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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Webapp to easily sell a file online (for tiny niche markets not worth of hosting an eshop)

Let's say I spend a week creating a data file in order to sell it to a very small niche market (maybe 100 buyers worldwide). Is there an online platform where people could download the file in ...
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MBox Viewer for large files

I retrieved a backup of my email account with Google takeout. The back up a Gmail account is a .mbox. As a result, I'm looking for a program that would: be able to view a large .mbox, i.e. larger ...
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Open-source solutions to make Linux desktop easily accesible remotely from Windows

I want to setup a Linux desktop where friends with windows PCs can login remotely and play with it to get familiar with Linux. I've tried Ubuntu 14.04 but failed miserably while trying to share the ...
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Windows plain text editor that allows to bold/italicize/indent

I write quite a bit in plain text files. A simple text editor, like Notepad, meets most of my needs when writing plain text files. But sometimes being able to bold or italicize a word is very useful....
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PDF library management and viewer

I look for a PDF viewer which also offers some sort of document management. I have a lot of PDF files which I wish to tag, classify, … Then I look for a PDF viewer with at least the following ...
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Program to set up an auto-responder for Facebook messages

Since Facebook is now forcing all users to download messenger by ripping chat out of its main apps, I am looking for a program having the following feature: allowing to set an automated reply in ...
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PDF to LaTeX converter

I am searching for a free software that converts a PDF in a LaTeX file. Actually I don't need it to convert the whole PDF, I just need to "extract" the formulas and use them to make my own LaTeX file....
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User-access controlled photosharing web CMS

I am looking for a free and open source CMS/image management software that will let me: Divide users into groups and set photo viewing permission based on the groups Easily manage user data (ideally ...
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Windows software to automatically trim edges of photographs of documents

Can anyone recommend gratis Windows software to automatically trim the edges of photographs of documents? Must have an option to adjust for perspective. The program does not need to take the actual ...
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Software to recover deleted files from Windows

I need a good software to recover deleted files from Windows. Its specifications are - It should be free. It should recover maximum number of files with minimum time (I had used Piriform Recuva. It ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

I often like to take screenshots of lists online. They vary by size and purpose, but it's a pain when the section I want to document is longer than my screen. This happens not that often, but it's ...
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Tool to split MP4 videos

I'm looking for a tool which can split MP4 video files. I have tried Any Video Converter but find that it is unreliable and forces choices on frame size but does not always allow me to choose the ...
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“Computer time” monitor for children

I’ve been asked by a neighbour for a (ideally gratis) utility for Windows® that allows him to set “computer times” for his children, with rules like this (example that shows the sort of flexibility ...
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Looking for a free, usable alternative for remastersys

Remastersys was an old backup program that converted a running Ubuntu or Debian system into an installer disk with the same packages as the 'master' installed, or into a live backup of the environment ...
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Web application that creates RSS feeds for any website [closed]

I'm looking for a web application that tracks changes on websites and provide them as RSS feeds. The detection of site / site-part structure can be semi-automatic, but should not be too time-consuming....
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Free text editor with full column mode support

If anyone out there is old enough to remember the ISPF editor on IBM mainframes, then you know what I mean. For the rest of you ... I am looking for a free editor which allows me to edit only ...
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CD Ripping Software for OS X

When I was primarily a Windows user, I used a program called CDex to rip CDs to my hard drive. I loved this program primarily because of the following features: Automatic ID3 tagging using CDDB ...
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Free program to generate ER diagram for exisiting SQLite Database

I have a SQLite database that I have created. In order to document it, I hope to create an ER diagram. Is there a free tool out there that will import the database and spit out an er diagram? Any ...
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Chrome extension to mute all but the active tab

I open nearly all my links in new tabs. So, say I just opened a YouTube video, but then found another video on the right hand side that is better, I open it in a new tab, and hear both videos playing ...
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AngularJs charting with treemap (and heatmaps would be nice)

Should this be two questions? Maybe not, just two features of one library. Does anyone know of an AngularJs library which offers: - TreeMaps - Geographical heat maps (with Open Street Maps a bonus) ...
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Free service for scheduled cross-posting to major social networks

I'm looking for a free and simple web-service for posting to multiple social networks (at least it should support Facebook, Google+ and Twitter) with ability to schedule messages for a specific time.
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Software for erasing “permanently deleted” files

I have around 100 files/ folders that I have permanently deleted, by sending them to the recycle bin and deleting them from there. With programs like Recuva I can easily get the files back, but I need ...
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Gratis Outlook addin that can sync with Google Calendar

Now before we get going here, yes I did read this question and found it was not suitable for my needs. I am simply looking for an addin for Outlook that can do a two-way sync (both read and write ...
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PDF editor that can arrange pages visually (on a page-thumbnail grid…)

I'm looking for a Windows freeware that: can remove a page (example: remove page #7 from a 50-page PDF, and save the result as PDF) can move a page (example: move page #23 from a 50-page PDF to the ...
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Stable, well supported PHP framework with possibly form builder and graphs, charts

I haven't done any PHP coding for a few years and I have not, as yet, used a framework. Now I have a new project in mind and think that a well tested framework would save me a lot of the time that I ...
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Program to watch a talk along with slides

