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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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Android phone as secondary screen

I want to use my android phone (LG G3) as a second screen for my laptop. My laptop dual boots Linux(Xubuntu) and Windows(8.1), so an application that is running on either of those is fine. ...
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Diet planner software

I am looking for a good software to create meal plans and analyze their nutritional data. Here are the features I am looking for: Manage multiple diet plans A diet plan typically covers a couple of ...
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Wireshark playback for regression testing

I have captured traffic of our application using Wireshark, so I have a PCap file now. I'd like to use this capture file to do a regression test of our software, i.e. I'd like to perform a playback ...
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Git server solution using file permissions

My company has a bunch of git repos in a folder which has access control through our active directory domain. So far the folder has been accessed via smb using kerberos authentication and all of our ...
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WordPress plugin to make it more CMS-like by securing content

I'm trying to mold WordPress into a CMS. The main problem I'm currently facing is that I want to secure entire pages: most of the website won't be publicly available. I'm looking for a plugin (and ...
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Tool for limiting the maximum loudness

I am looking for a tool which limits the maximum loudness* of all applications to a custom value. It should ideally clamp the loudness to the specified value or – if such a feature is not ...
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Android app to wake me up at my subway/train station

I almost never sleep in the subway because I am afraid of missing my station. I could set my alarm clock, but when sleepy I am not good at calculating how long it will take to get there. As most of ...
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Offline tool for validating a json file with respect to a json schema

I'm looking for a desktop application that lets you check whether a json file satisfies a certain json schema. I've found some web applications that do the job, though I have to use the tool on ...
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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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Business card storage/search for Android, works offline

I need to store business cards and find them later by search. Requirements: Take picture (sometimes two-sides) Save picture at appropriate resolution/compression (kilobytes rather than megabytes) ...
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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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Free remote desktop software for Linux with modern secure protocol using system authentication

When connecting to a Linux desktop remotely it seems like the only games in town are NX and VNC. NX is now very not free. And VNC is stuck in the 70s - authentication doesn't even have the concept of ...
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Measure distances and areas of geometric shapes

I'm looking for a software that could assist me in defining geometric shapes over an existing image, define a scale, and display the length and areas of various elements. For example, let's say I ...
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Email-based helpdesk

I'm trying to find helpdesk/ticketing software that is largely email-based. This means it should ideally have the following features: All new emails sent to a support email (e.g. support@mydomain.com)...
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Use second keyboard for shortcuts

On Windows, if you connect two USB keyboards, they behave like one. AFAIK (I can't try at the moment) it even synchronizes CapsLock and NumLock. I'm looking for a way to map keyboard shortcuts to the ...
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Free vehicular traffic simulator

I'm looking for a free vehicular traffic simulator. Basically, I need something that has a basic infrastructure for modeling the flow of traffic (preferably both highway and city traffic), while also ...
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Visual editor for math expressions, with basic or better yet, full Unicode support

I am looking for a separate, standalone visual math editor. Requirements: Full or, at least, basic Unicode support (explanation below). Portable by nature. It means that all the app needs for ...
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Quicker alternative to PDFcrop

Background I am currently using PDFcrop to trim away unwanted margins of a multipage PDF file generated by my laptop's Print to PDF facility. The problem is, PDFcrop is -very- slow. For a 15 page ...
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JS library that displays PDF as flipbooks

The goal I'm looking for a JavaScript library or plug-in that I can use to view regular PDF files as flipbooks like the one below: What have I tried I found many solutions that can convert PDFs and ...
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Keyboard note setting for children

I am looking for a simple music note editing software which can be used by children, so it has very limited feature set compared to professional systems like Cubase violin key only 1/1, 1/2, 1/4 ...
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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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Image searcher with facial recognition

I have never been impressed with Google's reverse image search and much prefer https://www.tineye.com/. Ymmv, but I wonder if there is an app (any platform/o.s, preferably gratis) which will take a ...
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Self-hosted crowdsourced translation software

I'm looking for a self-hosted collaborative translation software, preferably written in PHP. I liked Crowdin but it's not free for private projects and my budget is zero. Please help me, I've ...
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Translation exchange webapp (reward system, translating unrelated strings makes strangers translate your strings)

I have a thousand strings and want them translated to Hindi. I don´t want to pay money and I don't speak Hindi. I am looking for a "translation exchange" platform: I translate unrelated strings into ...
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Convert a sentence from passive voice to active voice

I am looking for a library (Python/interpreted language/Java/C++ is preferred in descending order) or a otherwise program (CLI if possible) that can: change the voice of a sentence from passive voice ...
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Java lightweight library for QBE (non-JPA) open source / free?

