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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 ...
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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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Professional level news platform

I am looking to buy/download a professional level (used by big corporation i.e. BBC, CNN, RT) news platform that can be used to build a high-grade news website. I have done some research and all I ...
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Free Crash Reporting for Xamarin Forms ( UWP, Android, iOS)

Anyone has any to recommend? I have heard of Hockey, Insights, and Firebase but these aren't free. I'm looking for free open source solution, something like ACRA for Android, preferably to report ...
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2d game engines that support reading external resources

I've been trying to reimplement some old simple 2D titles in a more modern, crossplatform friendly way, much like Gigalomania reimplements the MegaLoMania framework, loading in the original's graphics ...
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Cross-platform arbitrary code execution tool for research

I'm working on an academic research topic that requires quite a lot of computation. I'm building the software in C++. When I'm at the university, I will have access to a beefy server, but for my time ...
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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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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 ...
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Filesearchy alternative - Unable to reach the author or website is not working

FileSearchy is a very excellent free opensource tool where unablet to find any other alternative for this and unable to contact the author or their main web-site doesn't seems to work http://www....
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Linux Server - Windows Program

I have a Linux server that I use to run php code. I was told that I had to integrate a windows server application (.exe and .vbs) and build a communication layer between them. Which tool(s) would you ...
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Cross-platform (Android, iOS) game engines on Linux

I'm mostly experienced in Libgdx and Corona. Having tried unity gideros, and godot. I'm currently on Linux so i can only use godot and Libgdx. Im tasked with creating a 2d game or 2.5d like catch the ...
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Is there a standard or common header file for cross platform sockets?

I am porting a program which uses posix sockets to work in windows. I am not particularly familiar with sockets and so am learning as I go. I am aware of some of the required changes based on various ...
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Resource scheduling platform supporting exact cover? (e.g. HOWTO maximize room usage)

Is there a platform similar to Doodle or Google Calendar that supports scheduling resources to different parties? Let's say I have two rooms available for meetings of 1 hours. I can use these rooms ...
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Suitable platform/tools for modernized version of Star Trek (text game)

I am contemplating writing a game loosely-based on the original Star Trek text game. It will have characteristics similar to board games like chess, checkers or Battleship, but incorporating a "...
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Replacement for Picasa that respects my folder layout

Now that Picasa is being retired, I'm looking for an alternative with the following features: Works on both Windows and Mac OS. (And, for bonus points, Linux.) Allows me to organize my images my way, ...
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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 app should ...
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Web Support Platform - Video, Docs and Chat / Voice

Just a question about which platform supports the following .: I will provide technical advice and guidance to colleagues in the field. I imagine that I via their mobile camera can see what is the "...
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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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Search in text files with preview snippets

Like results in an Internet search engine. But this analogy is given only to explain what I mean under preview snippets. In other aspects I'm looking for a regular search with exact match and local ...
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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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LAN chat software between Linux and Windows

I am the only one in our office using Linux, while everything is working great except the team-communication. I just need to send/receive text message, images, files with my teammates. I have set up ...
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Free Crossplatform File Sync Software

I am searching a folder / file sync software which can do the following: sync files from multiple source folders to a destination folder(network drive folder) rename duplicate files delete old sync ...
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Library to develop cross-platform desktop UI for a Python app

I'm developing a password manager desktop application in python-tkinter, but tkinter hasn't a good looking UI. I'm looking for an alternative. The main things that I want are the following: ...
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Are there any cross platform free tools for screen sharing that just work?

I can't find a program for screen sharing, really. I mean it: Cross platform. Windows, Mac and Linux, not just Win+Mac. Free. Not free for personal use only (TeamViewer), not free for 1 month, just ...
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Framework or libraries for dynamic, cross-platform GUI development (preferably in C#)?

I'm intending to create an application displaying freely scrollable and editable, dynamic mind-map like structures and layouts, that should equally work and show on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. ...
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Open-source cross-platform XMPP client with native OTR support

I'm looking for an open-source XMPP client that works on Linux, but also other systems, has native OTR support (doesn't require plugins) and of course, has a nice UI. I have used Tor Messenger ...
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C++ equivalent library for this python code for screenshots

I want to capture screenshots of the whole screen and send them using tcp sockets. In python this can be done using PIL from PIL import Image im = grab() im.save(filename) It is cross-platform and ...
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A Good Alternative for Gmail Offline?

Now that Google has announced it will be deprecating Chrome apps for non–Chrome OS devices, I am left trying to find an alternative for one of my favorite email clients: Gmail Offline. Is/are ...
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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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Video chat alternative to Skype on Windows/Linux

Is there any video chat app that works on Windows and Linux and has an always-on-top / pop out video window like Skype? Bonus points if it's open-source and/or allows self-hosting.
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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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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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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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Cross platform GUI library/toolkit covering many platforms

I would like to develop an application that will run on Windows x86, macOS, Linux, Android, Windows 10 Mobile and iOS. My main interest is to code both the business logic and the GUI of the ...
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Desktop Application that can sync files from dropbox, google drive, onedrive, icloud

Currently I'm having to download a client for each of the cloud services to be able to manage & sync files. I am looking for a single cross platform desktop application that can manage & sync ...
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Open source HTTP/HTTPS proxy

I'm looking for a multi-platform (Linux / Mac OS X / Windows 7), open source proxy, with following features: HTTPS support could forward to another remote proxy web sockets proxying able to add ...
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Cross-platform AES LightWeight Encryption Library

I’m working on a small project and trying to find the best-suited encryption library for my purposes. Searching blindly yields too many results for me. Here’s what I’m looking for: Cross-platform. ...
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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 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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Cross-platform virtual disk or volume

Basically I need some software that can mount a virtual disk file as a disk or a volume file as a volume, that works for both Windows and Linux. For example, Windows' built-in support for VHD files ...
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A mail client like Windows 10 Mail for all operating systems

I like the layout of Windows 10 Mail - the built-in mail app. I'm looking for a client organised in the same way - The accounts on the left, the mail in the middle and the reading pane on the right. ...
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Cross-platform screenshot tool

I am having trouble finding a cross-platform tool that works on Windows, Mac & Linux, and lets you take screenshots, GIFs & screencasts of any part of your screen. Most of the tools that I ...
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Cross-platform technical log-keeping / journalling

I like to keep daily logs such as: Monday 01-JAN-2000: Met with person X; discussed organizing some social event. This is an interesting post on making Pitch Decks <link> Finished chapter 3 of ...
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Is there a free and user-friendly database solution that runs under linux and can be shared securely by users through the Internet?

We are a bunch of historians who have recently been working on classified archives from Cold war. In order to analyze propaganda and intelligence discourse productions, we intend to create and share a ...
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Looking for audio processing library

I write a program for the development of musical abilities. It is based on the real-time(low latency) sound processing. It must be cross-platform and ready for porting to a microcontroller. I use ...