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    Hi everybody,

    I have been exploring some open source software lately and found quite a few to be very useful for some departments in our school.
    has anyone got any open source software that they can recommend and a quick desciption of what it is?

    Thank you

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    Have you looked at the software on schoolforge

    We also use pivot stickfigure animator in the art department.
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    I've just had a quick glance at this schoolforge website, and it's great, i'll definately look more into it.
    Thanks for your post

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    We do use, or have used in the recent past:

    Pivot stick figure
    Freemind mind mapping software
    Wink tutorial and presentation creation software
    Cool Timer
    CutePDF
    Anim8or 3D modeling and character animation program
    GameMaker
    Monkeyjam "designed to let you capture images from a webcam, camcorder, or scanner and assemble them as separate frames of an animation"
    Scratch animation program

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    we use a few of these at my school and they turned out to be quite useful, thanks

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