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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gratis, portable alternative to Agent Ransack (find text in files & display a few lines before & after)

Agent Ransack does what I want. It recursively searches files, finds those that contain a given string, and displays portions of each find, with a configurable number of lines fore and aft for context....
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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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What's the best online tool to bulk delete tweets for free?

TweetDelete used to be a good service, but they are no longer free. Is there any good, safe, and reliable tool that allows you to bulk delete old tweets for free now? Thanks.
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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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lsystem exporter?

I am looking for a program that can make 3D lindermeyer systems and export them into a common format like e.g. obj or gltf. I don't want a full plant simulator but rather just a simple graph, no 3D ...
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Freeware x86 decompilers for Windows with debug?

I'm searching for a software that is capable of decompiling x86 code in C-like code and run a debug session within it with the possibility to see the content of the variables. That above was a quick ...
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FPGA free tools for synthesis and simulation working on Windows 10

As a hobby, I return to programming FPGA systems. I am looking for a free tool for the synthesis and simulation of reprogrammable circuits that work for the Windows 10 operating system. At this point, ...
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Free online video cropper

Is there an online (no software to install) free tool that: allows to crop a video in space (i.e. modify the top left and bottom right corners) allows to crop a video in time (example: only keep from ...
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Free software to block specific websites only for a specific Android device

The desired flow is: I define websites forbidden to a specific Android device. If a specific Android device tries to browse them, block them. But but send a notification to another device/pc (...
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Freeware program to convert big PDF eg 200MB PDF, to RTF, and compatible with Windows 7?

Is there a freeware program to convert a big PDF (e.g. 200MB) PDF, to RTF, that is compatible with Windows 7?
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Prioritise, categorise and share To Do list

I'm looking for a way of creating a To Do list. There are 4 of us in my team and each person will have a list of tasks. I want to set a priority and category to each task and have each assigned to one ...
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Program to check SSD health performance

I need an advice about what program should I use to check health and performance of SSD Drive. I bought some SSD Drives on outlet in a cheap price and now I would like to check them technically. ...
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Looking for free pdf-viewer with similar annotation capabilities to Zotero

This is what I require, anything else is optional: I must be able to set it as the default pdf-viewer, such that I can simply double-click on a file and start reading (Zotero can't do this, I have to ...
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Looking for API that lets me communicate between two of my applications

Im new to APIs in general, so please excuse any questions you may deem trivial - I probably don't :) Question: I have two apps, each one on a different machine (lets call them main and second) and an ...
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Free C++ library implementing hierarchical clustering or alike

Which can cluster small number of points by the given maximum distance between them. Two dimensions only.
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Image background removal tool for Windows (offline)

Background removal tools are possible: Remove BG (online) works nicely, Adobe (online), Removal AI (online; 1 free download only). But they all don't fit my needs, which are: works offline works on ...
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Image inpainting offline tool for Windows

Image inpainting seems to be everywhere: Vercel (online) or Cleanup Pictures (online). But they all don't fit my needs, which are: works offline works on Windows (10/11) is gratis, also for ...
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Upscale photos to at least 2x resolution (offline) for Windows

Upscaling images seems to be everywhere: Upscaler Stockphotos (free, online), Gigapixel AI (paid), Big JPG (online; unclear license for offline use) But they all don't fit my needs, which are: works ...
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API client that can sync via git and costs nothing

My colleagues and I maintain a collection of (REST) requests, that we share via git. We were happy users of Postman until they removed the import feature. Our intended replacement Insomnia technically ...
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Free tools to generate HTML from a picture

What are free tools to generate HTML from a picture of a website? Just to quickly implement designers' work into code. I want to upload a picture and get HTML, CSS from the service.
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Looking for tools to summarize or quiz from large PDF/text files

Claude AI chatbot provides the ability to summarize PDF/texts. But it still has a limit, usually if one wants to create a summary of a book the pdf/text file has a lot of words exceeding the limit ...
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Software for automated data evaluation and export

We are searching for a (free/open source) software that does the following: Take raw data from file (csv and tdms, up to several 100MB uncompressed) Filter outliers (based on thresholds) Calculate ...
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Need a 500-line AI summary of a text file

I have an 8000-line, 907 KB text file converted from a PDF book and need a 500-line summary using AI tools. Online options have character limits; looking for GitHub libraries or alternative online ...
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Can websites be opened without cursor detection by using cloud services or remote access tools?

Is there a way to open a website and move the cursor to another screen or browser on my laptop without the website detecting it? Typically, this can be achieved by using remote access tools to connect ...
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The proxychains equivalent for Windows

I'm already using SSH tunneling by ssh -D 9058 username@5*.**.1*1.1*. I need software on Windows to use this tunnel for specific applications or even for the whole system. It should be free and ...
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Switching profiles to "do not disturb" for multiple tools

In my company, different teams use different messaging tools. In total, I have Discord, MS Teams, Zoom and ProCall. At home, stuff is not much different. I use Skype, MS Teams and Discord. When I want ...
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Free SW for mapping the Network

Are there tools that map/scan the LAN and gather (as much as possible) information about the HW and/or network topology? Ideally, it would be great if that tool could also "draw" a topology ...
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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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Video/audio playback control Chrome extension with settings per URL regex

I'm often listening to sped up videos and looking for an extension that specifically can: set playback speed of videos (and optionally audio) on different websites, supporting as many players as ...
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A successor of amarok?

I liked Amarok as a music player, where it's more of a library manager that also plays things rather than a "virtual physical player gadget" in the style of WinAmp. Alas, Amarok seems to be ...
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C++ performance analysis

I have a program that I optimized for better performance by using multi-threading via C++ execution policies. That way it now uses ~80% of the CPU, which is much better than the 10% before. However, I ...
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Software to take a picture via webcam every X time (e.g. every 20 minutes), over an extended period of time (multiple weeks)

I have a project where I need to consistently be able to capture pictures (preferrably timestamped) over the course of a longer period. I have found some options but many of them either cost, or have ...
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free chat app with end-to-end encryption operating on Android and iPhone

What I need is a chat app with the following features: Has end-to-end encryption. No mandatory monthly / licensing fees. In other words: a free public service. Mobile app supporting both Android and ...
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Free SVG editor better than Inkscape

I know of the following SVG editors: BoxySVG Adobe Animate (formerly Flash Professional) Adobe Illustrator ToonBoom Studio All paid. This is the only one I know that is free and open-source: ...
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Repair damaged videos that tend to have infinite times

On Android 10 Samsung Mobile I used a camera app with API 2 enabled ( ? ) . This caused corrupt video recordings. In most such corrupt videos I can see that the time length is infinite even though ...
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free cloud or on promise sw for customer support

I a looking for a free customer support (help desk + knowledge base) for small team for multiple products with multi-language support (English + Czech is a must) submission of tickets (and preferably ...
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Agenda/Session Scheduler (to automatically assign timeslots)

I am looking for an optimization tool that can schedule sessions with assigned participants in such a way that participants can attend all of their assigned sessions (i.e. no participant would have to ...
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Utility for viewing Chrome-trace-format JSONs

Chrome/ium has a trace viewing functionality, accessible via chome://tracing, which can load trace files in a certain JSON format and display them along a timeline. This is nice, but - I would like to ...
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Free AI music genre recognition for local files

I'm wondering if there's any music genre detection which meets these criteria: it's free works on Windows/Linux works with files on your disk, doesn't have to be offline, but it shouldn't require ...
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Sanbox app for android

Need suggestions for some good sandbox apps for Android. I want to install an app and test it, but it's picking up some credentials automatically. So thought of having a sandbox app that could prevent ...
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