Thursday, December 2, 2010

Tool of the Day: KeepVid

I've recently decided that KeepVid is the YouTube-using teacher's best friend, at least in terms of not worrying about connectivity, firewalls, or ads at school. For instance these two videos are now on my hard drive ready to be used in my intro to earthquakes lesson next week:

On the other hand, I haven't figured out how to do anything but stream this one from google:

Do you have favorite tools for this that are different / better? If so, please share!


  1. Similar tool that I've used in the past:

  2. Thanks for the link... it does look pretty similar. It's good to have a backup if something happens to the first one. :)

    Do you know what 3GP and FLV are? Or why I would favor one of those over MP4?

  3. 3GP is a surprise to me. FLV is Flash video (doesn't work on iPads/iPhones). Sometimes can be compressed into a smaller file size, I think?

    I use