I have the video and the slides (PDF) of a 1-hour talk. I'm looking for a program that would: display the video and the slides side-by-side as videolectures.net does: I don't want to have to manually ...
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Alternative to Windows Briefcases for syncing folders on the computer with removable drives

Up until Windows 8, Windows had a feature called "Briefcases" which would help you sync folders on your computer(s) with removable drives (and vice versa). This feature was removed in Windows 8. I ...
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Microsoft Word to PDF Converter

I am looking for a freeware to convert Microsoft Word (.docx or .doc) to PDF. It would be nice to use this without installation. I would like it to run on Windows and do not want any online ...
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Alternative to Prezi

Prezi recently became a paid service. Is there another online tool allowing me to create presentations in Prezi’s style? Prezi can be used to create presentations by moving a "camera" around a 2D ...
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Free Mindmap software that supports python API

I need a portable OS-agnostic Mindmap software that supports python API, I want to be able to change the nodes, add text or images programmatically via python.
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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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FLOSS SVG animation / video editing software with both WYSIWYG and XML editor

I am looking for a software package for SVG animation or a video editor to create animations/videos that is: 1. Free Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) 2. runs on GNU/Linux 3. allows me to use a ...
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Two Factor Authentication Client for Windows 10

I'm looking for a Two Factor Authentication Client like Google Authenticator but for Windows. My requirements are, Gratis Be able to store multiple entries with labels Easy to use Runs on Windows 10 ...
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Free email address extractor

I am looking for a software or an add-on to automatically extract email addresses from a website. Requirements: free search entire website or a single page gets the pattern of the email address in ...
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Audio file player with wall-clock time display

I record about 1hrs worth of sound on an Olympus voice recorder at certain times of the day—say 4:30pm to 5:30 pm—with sounds happening at various times (that I write down). When playing back I want ...
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Screen Recorder for Ubuntu

I'm looking for free (gratis) software for Ubuntu that allows me to easily record the screen. I don't exactly have the best computer ever so I'm also looking for low ram consumption. Recording of ...
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Voice modifier software

I'm looking for a software able to modify my voice as I speak. I'm mastering rpg via Mumble and it would be quite a useful bonus to the ambiance to make me sound like a robot, for instance. So far, I ...
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How to block websites for some time of the day (e.g. 9am-6pm) for productivity?

I would like to have an application that blocks access to some websites like Facebook and Quora for some time of the day (e.g. 9am - 6pm) for certain days (monday - friday). This "blocking" does not ...
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Lightweight personal document management recommendations (open source/.net)

I'm looking for a lightweight, personal document management system to enhance Windows File Explorer. I prefer something open source, .NET-based (or rather, not Java-based) that isn't dependent on IIS--...
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Flowchart editor for Windows/Mac/Linux, graphical, works offline

I want to draw flowcharts: Requirements: Graphical: Create new elements intuitively with the mouse Windows/Mac/Linux, same file format Free, ideally open source Works offline
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Lightweight Windows Software for Printing to PDF

I'm not looking for a browser extension. Windows already has that ability with "Print to PDF". But it only seems to work in the browser, or in say MS Office. So, when I need to print something to PDF ...
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Free Webflow-like site creator

I am trying to create a site, and I was looking for a fully custom site creator. After some searching and recommendations, I found Webflow. Unfortunately, Webflow, although it's exactly what I was ...
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Gratis software for cross-platform VoIP (replacement for Skype)

Me and a couple of friends have decided to play the game called OpenArena (and open source version of Quake III) together some day this week. When we play games we like to be able speak to each ...
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Block self from reopening timewasting sites for X minutes after they were closed

I am looking for a browser add-on along the lines of Leechblock, to give a timeout from "timewasting" sites (e.g. Facebook, recreational parts of Stack Exchange etc.) for an adjustable amount of time ...
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How can I tell if I am downloading/saving duplicate images?

I am looking for a program for Windows that ideally works like Google Image Search however I want a program that scans a particular folder and compares all images in that folder that I choose or if I ...
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Open source Firefox add-on to take screenshot of whole page

I want to take an image of a whole web page, including what is not shown currently on-screen (scrolling). Absolute requirements: MUST BE OPEN SOURCE (unlike in that other question), please provide a ...
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GUI scipting for Linux

Effectively, I am looking for an AutoIt clone for Linux. I am aware of tools like Sikuli, Javaauto, etc, but they just won't cut it, because they rely on x, y coordinates and for example they are ...
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Flowchart editor webapp (online)

I want to draw flowcharts without having to install any software: Requirements: Graphical: Create new elements intuitively with the mouse Web application, works on Firefox/Chrome with Windows/Mac/...
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Email list/group without the need to make an account

I'm looking for a simple email list/group (online service) that I can just add people's email addresses too, and then those people can mail to one list email address to reach all. This is what Google ...
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A desktop e-mail client for multiple accounts

Currently, I have 3 different mails (2 private and 1 for work) and I have 3 browsers open at the same time to have access to all of them. I am looking for a desktop application in which I can add my ...