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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Tool to enable carpooling

We are considering organizing carpooling at the place I work. We are looking for a platform / website which allows every user to have an account, for people to register which days they want to ...
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Self-hosted file sharing platform

I have Magento 2 installed on centos 7. I want to add sub-domain which purpose will be sharing files publicly or between people in company. So I need ability to generate public sharing link. I just ...
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Gratis Windows 10 file explorer with no link to Edge

Problem: Microsoft has made it utterly impossible to keep using "File Explorer" (the file manager built into Windows) by adding an unremovable button in the top-right corner, precisely underneath the ...
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Portable QR Code (QRcode) reader (via webcam) app for Windows

Please recommend a QR Code reader app with the following features: Reads a QR code from a webcam Portable (no installation) Gratis (free of cost for non-commercial use) Windows compatible Does not ...
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Why does nothing whatsoever work anymore? [closed]

This question runs a very high risk of being labeled a "rant", but I don't even know what that means anymore since I hear it so often. I need to ask this serious question: Why does nothing whatsoever ...
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Command line or PHP tool to convert a .txt file to a PDF on Windows

Ever since I first learned about PDF in the early 2000s, I've been searching on and off for software to automate the conversion of various documents formats to such a .pdf file. I've tried numerous "...
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Gratis Windows File Rename utility

DropBox has messed me up :-( Suddenly, a lot of my file.extension files have been renamed as file (Mawg's Laptop's conflicted copy 2020-01-15).extension and replaced by older versions (?!). I need a ...
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Teaching tools (looking for a program to control what the students are doing in real time)

I am teaching how to code Python at a high school and I wanted to know if there's some software I could use to control what the students are doing in real time. I only want to watch their screens in ...
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Generate image preview of 3d mesh using command line

Is there any tool to generate image previews of a 3d model? Currently using OBJ format. The goal is to do a bulk generation to quickly detect which are the characteristics of each OBJ. So far I've ...
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What free program has ability to crop a video and position itself within the boundaries I need over an an additional video and saving as one video?

What free program has ability to crop a Portion of video (e.g upper right), preferably by dragging a rectangle to the correct size & position now take that piece and position it within the ...
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Explorer-like FTP client for Windows, open source and well-maintained

I need an FTP client for Windows Requirements: Graphical and user-friendly Feels like a Windows Explorer window, supports drag and drop No nags/ads/spyware Open source Supports FTPS, SFTP, and all ...
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Gratis MySql optimizer

I have gotten by until now with ensuing 3rd order norm and having good indexes & foreign keys. Today an AJAX query is exceeding 30 seconds on a modest search (PHP builds JSON arrays for each ...
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Java library to insert invisible text into a PDF

I want to insert invisible text into an existing PDF file, to make it searchable. For instance, if the user searches for "hello", the PDF reader should send the user to the page where I embedded that ...
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What's a free audio editor for Windows? [closed]

What's a free audio editor in it? It migth be made for Windows. It are needed for My Youtube video blog.
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PHP debug, alternative to ChromePHP

I really, really, like the excellent ChromePHP. Alas, I am encountering an ERR_RESPONSE_HEADERS_TOO_BIG error and, since there was a trouble ticket issued for it eight years ago, I can't see it being ...
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Draw a diagram of MySql data (NOT the database schema, the actual data, with relationships)

I have a specific case in mind, and could code it with Python and GraphViz, but first I would prefer not to reinvent the wheel & also to see if there is a generic tool out there that would help ...
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Crossword puzzle engine

There are a number of websites that offer daily crossword puzzles; eg, https://games.readersdigest.ca/games/daily-crossword/. Is there some free software capable of taking a crossword board design ...
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Freeware video editing with support for photos and green screen

I'm looking for video editing software for windows 10 that supports building a slide show from photos inserting videos using green screen as trasparent on top of underlying photos or videos FullHD ...
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How do I get an artificial “woman” with soothing, human voice to talk to me on my computer, without paying money?

I currently use eSpeak.exe to be able to do (basically): espeak "This is an arbitrary sentence." It speaks out the string, but all the supported voices (as far as I can tell) all sound like cold, ...
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Record Playback Software for Arduino

Arduinos with the ATmega32U4 chip (e.g. Micro, Leonardo, Yun) can act as a physical keyboard or mouse. I managed to even position the mouse in an abolute manner using the library HID by NicoHood, ...
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Where to find the best free offline audio bible on my Android device?

I need a free, offline audio bible on my Android device.
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Enabling black screen after connecting remotely to the target computer?

I am using team viewer but I found out that enabling black screen mode is not available for free. One has to upgrade it. Is there any other remote connection software that enables the black screen ...
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E-book navigation software with advanced layout

I am looking for a free software which allows me to navigate an ebook as if I was flipping a hard copy. The software should be similar to what's found on Internet archive or better: Basically I have ...
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Windows GUI file viewer that only displays printable characters

Please recommend a gratis Windows GUI-based file viewer that only displays printable characters. These are approximately ASCII characters 32-126. Basically, I want to be able open a binary file and ...
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Google Voice desktop clients?

