Questions tagged [cross-platform]

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Software for recording video games?

Need a software for capturing video games footage as I play. Something like this Should be compatible with Windows OS. Would be recording FIFA footage, but it would be nice, if there is a software ...
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Free cross-platform cpu benchmark software

I'm looking for a free cpu benchmark software. cross platform (windows, linux, mac) command line (no gui for headless linux) free or open-source It does not need to be accurate, a rough number is ...
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Remote viewing software

I am building a series of scientific instruments that run computers with Windows 7 Embedded Standard inside, right now to connect to that computer we either connect a VGA cable to a monitor or connect ...
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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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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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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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Cross-Platform OpenPGP Library

I would like to write a (mobile) client and server application with a lot of similarities to PGP on the lowest application layer. Users should be able to encrypt data for multiple recipients. Moreover ...
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Automatic Brightness Adjuster with Enviromental Light detection for PC?

Lux or Velis Auto Brightness are Android apps which detect the light levels around you and adjust the screens brightness accordingly. I'd like a Window's 8.1 or Linux version. I'm aware of Flux for ...
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Data representation, MindMap creation, Cross-Platform Library

I am looking for a cross-platform library that would help me to draw/represent data but most of all should help me to visualize mind maps; something similar like d3.js but with language bindings so ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Note-taking tool with extended functionality

I am seeking for a note-taking tool with the following functionality: Extended formatting features Sharing of any page/web-fragment (in screenshot or text form, with attaching URL and comment) to ...
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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?

I'd like to be able to send people encrypted messages (given I have their public keys which they might give me in a number of ways), when I'm travelling, and don't have a laptop with me but do have a ...
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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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How can I share my clipboard across my devices?

I'm looking for an mobile app with an accompanying cross-platform desktop companion (or Chrome extension) to allow the sharing of clipboard contents across a range of devices. Right now, to transfer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Managing libraries and dependencies for cross-compiling C/C++

Do any specific tools exist for managing libraries and dependencies for cross-compiling C/C++ projects? For example, when compiling for a desktop Linux target, one can easily manage libraries and ...
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Java - Mobile apps cross platform [closed]

I need a free framework that allows to code apps for the latest Mobile OS. I prefer to use Eclipse IDE. Apps should run on all Mobile OS (IOS 7+, Android KitKat+, Windows Phone). I'd like to use ...
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Software KVM switch for Ubuntu, Windows, and Mac

I have a multiple computer setup: 1 desktop, with the keyboard and mouse (Ubuntu) 2 laptops on the left and right (Win/Mac resp.) I need an easy to configure software KVM switch so I can use my ...
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Cross-platform text messaging app (alternative to Verizon Messages)

I'm looking for a text messaging app to replace Verizon Messages, which I can no longer use because I've changed mobile providers. I've seen a few questions related to cross-platform messaging here, ...
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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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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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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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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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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. ...