Penn State’s agreement with VoiceThread includes a number of unique differences from the commercially available version of VoiceThread. The foundation in the agreement to offer all users at Penn State a VoiceThread account includes two main types of accounts: Pro and Basic. Pro accounts are for faculty and staff and Basic accounts are for students. The table below outlines the custom feature sets for each.

FeaturesPro Account
(Faculty, Staff)
Basic Account
Voice (microphone), webcam, text and audio file upload commenting on images, docs, videos, and presentations.UnlimitedUnlimited
StorageUnlimited1 GB
Phone Commenting minutesUnlimitedUnlimited
Group creation and managementYesNo
Archive and distribute original mediaYesYes
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