5 articles App Guides

Guides introducing the BYOD applications to new users.

iMovie

What is it? iMovie is a video editing and publishing tool. You can also use it to record videos using your laptop’s webcam. Where do I get it? You can download iMovie from the Mac App Store for $14.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new…

Movie Maker

What is it? Movie Maker is a video editing and publishing tool. Where do I get it? You can download it for free from Microsoft Live. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — many new PCs come with Movie Maker. What do I do with it? It’s helpful to think of making…

Microsoft Word

What is it? Microsoft Word is a “word processor” — that is, it is a tool for writing and editing documents. Where do I get it? You can purchase the entire Microsoft Office suite (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint) from the St. Mark’s Book Store (at a steeply-discounted price: usually around $35).…

GarageBand

What is it? GarageBand is an audio-editing and publishing tool. You can use it to record audio using your laptop’s microphone. Where do I get it? You can download GarageBand from the Mac App Store for $4.99. But check to make sure that it’s not already installed on your computer — most new Macs come…

Audacity

What is it? Audacity is an audio recording and editing app (similar to Garageband, but available on both Mac OS and Windows). You can use it to record audio using your laptop’s microphone. Where do I get it? You can download Audacity for free. What do I do with it? You can record and edit…