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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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I need access to C++ libraries but I want to write my app in C# or Python [on hold]

I'm about to start development on a relatively complex 3D application and many of the libraries are in C++. Unfortunately, I'm only proficient in web languages, python and C# - my question is; How ...
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Different screen saver for each individual monitor (Dual monitor set up)

I am looking for software that is able to set up different screen saver to each individual monitors (Primary and Secondary). Moreover, the screen saver of each individual monitor has their own "time ...
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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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Native SoundCloud app

I know about soundnode and Auryo but both are not native and rather electron based. I am notebook user and don't like electron because of its huge battery drain, does anyone know a truly native ...
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Looking for real time music BPM detector (windows pc standalone software)

Looking for standalone real time music BPM detector windows applications that would get the audio input from "what you hear" in windows (or ideally able to change its input device) and numerically ...
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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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Looking for Remote App Streaming software for Windows

I am currently looking for a remote app streamer/server that works similarly to a remote desktop software (Ultra VNC, Logmein, Splashtop, etc...) but that only streams or shares an apps screen and not ...
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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, ...
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Desktop client for Google Tasks that sits in the tray area

Is there a Windows desktop client for Google Tasks that sits in the system tray? I'd like something which is not a web app, because I don't keep my browser open all the time and, besides, having to ...
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Good-looking PuTTY alternative [closed]

I need a better SSH client than Putty for Windows. Major reason being that PUTTY is ugly, the color schemes are really hard to read and annoying. I would prefer something that has a more modern look. ...
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Cloud storage consolidation that shares space

I'm looking for an app (preferably windows desktop, so that it could create a directory for seamless file transfer, but web would be acceptable) that will let me take my numerous cloud storage ...
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Desktop programs to beautify code

Sometimes I have a piece of code, which could be SQL or JSON or JavaScript or anything else, and I want to beautify it, i.e. make it nicely indented and colorized so it'll be easy to read. If you ...
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Remote desktop software which dedicates identical but separate desktops to clients

I'm looking for a software that works like a remote desktop but the person who is sitting in front of the monitor doesn't see the changes. i'm currently working with Real VNC but that does not support ...
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SDK for creatingHtml5 desktop apps

Well this is a very simple question: Tidesk SDK is dead, last commit on github was two years ago Appjs is dead and they said so on github, they said we should use Deskshell, I can't do so since it's ...
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Stack Exchange offline question writing tool

I often use the Stack Overflow "Ask Question" site as a rubber ducking tool, that is I have to explain my problem by typing it consistently and carry all relevant information into one place etc. It ...
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Desktop based project management/organizer for Linux?

I need a really simple project manager for Linux (Lubuntu). I want to track to-do items, bugs, etc; and I also need to organize all the tasks in a Gantt diagram. Currently I'm using a plain txt file ...