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Software for saving and viewing historical pdf annotations

There are some documents that I read, annotate, and highlight often. My current practice is to make a copy of an original 'template' .pdf file, and then add annotations and save it with the date (i.e. ...
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Looking for free pdf-viewer with similar annotation capabilities to Zotero

This is what I require, anything else is optional: I must be able to set it as the default pdf-viewer, such that I can simply double-click on a file and start reading (Zotero can't do this, I have to ...
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Collaborative map editor and annotator

I am looking for a piece of software which would allow an authorised group of people to edit a map and associated metadata collaboratively. For example, a temporary structure could be added to the map,...
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Annotation Protocol compatible annotations?

I am looking for a browser extension that allows for W3C Web Annotation Protocol compatible annotations on locally stored HTML pages. My favourite browser is Firefox, so add-ons for Firefox would be ...
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Looking for a software that can transfer my annotations and highlights in PDF and EPUB files?

I need a cross platform software that I can use in Linux, Windows and Android for reading PDF and EPUB files. The main feature that I need is about transferring annotations and highlights files ...
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linux ebook reader which can save annotations *in* epub files

According to Wikipedia: The EPUB 3.0 format was intended to address [...] its lack of a specification for annotation The EPUB 3.0 specification having been approved in 2011, an optimistic reading ...
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Webdav compatible software to annotate PDF on Android

I have some PDFs that are stored on a webdav server that I would like to annotate on my Android tablet (with a stylus). What Android app could allow me to do this?
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Best, free and multiplatform screen annotation software

I am looking for multiplatform desktop screen annotation software (not communicator or screen recorder). I am conducting lectures on multiple platforms, like Windows or macOS. Recently, I was ...
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I want to generate PDF Annotations in my application with library

I am interested in adding annotations support to my application. Specifically PDF (Adobe) anntoations. I need a PDF library (preferably C# .NET Core) to read an input file (any format), generate some ...
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Android screenshot and tutorial maker

Often I need to explain certain actions in an Android app. What I usually do is take a bunch of screenshots. Then put those screenshots in a series like a step-by-step guide. Also annotate them, red-...
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Collaboratively annotate an image

I'm looking for a service that would allow me to upload a large map and allow several people to mark certain locations on it. Would be nice if I could categorize the markers and only view certain ...
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Is there a plugin for java annotation which provides a feature like @NoGetter and @NoSetter?

I know about lombok which provides @Getter @Setter. But I have to specify this for each property. Considering I have a big application and most most of the v
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Annotation software for multi camera setup

Background I have multiple, synchronized cameras with partial overlapping views. I already have object tracking applied to the objects in the videos I get from these cameras. Now I want to have a ...
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tree modifying software

I am in need of a program that: 1) visualizes bracket-format trees into images; 2) allows modification of the tree structure on that image; 3) modifications on the image will be automatically ...
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PDF annotation tool and management for Mac

I am looking for a tool which allows me to load PDF documents, annotate & comment on them, and then "browse" the annotations and comments in some form of viewer (perhaps like a spreadsheet). The ...
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Image annotation software for ML purpose

Objective: A software where the user can annotate an image with bounding boxes. These annotations would be used for an ML algorithm like YOLO/R-CNN Looking for an opensource, gratis software like ...
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Add help tips for my coworkers to 3rd-party web apps

We have several old inventory-management websites with tons of pages of poorly-documented user settings. The knowledge of how to use these settings and tools is scattered among several people at my ...
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Libre Note-taking application with pen support

Usecase: OneNote on Microsoft Surface, text on screenshot is german For my university notes I'd like to use a libre note-taking application with text and pen support (very important for, say, ...
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Opening PDF's including a separate annotations file

PDF's can be annotated with comments and highlights. I believe the data of such annotations are typically stored in the meta data of the PDF file itself. However, there is also a separate format for ...
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plugin for firefox to highlight text

I want plugin to firefox, which would allow me simply to highlight text on the websites and it woudn't disappear, after next launch.
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Alternative app to GoodNotes for Windows 10

I recently bought a Windows 2-in-1 device with a pen. My main goal is taking research notes. OneNote is a really good app obivously, but it lacks some features that I used to have in iPad with ...
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Linux and/or Windows application like Mac Preview

I would really like an application for Windows and/or Linux that can view and do simple annotations on PDFs, JPGs, PNGs, and other file types quickly. For example, in Mac Preview, if I open a PDF of ...
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Linux screen annotations

I'm looking for a Linux (Ubuntu) tool that serves the same purpose as something like Epic Pen on Windows (http://epic-pen.com/). Basically, something that allows me to use a stylus to draw on top of ...
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Animated video overlays for educational videos

Can anyone recommend software for creating overlay animations for educational math videos like this one: https://youtu.be/cuaOfuiD2Ks For those who can't watch the video: I want to be able to ...
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PDF and/or ebook reader that allows you to make comments, annotation and/or underline/highlight text?

