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Best Document Review/Proofreading software?

I've been asked to review a 60 page word document that is an application for European funds. The document is technical/scientific. What is a good software to review the document, to correct: grammar, ...
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Software to Translate Foreign Language Twitch Streams

Suppose an English speaking viewer wants to watch a Twitch stream being broadcast in a language other than English. Is there free software available that will provide live closed captioning in ...
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Windows app or software for suggesting our own vocabulary list daily as little popup?

This question was migrated from English Language & Usage Stack Exchange because it can be answered on English Language & Usage Meta Stack Exchange. Migrated 2 days ago. I need a software like ...
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App or web-app to decode encoded strings (better than CyberChef's "magic")

I often have strings that are encoded with unknown encoding methods that I need to decode. Note that these strings are not encrypted; they are simply encoded. I typically use CyberChef for these ...
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Spell checker that will work within any Windows application

I'm seeking recommendations for an English spell-checker that will work within any Windows app. Required Features: Compatible with Windows 7-10 Ability to spell check existing text in a window. For ...
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Is there such a thing as a free command line application for Windows which will translate English to Spanish/French etc. without network connections?

I'm not looking for an "API", free or not. Not a service, not something which has to in any way contact the outside world. I want a single application with every freely available dictionary/...
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What library can I use to replace integers with unique phrases (combinations of words from a dictionary)?

I'm doing statistical analysis / data science on productivity data of thousands of employees. To eliminate the possibility of systematic bias (avoid accidental discrimination), I want to strip out all ...
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English-Russian dictionary

I'm looking for a free English-Russian dictionary for offline use in my project. It can be txt/csv/xml/sql database, I don't care. If the translations come with additional descriptions/examples that ...
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Is there a software that can convert simple English into Professional English?

I need to submit a write up for my Project (I am a computer science undergraduate). I only know how to use basic words in English. I often need to write reports, articles, etc. for which I need good ...
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Learning English with a mobile app which allows configurable word lists

My son (10yo) gets all the time printed vocabulary learning lists. Then I aks myself: there are myriads of English learning mobile apps, but are there also some which would allow to put up lists for ...
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App for learning only words I want to learn in foreign language

I'm looking for some app or program where I can put my own foreign language words (words I come across and I don't know them). Then I can learn them using some tests or repeating/drilling them. Is ...
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Open source English dictation software for Ubuntu

I need an open source software (speech to text) that can write plain English from my dictation in Ubuntu.
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Grammar checker extension for Firefox

I'm using Mozilla Firefox, and I'm writing a lot of articles on different sites. I need an extension that will check the text I write (in English) and suggest me how to fix it if there are any grammar ...
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Open Source speech-to-text software for audio files in English

I have hundreds of hours of audio files in English that I need to transcript to the same language. Do you know a speech-to-text software that I can use to do it automatically? Obviously, the ...
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Fixing cases in English text

I am looking for a program that can fix the cases in a text. Examples: "hello what's up? doing good?" -> "Hello what's up? Doing good?" "i called bob Yesterday. he's going to NYC." -> "I called Bob ...