Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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Money Management

Due to poor management skills, I often find myself questioning "where'd I spend all that money?". I have trialled apps like Pocketbook, MoneyManager, MyBudgetBookPro and other apps, but find it very ...
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Cross platform disk encryption solution without admin privileges

I am looking for a cross platform (OS X 10.10 + Windows 7) encryption solution which can fully encrypt, decrypt and modify a USB disk (full disk encryption). Truecrypt does this, but you need admin ...
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Is there a professional-grade cross-platform font manager?

I do graphic design work on several operating systems spanning Win 8.1, Win 10, OS X, and various flavors of Linux. I also have over a thousand fonts that I use in this work. Most programs choose to ...
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Linux-based log analyzer for Windows system logs

I want to turn my Raspberry Pi B+ into a log parsing and analysis server for my home network (currently 6 computers). For the Linux machines, this should not be too difficult with rsyslog and Logwatch ...
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Multi-device alarm clock

I'd like to find an alarm clock/timer app that works on multiple devices. I'd like to just set a timer for 6 hours just before sleeping, after which my iPad, Android phone and laptop (Windows) ...
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In-app triplestore like SQLite

Is there any open-source and cross-platform triplestore that could be integrated into a C++ application? I’m not looking for servers (i.e. 4store or Soprano). The good example for relational ...
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FOSS End-User reporting tool for XML files

We have recently begun receiving data in XML format from an existing business correspondent. This format is not compatible with our existing software which is based upon 80 column unit records. The ...
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Multiuser, opensource, secure password manager?

There have been many similar questions, but I have not found recommendations with the following, common requirements: Multi-user. We have a high fluctuation of devs, so all or nothing is not good ...
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Is there a cross compiler of sorts targetting different versions of Windows (edition, word size etc)?

I am in a situation where I need to rebuild my existing C++ app to target Windows Server 2008. My dev machine is Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium. The app uses no APIs at all and is in "pure" C++. It's ...
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Cross-platform LAN messenger with chatlog server

I am looking for a LAN messenger with the following features Cross-platform (Windows and Mac OS X at least) Text chat of course Conference chat Text search in chat history. Unlike Spark, the search ...
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Tool for linking/managing multiple parallel code bases?

I'm trying to find a tool to assist in native development for multiple platforms in parallel. Let's get it out of the way: I'm not looking for write-once-run-on-multiple-platforms toolkits. I'm ...
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Contact sharing solutions for all phones

Situation: events, alumni gatherings where lots of people meet and want to share contacts with each other. Contacts include: phone numbers, social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), email, ...
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Plain text editor that supports vertical text (for Chinese, Japanese, etc)

I would be interested to find a plain text editor that provides a mode for vertical text. Chinese and Japanese can both be written either left-to-right in rows going from top to bottom, or top-to-...
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Cross-platform portable app suite / creator

Having a collection of portable applications at hand, has proven to be very helpful several times. I wonderer whether any portable app suite or portable app creator provides a cross-plattform ...
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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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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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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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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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Where can I find a GUI tool to duplicate files across a system as they change?

I consider myself to be a rather prolific open source software developer. I have over 50 original software projects in GitHub with probably close to 100,000 lines of actively maintained code. And ...
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Cross platform framework for mobile dev (with notification and background service)

I am looking for a cross platform framework that support Android and iOS. But the problem is: the framework should be able to Run background services at the boot of the phone; Push notifications. ...
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Version control system that can handle both big file and cross-platform file names

I'm in a small company that develop audio software, and we have been seeking for a proper VCS software for pretty long times. We have two requirements: Able to handle binary files. We have many audio ...
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Multiplatform messaging app with offline message support

I'm looking for a messaging app with the following requisites: multiplatform (Android, Linux, Windows) supports offline messages (If I send a message to someone that is offline, the receiver should ...
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Cross platform drive partition analyzer

I've just restored a junked MacBook to add to my several existing Windows PCs. In the process of getting things working I fiddled with a couple of hard drives trying to add partitions of various kinds ...
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An alternative to native HTML5 datepicker

HTML5 native date picker supports the following features keyboard operability (even assisted keyboard entry since it jumps from month to date to year without having user enter the separator), ...
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Calender Sync across multiple devices and platforms

I'm looking to optimize the way my fiance and i sync our calenders. Our current system (we are both within the Apple OSX/iPhone environments) uses a combination of Avocado (an app for couples) and ...
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word processor with nested numbered lists which can be individually hidden

Common office suites such as Word, Open Office, etc. all seem to have this capability to create numbered lists which can be nested. However, less common seems to be the ability to hide individual ...
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Cross-platform analogue of Mempad text editor

Mempad is a windows-based text editor with a couple of handy features I use it for. These include: A tree-oriented note structure which allows for a high degree of organization of ideas & topics. ...
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Simple & secure dekstop application platform for making HTTP requests with a GUI

I'd like to make a desktop application that will perform HTTP requests and data analysis from these requests, with user interaction. It will be GUI based. I also need it to be secure, in that the ...
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Cross-client aggregating calendar application

I need a cross-client (Android, Win/Web) calendar application that can subscribe to online iCalendar files and where I can create new events with an efficient UI. I've tried Google Calendar and ...
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Low latency remote control within a local network (for games)

I'm looking for a remote control solution that would allow for the best gaming experience within a home. The logic is simple: There is a powerful desktop computer in the house connected to a WiFi ...
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Session Snapshots like the Virtualbox's but native to the OS

Is there a software that provides support for Session Snapshots which is commonly found in virtualization software like virtualbox? It would let you save a "state" of all your opened applications and ...
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One-time pad app for the masses

I am looking for a dead-easy one-time pad suite of applications for at least Linux/Mac/Windows. Requirements: Feature to easily create a random pad DVD (or at least ISO image) Decryption of text or ...
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Process virtual machine that hosts bytecode compiler, C/C++ transcompiler, includes standard graphical functionality

I have found that with many virtual machines, native programs are needed for development. What I am looking for is a VM that both cooperates with its host OS well enough to manage its own windows, ...
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Which Continuous Integration tooling is best for for Windows Azure backend + native apps on multiple platforms?

We will soon start Developing a solution where the backend is Windows Azure Cloud running sql database and C# Rest Web services, and an ASP.Net public Website. Plus native apps for multiple Mobile ...
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I'm looking for a project management / to-do / GTD program

I am looking for a project management / to-do / GTD whatever you want to call it software. I have looked/tried a large number but so far none fit Requirements work across Windows Chrome OS/Browser ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Best IDE for various languages/ Alternatives to Eclipse?

Languages: C++, C#, Haskell, Java, Python, JavaScript, jQuery, Kotlin. For a Windows 7 laptop with an i3 3110m processor and 4 GB RAM. So a very lightweight IDE. I plan to use Linux (Solus) in a ...
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Remember a persons name

I'm in search of software to remember several things of a person: Name Affiliation (Lover / Familiy / Work / ...) Any notes I want to keep (Went on vacation to Bahamas, ...) Example: Namerick (...
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Email client for windows, Android and Linux with sync

I am looking for a free email client with the following features: Usable on Windows, Android and Ubuntu-Linux, with about the same core functionality. Able to sync it's settings (and actions) between ...