Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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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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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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Things3 alternative with high level project progress

One thing I love about the Things 3 task management app is the visibility of progress of projects (basically folders for tasks). Is there another application, ideally cross-platform or web-based that ...
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Bookmark sync tool between Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera browsers?

Is there an app, tool or at least script which will keep my saved bookmarks in sync between IE, FF, Chrome and Opera? Online bookmark storage is an advantage, but it is not a requirement. It can be ...
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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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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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Dashboard platform with custom widgets and mobile app

I'm looking for a web-based dashboard platform with support for custom widgets. I need to "export" it like a white labelled mobile app afterwards with minimal effort. Dashboard and exported ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Real time interactive whiteboard for tutoring math

I ran this for a month on Math Educators, with no good answers. I'm now reposting here. I'm looking for a web app for tutoring math remotely to high school and junior high kids that ideally has the ...
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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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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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Alternatives to TrueCrypt?

With the advent of TrueCrypt appearing to have been abandoned, what are my options for whole disk encryption going forward? I'm looking for options that will work with Linux distros as well as ...
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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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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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Selecting a platform for developing desktop applications

This question has been asked many times and I have gone through most of them. Most of these questions are old and don't include any new platforms for developing desktop applications. I need to ...
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Software to verify the integrity of a flash/SD card?

I'm looking for software/tool for testing the integrity/capacity of a flash/SD card to check if it's a fake or not. Preferably cross-platform, but can be OSX/*unix based also. Arti­cles on flash ...
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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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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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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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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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General purpose database application alternatives for iOS and Mac

I am looking for a way to manage inventory in the field. I want to use an ipad/iphone for taking inventory, and use a mac to generate reports. This can be a single app or a pair of apps. I can do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...