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Two Interesting Google Drive Tools for Generating Word Clouds

February 7, 2016
Word cloud generators are great tools to use for a variety of educational purposes in your class. For instance, students can use them to identify main themes in a passage, generate a quick overview or summary of a text, help with word choice or vocabulary when writing, brainstorm ideas around a given topic and many more. There are several web tools and mobile apps you can use in your class to create word clouds, this chart we have previously published features some of the popular titles to use in this regard. In today’s post, we are adding two very good tools that are integrated with Google Drive. Check them out below and share with us your feedback. Enjoy

1- Drive Word Cloud


‘Create your own word cloud from any text or Google Drive file to visualize word frequency.This is a tool for generating word clouds from text or Google Drive file that you provide. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and more. You can also create image from word cloud. You can print them out, or save them to your computer to share with your friends.’

2- Word Cloud Generator


‘Use this add-on to quickly assess what your emerging theme is, how to best categorize your document, or if it is someone's else's document - find out the theme of the document without reading it. The #1 Word Cloud add-on for Google Docs just got tricked out. Loads of new features including control over number of words, prettifying the cloud, dropping words and including a word count table in the document.’