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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Linux code/text editor with specific features (open-source)

Please recommend a Linux (Debian / Ubuntu / Mint) text/code editor that meets the following feature requirements: Able to load a 15MB file with word wrap enabled in under 2 seconds on moderate ...
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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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Where do I find free PCB designer programs?

I'm a huge video game fan, and I'm looking to recreate the TurboGrafX myself, from gate level. My issue is that I can't find a free PCB program online, anywhere. Is there something professional I can ...
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Free Alternative to Logger Pro

I'm looking for a free alternative to Logger Pro from Vernier. I would like it to have the same features as Logger Pro does, including but not limited to, Simple UI Collect and Analysis Data Perform ...
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Free software to record webcam on Windows that will keep recording in background and even if the computer in locked

Please recommend me a free software that can record video from webcam on a Windows computer. I have tried ScreenToGif to record from webcam but it requires the program to be in foreground. If it is ...
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Offline C++ syntax highlighter

I am looking for a C++ syntax highlighter, i.e. an application that takes plain text input (C++ code, of course) and provides formatted code as output (HTML, RTF). Why do I need that? Yes, any IDE ...
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What software to view EXR "videos" (single images on disk)

With Blender I can render my animations as single frames. When rendering as PNG, the pixel values might get clipped, so I am trying to render to an HDR format which keeps the brightness information. ...
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Find two text strings within N lines

I am looking for a gratis Windows program that can take a standard windows text file and search for occurrences of two user provided strings within N lines of each other, where N is user specified. ...
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Free C/C++ IDE & compiler to create command line Mysql access program

I just need to code a short command line program to run a SELECT and convert the result to CSV, so am open to any free IDE/Compiler solution for Windows 10. I tried MS Visual Studio and the official ...
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MIDI editor with ability to export to mp3 or Ogg Vorbis using DosBox-style sound card emulation?

I'm looking for a lightweight digital audio workstation (DAW) program built for editing MIDIs and exporting them to a modern compressed format (such as mp3 or Ogg Vorbis) through emulated sound cards ...
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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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Auto cut text from an image

A friend asked me how to auto remove the words "I Smell The Blood Of Les Tricoteuses" from this (cut only words, for use elsewhere). I have no idea (apparently, long hours with the Gimp are not ...
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Seeking App Recommendations for Advanced Camera Controls on iPhone 15 Pro Max

Can the iPhone 15 Pro Max adjust ISO, aperture, and shutter speed? It seems the built-in camera lacks direct controls for shutter speed and aperture, though I've noticed some third-party apps can ...
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Javascript client library to resize images and change their canvas size

I am developing a Javascript application (runs in the browser, not a Node app or similar) and I have a requirement: in my app I have images (jpegs and pngs) in Blob form and I want to manipulate them ...
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Any Free Live Preview HTML, PHP and CSS Editor like Google WebTools?

I am searching for an HTML, PHP and CSS editor that would offer a live preview of the code I write. I currently use "Inspect Element" to program my website, I first code it in the Inspect Element and ...
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Parental control open source freeware

I am looking for a parental/family control software: open-source Windows lightweight (similar to Nirsoft software), if possible < 10 MB that is always running in the background, allowing the ...
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Online presentation for one presenter, multiple viewers

I am looking for a software that has some server-side mechanism to run a presentation, which is then delivered as a HTML website. The idea is: anyone can go to a specific URL, like an invitation ...
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Determine file type from its content (not trusting the .extension)

I have millions of files like report.bin which are maybe a Word file or maybe a PDF file. I can not trust the filename extension. Also, I must distinguish between PDF/A and PDF/X, and other distinct ...
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Photo Downloader for Facebook/Instagram

I'm looking for software/web tools that can download all the photos on a web page, and particularly ones that work well with Facebook and Instagram (Twitter is a plus, too - if you can point me to ...
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Use-as-you-wish AI-generated portraits of human faces

Are there any comprehensive collections of AI-generated portraits of human faces (photorealistic, male/female, old/young, different skin colors, various facial expressions) that are free to use? ...
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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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Simple time tracking and reporting desktop software

I found other questions on the same topic, I read the suggestions there and tried Grindstone and Fanurio, but both seemed: to be centered around project / client management (I've already removed them ...
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Dictionary API supporting Javascript

Is there an easy-to-use dictionary API that I can use with Javascript? Requirements: free - at least 1000 requests/day supports synonym easy to use with Javascript
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File comparison tool with sufficient heuristics to compare structured data like XML, HTML, JSON, and INI files

File comparison programs like WinMerge and WinMerge2011 are excellent for comparing general, non-structured data. But for comparing files that contain structured text data, like XML, HTML, and JSON, ...
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View anchors in a PDF document

