Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the 'Use of ICT in support of language teaching and learning' (ICT-REV) project of the European Centre for Modern Languages project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with sound pedagogical criteria in mind. Read more


Movie editing tool for Mac. Pictures can be put together to create a slideshow as well. Various effects available for transitions, music, captions, etc.

Evaluation: A handy software program that comes with a Mac computer which allows you to create professional videos or photo slideshows easily. As it offers a variety of functions, it may seem a little daunting at first for those who have never used video editing software. It may take some time to grasp all the functions and ‘how-to’, but it basically does not require any advanced IT knowledge. A good tutorial is all you need to get started!
Cost: Free



Principal functions(s)
  • Video record/edit/share
Type of interaction
  • One to many (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)
  • You supply
Language skills
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Pronunciation

Pedagogical Criteria

User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface: A bit complex at first, with a lot of functions
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Time efficiency: Medium (It takes some time to learn the how-to of the tool)
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Multilinguality: Numerous languages
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Strong
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes
Possibility of the tool to be used for a  range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool) Tailorability (If so, how?) High


Technical requirements

Installation required? Yes
Compatability/Operating System: Mac
Other tech requirements: Microphone, speakers, possibly camera