Online resources to help you create, plan and more

Online resources to help you create, plan and more

These days operating a business can be an complex endeavour, moreover costs can quickly rise up as you add more tools to your business.  From e-mail services (priced per user), to productivity suites, a lot of resources that aren't always accounted for will eat up you budget.  Thankfully there are a great many free online tools for you to use.  Some of these tools have paid versions, but if you play it smart you can stay away from paying.

Photos and Graphics

World Vector Logo

World Vector Logo has a large colection of logos from companies, sports teams, organizations and more.


Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is a media file repository making available public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) to everyone, in their own language. It acts as a common repository for the various projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, but you do not need to belong to one of those projects to use media hosted here. The repository is created and maintained not by paid archivists, but by volunteers. The scope of Commons is set out on the project scope pages.



StockSnap offers beautiful, high quality stock photos for just about any use you can think of - including commercial usage - for free. You'll find no complicated credit requirements or expensive pricing schemes based on usage. All of their images are absolutely free to use, for absolutely any purpose whatsoever.



Burst is a free stock photo platform that is powered by Shopify. Their image library includes thousands of high-resolution, royalty-free images that were shot by our global community of photographers. Burst was built to provide designers, developers, bloggers and entrepreneurs with access to beautiful free stock photography. You can use their pictures for  your website, blog or online store, school projects, Instagram ads, facebook posts, desktop backgrounds, client work and more. All photos are free for commercial use with no attribution required.



Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos.  All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through their discover pages.  All photos are hand-picked from photos uploaded by their users or sourced from free image websites. They make sure all published pictures are high-quality and licensed under the Pexels license.



Morguefile is a free photo archive 'for creatives, by creatives.” Founded by Michael Connors in the early Internet days of 1996, the site was created to serve as a free image exchange for creative professionals and teachers to use in their work. This same mission remains true today: we are a community-based free photo site, and all photos found in the Morguefile archive are free for you to download and re-use in your work, be it commercial or not. The photos have been contributed by a wide range of creatives from around the world, ranging from amateur photo hobbyists to professionals.


Free Audio

You need music to better ambiance your videos online.  However, you must pay attention to usage rights of music.  The business of suing companies for non-permitted usage of music is booming.  Dont't create liability where no needed.  Moreover, if you plan to use your videos for online video ads you may hit a wall rather quickly.  Platforms such as YouTube now have the ability to detect the usage of copywrited music in your videos.   Thankfully, there are online resources to find freely available songs and tunes to use in your videos.

Free Ad Music

 Free ad music, hand-picked with love by Apollo Music Store, available in MP3 and WAV formats.


Incompetech Royalty Free Music

Incompetech has a collection of about 150 mp3 music files free to download.


General Use

Online OCR

OnlineOCR.net is a free web-based Optical Character Recognition software (OCR) that allows you to convert scanned PDF documents (including multipage files), faxes, photographs or digital camera captured images into editable and searchable electronic documents including Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Rtf, Html and Txt.

If you have a scanned document and want to avoid retyping your document, Free Online OCR service is the fast way to do it.




diagrams.net allows you to create flowcharts online using your browser.  diagrams.net is an open source technology stack for building diagramming applications, and the world's most widely used browser-based end-user diagramming software.


Wireframe.cc - minimal wireframing tool

A design tool fine-tuned for wireframing.  Allows members of a project to agree on where the information will be visually placed before the developers build the interface out with code.



Wick Editor

The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web.  The Wick Editor is a hybrid of an animation tool and a coding environment, heavily inspired by similar tools such as Flash, HyperCard, and Scratch. It was developed in response to a growing need for such a tool for the modern web.



TweenUI is desiegned to create animated banner ads exportable for Google Ads, Facebook Ads, Sizmek and other popular platforms.  Using drag and drop instead of coding their editor does all the heavy lifting and lets you build professional animated banner ads without writing a single line of code.




"It's like Google Docs but for code". An offshoot from the Mozilla Bespin cloud coding tool, Cloud9 is collaborative coding at its best.



JSFiddle is an online IDE service and online community for testing and showcasing user-created and collaborational HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets, known as 'fiddles'.  



CodePen is an online community for testing and showcasing user-created HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, called "pens," and test them.


Code Beautify

This website contains a library of tools to convert and format code and text strings.  From "Binary to Text" conversion to "SQL to HTML" Converter


Base64 Decode

This website allows you to decode and encode Base64 code.