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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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Online poll that lets users add new options?

Is there an online poll service that allows users to add their own options? To be clear, this is what it should do: I create the poll by choosing a number of preset options I send the URL of the poll ...
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Title and credits creation software

I know of many NLE (non-linear editing) video editors but they are very feature rich and hence the learning curve is quite steep. I have a set of FOSS (free/libre open source software) for my other ...
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Is there a good stable free PDF editor?

I work for a non-profit organization and we have a lot of staff that need to work with PDFs. Our designers etc have the Adobe suite but that is quite expensive and I do not want to purchase a lot of ...
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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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Command line PDF image compression optimizer

It doesn't necessarily have to be CMD but I'd prefer it. It has to be free though. I have tried lots of different ones but all of them seem to optimize some bit data within the PDFs and don't even ...
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Windows startup manager

Looking for a program to manage which applications are started up when Windows PC starts. Requirements: Free (gratis) "Manage" means ability to permanently remove any given set of programs from ...
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vCard-editor for windows

To manage some contacts on an mobile device I need an editor to create some vCard-files. The current source can export vcf-files in a very uncomfortable way and wrong format, so I have to edit each of ...
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Tree-structured text editor / note-taker

Looking for a tree-structured hierarchical text editor / note-taker. Requirements: Freeware Not ancientware (must have been updated during the last 3 years) Support italics/bold text Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Android app that only displays the pictures within a particular folder

I sometimes need to show my artwork to people I just met. Pictures of my artwork are in a specific folder /sdcard/portfolio on my Android phone. However, launching the stock Gallery app would show ...
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Offline maps/GPS app for iOS

I am looking for a free iOS app that shows my GPS position. As a background, it should show maps up to street level, for instance using locally downloaded OpenStreetMap data like OsmAnd does. ...
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What cloud IDE could I use for an open source Python Django project that is free or can be installed on a VPS?

I have a project of open source website using Python Django. Since I'm developing from various computers I need an IDE in the cloud. Since it is a nonprofit project it has to be free. I can use a ...
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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 Inventory management software, small DIY electronics projects

Hi I am looking for some recommendations on free software that keeps an inventory of components you have and use for small DIY electronics projects. I don't need anything super advanced or ...
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Photoshop Express Alternative

Does anyone know of a Photoshop Express Alternative? You can only get the App store version for Windows, which obviously is an app, and I want a program. Basically I am looking for a Image Editor ...
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AngularJs drag & drop GUI builder & code generator

Is there something like Bootstrap studio for AngualarJS? Something which will present me with a palette for HTML components and let me drag & drop them to create a web page while auto-generating ...
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Easy offline flowchart tool for OSX

I will prefer to using a free one, so I don't want to use visio (but if it is not as expensive as visio I am okay with a paid one). Currently I use a mind mapping tool called Mindnode. But the ...
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How to connect draggable divs? (gratis alternative to jsPlumb)

I am seeking a gratis solution to this six year old S.O question (which still has no accepted answer, and the most upvoted costs AUD 3.5k (although there is a community edition with very limited ...
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A free program to turn a PC into a Chromecast or AirPlay receiver

Most iPhone apps only allow you to cast a streaming video to another device via Chromecast or via AirPlay. But I would like to cast to my Windows 10 PC (for watching Hulu Live TV on a PC, as I discuss ...
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Visual UML sequence diagram with easy insertion of new vertical/horizontal objects, no dragging around

I am looking for a tool to generate UML sequence diagrams: The main requirement is that I don't want to move anything with the mouse: The lifelines (vertical) and messages (horizontal) should be ...
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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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Free online XML editor

I was suprised to find no free online XML editors that had an easy to use visual interface (like Xml Spy but online). With grid or treeview editing of nodes and a user friendly way to edit XML. XML ...
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Layout for drag/drop/connect things

I'm looking for a JavaScript library/framework that allows to drag & drop things, and then to (dis)connect and remove them. A good example about what I need is Juju Charms: So, I'm able to ...
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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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Package for a self-hosted Imgur

