Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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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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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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Cross platform automated C++ unit-testing framework for GUI development

What unit testing framework should I choose for cross platform C++ development. Preferably (in order of requirements): facilitate the repeated testing of user interface elements in Qt (or other GUI ...
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3D level editor

I'm looking for fully featured free 3D level editor for my game. It should output SCM friendly files (not the meshes and dds of course, just the transforms and such) that let me render it like I want ...
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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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Data encryption software

We are in need of a software capable of encrypting data with AES-256 to store it in the cloud. The problem is that I need a solution to work on Windows, Linux and OS X. Previously for Windows we have ...
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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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Developing for Desktop platforms of Linux, Mac & Windows [closed]

I find a lot of information on developing cross-platform for mobile platforms, but not for the desktop. Using C#, I want to create three flavours of a DESKTOP based application. All will share the ...
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Skype replacement for text chatting

Requirements: Open source; Cross-platform (at least Windows, Linux, OS X); Text chatting, group chatting; Encryption of messages; Reliable eventual delivery of messages (including to offline contacts)...
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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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AirPlay to computer

I'm looking for a program that allows me to AirPlay my iPad (iOS 7) to my Mac (Snow Leopard) and my Windows PC (Win 7). So I want to be able to view my iPad's screen on my computers. Requirements: ...
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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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What program could you use to gather people together like Skype? [closed]

The program, Skype, is not conducive to hold large amounts of connections for chat conferences. No video. I'm running into an issue and need a program that can support 100+ connections without ...
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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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Cross-platform C GUI

My friend and I are developing a C software, he's developing it on Windows, I'm contributing and I use Xubuntu. As far as I know, Qt supports C++ and not C, and as far as I know GTK sucks on Windows, ...
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Cross platform framework for embedded device communication over LAN and internet

I'm currently on a project in which we will be communicating between a household appliance (e.g. an oven) with an embedded computer, and a mobile device (phone). Here's a brief summary of the setup: ...
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Cross-platform LAN messenger that can run on multiple user accounts of the same machine at once?

I'm looking for a (free) program that allows me to chat to other computers on my network (over LAN). Desired features: Internet connection not required Available for Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6.8 (...
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Free application for cross-platform programming? iOS/Android/Mac/Windows/Linux [closed]

I would like to receive opinions from everyone that what programming applications supports cross platform. I had already know some of it for example Xamarin, it supports cross platform and uses the ...
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Program to fully tag any song automatically

Is there any software which can recognize songs by the title (eg:Ron Pope-Home) and to tag it automatically? I've got the songs in my PC,but they are untagged,you know...I download them from the ...
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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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Portable admin-less cross-compiling 2D game developing program?

I've worked with so many game developing programs which work and don't work. Some have limitations, some worked all until once, some can't export to some platforms, some cost too much, … So far, I've ...
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Query conversion application between SQL databases

I'm looking for an application that can convert queries, schemas, etc from one SQL-like database (e.g. MySQL) to another (e.g. Oracle). It must be able to support conversion of pretty much everything (...
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Is there a MySQL interface that doesn't use PHP?

phpMyAdmin, SQL Buddy, and Adminer all run on PHP. I'm on a Python Debian server and I'd rather not install PHP. Is there a mySQL interface that doesn't require PHP?
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Access my Android's file system without a data cable

When I connect my Android phone using a data cable (in USB mode), I see it mounted as an external storage device. To which I can make any changes that I want (cut/copy/paste/save files from my ...
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C++ refactoring (renaming) tools for open source projects

The tool should be able to perform simple tasks like renaming a class or function. It should be usable by cross-platform open source projects, so that rules out anything Visual Studio based. However, ...
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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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Software Development Training/Projects

Not sure how to ask this. I have attempted to search for this but it's extremely difficult to find software and not just training seminars for it. The basic functionality I would like would be a ...
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Desktop app to remove metadata from FLV

I need to delete some (chosen by name) metadata fields from FLV video file. The only tool I found so far is flvmeta, but it seems it can only show and add but not remove metadata. Requirements: Any ...
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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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Samba (smb) alternative which allows outside LAN connections

I am looking for a good Samba alternative which allows outside LAN connections. Why do I want this: I have 1 Macbook and 1 iMac and a central server. I want to share files between them like photos ...
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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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Common tool to run software in cross platform operating systems?

Scenario and example In Windows, software usually comes with the extension .exe. I know I can run .exe files in Linux operating systems using third party tools like Wine. Likewise, there may be a ...
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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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Software that put watermark in background of PDF

I need a software for PDF books that I have on my computer to make me able to: Put my name in the background of each page of my PDF books Put an image of my choice in background Image and writing be ...
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Cross-platform flashcard software with synchronization

I have noticed I learn efficiently with flashcards. The basic learning process: Software shows question (e.g "Flag of Finland?") User tries to remember the answer ("It's blue with white cross"). This ...
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Very space-efficient freeware file compressor

Can you please recommend me a lossless file compressor for general use, which is the more space-efficient than standard ZIP compression? Of course, the better it compresses, the better… It should ...
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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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Secure cross-platform instant messaging software

What is secure - as in confidentiality of message contents - instant messaging software with at least following features: No need to setup (and maintain) my own server Support for Windows, OS X and ...
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Easy-to-use cross-platform photograph retouching tool?

I am trying to find a good cross-platform photograph retouching tool that's not as powerful, expensive and complicated as Photoshop. It doesn't have to be free, but over 100€ starts to hurt too much. ...
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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? ...