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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Tiny requirements management tool for single user

I'm looking for a tool that can help in requirements analysis. I want to use it for a product manager who has almost no experience with requirements management yet. It must be simple enough so that ...
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Sync messages between Facebook and Windows 7

I need a program that syncs Facebook messages to my PC. In Windows 8(.1) you have the Mail app with which you can easily read your emails. It also notifies you when new emails come in and it ...
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Text or summary extractor from webpage

I look for a software or add-on (Firefox) to extract the main text of a webpage. For example for a Wikipedia article it must extract the article and omit the navigation bars, references or headers ...
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Drawing ER diagrams inferred from functional dependencies

Sometimes I need to draw a quick ER diagram and I do not want to spend too much time considering the layout, but rather just want to visualize it. The other extra what I need that on DB theory class ...
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Video call to iPhone (FaceTime) via Windows, Android, or web

I want to perform a video call to someone with an iPhone. The recipient of the call has no technical skills or knowledge. They have used FaceTime on their device. I want to make the call from a ...
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Free PCB program that can export to EAGLE or PROTEL

There's a one and only local PCB making company that requires documentation from EAGLE or PROTEL. I would like to use a free program to make a PCB with multiple layers (top, bottom, text, etc.) just ...
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What is the most effective free software to train typing speed on Windows 10 for a user that types 55 WPM?

My typing speed is 55 WPM. I type blindly and use all 10 fingers. What's the best free software to train typing and increase my typing speed?
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Portable, no-admin, no-install, Win/Linux USB encryption/decryption on the go

I fear from losing my USB stick. I'm looking for an encryption program that can hide my USB files in such a way that I have only one file shown on Windows Explorer when it's first inserted. When I run ...
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Android image processing app to batch correct photos for scanner

I want to scan an A4 paper, but I don't have a scanner. My Android device has a good camera though, so I take a picture of it and I end up with a JPG file that is pretty sharp but has the following ...
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Free secure wipe software for Windows that processes free space

I'm looking for a "safe erase" application overwriting free space with random data in its cost-free version. Plus can "safely erase" selected files as well. Many programs for secure data erasure will ...
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A PDF editor for Linux

I would like to add some text and an image to some PDF files − nothing complicated, but apparently software to do this is difficult to find :-/ I tried: LibreOffice, but that mangles some PDF ...
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3rd party Windows/Mac software to log off computer after x minutes of use

I am looking for a dependable software that I described above. I know of this because my uni's PC has this kind of timer where it logs off after 30 minutes of quick use. I need it for Windows, but ...
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Gratis XML editor with grid view

At work, we use XML Spy. It is very impressive, but it also costs Eur 399 for a single license. I am looking for an alternative; it must be gratis, for Windows (or cross platform), with full text ...
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A photo viewing/organising software for Windows

I've just been on holiday, and I took a lot of photos. I need a software to view these photos on my PC, and I want to be able browse through the photos quickly, delete them with a single click (...
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Assembly Debugger

I'm writing code in (amd64/x86_64) assembly that needs debugging, and I'm trying to find a good tool for it. I'm currently using nemiver, but it's more C-centric than I prefer; while I can get it to ...
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Strip all images from a PDF

There are lots of programs to extract the images, but what I want is an imageless PDF. Not too difficult to operate, no manual intervention such as repeatedly finding images and deleting them then ...
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Is there a MySQL interface that doesn't use PHP?

phpMyAdmin, SQL Buddy, and Adminer all run on PHP. I'm on a Python Debian server and I'd rather not install PHP. Is there a mySQL interface that doesn't require PHP?
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Free software for creating ISO images from files or discs?

Is there a good, free software for creating ISO images from files or discs? No shareware or "free" software with greatly limited functionality, please! Edit: For Windows
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Gratis 2D floorplan drawing software

I am looking for something like FlDraw, to allow me to draw floor plans or shopping malls, offices, industrial plants and the like. The catch is that I want the parts of the floorplan to be ...
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Looking for media player for Windows 8.1

I'm looking for a media player for my new PC. In the past I have been using the include bloatware, but I want something that is better than that. The requirements I have for the software is this: ...
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Static code analysis tool for C#

I'm looking for a tool to support static code analysis for C#. My requirements: run on Mono/Linux free (at least for open-source projects) integration with MonoDevelop is a plus, but not a ...
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Backup and view text messages from Android

Basically, I want to make a backup of my text messages from my phone to my computer (so I can free up the phone space and keep a record of past conversations). The backup can be in any format (plain ...
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Gratis Android camera app, not linked with Google

I am looking for a gratis Android photo app. I am happy enough with the built-in and would accept a clone; I just don’t want Google involved in my photos. Must have Ability to store images on SD ...
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Free software to design magazine covers and pages

Am looking for free software to design magazine covers and pages (magazine pages with rich color and images). I searched web and found this - https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/3144/...
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What's a piece of software that expands the snap feature of Windows 8.1?

