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Questions tagged [gratis]

Software free of financial cost. For software that includes the source code, [open-source] is the best tag. Software can be either [gratis] or [open-source], or both. Only use this tag if "gratis" is a must-have requirement.

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Any way to protect a PDF with AES-256 for free?

Adobe offers a 7-days trial of its Acrobat Pro. It's technically free but not terribly useful in the long run. LibreOffice can export a file as PDF, but only with 128-bit RC4 encryption. Obsolete. ...
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Screen Recorder for Windows 10 free [duplicate]

is there a free screen recorder for Windows 10 that can be used for recording tutorials?
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Software for NFC based login

I am trying to set up an Android or Windows tablet that kids at an event can use to leave comments. This is for a non profit event so I am not looking for paid solutions because there is no budget. ...
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Looking for a program deactivating software for Windows OS

I need a gratis [or cheap once-off payment (roughly <50 USD)] software, that can deactivate unneeded programs running on a Windows 10 PC, 64 bit and reactivates them when needed similar to AVG PC ...
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Long term RAM usage monitor (Windows)

I buy a new laptop every 3 years on average. I think that I tend to err on side of too much when adding RAM, and that is quite expensive. Leaving aside the fact that applications' demand for RAM ...
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Free GRAFCET or SFC editors

I'm looking for a free, Linux-based, open-source (in order of importance) GRAFCET or SFC editor, similar to CODESYS or AUTOMGEN. Exporting the chart into a SVG file is also required.
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A Single, Portable ZIP file to replace Android Studio

Is there a single ZIP file (software inside the ZIP file) that android developer can download, and is portable (meaning you run from flash drive or portable hard disk), and can develop/build android ...
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PDF to RTF File Converter

I need a piece of software to convert a PDF file to an RTF file. It should preferably have a command-line interface or a GUI that supports batch-converting files. Windows is preferable but Linux is ...
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Image annotation software for ML purpose

Objective: A software where the user can annotate an image with bounding boxes. These annotations would be used for an ML algorithm like YOLO/R-CNN Looking for an opensource, gratis software like ...
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Terminal task runner on save

I need something that run on the terminal and watch some folder. When I hit save on a file on that folder it run a task that I defined, like lessc --some-flags in.less out.css or ./my_custom_script.sh ...
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What language/SW is recommended to build/ implement a quality management system for a small company?

I have C programming background and would like to design a QMS for a small company. Could someone with experience in the field please recommend an appropriate language/ SW for me to use in order to ...
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Remove background from webcam in windows

Is there a free software to remove background from live webcam video in Windows? Requirements: Remove background from live webcam video Without the need for a green screen OS: Windows. License: ...
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Borland/Embarcadero convert DFM form to MS Visual studio form

I have been handed a Borland C++Builder v5 project and told to convert it so MS Visual studio 2105. Is there any tool which can help me? It doesn’t have to do it all, just “as much as possible” to ...
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Program to read shortcut (.lnk) files and modify its properties

I would like a GUI program capable to open/read a shortcut file and modify all of its properties, with total ease (like for example showing the original values in a editable textbox, and a button to ...
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Portable chromium-based web browser for Windows

I'm seeking recommendations for a portable chromium-based web browser for Windows. Here are the specific requirements: Must be truly portable: No writing to the Windows registry, no saving or ...
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Deposit Money into the App (Payment Processor)

does anyone know what payment processors RobinHood uses to process bank account deposits to individual accounts? I am thinking to include a functionality that would allow my customers to deposit ...
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Software to help diagnose no internet access even when connected to WiFi

I recently set up a wireless home networking system at a friend's home. Everything works great, except that an Android LG G4 cell phone sometimes cannot access the internet even though Android ...
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Combine multiple image files into a single PDF file

What's a good utility for combining different image files (e.g. PNGs or JPGs) into a single PDF file, with no quality loss (or minimal quality loss)? Required features: Libre Gratis Command-line ...
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Gratis tool to view and parse / filter logfmt logfiles

I search for a gratis tool that is able to display, format and parse / filter log files that were created in the logfmt file format. I know that Logstash, Splunk and other comparable tools can import ...
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Gratis, Windows, multi-line, text search and replace

I am looking for a gratis, Windows-based, text search and replace application which will allow me to make the following kinds of replacement, allowing me to specify file extensions and giving the ...
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Software tools that mass create multiple SSL cert for different servers without repeating type the same CN, etc for each SSL cert

Currently, there are 18 servers with different URL address, but they will end with the same domain address (e.g. domain.com). Example as follows: Server 1 have URL: svr01.domain.com Server 2 have URL:...
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Free personal push notifications service

I'm looking for a free service that allows me to send push notifications/messages to my phone using a simple API call. The use case: I have found for some of my personal projects, that I want to know ...
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Gratis personal finance manager with virtual account

Looking for a personal finance tool with the following must-haves: Auto integration for cash accounts and investments. Auto categorization of cash activity. Virtual accounts/envelopes - as in the ...
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Looking for a solution to run Python the browser

Mozilla details Pyodide, which brings Python to browsers caught my eye. However, it is not quite stable, according to the article. Is there a gratis, stable, popular and well supported means of ...
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Gratis Windows/Linux Ada compiler (IDE) for MIPS target

I am looking for a gratis Ada compiler – at least; preferably an IDE, including debugger – to run on a MIP processor (specifically this SBC). Preferably with Ada 2012 support (SPARK, or similar static ...
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Task runner suggestion

For some time I been searching for a task runner with watch capabilities. My needs are: watch one or multiple folders for save events and in sequence run: some bash command another bash command npm ...
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Remotely execute .bat files from a different network

I have my desktop at home with some game servers running on it. I start and stop these servers with batch files. Normally, I use TeamViewer to remote in to my home desktop from my laptop while I'm at ...
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What would be a good free user-friendly easy-to-use 3d animation tool?

