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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Why does nothing whatsoever work anymore? [closed]

This question runs a very high risk of being labeled a "rant", but I don't even know what that means anymore since I hear it so often. I need to ask this serious question: Why does nothing whatsoever ...
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Gratis Windows File Rename utility

DropBox has messed me up :-( Suddenly, a lot of my file.extension files have been renamed as file (Mawg's Laptop's conflicted copy 2020-01-15).extension and replaced by older versions (?!). I need a ...
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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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Command line or PHP tool to convert a .txt file to a PDF on Windows

Ever since I first learned about PDF in the early 2000s, I've been searching on and off for software to automate the conversion of various documents formats to such a .pdf file. I've tried numerous "...
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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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Good, free software for candlestick charting (using CSV or text input file)

I am looking for Desktop software which takes Daily Open/Close/High/Low (and possibly Volume) input as csv or any text format. I already have Excel but I found several shortcomings with Excel If ...
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Software to track the amount of time using a specific software automatically

I need a software to track how much time I spend on a specific software, like Chrome, Photoshop or Blender, but I can only find either closed source options or software that do not work on Linux. So ...
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Sound downloader for both YouTube and Facebook videos

Which software can be used to extract MP3 sound from both Facebook videos and YouTube videos? It must run on Windows and be gratis.
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E-book navigation software with advanced layout

I am looking for a free software which allows me to navigate an ebook as if I was flipping a hard copy. The software should be similar to what's found on Internet archive or better: Basically I have ...
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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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Gratis PHP framework for AJAX (only)

I have been coding PHP for a few decades now, but have never used a framework. Instead I have a home-brew collection of common functionality. I am considering a PHP framework and wonder what is ...
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Configurable non-realtime voice changer?

I'm individual indie game developer. My game have dialogues, but with my literally zero budget I can't hire people to record dialogues for me. I decided to record all voices by myself and use some ...
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Teaching tools (looking for a program to control what the students are doing in real time)

I am teaching how to code Python at a high school and I wanted to know if there's some software I could use to control what the students are doing in real time. I only want to watch their screens in ...
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Generate image preview of 3d mesh using command line

Is there any tool to generate image previews of a 3d model? Currently using OBJ format. The goal is to do a bulk generation to quickly detect which are the characteristics of each OBJ. So far I've ...
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Explorer-like FTP client for Windows, open source and well-maintained

I need an FTP client for Windows Requirements: Graphical and user-friendly Feels like a Windows Explorer window, supports drag and drop No nags/ads/spyware Open source Supports FTPS, SFTP, and all ...
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What free program has ability to crop a video and position itself within the boundaries I need over an an additional video and saving as one video?

What free program has ability to crop a Portion of video (e.g upper right), preferably by dragging a rectangle to the correct size & position now take that piece and position it within the ...
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Free FTP client for Windows [closed]

I just tried to download FileZilla from SourceForge. It tries to install some random content from an unpopular and useless provider. It is definitely not reliable anymore. More generally, which FTP ...
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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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Gratis portable PDF to MS Word converter for Windows

The title says it all ^ I don't care if it is command line only or has a GUI. I don't need batch capabilities, and am willing to open a PDF editor and "File/Save as ..". I just want something that ...
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PDF to RTF File Converter

I need a piece of software to convert a PDF file to an RTF file. It should preferably have a command-line interface or a GUI that supports batch-converting files. Windows is preferable but Linux is ...
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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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Portable screencast recorder for Windows

Can anyone recommend a portable screencast recorder for Windows? Requirements Portable Works on Windows 7 High enough definition to have all recorded text legible Record only a specified area of the ...
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Gratis MySQL visual query builder

I am looking for a gratis Windows program to connect to a database and allow non-techie users to easily, visually, build queries. [Update] I think that I didn't make it clear - these tables & ...
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FTP file editor and uploader that's also a code editor?

