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5 Useful Web Applications You Should Be Using, But Probably Aren’t

April 17, 2010  
Filed under Smart & Savvy

See what I can do for you. That’s what the Web said when we stumbled upon these five useful tools with glee. They make life just a little easier than before. Each app is fast and easy to use, visually appealing and just plain genius.

Animoto.com
Animoto takes your photos, videos and music and compiles them into videos with the “visual energy of a music video and the emotional impact of a movie trailer.” The application uses newly developed cinematic artificial intelligence technology that makes it think like a director and editor. Featured in New York Times, Tech Crunch and National Geographic, Animoto is a fast, free and simple tool for making entertaining photo presentations to send to friends, family or co-workers.

InstaCalc.com

Here’s something to bookmark. Whether you want conversions from USD to the Euro, inches to centimeters, pounds to kilograms or any math calculations, get the answers instantly at InstaCalc.com. Faster than a calculator, the web tool requires no login or downloading. The founder was the first program manager at Microsoft to develop their anti-spyware strategy.

TeuxDeux.com

A convenient way to make and organize To-Do lists, Teux Deux is a smart and visually appealing web application that any list maker will find useful.

FloorPlanner.com

If you want to design a new space or need to redesign your old office or room, visit FloorPlanner.com, which allows you to create 2D or 3D blueprints with simple step-by-step instructions. Add exact measurements of the room along with doors, windows and furniture.

ScreenToaster.com

Screen Toaster is a free online screen recorder that allows you to capture your web activities. It’s a useful and easy way to make web instructional, training and lecture videos. With no downloading necessary, the recorder allows you to choose what part of the screen you want recorded and produces high quality videos with low file sizes. Easily embed them on blogs, websites or send them by email.

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