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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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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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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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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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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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SQLite GUI editor

I'm working with SQLite. The database is used by a software. For some purposes I have to see the database and edit it. Can anyone recommend me software for doing this? Requirements: Show database/...
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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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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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Journal and note taking desktop app for Ubuntu with markdown support, modern distraction free UI, synchronisation

I've been looking for a while now but could not yet find a journal app that meets my needs. This is what I am looking for: a journal app / note taking app for long-term usage as (standalone) desktop (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a good email client that runs on both Windows and Linux?

I'm looking for the following features: Has a track record of several years GUI access to email messages/threads/groups GUI access to calender and meetings. Stores email messages as separate files in ...
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RSS feed client for Linux

I'm tired of add-ons for browsers to read RSS feeds, so I'm looking for some client that keeps running in my desktop and keeps updated on regular basis. Must run in Linux (preferably with ready to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Desktop software to convert YouTube files to MP3

I am after a desktop software to download YouTube files into audio, preferably, MP3 to listen on the move. I would like the software to be free from ads. I prefer Windows 8.1 but I have Linux box that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...