I recently got a new monitor with over two times the total size, with roughly the same pixel density of my last monitor. As you would expect after upgrading from a square(ish) display to a 16:9 ...
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GUI editor for Windows Environment Variables

I'm looking for a simple tool that can edit my environment variables instead of having to use the default variable editor windows includes. I would like the editor to meet these requirements: ...
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Software that locks out other software for a certain period of time

So long story short, I have ADD. Unsurprisingly, even with techniques and stuff that learned over years I get distracted very easily, very much so when I am using a computer (yay for being a comp sci ...
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Highlight mouse position on OS X

I often lose track of the location of the cursor when I bring my attention to something off-screen (a book, a mobile device, etc). Since I have a big display, moving the mouse a little won't do the ...
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Is there a free video converter that allows you to adjust color settings (filters) like brightness, contrast, and gamma?

Is there a free video converter that allows you to adjust color settings (filters) like brightness, contrast, and gamma? I read Free, lightweight, all-in-one, audio and video format converter (well, ...
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Free computer forensic software for Windows

I am looking for a free computer forensics software like Guidance Encase. The software must collect data / capture disk images (> 2 TB) open dd-style files process the collected data especially ...
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Android email client, similar to Thunderbird

I use Thunderbird as my Windows desktop email client. There is no Thunderbird for Android. I actually quite like the Gmail client, but do not want Google reading all of my mail. I need something ...
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Online survey with free-hand sketches

I am looking for a free online survey tool that has the ability for participants to draw free-hand sketches. Does such a tool exist?
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Very simple macro expanding command line program in Linux and Windows

I am trying to create a workflow in which a single Markdown source document will spit HTML and LaTex friendly Markdown files. Since my content editor uses PC I need him to work on source document but ...
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Free WYSIWYG xml editor for Mac (preferably cross-platform)

Until now I was working with Syntext Serna XML Editor on Mac which had a free version. It seems that it was renamed in CORENA Studio which is no longer free. I need a free WYSIWYG xml editor with: ...
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Chrome extension to translate selected text on keyboard shortcut press

I am looking for a Chrome extension that translates the selected text into a selectable language after pressing a shortcut. It should: be free auto detect the selected text's language ask me which ...
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Listing items on eBay

I'm looking to empty out a cupboard or two and wish to list items in bulk. I have problems with eBay's clunky and slow site, so I'd rather create something locally, then hit "Go" and have it list the ...
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Visual Studio Code SFTP plugin

I'm looking for a VSCode SFTP plugin that: Is free, I'm willing to pay if there's only one plugin that does what I want, if the price is around $50 max, and if it's 1 time payment only. Supports ...
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Replacement for ServerSwitcher addon (Firefox)

With v57 in November, a bunch of Firefox addons will stop working due to the drop of support for the addon API (switch to WebExtensions). Because of that, and the API still not being "stable", many ...
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AngularJS SPA skeleton with logon and nested views

The title pretty much says it all. I am looking for a FOSS starter app, a skeleton in AngularJS single page application, which both: Supports nested views. I am thinking of having a tabbed ...
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Touch-typing tutor for Windows XP?

I am looking for a "touch-typing" tutor that runs on Windows XP. Background: I am involved in a local development project in rural central Africa, and we would like to include some skills training in ...
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Move files from Android, configurable list of directories, command line

In order to not run out of space on my Android, I often move all pictures to my desktop computer, via USB. I do it almost everyday, as I also fear losing my pictures if I drop my phone. Problem: It ...
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Extract bitmaps from SVG

I have created a few SVG files with Inkscape, embedded bitmaps there and later deleted the original bitmaps. I'd now like to extract the bitmap from the SVGs to get the original bitmaps back. I can ...
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Screen recorder for Ubuntu 18.04 (Wayland)

Ubuntu 18.04 uses Wayland, which gtk-recordmydesktop does not support (AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_pixel'). I ried pressing Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R it freezed my computer and I ...
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Gratis WebAssembly IDE

I realize that WebAssembly is in its infancy still, but , as I normally code embedded C (and, occasionally, C++) for a living, I would like to get started. It will be very interesting for me ...
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Open source download manager for YouTube, Vimeo etc

I am looking for a download manager. Features: Open source; because I want to contribute. Thus I am looking for a download manger which is open source. Free. Compatible with Windows; it would be ...
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XML WYSIWYG editor

I want a free software that can Edit XML without displaying the tags (kind of WYSIWYG). Run on Linux. These would be ideal, but not necessary: Open-source. DocBook support. CSS styling.
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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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Portable FTP server for 32 bit Windows XP with no admin rights

The title & the gratis tag say it all.
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Program that stops me from opening certain programs, on Windows 10

I procrastinate and get distracted easily. I need a free app for Windows 10 that lets me block other apps so I don't do so. I have tried "Temptation Blocker" but that did not block all apps for me.
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Registry Viewer for ntuser.dat files

I have set up a new PC, basically containing all the software that I had on my old PC. Now I'm trying to migrate the settings and data files. I have access to the old disk. That works fine for many ...