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Software to run on, or interact with, the Android operating system. For non-recommendation questions, please ask on android.stackexchange.com, or stackoverflow.com for programming Android applications.

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Android keyboard with speech-to-text that does not use Google services

I am looking for an Android keyboard that has quick access to speech-to-text functionality, but that does not require any Google services or software. TouchPal looks like a good keyboard, but it ...
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Android app for quickly tagging/grouping photos by drag/click

I'm looking for a photo gallery/file manager application which allows you to create galleries / tags and then quickly (e.g., with a single*click/tap/drag-n-drop) add an images to it, in a way that one ...
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Android contact app that does not use stock Android Contact Storage

Are there any Android contact apps that do not use the stock Android Contact Storage? It can include an integrated dialer, or rely on an external one. I am interested both in options that are ...
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Android app to track occurrences of multiple events

Can anyone recommend an Android app that will track occurrences of multiple events? For example, let's say you want to count birds. You would then enter 'eagle', blue jay', and 'sparrow'. Each time ...
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Conditional alarm clock

I am a heavy sleeper who needs a "smart" mobile alarm. In terms of being smart, I want it to ring only if I (the device) am or am not at a specific area(s) at the specified time. For example, I have ...
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C# IDE for Android

One of the reasons I purchased an Android phone was that I saw an IDE that looked exactly like Visual C# on someone's Android phone. Ever since I purchased mine, I have searched on Google, Google Play,...
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Cross-platform messaging for Android and iPhone

I have a mixed family. While my wife and I are both (currently) using Android phones, as is one of my children; my other child uses an iPhone. It's important for us to stay in contact, and phone ...
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Android libraries for rendering common document file formats

What libraries are there that can be included in a commercial Android client application for simple viewing (editing not required) of doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, odt, pdf, rtf? Preferably free ...
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Android app to list and manage programs' intents by program

I am using an app called Autostarts to manage Intents in Android. The program does what it's meant to do, but to be honest, its UI is completely backwards from my main use case: it lists intents by ...
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Android voice recorder that will allow me to save to dropbox

I really like the native voice recorder that comes with the Galaxy Note 4. It's lightweight, simple, does what I want. However, I can't tell it to save to my dropbox. I can either save on device, ...
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Android app which easily lets you create your own, local wiki on your phone

I'm looking for an app which lets you create your own, local wiki on your Android phone so you can add and edit articles the same easy and user-friendly way you're used from the Wikipedia.org site. ...
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GTD Android app

I'm looking for a GTD (Getting Things Done) app for Android that has the following features: Lightweight and easy-to-use (no need for feature creep) Possibility to sync the tasks between devices and/...
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Android app for joining several photographs into a larger flat image

I want to take some large photographs of objects on the floor by taking several images and stitching them together. I've tried out some panorama apps, but while they automatically stitch the images ...
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Personal Relationship Managment or CRM

I'm looking for a personal CRM kind of system. Only usually CRM is aimed for business and sales. I just like to keep information about people in one place. For example I know people in industry that I ...
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Taking a screenshot of a whole scrollable view in Android

I am looking for an Android application that can capture a single element of a long list of options, or a complete scrollable list in one shot, i.e. not cropping like this: just like Capture View or ...
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Media Manager similar to iTunes for Android

I recently bought an Android device after several years as an iOS user. One of the things I liked about iOS was iTunes. It organizes my media files nicely and makes it easy to sync with my device. Is ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux

I know there's a lot of similar questions, but this is why it's not a duplicate: I've checked most of the questions I need to control the device from Linux I don't need shared screen I'd like to see ...
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Android app to record audio/video without showing on screen

I'm looking for an Android app that can: Record video and audio. When it's running it doesn't show the actual app on the screen. It is OK if it shows an icon in the notification bar, however. ...
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Sync calendars and contacts between Thunderbird on Ubuntu and Android

I am looking for a way to synchronize my contacts and calendar data between Mozilla Thunderbird 38.3.x (with Lightning) on Ubuntu 14.04.x with Android Jelly Bean. Synchronization must be over USB ...
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Keyboard app with number row on top

I need a keyboard application for my LG G Flex smartphone. Those are the specs I need: Number row on top. Being able to change the word prediction dictionary without changing the layout. When long ...
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Edit multiple Android contacts

I had to export my Android contacts and then import them. Now I have a mess. All the contacts are offline contacts - they are NOT synced with the Empire... I mean Google. After the import, the ...
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Wirelessly Transfer Files between Android and Windows without Losing Modified Timestamp

I am looking for software that allows the user to wirelessly transfer files from Android devices to Windows computers while maintaining the modified timestamp (aka datestamp or simply "date and time") ...
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Wirelessly Transfer Files between Two Android Devices without Losing Modified Timestamp

I just posted this question regarding wirelessly transferring files between Android and Windows without losing the Modified timestamps of each file. This is a "sister" question. What software will ...
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Secure email client for Windows and Android

After asking this question it looked like K9 was the answer for me. Now I see that there is no Windows version of K9, so here's the same question again, but for Windows & Android, the same client ...
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Running userscripts in Android

What software will allow me to run userscripts in Android? I like using Chrome, so if there is a Chrome-for-Android extension that allows userscripts that would be great, but if you know of a ...
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Android app to force sleep mode regardless of foreground app

Is there an Android (KitKat compatible) app that will force sleep mode after a specified amount of time, even when the current app is trying to keep the device on? Ideally, the "specified amount of ...
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Android app to force the screen to turn off regardless of foreground app

Some Android apps keep the screen on while they are running. That's usually okay, but sometimes it's not. Is there an Android (KitKat compatible) app that will force the screen off even when the ...
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iPhone and Android application to track friends on a map?

on iPhone there is a find my friends application, to show them on a map. Is there a similar application available that works on both Android and iPhone?
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Android-Windows 8: What software do you recommend to screencast playing a game?

