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Android phone as secondary screen

I want to use my android phone (LG G3) as a second screen for my laptop. My laptop dual boots Linux(Xubuntu) and Windows(8.1), so an application that is running on either of those is fine. ...
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Best, free and multiplatform screen annotation software

I am looking for multiplatform desktop screen annotation software (not communicator or screen recorder). I am conducting lectures on multiple platforms, like Windows or macOS. Recently, I was ...
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Software to "dock" any window (like in OneNote 2016)

OneNote 2016 Desktop (O.N.) version (and perhaps other versions - I have it installed on Windows 10x64) allows you to dock a window. Pressing "Dock to Desktop" in the View menu does the following. The ...
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Is there program that would let me alter the colors and brightness levels of my screen in depth?

While I do have simple settings that enable me to change overall saturation, contrast, brightness, and gamma, I'm wondering if there are programs that allow me to change them in depth. I just feel ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as Ethernet-to-HDMI converter

My laptop (running on Windows 11) has a HDMI port which is used to extend my desktop with a screen (as you would). I have another screen lying around and I would like to make it a third screen for my ...
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Rotate single application in Windows

I am looking for a program which can rotate a single program like a music player or a web browser in all angles (90, 180, 270, 0). I don't want to rotate the entire screen which can be done be Ctrl + ...
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Force Skype to open on specific display

When using multiple displays on OS X, we get the option to assign applications to one of them: However, Skype happily violates those assignments and always opens on the display on which I last ...
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“Darkroom” mode screen filter (like in f.lux)

I recently installed f.lux at my Windows machine and discovered this awesome feature: A new “darkroom” mode, which inverts colors and gets very red I’ve been looking for software like this without ...
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Large text display in Linux

I'm looking for but can't seem to find a utility do essentially do what this (question on Ask Different SE) does, but in Linux. I like to be able to show people something on my screen without ...
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Tool to disable part of an external display

Sometimes I find the need to "turn off" part of a display I'm using. For example, I might move my laptop in front of the display to save space, and I no longer can see the bottom half of the external ...
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Recommendations for a graphics library for real-time display of geospatial data

I'm looking for recommendations on graphics libraries or game engines that would facilitate semi-realtime plotting or playback of local cartesian or geospatial data. Here are some details on use case ...
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What software can I use to use android tablet as a second touchscreen monitor?

What software can I use to use android tablet as a second monitor? Splashtop crashes on me and there isn't any forum for free users Google remote desktop does a terrible job of simulating touchscreen ...
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Multi monitor navigator software

I have lots of monitors, 3 monitors + 1 tv. Sometimes when I work in for example Photoshop, I open a dialog window or get a error message popup, but this window may appear on a different monitor that ...
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Digital directory for Shopping mall

Looking for a digital directory solution for shopping mall Requirements should have touch display for customer interaction should be able to list all the tenants,kiosks, shop present in the mall ...
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Gamified touch screen test

We have a new Android device and we'd like to get feedback about its touchscreen. Basically we want to know whether touch events are registered at the coordinates where the user expects them to be. ...
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Tiny Android app to control which other apps can rotate the screen

There are scores of Android apps that allow the user to control whether or not specific apps can rotate the screen. Most of them, even if they have a small APK size, occupy 10+ MB of RAM all the time....
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Software to wipe my screen (display black color and ignore tactile input)

Tactile screens tend to gather fingerprints at a very high pace, so I clean mine with a wet tissue every few days. PROBLEM: If I clean my screen when it is locked, the background is not dark enough ...
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Software to adjust my screen's brightness based on what programs are in view

I'm looking for software that can automatically adjust my screen's brightness based on what programs are currently in view. Here are my requirements, Compatiable with Windows 10 Works with Windows ...
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Android app to force the screen to turn off regardless of foreground app

Some Android apps keep the screen on while they are running. That's usually okay, but sometimes it's not. Is there an Android (KitKat compatible) app that will force the screen off even when the ...
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Software that acts like a photocopy transparency film for your monitor screen?

Are there any software that can acts like a transparency film over computer monitor screen for Windows? Something like ScreenMark but except where I can save the drawings as a files for future usage. ...
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A program to prevent screen overflow on Windows?

Is there a program or setting that forces Windows to have "hard edges?" That is, you can't move windows past the edges of the screen. This is similar to how you can't move the mouse cursor past the ...
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Firmware for T.V56.03 display controller board with tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset to be used with LP173WF1(TL)(B3)

I am searching for a proper firmware for days already. I recently got my T.V56.03 display controller board with a tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset and I want to use my LP173WF1(TL)(B3) display with it. As the ...
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is there a free *native* application for testing HDCP support?

I'm currently troubleshooting/trying to work out some issues with HDCP support. At the moment my 'best' option for working out HDCP versions is a webapp - which is a little janky since I need to click ...
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Overlay which can rearrange the way a window is rendered?