I have a website, and I need free, cross-platform FTP file editor and uploader that's also a code editor that I can use to: Upload files such as HTML/PHP/ASP to my FTP server Connect to my FTP server ...
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Gratis MySql optimizer

I have gotten by until now with ensuing 3rd order norm and having good indexes & foreign keys. Today an AJAX query is exceeding 30 seconds on a modest search (PHP builds JSON arrays for each ...
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Windows Random Text / Lorem Ipsum Generator

Is there a free Windows application that have a shortcut to insert random text to current focused textbox? So the program runs in background, and whenever I press the shortcut e.g CTRL+ALT+R, the ...
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Ordered high performance key-value DBMS

I need an ordered key-value database (pretty much like LevelDB) for Java. Additionally to the set of features provided by Level DB, I also need the following : Being able to get a keys position in ...
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Scientific Calculator with Fractions for Windows

Is there a free scientific calculator for Windows that can work with fractions? Something like having a frac-dec option and v.v? I need it to work offline and have all the usual scientific calculator ...
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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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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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What's a free audio editor for Windows? [closed]

What's a free audio editor in it? It migth be made for Windows. It are needed for My Youtube video blog.
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Java library to insert invisible text into a PDF

I want to insert invisible text into an existing PDF file, to make it searchable. For instance, if the user searches for "hello", the PDF reader should send the user to the page where I embedded that ...
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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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PHP debug, alternative to ChromePHP

I really, really, like the excellent ChromePHP. Alas, I am encountering an ERR_RESPONSE_HEADERS_TOO_BIG error and, since there was a trouble ticket issued for it eight years ago, I can't see it being ...
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Screen recording tool that records both Speaker o/p as well as mic input

There's a software named Snag it. That works just perfect, but it's a commercial licensed and my company policy says, it isn't worth investing. Any free/open source software that meet this ...
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Cataloging CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs on Linux

I want to catalog my optical data media (backups, documents, whatsnots) so I can find what disk a certain file is on and where that disk is located. I've seen What is a good application to catalog CDs?...
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How to view .evtx files on Linux (Windows Event Log)

I have a .evtx (Windows Event Log) file, and want to view it on Linux. Requirements: Free Easy to install/run Works on Linux Command line tools are OK, GUIs are OK
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How to analyze file and know if messy or encrypted or else?

This is a abstract question for me, hope someone can direct me to one lane. I want to analyze content of file and want to know info like below: Is the dedup ratio high or low before I run dedup on ...
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Tools to measure statistics of a connection

I set up a SDN using Mininet and Pox, now I need to measure statistics on certain links, such as packet loss. I was suggested to use Wireshark. I thought of filtering the arriving packets with tcp....
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Draw a diagram of MySql data (NOT the database schema, the actual data, with relationships)

I have a specific case in mind, and could code it with Python and GraphViz, but first I would prefer not to reinvent the wheel & also to see if there is a generic tool out there that would help ...
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PDF to movie converter

I look for a software to convert a PDF file to a movie file (for example MP4). The basic requirements are: Free Runs on Windows Slide show or animation support to ease viewing the PDF contents on ...
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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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Free annotation software where I can review web pages and save a PDF?

Just like Microsoft Word allows you to review and annotate documents, I'm looking for something similar for web pages - preferably a browser plugin. I should be able to highlight text (not just "draw ...
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Gratis grid/table component for AngulrJs

Please note that I am coding in AngularJs v1.X - not Angular (with TypeScript). I am looking for a gratis grid/table, which should take it's data from a $scope variable be sortable by clicking on a ...
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Software for automatically aligning and combining adjacent pixel-art images

I would like to know about (zero cost) software for automatically combining a series of pixel-art images of adjacent, overlapping scenes into a single composite image. OS isn't important. I'll be ...
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Detect my hardware and install matching drivers

When I install Windows on a machine, it is always a pain to download all drivers: is there any free program that could take care of this? I found a few ones like DriverNavigator but I haven't found ...
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Crossword puzzle engine

There are a number of websites that offer daily crossword puzzles; eg, https://games.readersdigest.ca/games/daily-crossword/. Is there some free software capable of taking a crossword board design ...
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RDF editor compatible with Mac OS

I need to manipulate RDF files created previously. I need an RDF editor which also can interpret and represents RDF axiomatics in different serializations such as Turtle, RDF/XML etc. The tool that ...
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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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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, ...