October 31, 2015
Mac is undoubtedly a powerful piece of gadgetry that empowers students with endless possibilities to create, explore, and learn. There are now tons of apps in Mac app store designed specifically to meet students learning needs. We have already reviewed several examples of these apps. Today, however, we are sharing with you some excellent Mac apps to use with students in class to unleash their learning potential and unleash their creativity.
Screenflow is a powerful and easy to use screen recording and editing software for Mac users. The app comes in with a set of advanced features allowing you to make high quality video screencasts. Screenflow allows you to 'record the contents of your entire monitor while also capturing your video camera, iOS device, microphone and your computer audio.'
5- iBooks Author
‘Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Start with one of the Apple-designed templates that feature a wide variety of page layouts. Add your own text and images with drag-and-drop ease. Use Multi-Touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, Keynote presentations, 3D objects, and more. Preview your book on your iOS device or Mac at any time. Then submit your finished work to the iBooks Store in a few simple steps. And before you know it, you’re a published author.’
‘With a streamlined design and intuitive editing features, iMovie lets you enjoy your videos and tell stories like never before. Browse your video library, share favorite moments, and create beautiful movies that you can edit at resolutions up to 4K. You can even start editing movies on an iPhone or iPad, and finish them on a Mac. And when your movie is ready for its big premiere, you can enjoy it on all your devices in iMovie Theater.’
‘Rebuilt from the ground up with a fresh new look and amazing new features, GarageBand is the easiest way to create a great-sounding song on your Mac. Add realistic, impeccably produced and performed drum grooves to your song with Drummer. Easily shape the sound of any instrument in the Sound Library with Smart Controls. Crank up the bottom end with Bass Amp Designer, or mix and match electric guitar amps, cabinets, and pedals with Amp Designer and Pedalboard’
‘Make your own flash cards and take the pressure out of test preparation. Flashcard Hero keeps track of what facts you already know so you can focus on what you don’t know and save a lot of time. ’
‘Evernote is the modern workspace that syncs between all of your devices. Work everywhere and stay productive:Write notes, checklists, and research; Organize web articles, docs, and photos; Discuss your work with others, right within the app; Present ideas without creating a slide deck’