This is a read-only window which display data. I want the red box go right, and the blue box to go left, when it's being displayed in real time. Is there some software that can define two sub-regions, ...
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Blue color filter for Ubuntu with multiple screen support

I am looking for software which helps me reduce the blue light on multiple screens on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. I tried Redshift and Flux but unfortunately they don't have support for multiple screens.
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Magnifier tool for Windows with more options than the built-in magnifier tool

I'm looking for a "Magnifier" freeware for Windows, that offers more customization that the built-in magnifier: I'd like to be able to customize the shortcuts, the smoothness / speed of the ...
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I am looking for an app that allows me to use Ipad 3 and 4 as secondary displays for MacOS

I am looking for a software that allows me to use 2 Ipads as secondary displays at the same time. I have a Macbook Pro 2019, an Ipad 3, and an Ipad 4. I know the Ipads are pretty old but I am looking ...
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Screensaver that leaves desktops active, but overlays an animation to prevent damage?

I recently hit a scenario with an LCD where the screen was having some burning or damage issues for leaving the screen on and with a sustained image for too long. A traditional screensaver has ...
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Gamma adjustment with per screen control in menubar for macOS?

I need to sometimes adjust gamma very quickly on a per monitor basis (I have multiple displays) sometimes and would like to find a menubar app to accomplish this perhaps similar to Desktop Dimmer for ...
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Extend remote second monitor

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I would like to extend my monitor by using another laptop. I tried to use TeamViewer, but I didn't find an option to share part of monitor. Maybe someone knows of a program ...
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Application to show incoming messages on (full-)screen?

For a demo setup to be used at a trade show, I am looking for a Raspberry Pi application to display incoming messages in a somewhat attractive way. Incoming messages arrive on a message-queue over ...
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Keystone correction

We're using a beamer to project information onto a wall. Unfortunately the built-in hardware keystone correction cannot correct it in that amount needed to display a nice picture. Until now, we take ...
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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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Software for importing lat,lon and displaying Mercator projection

Are there any software [Ideally free] out there which I can import latitudes and longitudes of areas and it displays the Mercator projection of those points? To make the task even easier I must say I ...
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"Night shift" / blue light filter for Android

For PC there is f.lux, iOS has the builtin Night Shift since iOS 9.3. These are day-time dependent screen filters that aim to reduce the blue tint, which is considered to negatively influence sleep. ...
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Any software that draws a focus effect like filter on top of the screen

From my personal experience, I found out that, it is easier to focus on display screen when border area is dark. That's why, I am looking for any software that can draw this kind of dark effects on ...
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Adapt screen color to time of day slowly (like f.lux, but better)

f.lux is a tool that changes the screen color to match the time of day. It's big weakness is that it only has two options for the duration to adjust the color of the display: 20 seconds or 60 minutes....
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Emulating multiple screens

I am looking for a software that could add virtual screens to my desktop. I need this for testing purposes for high / strange resolutions to get negative screen coordinates So I want a new monitor ...
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Program that allows keyboard shortcut for changing monitor brightness?

I have pangobright and Desktop lighter that allow me to control the monitor brightness (of my external monitor not just my laptop screen) by clicking on some things/sliding a bar I'm looking for a ...
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Tool to rotate screen content without the need to physically rotate the screen?

I'm working with/on a software that is optimized for screens in portrait mode and some of the features rely on this orientation, so things won't work or won't be displayed correctly with landscape ...
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Automated, configurable, content display software

We are working on a project to install monitors within our various delivery teams' work areas. We are going to use these monitors to display content from various sources, metrics, announcements, ...
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Downloadable AI visual+sound bots from bot launcher app

I am looking for a downloadable AI visual+sound boots from bot launcher app. The app displays a set of icons, with images. On each image, the image of a bot, which is programmed and uploaded to a ...
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Need information on didgital picture frame

Recently, I purchased a Forc Digital Picture Frame, 15.6 Inch Digital Photo Frame, 1920x1080. It works well for the intended purpose, but it is tempting to expand its functionality. The device has USB ...
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Toggling the brightness between two states on an android phone

I am looking for a preferably free android app (not a widget, but an app, and working on android 12) that when one executes it, toggles the brightness between two states (that is a minimum and a ...
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Power consumption of the built-in monitor on my laptop

I am looking for a program that can show the power consumption of my built-in monitor on my laptop (MSI GS76, Windows 10). LocalCooling (gratis, non-portable) (mirror) sums up all the displays, but I ...
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Zoom-out Screen to view high res

I have really small display and there are apps that take large space of Windows so it's really hard to navigate them. I"m looking for a software to zoom out the entire screen so I can view these ...
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Is there a Linux program to manage both brightness and contrast?

I use Linux alongside Windows. On Windows, I use Free Monitor Manager to manage both brightness and contrast, but I haven't found any for Linux. I tried Desktop Dimmer on Linux and it works fine, but ...
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Mirror Application from Windows to TV?

I have a device called AnyCAST HDMI this one: I already plugged it into my TV. And it appeared like this: And then i tried to use AirMyPC installed inside my Windows 7 computer. Luckily everything ...
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