Apps & Software

Throughout the training will will mentioned different apps and software titles that are good to use, so we have listed them below. Please make up your own mind and decide if you would like to install and use them.

Snap Seed : Photo Editor

IOS & DROID – a fantastic and powerful photo editor.

Crop for Social Media
Crop for 16:9 video placeholders (YouTube)

 Goto the Google Play Store

Goto Apple App Store


Plotagon : 3D Animation – Make your videos stand out from the competition with 3D animation, including customisable characters and 200+ original scenes.

For Apple – Download link

For Android – Download Link

FREE for mobile devices

KineMaster : Android Video Editing

KineMaster is a full-featured video editor for Android. KineMaster has powerful tools that are easy to use, like multiple video layers, blending modes, voiceovers, chroma key, speed control, transitions, subtitles, special effects, and so much more! 

For Android – Download Link


Open Camera : Android Camera Alternative

Open Camera is a fully featured and completely free Camera app for Android phones and tablets. Features:

For Android – Download Link


DaVinci Resolve : Editing & Colour Grading

DaVinci Resolve 16 is the world’s only solution that combines professional 8K editing, color correction, visual effects and audio post production all in one software tool! You can instantly move between editing, color, effects, and audio with a single click. DaVinci Resolve Studio is also the only solution designed for multi user collaboration so editors, assistants, colorists, VFX artists and sound designers can all work live on the same project at the same time! Whether you’re an individual artist, or part of a large collaborative team, it’s easy to see why DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production and finishing on more Hollywood feature films, television shows and commercials than any other software.

For Apple & WindowsDownload Link


Open Shot Video Editor (Open Source - Free)

OpenShot supports the following operating systems: Linux (most distributions are supported), Windows (version 7, 8, and 10+), and OS X (version 10.9+). Project files are also cross-platform, meaning you can save a video project in one OS, and open it on another. All video editing software features are available on all platforms.

Integration with the user’s desktop is a key feature of OpenShot. Native file browsers, window borders, and full drag and drop support with the native file system. Getting started is as easy as dragging files into OpenShot from your favorite file manager.

For Windows & Apple – Download Link



MPEG Streamclip is a powerful free video converter, player, editor for Mac and Windows. It can play many movie files, not only MPEGs; it can convert MPEG files between muxed/demuxed formats for authoring; it can encode movies to many formats, including iPod; it can cut, trim and join movies. MPEG Streamclip can also download videos from YouTube and Google by entering the page URL.

You can use MPEG Streamclip to open and play most movie formats including MPEG files or transport streams; edit them with Cut, Copy, Paste, and Trim; set In/Out points and convert them into muxed or demuxed files, or export them to QuickTime, AVI, DV and MPEG-4 files with more than professional quality, so you can easily import them in a DVD authoring tool, and use them with many other applications or devices.

Supported input formats: MPEG, VOB, PS, M2P, MOD, VRO, DAT, MOV, DV, AVI, MP4, TS, M2T, MMV, REC, VID, AVR, M2V, M1V, MPV, AIFF, M1A, MP2, MPA, AC3, …

For Windows & Apple – Download Link


Martin Ainsworth


Here are some of my recommendations that will be mentioned during the Digital Academy. Most are free so check before downloading.