Digital Storytelling and Audio Recording iOS Apps
Mobile app and device resources
Melinda Larson-Horne: The World in Your Pocket French teacher and technology coach
Apple Volume Purchase Program for Education : Discounted Apps for educational institutions
French Apps for Kids Sylvia Duckworth provides reviews for age-appropriate apps in French.
Capture student learning and save it to an online digital portfolio. students can narrate and draw on a picture or video of their work.
Adobe Spark Video - Free
Create engaging videos with text, pictures and videos.
Buncee - Free
Use photos, text, stickers, animations, and drawing to make a wonder-filled creation.
Bookcreator - $4.99 iOS/$2.50 Google
Create engaging books filled
with images, videos,
narration, and music a
nd share across devices
App and Web-based tool that uses images and audio recordings to author engaging presentations.
PixnTell - Free & $0.99
Create basic presentations using pictures and narration.
Tellagami- iOS hasn't been updated. Free & 2.99
Create personalized talking avatars (like Voki) with background images. Add your narration and post to social media and YouTube. The paid version provides school-appropriate avatars, unlike the free version.
Customize an avatar and add a message (voice or computer generated) to share via various social networks.
Buddy Poke - Free
Create personalized talking avatars to share through iMessages or e-mail.
FotoBabble - Free
Take or choose a picture from your device's camera and record a message.
Sock Puppets - Free
Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds to create lip-synced videos.
Comics Head - Free
Incorporate templates, your own pictures, and Flickr images into storyboards and comics.
Toontastic - Free
Draw, animate, and narrate 3D, shareable videos.
Lomics - Free
Create video comics with pictures, speech bubbles, and text.
Import personal or Flickr pictures to create comics.
Free & in-app purchases
Create comics from your pictures, add stamps, and voice bubbles.
Strip Designer - $2.99
Create personal comic strips using the photos from your photo album or iDevice camera.
- $4.99 (Check Apple Volume Purchasing for discount.) Add
pictures, text, voice, and drawings to create personalized stories.
Voice Record Pro - Free
Record voice memos in a variety of formats including Mp3 and Mp4.
Share memos via Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud, email, and SMS.
Engage students in video conversations through this app and Web site. Create a question for students/groups.
Chirbit - $0.99
Social audio sharing: Web site creates QR codes for audio files. Teacher can leave audio or text feedback for students!
Explain Everything Free & Paid
Screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.
Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. Rotate, move, scale, copy, paste, clone, and lock any object added to the stage.
ShowMe Free & Paid
"Flip" your classroom or just provide extra content, Students and teachers can build interactive presentations that are recorded as the presenter talks. These lessons can be share on iPads and online on the ShowMe Web site.
Educreations Free & Paid
Much like ShowMe, Educreations allows users to build video lessons that can be shared online and through iPads. This recordable whiteboard app offers teachers the option to customize learning for different learning styles.
Baiboard - Free
BaiBoard is a cloud based collaboration app that enables users to create and collaborate on educational content, through the use of collaborative whiteboard, voice conferencing, document annotation etc. !