Easy ways for instructors or students to create video, animations and creative slide shows:
Photo Peach is a service that allows you to create an audio slideshow, with captions, from images in your Flickr account or on Picassa. You can use images saved on your local hard drive to create your slideshow. For captioning, you simply type your text into a caption box. You can drag and drop to arrange or change the sequence of your slides.
Stupeflix: A free service that allows you to create video montages using images and audio clips.You can drag and drop images into the sequence that you would like them to appear in. It’s fairly easy to add text to images. Stupeflix offers only one default soundtrack, but you can upload your own audio clips. You can use more than one audio clip within the same video.
Masher Allows the user to mix their own photos and videos and video clips fromt he BBC Motion Gallery, add words, music and/or special effects and share the resulting video. Masher provides a library of content. However, you can add your own images, video clips, and music clips through the Masher uploader. You can also insert text throughout your videos. Masher provides a drag and drop interface. Then you can drag pieces from the media gallery into the timeline editor and arrange the sequence the way you want.
Animoto: The user can create a video using still images, music, and text. The free service limits you to 30 second videos. You can create longer videos if you apply for an education account.
Xtra Normal allows you to create animated, narrated movies by typing the dialogue then dragging and dropping characters and set elements into the video.
Memoov is a free service for creating animated videos.