I'm interested in a Docker or mail-in-a-box simple image hosting solution. People should be able to install it on an AWS host or the like, create a personal account, then drag and drop / upload images ...
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Gratis personal finance manager

I need a personal finance manager (in terms of "budget manager"). I don't need any future predictions or taxes calculations, simply a wallet like application with reports and charts. I need to create ...
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Command-line option parser for Java

I'm writing a shell in Java because I haven't programmed in Java for far too long and I've forgotten a lot of it. I was going to write my own, but right now I'd like to get a working prototype, so I ...
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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 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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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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Windows program for photo slideshow

Looking for very simple program to present pictures as slideshow. I would use Windows built in photo viewing app, but I need to extend picture change time and also I need to show pictures in random ...
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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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Fast picture viewer for Windows

Is there any free alternative to fastpictureviewer? I need a picture viewer that is fast (in best case hw-accelerated) with these features: fast browsing through many (some thousand) large (80MP) ...
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Web scraping tool/software availabe for free?

I am looking for a free ready-to-use web scraping application. Any recommendations? Usage: Monitoring online product prices, vendors, top 20 online market places in Asia and comparing price ...
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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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Free audience response system

I'm looking for a free (gratis good, open source preferred) audience response system. By this I mean a system whereby one person (the teacher or presenter) can create polls, and collect responses ...
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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 ...
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ncurses git client for Linux

I'm looking for a text-mode client for git – ideally something like Midnight Commander (so if there's some "Gitnight Commander", that's it). Requirements text-mode, so it also works over an SSH ...
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Software where I can upload a bunch of images and it will randomly select a handful of them?

Something that works in Windows 10 and is free. Preferably shows them all in a row or in 2 even rows (one on top of the other). Willing to use a website too. Thanks in advance! This is for study and ...
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Simple spreadsheet for Android

I am looking for a simple spreadsheet app to use on my Android phone. Desired features: Basic spreadsheet functionality, ie entering data in rows and columns, including properly formatted dates/...
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Web app to extract all colours of an image

Does a web-app exist where I can upload an image, and all the colours used in that image are analyzed and displayed for me to use, with a sample next to the colour? Requirements: free web-app upload ...
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Software to generate class diagram from Java source, not dependent on Eclipse

Is there a program around that can generate (UML) class diagrams from Java source code? There is a reason I am not using Eclipse, regardless of whether the reason makes sense, therefore I do not want ...
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A free host (game) server for a mobile application

Recently I developed a game and distributed it via play store. Now I am thinking of providing "High score rank competition system", which enables users to see other's high score and see theirselves' ...
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Are there any alternatives to tomb?

I mean this tomb. My web browser throws a warning for their security certificate (unknown issuer) and judging by their github page, it's not developed too actively. Are there any alternatives that ...
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Client UI for DBreeze

DBreeze is a C# NoSQL embedded database. Is there any easy tool to browse data contained in a DBreeze file? Like SQLiteBrowser for SQLite. Requirement: Runs on Linux Free, ideally open source CLI ...
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Gratis Rust IDE for Windows

I've recently started learning Rust. Rust is a relatively new language, the first stable release having only been out in May 2015. I've looked online and for the most part, the only articles I've ...
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Utility for working with .diff files

I'm looking for a utility which makes it easier to: Drop some "hunks" within a diff file; Drop some of the files being diff'ed; Add, rename or remove common path elements Dry-run apply the diff ...
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Android app which uses my phone's mic and accelerometer to help me learn how well I slept

Introduction I have a Samsung Galaxy S Relay cellphone running Android 4.1.2. For quite a while, I've been using SleepBot to keep track of my sleep. What is SleepBot? SleepBot is an app which ...
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Linux terminal that supports RTL (non KDE)

I am on Ubuntu unity 16.04, I am looking for: Free Linux terminal that supports RTL Not KDE based Works in ZSH because bicoin does not Huge bonus if it can be integrated in VScode, in fact the reason ...
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Remote Desktop Software [Windows<->Linux]

I'm looking for remote desktop to be able to connect (primarily) from Linux PC (Debian, regular X and no display manager such as gnome/xfce etc) to Windows 7. I can't use Teamviewer (version 13/14 - ...