Friday, June 11, 2010

Free Rede Videos

Rede has organized some of his videos into 2 CDs & they can be downloaded for free. They work like a website but can be run on your computer, your memory stick or burned to CDs. No internet required to play them, just an internet browser & flash 9 or higher, which is probably already installed on your computer. Just extract (unzip) the “ZIP” file, open “Index.html” and your on your way.

Free Internet Research
( 522MB)

  • Get The Story: Examples on how to make a story from your sources.
  • Online Family Trees: How to use other’s information.
  • Online Book: How to use free online books
  • Census: How to search HeritageQuest censuses, but the technique works on other sites.
  • Newspapers: How to search free online newspapers.
  • Land: How to find locations & land records, and plot them on a map.
  • Internet Search: Tips on using search engines.
  • Tips: Computer tips.
  • Useful Links: Free links on the internet.

Repairing Old Photos With GIMP
( 362MB)

  • Introduction: Introduction to GIMP
  • Picture File Format: Pros & Cons of different picture formats.
  • Scanning & Acquiring A Photo: Loading pictures into GIMP.
  • Using The Selection, Curves & Levels Tools: Using different tools in GIMP.
  • Wrinkle Repair: Repair wrinkles and other defects with GIMP.
  • Fixing A Torn Picture: Fixing a picture torn in half.

Rede has licensed this work under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit

So feel free to copy, share, remix just respect the license & keep it free.

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