Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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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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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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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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Cloud software for floor planning

I have an apartment plan which looks like this: I would like to import this picture into some dedicated software and be able to annotate it, put some furniture on it, etc. If there is no such cloud ...
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Encrypt my external hard disk (Linux + OS X + Windows)

I have some external hard disks. I have encrypted them with the default encryption utility that comes with OS X, so I get encrypted HFS+ disks. Now I need to encrypt the same disks, but I need to be ...
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Is there a LOGO interpreter that actually has a turtle?

This is not a repeat of the now infamous "How do I move the turtle in LOGO?" Recently, I had the following conversation with my five year old daughter: Daughter: Daddy, do you write programs? ...
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Xamarin vs. native frameworks

I want to implement an application where I have parts on an android tablet and parts on a Windows 10 machine. It should support HL7 and OCR. UI Component libraries like PrimeNG would be great. Many ...
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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 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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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 PDF Annotation and Syncing

I'm looking for a software to manage my readings. The books that I read are mostly scientific literature, so I'm annotating them quite a bit (marking text, adding notes to a mark, adding free-flying ...
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Dukto R6 alternative (LAN File Sharing)

Cloud someone here be kind enough to tell me a good Dukto R6 alternative since it's not supported anymore, looking for something that is, open source (would be good) free (must) runs on Windows/...
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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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Free/Libre voice & video chat alternative to Skype?

I don’t want to use Skype because it’s proprietary. I’m looking for an alternative that is Free/Libre (FLOSS), is available cross-platform * (at least: GNU/Linux, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows), ...
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Cross-platform IDE alternative to MS Visual Studio - other than Eclipse CDT

I program on Linux (CentOS), OS X and Windows, primarily in C and C++. I've used Eclipse CDT on CentOS, and it's decent, but I find I prefer Visual Studio. The issues I have with Eclipse CDT are that ...
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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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Recommended browser window resize add-on for Firefox?

Can anybody recommend an add-on which works well with current (as of 2017) versions of Firefox to let you resize your browser window to a range of preferred sizes? (I am ideally looking for an add-on ...
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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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Getting started with desktop development in 2020

I want to get into Cross-Plattform Desktop App Development and do struggle to find the right framework to do so. The goal of the app is to display a website on the one hand and on the other hand to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...