Digital Tools

Helpful digital software and resources.

Digital Databases

Digital libraries and useful resources.


Explore a library of thousands of full-body character animations, captured from professional motion actors.


Skuid is a cloud-based, platform for rapidly crating business applications.

Carnegie Mellon Motion Capture Database

The mocap lab in the basement of wean contains 12 Vicon infrared MX-40 cameras, each of recording 120 Hz with image of 4 megapixel resolution.

Free Software

Free digital software and tools to help you start creating.


Free, open source cross-platform audio software. Audacity is an easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder.


Create beautiful designs with your team. Use canvas drag-and-drop feature and layouts ti design, share and print business cards logos and presentations.


GIMP is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux OS X, Windows and more operating system.


Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.


Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline-modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.

Game Salad

Game Salad is the easiest way game design tool build 2D games with no code.


Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform video editor.


Unity is a cross-platform real-time engine. The engine can be used to create both three-dimensional games as well as simulations for its many platform.

Visual Studio

Code editing. Redefined. Free. Built on open source. Runs everywhere.