Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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Which OS would you advise to set up a react native environement?

I'd like to set, first time, on my PC an environement where i could do react native coding. It runs windows 10, but it can run too linux/android as virtual machines . Q: Which OS will the better to ...
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Managing tasks, events and projects using keyboard shortcuts across multiple platforms

I'm the managing director of a small charity and have other projects on the go. I'm looking for a way to manage the information, events, and requisite tasks. I use Linux, Windows and Android and ...
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Maintain list of apliances, devices, and gadgets

I'm looking for a simple free piece of software that has a nice GUI to keep a list of, for example: devices, their serial numbers, purchase dates, warranty periods, owner's comments. It should be ...
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Software that uploads changed and new files in a directory tree to a remote server

I am looking for a program/script for MacOS that monitors a directory and its subdirectories for changed or new files and uploads those files to a directory on a remote server over SSH. Note that I do ...
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Sync PDF reading position across Windows, iOS, Android

I'm looking for a PDF reader for Windows 10, Android, and iPad that syncs the reading position across devices. This means that when you stop reading at a certain point on one device, opening that file ...
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Software with which to develop a cloud platform

I need to create a cloud platform which is supposed to expose services that other people will develop. The services are totally independent of one another and are supposed to be created using ...
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Scripting engine that's lightweight, cross-platform, functional, and statically typed

I'm looking for a scripting engine to embed in a C program. Here's what I'm looking for in it: FOSS (doesn't matter whether it's a copyleft or pushover license) C interop (though I expect every ...
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Media Organizer for multiple people sharing a network drive

I have been looking for some cross platform software to automatically enforce file naming conventions for files on a shared network drive. My goal for this is to ensure that my family's shared media ...
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Timer / Chronometer / Stopwatch that counts time up and down, for Android or Linux (ideally both plus Windows)

I would like to have a timer that counts time up, stores that time amount when paused and can then begin to count time down from that time. So a chronometer that can count time up, pause, reverse ...
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Faster development with Ionic or React Native?

I have to develop a cross platform app (Android + iOS) with very basic features. It has a login/signup form, a webview to external website, a user account page with the current state of a procedure ...
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Cross-platform online mind mapping tool?

Specifically, the one that works on both Linux and Android. But I might need to install it on other devices later on, so the more platforms - the better. Also, I need it to synchronize between ...
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Recommended GUI + SQL Libraries for Python + SQL Web Application

I am currently looking into creating a web application using Python and SQL language that will allow users to access/alter database contents. The users will not be tech savvy, so I would like their to ...
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Build Android/iOS App for Sensor Data Collection

We're planning to develop a mobile app for Android and iOS. Regarding our requirements below, what development framework do you suggest? Flutter, React Native, Xamarin, two native apps? Others? ...
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What is a good, modern, cross-platform diagram editor for ER & Class Diagrams?

I write a lot of software and I often have the need to visualise my thoughts. Both for whoever maintains the project in the future and for myself. I have been using dia for quite some time for several ...
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Cross-Platform English Desktop App

I intent to build a cross-platform desktop application with integrating speech recognition which can be runnable with offline mode. I dont know which technologies is suitable for this. Please give me ...
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Library/framework to share the same codebase for J2ME and Android versions of an app?

I recall I had seen such a thing on GitHub, but lost the link, and can't find it again. AFAIR, it provided an abstraction layer for APIs of both platforms.
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Need recommendations for front-end framework and cross-platform development

We have a product (Webforms | ASP.Net | SQL Server) in production. We're looking forward to rebuild it and thus using the newer JS Frameworks seems obvious. As we're also planning to have a mobile ...
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Which library/API can I use with Flutter for mesh networking on iOS and Android?

I need a mesh networking library or API to work on iOS and Android so that messages can be sent through wifi or/and BLE or/and sounds even if no internet connection is available within an area of 100 ...
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Android+iOS cross-platform framework to make app with simple home screen and 2.5D isometric grid

I'm currently trying to create an app by myself, and I'm not entirely sure which platform would be the best to use to make it. The idea for the app resembles something along the lines of the app "...
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Cross-Platform mobile app development tool to connect to remote mysql database

I am working on a native PHP website with a very bad architecture and with no web services to use. The owner needs a mobile app to communicate with his website and fetch some data from the database. ...
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Cross Platform App Development Xamarin or React Native

I have to develop an app for Aphasia patients. I have hands-on experience of web development in PHP, Python and C# but never developed a mobile app. Can some experts recommend which platform is better ...
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Task management software for linux / multi-platform

For a long time now, I've been looking for a program to manage my own tasks and projects. A little while ago, I started programming a program with these features: Add tasks Add subtasks Set priority ...
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Video editor that works from plain-text files

I have used iMovie and Final Cut Pro for video projects. I find them easy to work with and intuitive to some degree. After I finish the project, I may want to change one word that appears multiple ...
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Selecting a reliable cross platform framework

Currently I am using C++/Qt for cross platform desktop development (mainly Linux, Windows, Mac). Qt is powerful but I recently experienced some critical problems: Widget components and some other ...
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Best solution for a cross-platform (open-source) shared calendar

Today, almost nobody is only using one device actively. I for example, use a CentOS workstation, Ubuntu Notebook, Win 7 Gaming PC, Win 10 remote desktop and an iOS Phone. Therefore, I am looking for ...
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cross platform application testing

I recently created an app (executable) for all of Windows and iOS devices. However I didn't had the chance to actually test it on all of them. So my question is if there is any software that will ...
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Software/Tool for Form Designing to be user on cross platform

We need recommendation on any software/tool/online tool for designing forms. Below are the conditions which should be matched: Form designed can be user cross platform Web/Windows/Andriod/iOS Form ...
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Better cross platform development tool for iOS compatibility than Xamarin?

