Using Writer As a Markdown Editor

Writer, A Great Free Text Editor Recently I discovered Writer and recommended it to two writers’ groups I belong to. I like the way Writer saves automatically and instantaneously. I like that it saves your documents online and offline in a chronological list. I like that it’s not only a text editor. It’s also a …


How to Run SoundSlides Plus on Linux

By first installing Wine you can run Soundslides Plus on Linux.This CyberKenBlog post tells how to install SoundSlides Plus using Wine. An Introduction to SoundSlides First, a brief intro.  Soundslides has been a favorite software of photojournalists for at least a decade.  It allows them to quickly put together a short slideshow and perfectly synchronize …


FocusWriter, a Free Cross-Platform Editor for Writers

  Clear your writing space and perhaps your mind too, with FocusWriter, a free cross-platform editor for writers. FocusWriter works on Mac, Windows, and Linux.  I recommend this video tutorial explaining its features. Don’t be discouraged by the small display size of text in FocusWriter.  That’s the default setting, but you can change it.  Here’s …


How to Use YouTube Editor to Make Narrated Slideshows

This CyberKen post explains how to use YouTube Editor to make narrated slideshows. YouTube Editor, found at www.youtube.com/editor, serves as an excellent free, cross-platform video editing resource. No matter what kind of computer students own they will be able to learn  basics of video editing with YouTube Editor. To make a narrated slideshow you will …