I am looking for a freeware or open source java library that, given a JDBC connection, it can assemble/execute a QBE query, hopefully, using a POJO or HashMap as example. It does not have to deal ...
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Agentless system monitor for multiple Windows machines

I need an application that, when running on a machine (the controller), can monitor basic system resources and network connectivity for about 20 Windows servers/clients (the nodes), all in the same ...
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Online poll with randomly-ordered options, supporting images

I want people to vote for the best image among 10 candidates. Requirements: Randomize the display order, to avoid order bias Allow images No registration needed Creating the poll results in two URLs:...
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Language recognizer (from a sound tell whether French/Romanian/Korean/etc)

I want an Android app that can listen to someone speaking and tell what language it is. Example: Sound "The Maharashtra government has given a 90-day period for manufacturers to dispose of existing ...
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Webmail provider that allows easy data migration from Yahoo Mail

Experts have expressed strong concern regarding Yahoo Mail's privacy policy as it is being changed by their new parent company, Oath. The typical recommendation is to switch to a different webmail ...
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Assess a picture's quality (size, contrast, sharpness)

I have millions of pictures of things (buildings, animals, people, etc). Some of the pictures are of bad quality, so they need to be shot again. How to measure the "quality" of each picture? I define ...
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Diagram drawing software 'freehand' style

A simple question please, I search a free (if possible) software (on windows) which allows to draw this kind of diagrams (as by hand):
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Linux software to list items on eBay

Analog to Listing items on eBay, I'm looking for an application running on Linux. Up to now I've been using Jaolt, but that's no longer available (which is why I cannot even provide a link) – setting ...
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Free barcode and QR code scanner app

I'm looking for a free barcode and QR code scanner app like Barcode Scanner but for iOS. I'm not looking for a shopping assistant! It should be able to scan different types of barcodes and QR codes ...
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Software to distinguish music from spoken text

My parents have written short stories at a time where PCs were not so present. Unfortunately, many of those hand-written manuscripts seem to be lost. However, there are a lot of old cassettes which ...
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Defrag tool for Windows that will move all files to beginning of the partition?

Sometimes Windows partitions wind up with movable files/folders at the end of the partition, even when the partition is mostly empty. This makes it impossible to shrink the partition using Windows' ...
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File tagger for Windows

I'm looking for a program that: can tag files can filter files by tag(s) is gratis runs on Microsoft Windows does not alter the file, or the filename (unlike TagSpaces). Ideally: compatible with ...
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Desktop program that reads words in pdf aloud and highlights the words as it reads?

Requirements: Read aloud words from a PDF file Shows the PDF file and highlights the words as it reads Free Works on Windows 8.1 What I have tried The past stack exchange threads I've found on this ...
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FOSS End-User reporting tool for XML files

We have recently begun receiving data in XML format from an existing business correspondent. This format is not compatible with our existing software which is based upon 80 column unit records. The ...
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Better picture->ASCII art converter, that takes character shapes into account

Typical picture to AA converter just treats all output characters as pixels, considering only it's overall boldness. I want Image -> Ascii Art converter that uses OCR technologies and choses ...
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Wiki software like OneNote with some extra options on Linux

I've been using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft OneNote, but now I'm migrating to Linux (Ubuntu). As a result, I'm looking for a wiki software which can replace OneNote, with the following features: ...
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Bitcoin mining software for Windows

I'm looking for a Bitcoin miner that meets these requirements Compatiable with Windows 10 Uses either or both the CPU and GPU to mine Gratis Some features that are not requirements but wanted are, ...
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Multi-channel PR tracking webapp

My open source software has volunteers who announce each new release (or other important news) on various channels (official Facebook page, official Twitter account, official mailing list, unofficial ...
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Software for syncing my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads?

Are there any software which can sync my Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads? As Wattpad calculates the estimated time left for completing the book; as a measure of reading progress, I can't update ...
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Recognize music song played to headphones (Shazam only listens to microphone)

I often listen to a radio app and when I hear a good song I want to know its name. When alone I start Shazam and turn the volume to the max so that the sound goes from the speaker to the microphone, ...
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Software to get videos for different angles from a 360 degree video

I have recently been intrigued by watching videos on youtube about how one can create an inexpensive hologram and project images to create a 3d effect. I wanted to take it a step further and explore ...
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Simple Android app to display CPU clock and CPU load

I am looking for a very simple Android app that will display the CPU clock of each core and the current overall percentage of CPU load. I want run this app on bootup to determine when the device is ...
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A keylogger that doesn't have to be installed

We are looking for a free keylogger that should have the main features of the keylogger: Spytector The main things we are looking for: It should be free. It should work like Spytector: The main ...
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Typing statistics software for Mac

I want statistics about how many words I type on my Mac. I have been using Word counter but my trial has expired and I was just wondering if there is any free software out there that will let me keep ...
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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 ...