I'm looking for a PDF viewer that provides a way to visualize named destinations. Named destinations are the formal name for what you might call anchors. Major browsers jump to the named destination ...
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Simply drawing electronical circuits, no simulation, no PCB

I am looking for a circuit design software for beginners, ideally even kids. Requirements: runs on Windows 10 (1903 and later is ok) works offline. For my uses, people do not have Internet connection ...
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Remove the password on several RAR files at once

I have several RAR files with the same password. I am looking for a gratis program that can remove the password on all these RAR files at once. I use Windows 10. In WinRAR, I can use: Tools > ...
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Cloud service for team collaboration with per folder/file permissions and within my file explorer

I hope you can help me. There are currently countless of cloud options out there, but I'm still one of the people, who barely use clouds overall, so I have no insight into the field. And googling for ...
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Fractal-generating software for Windows

Could you please tell me what programs I could use to generate fractals? I am interested in relatively simple fractals like the Sierpinski Triangle. What I want is to be able to specify the number of ...
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Marketing tool to keep track of the states and results of various seeding posts

My main marketing platform is Facebook. In a campaign I need to keep track of the states (pending, accepted, rejected) and results (number of likes, hearts, comments, shares) of the various posts. If ...
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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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An open-source note-taking app that facilitates drawing/handwriting?

I don't know what kind of hardware my device will be yet, but I imagine that it'll be a detachable 2-in-1 that runs Linux. As stated in that link, I plan to get help to add some function(s) into the ...
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Tool to validate the integrity of my data files

I am a little concerned about one of my disk drives and afraid that I might be overwriting good backups of it with corrupt files. I would like a tool which recursively scans all directories and tests ...
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Replacement for Windows camera app

I am looking for a replacement for the built-in Windows 10 camera app. Like the built-in app, it must display camera live stream from cameras take screenshots of cameras And it must have various ...
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Easy Resource Blocking Tool

I am looking for an very easy to use freeware tool to block resources. Say I have a car pool of 3 cars and I want to share it with a group of people. A person should be able to input the date and time ...
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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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Dead simple WAV to MP3 converter

I am looking for a minimalistic free audio converter for elderly people. They are absolute technical noobs, thus I can't tell them to use ffmpeg. 15 years ago, I used Lamedrop. It literally had no ...
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What free static analysis tools are available for Rust?

My need is to understand an existing Rust codebase. I have the ability to see the module/trait/function hierarchy using rustdoc, and to quickly jump to refs and defs using VS Codium (privacy ...
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Free remote desktop from laptop with proxy or tablet without admin access

I have a desktop computer at home which I want to control from my workplace sometimes. In my work I have a laptop that has admin access but has a company proxy, and I have a tablet that doesn't have ...
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Modelling coloured surfaces

While working on a project in higher category theory, a branch of mathematics, I was lead to draw surface diagrams like the ones you can find in these papers; for example page 22-23, page 13.* ...
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Google Voice desktop clients?

Are there desktop SIP clients that work with Google Voice, or any other non-web-based way to use a Google Voice phone number?
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Identify files already committed to Git repository which are excluded by .gitignore

I work with students and the following happens fairly often: Student creates code Student compiles Students adds everything to Git repository, and everything includes .obj, .exe and whatnot I talk to ...
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Software to replace left Shift key by vertical bar or backslash keys

I've purchased a physical keyboard that is missing a left key for typing the backslash character or the vertical tab character. Is there a software to virtualize a key stroke on the left Shift key so ...
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Script or program to conveniently show the content of .shp.xml files generated by ArcGIS

Shapefiles (.shp) contain geospatial data and can be read by various open source programs such as QGIS. Sometimes they are accompanied by a metadata file with the extension .shp.xml such as this one. ...
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Simple "quick & dirty" stats for C++ containers/ranges

I'm looking for a small header-only library which takes a C++ container (or range, or iterator pair) with numbers, and gives you some basic stats about it: average, variation, kurtosis, standard ...
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Linux audio player that can filter songs per year

Sometimes I want to play only 90s songs, and sometimes only songs that have been released this year. Is there a Linux audio player with that feature? That can be a plugin of an existing player. ...
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C++ library for working with probability distributions

I want a C++ library which would allow me to dynamically construct a distribution, from a wide selection of distribution families, with its appropriate parameters, based on configuration data read ...
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Automatic screen brightness adjuster

I'm sure there would be some freeware out there that does this, but for all my research I've failed to find anything! So what I want: a piece of software that uses the webcam to automatically adjust ...
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Tools or Software for Text Analysis

Does anyone know of or use (preferably free) tools or software that allow you to search in text documents for certain words, and then add an identifying code to them for later analysis? It would also ...
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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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