Questions tagged [desktop-client]

For standalone applications. That is to say it doesn't need to be embedded into an other software to work. (This tag shouldn't be confused with [offline], which is about the need, or not, to be connected to the Internet.)

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Package and distribute back-end code such that a user could launch that locally

Our company has a web SaaS solution for company clients. Data of company clients need to be sent back and forth between browser of the users and our server. Some clients hesitate to send their data to ...
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What online/cloud databases can I use for Java desktop applications

I am trying to store customer repair request and complaints stored on a online database, so it can be shown on the sellers side. This will be done on my java desktop applications do you recommend any ...
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LinkedIn "Email" Client

LinkedIn is getting more and common. I get tons of important messages and I need more of desktop or gmail style client than the built in one. But I don't see anything, aside from perhaps outreach.io, ...
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Firefox addon to force paragraph word-wrapping on both desktop and Android

Readability is not the answer to this question as indicated in the graphic below. Only on Firefox, running both in the desktop and Android versions, I would like to find an add-on (or other ...
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Building Desktop Application

I have created a multiplayer game for which I need to create desktop clients for different platforms like windows and mac. I have used ionic for creating apps for mobiles. My question is which ...
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Advanced diagram creation software

To sum it up straight away: First and foremost I am looking for software to create something like this (advanced cluster diagram?) from a data set. A (very small) sample data set looks like this: +...
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server and client for simple text

We need something where we can write some text, or check a box on one PC, and all the other client PCs will see that note/checkbox option. We have two PCs running windows 10 where their configurations ...
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How we store data for a desktop application? [closed]

I'm new to developing desktop application and i don't know how this job is done. When i deliver a desktop application to a client, should i install database on his PC like MYSQL? is there a common way ...
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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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Open Source and Offline Personal CRM

Wanting to create, maintain and grow my network, I started looking for a Personal CRM, from now one I'll call it PRM. One of the first results was Monica. I like the interface and the main ...
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Task automation/manager (desktop gui app) running for user (not server/root) with error handling for Linux desktop

Basic description I'm searching for gui application which executes various tasks by users, handles errors (stop and notify, provide info what happened) and can be put into background. Features ...
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Team task organizer

I am looking for a tool that helps me assign tasks that are connected with a certain workload to a number of people, and keep an overview of who is doing what and for how long. Thus, for each task, ...
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Custom Web Site Client / Bot

I need a software to monitor changes on the sites which I have account instead of using a web browser. Assume I have a forum account at xyz.com. The software must login to the site, and show me if I ...
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programmatic wiki

I am searching for software for a wiki platform. The program should be programatic, i.e. a smart way of storing all posts in files on disk that can be edited and checked into git. I also want it to be ...
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Linux Application switcher by searching open windows

I am looking for something similar to Switcheroo, but for latest Ubuntu (with Gnome) or Linux Mint Cinnamon. Switcheroo provides the ability to search for the open window by typing the name of the ...
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Windows BitTorrent client, with directory per download

I have been using Utorrent for my (legal only) downloads. It has an option "move completed downloads to ... <directory>". How the program interprets that is "when any download completes, move ...
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Test Case Application

I am looking for a (preferably free) Test Case application where I can do the following: Write Test Cases Organize Test Cases into Suites or Groups of Tests or whatever I do not need: Integration ...
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Interactive generation of documents using predefined strings

I'm looking for a tool to help expedite the writing of reports that often have the same exact sentences/paragraphs. The idea is to generate documents based on a collection of predefined strings, in an ...
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Open source software to view menstrual phase on multiple devices

I want to see which phase of my menstrual cycle I'm currently in, no matter which device I'm on (laptop or phone). A simple status/notification of "luteal" etc will do. Any reliable calculation will ...
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FOSS Gratis Windows SSH client that allows saving passwords

I'm looking for a FOSS Gratis (payless) Windows SSH client that allows saving passwords. As for now I'm using Putty that doesn't allow saving passwords (rather, only usernames) but I'm looking for ...
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web/desktop application for sharing websites for showcase purposes

here, in my company we need to share stuff with people. I mean when we saw some website that is cool to watch and learn stuff from it we share it across our network (LAN Chat via XMPP). but as we ...
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Open source/Free real time remote desktop software for linux/Mac Operating systems?

Use case: Accessing my office desktop, from home, as if I am sitting in front of the office desk :) Tools Used: Chrome remote desktop (latency, seems to be very slow) Team Viewer (not free) Any ...
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A free program to log all programs on a computer that connect to the Internet

I need a free, preferably lightweight, program that would keep a log of all programs on my computer that connect to the Internet. It would also be preferable that such program would log those ...
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A programming tool can deploy standalone software that can run in XP, win7 and win10

My client requires a software in portable HDD that can run in any windows pc he plugs in. Which will be better for this. I have heard about delphi once that has this capacity. Please recommend a ...
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Software App to make a transparent outline box?

I need a program to do this: Basically, its just a program.exe file that does the following: Has a Exterior border Translucent inside Its sort-of-similar to Desktop Coral in terms of function. ...
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Shrink my screen for beamer output

In our company we use laptops with beamers in conference rooms and the screen setup is always a real mess. Unlike a few years ago, the resolution is not a problem any more. Most of our beamers can ...
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Desktop email client similar to Inbox by Google?