Are there desktop SIP clients that work with Google Voice, or any other non-web-based way to use a Google Voice phone number?
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Is there any open-source and free to use software that can update all the third party software like node, java, adobe

Doing this by one by one is big pain, especially in the software where there is no built in option to update the software to the latest stable version, do you know any software that will do the job ...
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Scientific Calculator with Fractions for Windows

Is there a free scientific calculator for Windows that can work with fractions? Something like having a frac-dec option and v.v? I need it to work offline and have all the usual scientific calculator ...
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Free tools to assist code reading

I'm reading a book which mentions that there are some tools which can assist code reading and understanding complex systems, and most developers are not aware of them, but the book does not name any ...
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Secure email client for Android

Related question : Secure email client for Windows and Android - this time, I will settle for an Android only solution. Until/unless I get an answer to my question K9 not showing all mails in unified ...
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Importing 3D background to a 3D design software

We have the following task: we would like to take a 3D image of a natural background where someone wants to build a camping. We then would like to import this image and draw into it the 3D buildings ...
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Is there free book-writing software without the page break?

Is there a software for book writing like LibreOffice or Pages where you can write without having trouble with the page break? (In LibreOffice you can scale it, but that's not really what I'm looking ...
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free open source code review tool that works on windows and shared drives that is not web based

Hello i am having trouble finding a free and open source code review tool for windows 10, that can be ran on a users computer without any need to connect to the external network. The company that I ...
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Private Android browser which can mute and, preferably, strip ads & videos

The accepted solution to my previous question, Always mute all sound from all tabs in an Android browser (Preferably FireFox) no longer works. I will, of course, contact the author of App Volume ...
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Gratis grid/table component for AngulrJs

Please note that I am coding in AngularJs v1.X - not Angular (with TypeScript). I am looking for a gratis grid/table, which should take it's data from a $scope variable be sortable by clicking on a ...
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Software for analytical and computational physics with a DSP nuance

What software can I use for: compute complex formulas which result could be not analytical, thus requiring iteration methods and substantial computational cost (ex. quantum mechanics analysis) easily ...
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Looking for a survey tool that allows FCFS

I am looking for a tool to create a survey that will give me kind of an assignment summary. First I want to create a survey with different options. I would then like to pass the survey link on to a ...
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WAMP switcher (Windows Apache MySql & PHP)

I am looking for a gratis Windows app to allow me to install and switch between different versions of PHP, possibly also MySql, although that is not so important. I don't care about switching Apache. ...
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Which is fully functional open-source database visual tool for linux?

Recently I'm using valentina studio but some useful functions are available only in pro version. I want to have a free but fully functional database visual tool for ubuntu linux such as MySQL ...
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Clean up greyscale images

I scanned a few comics, and have images like this I would like to have the background white ... in fact, I would like to have the white transparent, but that's just "nice to have", not "must have". ...
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Free Inventory and POS software with Barcode printing

I would like to know if there are any free inventory management and POS software (for Windows) that can print barcode. This is what I need to be able to do. Add item to my inventory Print price ...
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Free windows inventory spreadsheet

I need a simple to use spreadsheet to use for inventory tracking that can be updated daily. I need rows and columns, unlimited rows, 7 columns.
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Software that can hide my face in a video

I would like to record myself performing an athletic activity, and I plan on uploading those videos to receive feedback on my technique. However, before I upload the videos, I want to edit them to ...
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Is there a free software or javascript library you can use to finish surveys?

All in the title. Looking for a script that would let me auto-fill the form elements for some pre-filled information like name, age etc.
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Good, free software for candlestick charting (using CSV or text input file)

I am looking for Desktop software which takes Daily Open/Close/High/Low (and possibly Volume) input as csv or any text format. I already have Excel but I found several shortcomings with Excel If ...
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A program to generate beautiful CV from raw data

What kind of free tools there are to make beautiful, easily updatable curriculum vitaes on Ubuntu? I tried LaTeX but found it quite difficult to maintain. Or is it easy to write, say, a Python script ...
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Change the volume of the current application via the notification bar or some other fast to access way on Android

I'm looking for a program on Android that allows users to change the volume of the current application via the notification bar or some other fast to access way, without having to click on the ...
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Merge videos on Android

I'm looking for a program on Android that allows users to select several videos and merge them into a single video. It should be gratis (ads are ok), not alter the video quality and support 4k videos.
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Flashcard app for iOS that allows playing audio in front cards

I need a flashcard app (gratis, for iPhone) that allows playing audio files on front cards. The front card should not show the name of the audio file. It would ideally just show a play/pause button (...
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To sync a desktop wiki software with a MediaWiki wiki

Is there a desktop wiki software that can be sync on a MediaWiki wiki (private)? I have my own wiki, hosted in a wikifarm, and I was wondering if I could use a desktop wiki software as a local editor....
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Webservice to create a custom dictionary

I'm looking for a webservice/web apps (I mean a service with a web interface). I'd like a free site, to create a custom dictionary. Not like Memrise, but like a database of words, with definitions. ...