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Tech Soup by Mind Map: Tech Soup

1. Intro to Google

1.1. Docs

1.2. Plus

1.2.1. Hangouts

1.3. Google voice chat

1.3.1. GoToMeeting

1.4. Google Sites

2. PDFs

2.1. Define them

2.1.1. history

2.1.2. ubiquity

2.1.3. cross platform

2.2. PDF makers:

2.2.1. CutePDF

2.2.2. PDF to Word websites

2.2.3. built-in on Mac

2.3. PDF viewers/editors

2.3.1. Preview

2.3.2. Browsers

2.3.3. Foxit Reader

2.3.4. Adobe Acrobat Pro

2.3.4.1. (discounts)

3. Alternative Productivity Software

3.1. Word

3.1.1. Google Docs

3.1.2. Open Office

3.1.2.1. Libre Office

3.1.3. Zoho Writer

3.2. Excel

3.2.1. Google Docs

3.2.2. Open Office/Libre Office

3.2.3. Zoho Sheet

4. Alternative Creative Software

4.1. Adobe discounts

4.2. Print

4.2.1. In Design / Scribus

4.2.2. Photoshop / Gimp / Paint.net / Pixlr.com

4.2.3. Illustrator / Inkscape

4.3. Audio

4.3.1. Audacity

4.4. Video

4.4.1. Conversion

4.4.1.1. Win FF

4.4.1.2. Handbrake

4.4.2. Creation/Editing

4.4.2.1. iMovie (mac)

4.4.2.2. FinalCut (30 day trial and student discounts)

4.4.2.3. Windows Movie Maker

5. Other Freebies

5.1. Amazon Student

5.2. Sophos Antivirus

5.3. Pagebreaks/ToC

6. Online Resources

6.1. Training / Learning

6.1.1. YouTube

6.1.2. tuts+

6.1.3. adobe.tv

6.1.4. lynda.com

7. Productivity Tools

7.1. MindMaps

7.1.1. MindMeister

7.1.2. Xmind

7.2. Presentations

7.2.1. Prezi (free edu account)

7.3. Screencasts

7.3.1. jing.com

7.3.2. screencast-o-matic.com

7.4. Notetaking

7.4.1. EverNote

7.4.2. TiddlyWiki