I've been looking for one for a while now, and I still haven't found one yet. I could really use some help here. Thanks. Blender was one example, but in its current version, it was too complicated ...
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Best file shredding/Recovery

Trying to make some files I had in a VM unrecoverable, I ran CCleaner in the VM and deleted everything I can from the inside, deleted the VM. And then I found out OneDrive had them, deleted it from ...
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Windows, gratis : replace duplicate files by links

I am looking for a gratis Windows program which can find duplicate files in two giver directory trees and offer me the option to delete one set of duplicates and replace them by links to the other ...
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Linux audio player that can filter songs per year

Sometimes I want to play only 90s songs, and sometimes only songs that have been released this year. Is there a Linux audio player with that feature? That can be a plugin of an existing player. ...
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Windows Random Text / Lorem Ipsum Generator

Is there a free Windows application that have a shortcut to insert random text to current focused textbox? So the program runs in background, and whenever I press the shortcut e.g CTRL+ALT+R, the ...
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Geocoder, free for commercial use

I am trying to move away from all Google products. For mapping, I am using AngularJS 1.x and Leaflet. I was surprised to find that Leaflet does not support geocoding, where I pass an address and ...
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Create professional graphs for reports without underlying data?

When writing descriptions of general trends, orders of magnitude, change over time, etc, it is often useful to include simple trend graphs like this: What tool can I use to create professional ...
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Free and maintained box2d editor

I'm looking for a free map 2d / box 2d editor for Libgdx. VisEditor is deprecated, overlap2d is dead. I want something like VisEditor, free and maintained, preferably open source. It must work on ...
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AngularJS 1.x interface/API for Open Street Maps

For some years, I used NgMap for Angular 1.x (note that I require a solution for v1.x; I am not going to learn TypeScript and use Angular v2 or greater). It seems that last year Google changed the ...
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Transform iotop output to chart

This command prints disk reads/writes per process every second: iotop -bot > my.log The output is like this: 11:19:25 Total DISK READ : 0.00 B/s | Total DISK WRITE : 198.47 K/s 11:19:...
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Is there a way to multiple users share the same machine simultaneously?

I recently started a scientific initiation in a laboratory at my university. We are a little short of money and in need of new computer. Is there any free program (for Ubuntu, preferably) that allows ...
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Free software solution for basic conference presenter management?

This is about a conference with 100 presenters for 120 sessions. The presenter proposal for it is very basic: 50 word proposal description, 50 word biography, presenter availability, a category and 3 ...
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Portable (AppImage?) GUI Linux bandwidth monitoring and security tool

Requirements Privacy & Security Features Instantly see who or what your PC is talking to using graphs, plus see what your PC may have connected to in the past. Detect spyware, malware, badly ...
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Case Management Software

I'm looking for a fairly simple case management system for a local charity that offers support/advocacy for people with mental issues and disabilities. So the only service offered is advocacy, but ...
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Free OCX viewer for MS project files (.mpp)

I'm looking for a windows free OCX viewer for MS project files (.mpp) and/or projectLibre files (.pod) similar to "Edraw Office Viewer ActiveX". Thanks for your advice
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Gratis reporting tool/dashboard with data comparisons (e.g year on year)

There are lots of gratis reporting tools out there, but I haven’t yet found one with this feature. Given a database (preferably MySql/MaraiDb, but OBDC should cover most) with several years’ worth of ...
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Looking for No Cost Hospitality WiFi Solution

My company provides Internet access to apartment buildings. New customers connect to our APs and are redirected to our website where they can purchase service. There are multiple plans available with ...
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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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Looking to replace Adobe Acrobat Reader with something that prioritizes usability over cost

With how Adobe's changed with each new iteration and how more and more features have been placed behind a paywall, what are some programs that allow a user the basic functionality of creating/editing ...
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Lightweight GUI markdown editor

I want to edit some formatted text, with hyperlinks and lists etc. - so that the result is a markdown file, and the editing can either of the source, or of the formatted content (with accompanying ...
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Free software to audit pdf file size

I'm looking for a free (preferably Windows) tool that can give a break-down of a .pdf file's size into images, fonts, text and whatever else makes up a .pdf file. Adobe Reader Pro and PDF Studio Pro ...
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Gratis form builder

I am looking for a gratis, drag & drop form builder and processor (Web based or Windows, possibly Android). Form builder let's imagine a doctor's surgery wants to let patients book appointments ...
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APR profit calculator

I have Googled and see plenty of calculators for calculating loan/mortgage APR. I am looking for the reverse - I want to specify an amount saved or invested, the current value and how many years it ...