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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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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Always-on-Internet licence verification library for Windows desktop clients

Diablo 3 requires user to maintain a constant Internet connection, and I really do think that this is an effective way to deter piracy. From what I understand Diablo 3 writes their own software ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronize & schedule facebook, google+, linked in status updates

I'm looking for a package that I can use to manage social media. Ideal characteristics: NOT software as a service. Too many of these companies have either gone under, or have radically changed ...
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Free YouTube desktop app for OS X with account support

I would want to have access to my account's videos from some desktop app on OS X 10.9.3 (Mavericks). It would be great if the app is free. The reason is that I don't want to be logged in with my ...
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Library to send/receive push notifications for desktop applications

I am looking for a library that can be easily integrated into a Windows desktop application and enables it to receive push notifications. Not only for Windows 8 but for 7 and Vista as well. ...
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Desktop Application like FlipBoard(Content Collector - Magazine format)

I'm looking for a Desktop Application that offers the same functionality as FlipBoard for mobiles, which is like a personal magazine that lets you easily read content from your favorite topics(...
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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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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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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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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 ...