#NICAR18 Fave Tools to Add to 30 Tools in 60 Minutes
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Favorite Tools or Tips?COMMENT
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March 9, 2018
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#NICAR18 30 Tools in 60 Minutes Session with @jeremycaplan | Original session handout at bit.ly/wondertools
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Feel free to add to the collaborative tool list below
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#NICAR18 Contributor Answers Below
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JamSnap is an app that let you take a photo and then add points of sound onto the image. Great little app
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DocumentCloud (documentcloud.org): Great way to store, search, annotate and embed documents.
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Apester - for nice-looking quizzes, really easy to use.
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Reporters Committee First Aid. The interface looks very early aughts, but don't let that fool you -- it's a wonderful way to access information about different open records act laws in different states, and to create project lists of FOIAs.
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Otranscribe -- free transcription notepad that has quick keystroke shortcuts for time stamps, fast forwarding, rewinding, stopping. It also automatically rewinds three seconds every time you pause the tape.
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Odyssey js, by Carto. Not new. But makes nice storymap type projects. The vertical scroll with the map at the top option is nice. https://cartodb.github.io/odyssey.js/
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Marzipano. Upload multiple related 360-degree images to assemble them into a virtual tour. Versatile infoboxes. www.marzipano.net. Free.
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zapier similar to ifttt but includes Evernote as a "that"
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infogram.com
Really easy way to make embeddable interactive charts, including maps.
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Using Twitter and plugging in the latitude and longitude to pinpoint a certain area and find sources. Great for breaking news.
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4K Video Downloader - Standalone mac app for downloading YouTube videos - gives size options and automatically applies clipboard URLs.
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Audiogram is awesome!! I get a lot of good feedback from people on Instagram how the vizualization of audio looks great! I also used a photo that I created on photoshop.

https://audiogram.sparemin.com
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I love using Audiograms for social media! It visualizes small audio clips and works great on Instagram and Twitter.
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pdfescape.com, smallpdf.com for easy pdf manipulation
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500px - also free-ish high quality images
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thenounproject.com - free icons in png or svg with transparent backgrounds
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Onetab -- clear up tab clutter, save lists of urls, and share them.
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f.lux -- dymanically changes the warmth of your screen to decrease eyestrain and for better sleep
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The Great Suspender -- Tabs slowing things down? This Chrome extension auto-suspends them.
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Asana -- it's awesome, similar to Trello but beautiful and such a great team organizer
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Auxy - Make synth-style music easy without much music knowledge.
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Sprout Social Landscape: Social media photo resizer. Huge timesaver in sizing images on the social desk. Free: https://sproutsocial.com/landscape
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Hyperlapse app for iOS: Awesome for two reasons: It's made by Instagram, and it has great stabilization software in it. Much better than timelapse app built into your phone.
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Slack / address email overload; single private channel (unlimited?) free outside org
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Transcriptions - Trint - https://trint.com/
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Brainio (Mac) - lets you visualize tree maps of text
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