenters.

187 – My Study Life  is a free cross platform planner app for students, teachers and lecturers designed to make your study life easier to manage.

188 – Schoology  is a course management system and social network for K-12 schools and higher education institutions.

189 – Asana is a web and mobile application designed to help teams track their work.

190 – Talkwalker Alerts is the best free and easy alternative to Google Alerts. Monitor the Web for interesting new content about your name, brand or any topic.

191 – Citavi is a reference management, knowledge organization, and task planning solution.

192 – LICEcap is simple animated screen capture.

193 – Zapier Connect your apps and automate workflows.

194 – Voicethread is an online application that allows users to have conversations around digital media.

195 – Ultra Hal Assistant  is a conversational system for your Windows PC based on award winning artificial intelligence technology.

196 – Mozello lets you create beautiful, modern and mobile-ready websites, blogs or online stores in just 5 minutes.

197 – Seesaw empowers students to independently document their learning with built-in creative tools.

198 – DeepL Translator  is a translation tool that applies machine learning to translation.

199 – Kizoa is a free online movie maker, video maker, and slideshow maker.

200 – Wolfram Alpha is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world’s facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics.



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