Are there any PDF and/or ebook readers (for epub, mobi and/or lit formats) that allows you to "add" to the text/page in a way you can retrieve next time you open the text? Things like (margin-)...
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Organizing, highlighting and annotating ebooks on multiple platforms

I'm looking for (two) tools that will manage my personal ebook library and improve my experience from reading mostly technical ebooks: PDF reader that supports text highlighting and annotations ebook ...
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PDF Annotation sidebar / increase width of document

I recently bought a Surface 3 pro tablet, and really love the ability to annotate pdf documents using the stylus. Still, for scribbling along my thoughts while reading a document, I would need more ...
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Plug-in to use in Microsoft Edge to highlight text in websites (like Diigo)

Is there any web service that I can use to highlight text in websites in Edge browser? I like Diigo and Annotary but they have extensions only for Chrome. The feature I'm looking for is like painting ...
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How to highlight parts of webpages in Chrome browser, and save for later?

How to highlight webpages in Google chrome browser and save it for in case to re review at later time. i need an extension (or anything else which will fulfill the solution) and will highlight ...
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Looking for online PDF annotation tool with the ability to sync with iPad and highlight extraction

I'm actively looking for a software which lets me read, highlight/annotate PDF files online (web-based) and also do the same on iPad using a software. Additionally, a Windows application which lets me ...
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Wiki with line-based history like "annotate" in version control software

I am searching for a wiki software which supports line-based history like the version control feature "annotate/blame". Per line, I want to know: who changed it modification date and time other ...
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Tool for grading programming assignments

I am teaching a class that requires students to hand in multiple programming assignments in c++. I have to read through the source and point out their mistakes, suggest improvements etc. The corrected ...
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Windows PDF viewer that lists highlighted TEXT (as on mac)?

On Mac's preview as well as goodreader on ios have a pretty good summary of highlighted text: This essentially shows all the highlightings I have made, the page it's to be found on and - most ...
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Graphical annotation software that hides small / huge text

I have various graphics that I want to annotate with position markers and corresponding names or shorts texts. These information have varying scope: while some are describing small details, others are ...
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Djvu reader with drawing and writing support for annotations?

I just got a Djvu document that I'd love to annotate with my Surface Pro 3, using the included pen. But neither of the good Djuv readers I like (WinDjView and DjView) support penning or annotation in ...
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Video of annotations

I'm a college English teacher and I want to make instructional videos for my students. I need to find software that will allow me to do make a video of the process of doing a freehand markup of text ...
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Software to annotate EPUB files (with capability to export the annotations)

I am looking for a software for Android and/or Linux to annotate EPUB files. It should have the capability to export the annotations. Preferably in XML or other easily parsable format.
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Software to read, highlight, and annotate PDFs

Is there a PDF reading app available for Mac that has the following features: Allows you to continue reading PDFs where you left off when opening them (automatically goes to the last page you were on)...
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What could I use to read and annotate pdf files on my tablet and have them sync to a reference management library?

I use Zotero to manage my citation library with a WebDAV server to sync the files. I would like be able to read and annotate the pdf files on my android tablet and have them sync back to the citation ...
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Good screenshot annotation tools on Linux [duplicate]

UPDATE: @Jan Doggen, please spend some time actually read my question and try to understand it instead of bashing it. You first thought "the answers suggested there do not meet my criteria" was ...
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Simple and local software to annotate videos

I need a simple tool to edit and annotate a video, simply. Annotations should look like YouTube annotations (bubbles or similar). Subtitles are not enough. It has to be available for Linux. I would ...
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Wiki (or similar knowledge base platform) that allows inline annotation/comment threads

Conventional wiki software such as MediaWiki gives users one link to a "Talk" page per article. The comments therein can each refer to different sections of the article. This often results in a bit of ...
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Video Editing Software with Vector Graphics Annotation Capabilities

I am looking for a software (preferably free) that allows me to annotate and draw vector graphics in the frames of a video file. I mean is there a software that combines for example Inkscape with a ...
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Tool to annotate html files (preferably within web browser)

I want to annotate web pages to tag words as certain classes. I have tried brat but this only works with .txt files. I think a chrome/firefox extension would be best since the browser could easily ...
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Android app to extend Play Store wishlist and allow creating quick notes about apps

I need an Android (KitKat) app to quickly add apps to an organized wishlist. Google's integrated Play Store wishlist is far too simple to be useful. Being able to assign categories or tags is ...
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Web-based text annotation

Let's say I post a text document on my website. Users can create accounts, log-in, and post annotations to sentences in the text. Each piece of text can have multiple, unlimited annotations. It's ...
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Is there some HTML annotation tool for adding annotations to downloaded HTML files?

I would like to add annotations (such as underlines, text comment, circle or square a text region, …) to downloaded HTML files. Is there some WYSIWYG HTML annotation tool (for Linux; I am under ...
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Looking for an image annotation software to create nice instructions [duplicate]

I would like to create a nice html tutorial containing images on how to use some features of software I develop. What I need is to draw over a screenshot, some free-shaped ovals (handdrawn styled) and ...
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Annotation apps with different layers of highlighting

Are there PDF annotation apps available that allow for different layers of highlighting? For example, you could highlight a sentence yellow and, at the same time, some specific words within that ...
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Chrome Extension to annotate Stack Exchange images

I'm looking for an extension that allows me to annotate the images that are uploaded to imgur by Stack Exchange. This would mean drawing circles / 'drawing' text etc..
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