What software do you recommend to make a screencast of a game? Similar to this would be ideal. For Windows 8, I have seen that Camtasia is good for other software in the desktop.. but Is it different ...
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Android image processing app to batch correct photos for scanner

I want to scan an A4 paper, but I don't have a scanner. My Android device has a good camera though, so I take a picture of it and I end up with a JPG file that is pretty sharp but has the following ...
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Android App for recording points of interest

I want to have an app where I can record points of interest with a timestamp. I imagine it like this: I start the app I click on "record this point". The app opens a dialogue where I can enter a name....
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QR scanner for making trade fair shopping lists

Is anyone aware of an android/iPhone app that would allow customers to go scan a barcode/QR code on an item and create an order list, that could be exported for our manufacturing orders? Bullet ...
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Android app to backup one or more offline calendars

Can anyone recommend an Android (KitKat compatible) app to backup one or more offline calendars? It needs to be able to restore them as well. I would prefer gratis, but am open to all options. I ...
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Android screencast video recorder that doesn't need root

I am looking for an Android screencast video recorder that doesn't need root (e.g. unlike the Screencast Video Recorder app). If possible, free and HD. I use a Samsung Galaxy S3 if the application is ...
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Library for converting PDF/DOC(X)/XLS to EPUB in Android

I am designing a new app which is used to convert PDF, DOC, DOCX and XLS format into the EPUB format. Is there any library I could use for this?
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Alternative to PDF stacks for Linux or Android [closed]

PDF Stacks is a program for browsing PDF files (not just viewing), but it is only available for Windows and Mac. Is there any alternative for Linux or Android?
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Android or iOS navigation app that gives an alert when close to a speed camera in France

I am looking for Android or iOS application that can give me an alert whenever I am close to a speed camera in France when driving. My only requirement is that the application misses as few speed ...
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Automate web login for Wi-Fi hotspots (captive portal) on Android

Many Wi-Fi hotspots these days have a "web login", especially free ones. You know, the ones that redirect any HTTP request to their login form. (The technical term for the technique is "captive ...
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Compare the price of grocery

Is there any system that helps compare the price of grocery lists among many stores? Ideally, it would have an store and item database that could permit scan the barcode with a smartphone to assemble ...
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PDF reader that zooms to omit left+right (vertical) margins

When trying to read a PDF on a bigger screen phone, I like to quickly zoom to a level that maximises utilization of my screen real estate, so that I can see biggest font without having to scroll ...
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Android app for normalizing the volume of mp3 files

I'm looking for a way to normalize the volume of my mp3s without having to copy them all onto my computer and back again. Anybody know of an existing app for this? Specifically one that lets you set a ...
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Gratis Android camera app, not linked with Google

I am looking for a gratis Android photo app. I am happy enough with the built-in and would accept a clone; I just don’t want Google involved in my photos. Must have Ability to store images on SD ...
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Backup and view text messages from Android

Basically, I want to make a backup of my text messages from my phone to my computer (so I can free up the phone space and keep a record of past conversations). The backup can be in any format (plain ...
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Offline code browser for Android

Sometimes I'd like to use time during commuting etc. for investigating bugs or issues in some of my projects. Is there a tool for Android that'd allow me to clone a git repository (or another VCS) and ...
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Android email client, similar to Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird as my Windows desktop email client. There is no Thunderbird for Android. I actually quite like the Gmail client, but do not want Google reading all of my mail. I need something ...
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Android app to warn me I am speeding

This question asked for an Android app to display the current speed limit for the road being driven on. I figure that if that can be done, then an app can regularly measure your GPS position & ...
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Monitor mobile phone network signal

I do a lot of work on the train, with my mobile phone (Android) projecting a wifi hotspot for me to work on. Since the phone is right beside my laptop, I can always get full signal bars on my wifi, ...
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Android application to keep track of how much time I spent on each application

I am looking for an Android application that can keep track of how much time I spent on each application (i.e. counts when the application has the main focus and the phone is being used). If possible, ...
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Always mute all sound from all tabs in an Android browser (Preferably FireFox)

I don't ever want to hear any sounds from my Android web browser - ever, under any circumstances. I currently use FireFox and would accept an add-in for that. I would equally be willing to use any ...
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Looking for and Android cbz file reader with infinite scrolling

I am looking for an app (FLOSS preferred) that will display .cbz files with "infinite scrolling" - i.e. similar to what some book reader/pdf apps will do where you aren't going "page by page" but can ...