I need to create an app which will be published on Google Play and the App Store. Having already made cross platform apps a few years ago with Xamarin, with most of the code shared in both platforms, ...
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Useful personal assistant

So before I get anyone being patronizing, I understand that this is a big project and realize that it will take years of learning and hard work. My plan is to create an assistant that runs through ...
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Looking for a well-regarding JSON library benchmark, preferably cross-platform and language neutral

I'm trying to find a well-regarded JSON library benchmark, preferably cross-platform, preferably language independent. I'm most concerned about C++ performance on Linux, but would like to make ...
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Open Source API Platform

Which Open source API might suitable or suggest to use with the data management as below: Data Inbound management (for internal use only) Data Outbound management (for external provide information) ...
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Skinnable, multiplatform, free GUI library for C++

Question I am looking for a GUI library with the following properties: C++ Multiplatform (Windows, Unix) and preferably multi-compiler (Visual, GCC, Clang) Skinnable (i.e. good support for ...
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Maintain and Plan R&D Project Progress

I am looking for a project management software with the following feature- It can maintain the daily progress of the project. I can enter the plan for the coming week (like a task planner or a ...
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Creating a dynamic/static link library for android/universal windows phone

I am currently developing a cross-platform application (xamarin) and I am in the need of sending some files to our server using sftp. I have the windows side covered but when it comes to android, it ...
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Browser window resizing add-on for Firefox Quantum?

Can anyone recommend an add-on for Firefox Quantum which will let you resize the browser window to a new size, from a list of sizes which you can define? Up until now, with Firefox ESR (pre-Quantum), ...
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I Need a general-purpose note-taking software with organizational functionality

I would like to take notes more efficiently and fluidly for general-purpose purposes that span to include notes about software, lists on PC parts, student notes etc. I find that writing plain text ...
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Android + iOS Apps

I want to write the same app for Android and iOS. I bet you are thinking "that's a great idea! I would have never thought of having the same app on both platforms!" Is there a development ...
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Build system for a user style (probably Node.js based)

So, users on SO said this is the right place to post this question. Let's hope it is. Background I want to transform my GitHub Windows Edition user style, which suddenly received a lot of attention, ...
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What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
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Portable, free, cross-platform, GUI-based prose-friendly plain-text diff and merge tool?

I have a Macbook at home and a GNU/linux desktop workstation at work. But, I sometimes also have to work on my university's library machines (running Windows 7) without admin rights. Is there a (...
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Cross-platform Excel library for C++ that can calculate formulas

I am looking for a C++ library to read and write excel files (xls and xlsx formats) for an application running on Windows and Mac. libXL nearly fits the bill, except I also need it to calculate ...
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Looking for good software for ebook management

I am looking for a software like Calibre that could manage my ebook library. Here are some features that I really need, some of them are not available from Calibre. Allow multiple clients access the ...
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Password management option without subscription monetization model?

1 Password used to be great. It's sad to see it moving towards a subscription model like LastPass and Dashlane have done. Further, 1PW has never supported Linux. Is there an alternative commercially ...
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An open source PDF reader with built in dictionary or plugins?

I'm using Adobe Acrobat for my daily PDF reading and there are a lot of words I need to translate. Now I have to double click > copy > open browser > past > search for meaning > go back to PDF reader. ...
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App to draw bit/byte based messages from plain text description

I think I saw a similar question here a few years back, just just can't find it. I would like to draw descriptions of messages like this: From a plain-text input file which describes them. Maybe ...
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Cross-platform MIDI input/output

I want to take MIDI input from a device (like a keyboard), change some parameters (f. e. add a pitch bend) and send the resulting MIDI output to a device (like a software synthesizer). I’d like to ...
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Free software to create non-linear presentations with a free camera?

before anything else, I'm aware of this question: Alternative to Prezi, and that this one partially overlaps with it. I hope it's not seen as a duplicate. If it is, my apologies in advance. I'm ...
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FOSS VoIP software client suite - easy to use

I'm looking for a FOSS VoIP software client suite that i can use to talk with my family, they are not always tech-savvy so ease-of-use is important ("software client suite": please see list of ...
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Firefox Quantum online bookmark manager

since FF Quantum many old plugins does not works anymore so I'm looking for some tool to comfortably manage web browser bookmarks, here are my requirements: Must have features: support for (sub)...
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Organizing household objects

I want to organize all my things. The main point here is to organize everything in a hierarchical structure, and this structure needs to be easily, quickly and visually editable via drag and drop. An ...