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The physical screen of a device.

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Make my computer screen's tint warmer at night?

I use my computer at night, but my computer screen looks like daylight and I find it too bright to use at night. So, what is a good tool to make my computer screen warmer at night? I'm using Windows ...
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Program to use a second PC as second monitor

I've seen that application but I forgot to note its name down, and now I can't find it: You to place e.g. your laptop next to your desktop PC's monitor, you start the application in question on both ...
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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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Any API for screencast a program and output as video stream?

Objective I want to make a web application where an user could run a program in the server and interact with it via streaming and web sockets. It's worth mentioning that multiple users could run the ...
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Screen filter for colorblind

Is there a software that could help the colorblind by either filtering certain colors from the (computer) screen or modifying them in such a way as to make them more visible or distinguishable? I ...
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Switch screen to greyscale temporarily

I am working on graphics design which shall be used in presentations (Powerpoint, color) and web (color) but also be suitable for printing (greyscale). Since I work in the programs defined by the ...
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Automatic screen brightness adjuster

I'm sure there would be some freeware out there that does this, but for all my research I've failed to find anything! So what I want: a piece of software that uses the webcam to automatically adjust ...
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Tool for OS X that allows multiple monitors to act as one (Video Wall Driver)

We have an array of six 55" TV screens arranged in a video wall driven by a single Mac. It looks gorgeous, and is great for multitasking in meetings. (e.g. showing a document to the group at large ...
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Blue light filter for Mac

I have this Bluelight Filter for Eye Care tool on my phone, which is really useful because I think blue light does keep me awake. I'm wondering if there is a similar app on the Mac? It would be ...
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Free Multi-Monitor configuration switcher for Windows 7

I have three monitors which I regularly use in two configurations: Duplicated Screen on A and B Extended Screen on B and C Because I often switch between those two configurations, the manual setup ...
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Program to 'spotlight' on a program

Is there a program that allows me to dim the screen to only one program on my computer? eg. If I am presenting something (not in full screen ;), dim the rest of the screen except for the selected ...
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Software to split one display into two or more virtual screens?

First: this is going to sound weird at first. I might be the only person that wants this. I've used two-screen setups every now and then, and I find that the separation between them helps me be more ...
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Linux alternative to Microsoft PowerToys' FancyZones

Power Toys is an open source toolbox that contains a lot of very useful tools for Windows 10+ and I use it on a daily basis at work. One of them though I really wish I could use in my personal system, ...
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Show battery percentage at fullscreen software

Using a Win8 notebook and running fullscreen software, I need a tool that shows me the current battery percentage in real time while I'm inside the fullscreen program. Is there anything that could ...
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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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Windows software to reduce maximum brightness (not overall brightness) displayed?

My eyes are hurting from computer use. I use dark colors when possible, but some applications only use bright white backgrounds. They are resulting in physical pain to my eyes. I have turned my ...
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Multiple monitors with all features on each

I tried the tutorials Make the Most of Your Multiple Monitors in Windows, How to Set Up Multiple Monitors with Windows 7, and Max Out the Multi-Monitor Magic Under Windows 7. At present, only my ...
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Android app the send video over wifi to another phone

I am looking for an android app where two phones work in conjunction to send video. One of them is taking video, and sending it over wifi to the other android device that is displaying it. The use ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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Automatic Brightness Adjuster with Enviromental Light detection for PC?

Lux or Velis Auto Brightness are Android apps which detect the light levels around you and adjust the screens brightness accordingly. I'd like a Window's 8.1 or Linux version. I'm aware of Flux for ...
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Open source Android screen orientation locker

I want to lock my Android screen to portrait or landscape very fast, for instance with a widget. Is there an app for this? Free and open source Runs at least on Android 4.1
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Program to temporarily disable/mask a few selected monitors without reorganizing the windows

I have many monitors connected to my laptop and I sometimes want to focus on just one or two monitor without being disturbed by the other monitors. I am looking for a program that can temporary ...
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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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Securely share/view multiple monitors over LAN

I'm looking for screen-sharing software for working in pairs. For instance, Pair Programming, but it would not be used exclusively for programming, or even by programmers. I'm looking for something ...
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Program to watch secondary monitor's picture in the main monitor

We display fullscreen data in a projector whose source is the secondary monitor. Sometimes the picture of the projector cannot be viewed by the operator of the computer so we need a control window on ...
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HTML Mockups Recomendation

The problem I'm trying to solve is we have a nontechnical person who deals with clients and they design a noninteractive mockup (it can be in word layout, sometimes rough design). Then we create a UI ...
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Is there a display manager for Philips monitors?

I recently bought a Philips monitor. My previous monitor was Dell, and now I realize that my favorite thing about that monitor was the DDP (Dell Display Manager). It is a simple software which lets ...
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

I want to close the monitor, but leave everything else running in the background, just like the monitor is plugged off - but it's a laptop, so you won't find a power button, and no relevant fn key is ...
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Software/Website to benchmark / test LCD Monitors

I'm looking for software (or a website) capable of performing LCD tests to check artifacts on LCD screens, dead pixels, benchmark the phase/clock, angle vision, response time, contrast, calibration, ...
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How to split the screen into 2 if one of the application is full-screen only, on Windows 10?

I have a exe and this exe runs in full-screen mode only (no close button, no expand button). I need to take notes while using the exe. But pressing alt+tab every time decreases my motivation. It will ...
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Android Apps to Duplicate Computer Display

I'm seeking an app that will display a copy of my Windows laptop screen on my Android tablet, through a wireless connection. Since the goal is to monitor a finicky bot on my laptop which depends upon ...
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Calise (camera light sensor and adjuster) for Windows?

Calise detects background light through your webcam and adjusts your screens brightness. Unfortunately, it's linux only. Are there Windows friendly alternatives, or a way of emulating it while using ...
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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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