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Screencapture + compression while recording

Is there an open-source, free tool that captures screen + audio but compresses it as it records it? I have used macOS' default tool "Screenshot" (using CMD+SHIFT+5) but just a minute of ...
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Gratis alternative to Thunderbird for Windows (email client) - must support multiple accounts

As per the title. Must run on my PC. Must NOT send my passwords over a 3rd party server. I.e connects directly to my account's IMAP server, not via the app's server. Must support 10 or more accounts. ...
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Free interactive map api or tool for WPF program

I have a database with some information (no more than a few sentences) on each county in a few states. What I am trying to make is a very simple program that allows the user to hover or click on each ...
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A better DNS changer app for Android

I need a stronger (lack of better wording) non root DNS changer app for Android. On PCs many Windows and Linux apps do work just fine for the most part, not needing extra features. Sometimes just ...
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DAW software intended to be used as 21st-century software

When I was 10 years old, I worked hard to buy my first computer: a Vic-20 in 1985. Since then, I have worked in IT, earned certifications, and even designed commercial websites in the 90s. Despite my ...
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Any free program or application that can reroute serial connection on any OS over the network?

Although I found a post that kind of does what I was thinking, I was hoping for something more cross-platform so that it will work with both Windows and Linux. Can a serial device be redirected over a ...
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Free screen recorder with basic editing

I want to record my screen on Windows 10. I did a little research, but didn't find a tool that satisfies all of these criteria yet: Free Basic editing features (just cut a little) No complex ...
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Is there a PDF reader that can set base font weight? (with heavier/thicker rendering)

I'm comparing Adobe Reader font rendering to other PDF readers, and I find the former to show heavier/thicker/darker base fonts, which results easier to my bad sight. Is there any free/open-source PDF ...
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Free open source tool to speed up video and store it that speed

Free open source tool to speed up video and store it that speed, i.e if I set it at 1.5x I should be able to save the video file in 1.5x.
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CPU-based LLM for Markdown editor

I'd like to integrate an LLM into my free, open-source, cross-platform desktop Markdown editor. In particular, bundle the LLM into the editor's ancillary podman container (that's used for typesetting)....
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Free online video to cartoon converter

I'm looking for a free online video to cartoon converter. I used to use AILab Video Cartoonizer which worked pretty good, but for some reason stopped working. That's the kind of software I'm looking ...
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Offline JSON diff tool

I am looking for a similar tool like JSON diff tool but with the additional requirement that the tool works offline. I am asking a new question, because many answers over there do also not fit the ...
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What are free natural AI voices to use for commercial purposes?

I'm wondering which AI voice is both completely free for commercial use and offers the best quality in terms of sounding natural, for use in my YouTube videos?
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Converting SCORM to PPT

I am creating educational content. The tool of my company can export this as a SCORM file, but nothing else. Since I don't want to do the work twice, I'd like to convert the SCORM file as PPT. At the ...
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Linux code/text editor with specific features (open-source)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) text/code editor that meets the following feature requirements: Able to load a 15MB file with word wrap enabled in under 2 seconds on moderate ...
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Offline C++ syntax highlighter

I am looking for a C++ syntax highlighter, i.e. an application that takes plain text input (C++ code, of course) and provides formatted code as output (HTML, RTF). Why do I need that? Yes, any IDE ...
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Seeking App Recommendations for Advanced Camera Controls on iPhone 15 Pro Max

Can the iPhone 15 Pro Max adjust ISO, aperture, and shutter speed? It seems the built-in camera lacks direct controls for shutter speed and aperture, though I've noticed some third-party apps can ...
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Javascript client library to resize images and change their canvas size

I am developing a Javascript application (runs in the browser, not a Node app or similar) and I have a requirement: in my app I have images (jpegs and pngs) in Blob form and I want to manipulate them ...
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Parental control open source freeware

I am looking for a parental/family control software: open-source Windows lightweight (similar to Nirsoft software), if possible < 10 MB that is always running in the background, allowing the ...
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Marketing tool to keep track of the states and results of various seeding posts

My main marketing platform is Facebook. In a campaign I need to keep track of the states (pending, accepted, rejected) and results (number of likes, hearts, comments, shares) of the various posts. If ...
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Modelling coloured surfaces

While working on a project in higher category theory, a branch of mathematics, I was lead to draw surface diagrams like the ones you can find in these papers; for example page 22-23, page 13.* ...
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Identify files already committed to Git repository which are excluded by .gitignore

I work with students and the following happens fairly often: Student creates code Student compiles Students adds everything to Git repository, and everything includes .obj, .exe and whatnot I talk to ...
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Script or program to conveniently show the content of .shp.xml files generated by ArcGIS

Shapefiles (.shp) contain geospatial data and can be read by various open source programs such as QGIS. Sometimes they are accompanied by a metadata file with the extension .shp.xml such as this one. ...
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Software to replace left Shift key by vertical bar or backslash keys

I've purchased a physical keyboard that is missing a left key for typing the backslash character or the vertical tab character. Is there a software to virtualize a key stroke on the left Shift key so ...
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Gratis, portable alternative to Agent Ransack (find text in files & display a few lines before & after)

Agent Ransack does what I want. It recursively searches files, finds those that contain a given string, and displays portions of each find, with a configurable number of lines fore and aft for context....
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Fractal-generating software for Windows

Could you please tell me what programs I could use to generate fractals? I am interested in relatively simple fractals like the Sierpinski Triangle. What I want is to be able to specify the number of ...
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What's the best online tool to bulk delete tweets for free?

