Speechnotes: An Excellent, Free Dictation App

If you do a lot of writing, you might prefer to dictate your first drafts.  If so,  read here about Speechnotes:  an excellent, free dictation app. A while ago a friend introducted me to Dragon, Naturally Speaking, an amazingly accurate offline dictation app that one installs on one’s own computer.  “The Dragon” really is great, but […]

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 […]