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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photo manager (Picasa-like) that recognizes objects in a 100 GB+ photo database

I'm looking for an open-source or freeware desktop tool able to detect objects in possibly 100 GB of photos. the iPhone's built-in photo viewer does this: you can search "Photos with cats", ...
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Make-Your-Own-Markup Editor

Many viewers; no votes. Please let me know what I can improve to make this upvote-worthy! I'm looking for a collaborative editor which would allow tweaks to be made to the markup language used. ...
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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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Replacement for TableTools addon (Firefox)

As described in my other question (see there for some background), I need replacements for some Firefox addons which should work with v57+ – i.e. they should be Web Extensions. In this case here, my ...
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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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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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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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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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Routing app with your own voice and offline maps

I am looking for a routing app based on GPS with those special features: I can use my own voice for directions. It contains offline maps for Germany (and others).
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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for TTS (Text To Speech) offline software with both Windows/Linux support

I am looking for freeware TTS (Text To Speech) software for Windows or Paid Software (no subscription), which has also Linux support, as I will switch to Linux later! I just need something which will ...
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Is there a free Aztec code decoder/scanner for Linux?

Is there a free Aztec code decoder/scanner for Linux? Aztec Code is a type of 2D Matrix/barcode, like QR code. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_Code A scanner would analyze an image with a code (...
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Free lightweight Antivirus for old computers

A friend has a very old Toshiba laptop running windows 7 SP1, 32 bit, 4 GB of ram. He really does not use it so he doesn't need a newer one, and it's surprisingly fast for an old laptop. He brought ...
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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 ...
Nicolas Raoul's user avatar
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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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Image Collage Maker App

I'm looking for an Android app for combining several images into one, collage-like. This is less a question of finding such an app at all - the availability is overwhelming - but rather about ...
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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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Any free software which counts the amount of times a noise occurs in a given video

I want to count the amount of times someone died during the course of a video. My idea to do this was to count the amount of times the death noise (always the same sound) occurs. Now sitting down and ...
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Linux image processing program to batch-correct photos for scanning

I want to scan hundreds of A4 papers, but I don't have a scanner. I have a good camera though, so I: Put the paper on the floor Focus powerful lights on it (including sunlight) With the camera, zoom ...
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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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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: ...
hasanghaforian's user avatar
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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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Free mind mapping software that supports RTL text

Currently I am using Freeplane, but as you can see in the image, Hebrew text aligns to left. Do you know about an alternative that supports RTL?
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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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Looking for a no-cost music streaming app for Android which includes an "offline mode"

I'm looking for: A music streaming app Which doesn't cost money to use Which includes an "offline mode" And which works on Android Preferably which offers access to a large number of songs (millions ...
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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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