We use Outlook / Exchange at work. Outlook 2016 is nice, but I really love "Inbox" (by Google) because it's clean, you can speed through emails by using shortcut keys (EDIT: By this, I mean I can mark ...
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Is there a free DRM solution for mp4 files?

[Context] I'm developing a software for a company which main field is distance learning. This software must ultimately be distributed to many different schools, where students will use it to - among ...
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Implementing a help system for a Python3 desktop app

Basically, I am looking for recommendations on an end user help system for a Python3 desktop app that will fit the requirements below: Programmatically access a specific help page from the app Be end ...
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Download when needed (NAS like) client for cloud service

I want to know if there's a service that could do the trick for me. I want a client for a cloud service like dropbox, Drive, OneDrive etc, which would only download the file and all the child files ...
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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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Voice chat app that does not reveal my IP or other real-world details to other users

I am looking for a way to voice chat without giving other users my info (IP address and other computer mumbo jumbo) Without being able to be tracked and not paying for one of those VPN things. Sorry ...
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Free Microsoft Project file (.mpp) viewer

I am looking for a Microsoft Project file (.mpp) viewer with the following characteristics: free for files of all sizes (this rules out Project Viewer 365 which is only free for files up to 2 MB) ...
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twitter client that can use rest api key/secret

As part of a security research, I have probably found the api credential of large company’s twitter account (basically, I can post a everyone reset your passwords message). In order to confirm this, I ...
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Personal desktop wiki with automatic linking

After a long time looking for a personal wiki / note-taking application I've come to the conclusion there's no wiki with exactly or at least most of the features I need. I need the wiki to keep track ...
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IRC client that allows rich text?

What I'm Looking For An IRC programme (installed or web), plugin, etc. that allows for making rich-text formatting, either directly or through markup (e.g. markdown)? Same thing as #1 but compatible ...
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Is there a generic Android equivalent of Samsung Kies or Nokia PC Suite that works on both Windows and Linux?

Is there a generic Android equivalent of Samsung Kies or Nokia PC Suite that works on both Windows and Linux? I am looking for an utility that allow me to read and send SMS messages, synchronize ...
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Blu-ray burning application for PC

Have some dual density blu ray discs that I want to use to archive data off my Asus laptop. After some googling online and reading some reviews settled on 2 or 3 free options Unfortunately these free ...
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Personal finances management calendar

I am looking for an application (open source is strongly preferred) that lets me manage my finances in a calendar-like manner. The difference to a normal calendar is that it should explicitly support ...
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Pre-configured OpenVPN Client Distribution Tool

I need to provide clients off-site access to a small-scale network. Currently, I have an ASUS RT-N16 tool installed, running TomatoVPN firmware. On this firmware, I can (relatively easily) configure ...
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Desktop CMIS explorer, real-time access without caching/synchronization

I want to browse the folders/documents that are on a CMIS server. (CMIS is an interoperability protocol supported by Alfresco/Documentum/SharePoint/etc). While CmisSync can be used to synchronize a ...
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Desktop-based personal wiki

I'm looking for a personal wiki that has a desktop version. I've come across recommendations for zim-wiki and tiddlywiki-online, but I'm not sure if these are what I'm looking for. I have a lot of ...
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Web browser, that handles problems in a usable way

I have some core 2 duo machines with windows 7, usually with 4GB RAM. I am looking for an internet browser what would run on them and that is able to open a few windows (say 5 to 10) and some tabs in ...
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Desktop-native graphical db management tool for RethinkDB?

MySQL & SQL server have some awesome desktop-native tools which enable rapid ad-hoc querying & updating the database, with massive performance gains (specifically, eg. Navicat, and SQL Server)....
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App for sketching on a tablet providing result in real-time to desktop clip-board

When writing notes for my PhD research I make a lot of sketches. Sadly, for workflows involving the PC this results in major overhead. Basically, in order to make it useful, I'd want an app that ...
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Mobile app for remote control from a computer to take photos and save them on the computer

I want to use a mobile phone to capture images and transfer them to my computer to create a stop motion animation. On the mobile phone I have access to iphone, android or windows phone. The ...
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Windows email client with dark theme

As someone who normally stares at Visual Studio and dark themed websites (thanks to Stylish) all day, my eyes burn when I have to open up Outlook and its bleach white interface. To get around this, I'...
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Simple and local software to annotate videos

I need a simple tool to edit and annotate a video, simply. Annotations should look like YouTube annotations (bubbles or similar). Subtitles are not enough. It has to be available for Linux. I would ...
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Music history learning software/website

Has anyone heard/used a website or a desktop program to learn the history of music? With timelines, articles, pieces (extracts) like symphonies, concertos, etc. I am interested in times where our ...
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Lighweight to-do app similiar to Nitro Tasks but with arbitrary cloud syncing

Concerning my personal task management, I've been using Nitro Tasks for a couple of years now on all my Ubuntu computers. While this app comes pretty close to my ideal to-do app regarding usability, ...