Monkey Machine – A free online drum practicing tool, but it can be used to record drum beats that could be used on a podcast.
Wolfram – Experimental music site where you can create unique music by experimenting with sounds and rhythms. Download for project use.
Freeplay Music – A free source of music for student project.
Jamendo – A source of free and legal music downloads that were uploaded by the artist. Not all music is licensed for reuse, but there is a great deal that is covered by the Creative Commons license.
Free Music Archive – A free music archive that is not only free but ‘good.’
Royalty Free Music – Students and teachers can download a great deal of music and sound clips for free if for personal, project use.
Sound Bible – A resource for finding and downloading free sound clips, sound effects, and sound bites which are public domain or labeled with a Creative Commons license. Use for podcasts, videos, slideshows, etc.
Audioboo – Record and upload audio that is 5 minutes or less in length. Register to the site and use it for free.
Audacity – Sound recorder and editor. It is a free program that can be downloaded and used on your computer. This program is great for layering sounds, ie. music, voice-over, sound effects.
Cinch Cast – Record and upload audio that is 5 minutes or less in length. Register to the site and use it for free.
Free Online PDF Converter – A quick and easy way to convert to a pdf from nearly any kind of file or vice versa to create a pdf.
Online ConVert – Free, online converter for audio, images, documents, video, and e-books. It also generates hash tags.
Zamzar – Free, online multiple format file conversion.