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We have a full section on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) planned for the toolbox.  Here’s a quick taster with a short video introducing Audacity.

Audacity: Introduction from JISC TechDis on Vimeo.

We have similar videos currenlty waiting to be launched on Balabalka, DSpeech and Xmind.

 

 

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As well as the new Toolbox site the team at TechDis have also launched 2 new synthetic voices TechDis Jack and TechDis Jess.  These can be used to have text read outloud to you.  This is called Text to Speech because that’s what the software does – it converts written text into speech which you can listen to anywhere.  We have a number of videos and guides on how this works but for a start we have an introduction to the idea of having text read outloud.

Check out the other videos and guidelines and see if you are eligible for these free voices.

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The TechDis Toolbox TBX has a large number of resources to help you to work smarter, quicker and more efficiently.  One of the categories is Planning and Organisation giving quick and easy tips to help you be more efficient and professional.

Do you get bogged down with a never ending ‘To do lists’ perhaps you don’t even do any?  See the short video below for some ideas on managing your workload.

For more information and a downloadable guidance document on the Toolbox site itself. 

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