TweetDelete used to be a good service, but they are no longer free. Is there any good, safe, and reliable tool that allows you to bulk delete old tweets for free now? Thanks.
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Dead simple WAV to MP3 converter

I am looking for a minimalistic free audio converter for elderly people. They are absolute technical noobs, thus I can't tell them to use ffmpeg. 15 years ago, I used Lamedrop. It literally had no ...
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lsystem exporter?

I am looking for a program that can make 3D lindermeyer systems and export them into a common format like e.g. obj or gltf. I don't want a full plant simulator but rather just a simple graph, no 3D ...
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Freeware x86 decompilers for Windows with debug?

I'm searching for a software that is capable of decompiling x86 code in C-like code and run a debug session within it with the possibility to see the content of the variables. That above was a quick ...
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FPGA free tools for synthesis and simulation working on Windows 10

As a hobby, I return to programming FPGA systems. I am looking for a free tool for the synthesis and simulation of reprogrammable circuits that work for the Windows 10 operating system. At this point, ...
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Free online video cropper

Is there an online (no software to install) free tool that: allows to crop a video in space (i.e. modify the top left and bottom right corners) allows to crop a video in time (example: only keep from ...
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Free software to block specific websites only for a specific Android device

The desired flow is: I define websites forbidden to a specific Android device. If a specific Android device tries to browse them, block them. But but send a notification to another device/pc (...
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Freeware program to convert big PDF eg 200MB PDF, to RTF, and compatible with Windows 7?

Is there a freeware program to convert a big PDF (e.g. 200MB) PDF, to RTF, that is compatible with Windows 7?
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Prioritise, categorise and share To Do list

I'm looking for a way of creating a To Do list. There are 4 of us in my team and each person will have a list of tasks. I want to set a priority and category to each task and have each assigned to one ...
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Program to check SSD health performance

I need an advice about what program should I use to check health and performance of SSD Drive. I bought some SSD Drives on outlet in a cheap price and now I would like to check them technically. ...
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Looking for free pdf-viewer with similar annotation capabilities to Zotero

This is what I require, anything else is optional: I must be able to set it as the default pdf-viewer, such that I can simply double-click on a file and start reading (Zotero can't do this, I have to ...
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Looking for API that lets me communicate between two of my applications

Im new to APIs in general, so please excuse any questions you may deem trivial - I probably don't :) Question: I have two apps, each one on a different machine (lets call them main and second) and an ...
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Free C++ library implementing hierarchical clustering or alike

Which can cluster small number of points by the given maximum distance between them. Two dimensions only.
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Image background removal tool for Windows (offline)

Background removal tools are possible: Remove BG (online) works nicely, Adobe (online), Removal AI (online; 1 free download only). But they all don't fit my needs, which are: works offline works on ...
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Image inpainting offline tool for Windows

Image inpainting seems to be everywhere: Vercel (online) or Cleanup Pictures (online). But they all don't fit my needs, which are: works offline works on Windows (10/11) is gratis, also for ...
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Upscale photos to at least 2x resolution (offline) for Windows

Upscaling images seems to be everywhere: Upscaler Stockphotos (free, online), Gigapixel AI (paid), Big JPG (online; unclear license for offline use) Photopro AI (paid, ~170 USD perpetual offline) ...
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API client that can sync via git and costs nothing

My colleagues and I maintain a collection of (REST) requests, that we share via git. We were happy users of Postman until they removed the import feature. Our intended replacement Insomnia technically ...
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Free tools to generate HTML from a picture

What are free tools to generate HTML from a picture of a website? Just to quickly implement designers' work into code. I want to upload a picture and get HTML, CSS from the service.
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Looking for tools to summarize or quiz from large PDF/text files

Claude AI chatbot provides the ability to summarize PDF/texts. But it still has a limit, usually if one wants to create a summary of a book the pdf/text file has a lot of words exceeding the limit ...
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Software for automated data evaluation and export

We are searching for a (free/open source) software that does the following: Take raw data from file (csv and tdms, up to several 100MB uncompressed) Filter outliers (based on thresholds) Calculate ...
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Need a 500-line AI summary of a text file

I have an 8000-line, 907 KB text file converted from a PDF book and need a 500-line summary using AI tools. Online options have character limits; looking for GitHub libraries or alternative online ...
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Can websites be opened without cursor detection by using cloud services or remote access tools?

Is there a way to open a website and move the cursor to another screen or browser on my laptop without the website detecting it? Typically, this can be achieved by using remote access tools to connect ...
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The proxychains equivalent for Windows

I'm already using SSH tunneling by ssh -D 9058 username@5*.**.1*1.1*. I need software on Windows to use this tunnel for specific applications or even for the whole system. It should be free and ...
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Switching profiles to "do not disturb" for multiple tools

In my company, different teams use different messaging tools. In total, I have Discord, MS Teams, Zoom and ProCall. At home, stuff is not much different. I use Skype, MS Teams and Discord. When I want ...
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