Thousands of Free Audio Books is a brilliant resource for high school and tertiary students and teachers that need to read a classic text but can't really justify the hours of sitting associated with sitting and reading.  Simply download your free audio book in a variety of formats and listen to it on the bus or at the gym.

There are hundreds of classics such as Moby Dick, Jane Austen, Pinocchio and Sherlock Holmes as well as a large collection of modern texts across all genres including children's stories which might be great for teachers who wish to put on an audio book in the classroom.

This site is a real winner and you can take a look and a listen to it here.

Storynory: Free Audio books for Kids

Every week Storynory publishes a new audio story read by Natasha whose lovely voice will charm and beguile you. You can read her tips here.  She draws on fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm or Hans Christian Anderson and seeks out unusual stories from around the world.

She has the entire audio book of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.  Storynory also brings you original children's stories including Prince Bertie the Frog, The Ordinary Witch, and Theo the Monkey

Check out Storynory here.

Cut and Edit Mp3 files in your browser with MP3 Cut.

mp3cut is service that allows you to cut mp3 files on-line. From now on you don't need difficult programs to cut and create a melody for your cell-phone. Three simple actions and your melody is ready!  Dead simple. Access it here.

Upload any file as it's own webpage. Great tool for sharing class resources at


Thanks to for this little gem.

This is a new, free service that plays out a concise yet very useful role. In essence, it will let you upload any file and have it transformed into a webpage that anybody can visit.

That is, your file becomes stationed online. It is obviously not going to be converted into a fully-fledged webpage with all the features and functionalities that one expects to see in an online resource, but it will be accessible by all your friends and peers.

The full list of files you can upload to be converted is detailed online. This list includes audio and photo files, programming source code and documents of every kind. Chemical file formats are likewise accounted for, and the same goes for compressed files such as ZIP or RAR archives.

The one limitation you have to comply with is that files should not exceed 15 MB. Other than that, you can upload whatever you want whenever the fancy takes you.
When all is said and done, if you are looking into sharing files in a very direct way, and dispense with signing in and staying in queue then this site might just be what the doctor ordered. Follow the link that is displayed at the bottom in order to learn more or start sharing right away.

Format Factory - Convert Anything

Much like CD Burner XP below this is a totally free no strings attached piece of software that simply does what is says.  It converts multitudes of audio and video files from one format to another.  Check out the site for all the finer details of exact formats and procedures but I have been using this over a year now and have had no rejections on file formats.  Another must install on your school PC's.

Get it here