Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tagxedo: Wordle, only more so

Tagxedo does Wordle one better, allowing users to apply shapes to their word clouds.  Here, I've put the Gettysburg Address into a dove shape (the quotation balloon shape didn't look very good).  It includes all the usual tools for designing your cloud--color, orientation, etc.

In addition, Tagxedo has kind of a cool feature when it's online.  Hover your pointer over a word, and it "pops up," highlighted.  Good for concept discussion.  In its current Beta version, it even allows you to upload your own shape, though it looks like that will become a pro feature eventually.

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