Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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Distributed Foto / Asset Management Software

I have a very niche problem. I have a lot of devices, with a lot of pictures. Before I really understood computers etc, I basically uploaded pictures to where ever I saw fit, Dropbox, Google Fotos, ...
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Python equivalent of the OSHI library

I am looking for the Python equivalent of the Operating System & Hardware Information (OSHI) Java library. This Python package or library must be cross-platform and can be used to get the ...
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Cross-platform file sharing

File sharing software with the following characteristics: Works on most platforms Lossless media sharing May require internet connection, but only to discover devices Fast transfer speeds No GPS, ...
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Software KVM that can be controlled via script

I'm trying to find something like synergy/barrier/input-leap, that allows you to share your keyboard and mouse to a client windows pc over the network, but one that allows you to switch which computer ...
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Markov model software

I have been searching for a software that I can use where I can input transitional probabilities, observational probabilities for a Markov Model and begin determining the probability of observing ...
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Software for creating RIAs

Is there an app for creating apps (Rich Interface Applications)? One that has all needed UI components (context menu, tabs bar and so on). I'm mostly interested in creating desktop apps. It can be ...
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Is there some way to integrate different forums?

I am normally reading quora, stack exchange, subreddits, and discourse forums. Is there a way to integrate all these feeds?
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Framework for and/or open source example of a cross-platform PC app that runs in the background?

I'm looking to write a simple desktop application that's designed to run mostly in the background and start when the user logs in. My desired behavior is like Windows apps that start in the tray like ...
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Transfer from outlook services to another

I have been using outlook mail and calendar for so long. I can go around with it, but it drives me wild sometimes as well as the web GUI and worrying about intergrity if switching different devices. ...
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what's the best way to prepare and share a playlist?

i want to share a playlist with peers. we're collaborating on a project. the peer i'm working with presently has a mac. i'm on kubuntu 20.04. seems likely others might use windows. some of the ...
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Cross platform PDF organizer

I have a few thousands documents that I would like to organize and read from various devices, so I am looking for a cross platform PDF organizer. My needs are pretty simple: it should support at ...
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File-based key-value store that is concurrency-safe and NFS-safe

I am looking for a Python 3.7+ library for a key-value store that: Can take tuples of primitive types as keys & values Stores its data on disk so that it persists between processes Does not ...
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Cross-platform Python GUI framework

I have coded a few 100 Kloc of Python, but have never yet added a GUI. Can you recommend me a GUI framework? (I am looking at you, @SteveBarnes ;-) Must be: cross platform: Windows, Linux, Android, ...
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Portable webserver - cross platform

I want a portable web server which works in Windows, Linux, Mac i.e cross platform which can be carried in a pen drive. I want to serve website content with search, which is portable in usb drive and ...
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Looking for Zettelkasten software meeting certain criteria

Recently, I realised that my heap of notes has grown too big, difficult to handle and includes notes stored in various formats. Looking for ways to escape from what is gradually turning into hurt ...
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Platform for SDN-WSNs (Softwared Defined Networking for Wireless Sensor Networks)

I'm looking for a platform for building and managing a SDN-WSN network, more specifically: A platform that runs on Windows (Linux is also alright). A platform that is continiously mantained. An UI ...
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Cross platform to-do app that meets exact requirements

It would be great if someone could suggest a cross-platform (Windows/Web and Android, mainly) to-do app with additional features like: done tasks list(s) (with to-do tasks appearing there when done); ...
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Best Web Framework for Future Mobile App?

I am in the planning stages of making a new simple web application. By simple I mean something with login capabilities and standard CRUD functions. No graphics or super complicated code behind the ...
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Native UI Toolkit for Desktop, Mobile, and Web

I'm looking for a cross-platform native GUI toolkit that supports desktop (Windows, Mac, Linux), mobile (Android, iOS), and web browser, without embedding web technologies. It should use native ...
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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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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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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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Cross-platform online mind mapping tool?

Specifically, 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 different ...
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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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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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Generic HTTP upload tool

I am searching a tool for uploading files via HTTP. For FTP there are several tools. Required features: open source scriptable / CLI if the upload was successful, the files should get moved to a ...
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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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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 [closed]

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 (Linux, Windows, sometimes 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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Any cross-platform email client?

I have been searching for a good cross-platform email client for a really long time. Here are my requirements and a few shortcomings of popular clients. Requirements: At least available on Android, ...
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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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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 ...