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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Free OneNote Alternative?

I am currently using OneNote (Windows 10) for note taking. But I am finding lots of issues with it. For example, selecting large note by scrolling is extremely slow but there are many more issues. ...
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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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Where do I start testing BIOS images?

Can you give me some software recommendations on what application i'll use in testing some BIOS images? I'm studying the "IBM PC AT XT BIOS" Source Code on GitHub on an example of a code for ...
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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 Slide show or animation support to ease viewing the PDF contents on the screen Nice to ...
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iOS library to embed PKCS#7 digital signature on PDF

Goal I'm developing an iOS app (Swift) that will digitally sign PDF files. The following steps explain what it needs to do and how it will be used: The user will open a PDF with my app. My app will ...
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Free parental control software

As I mentioned in this SuperUser question, I'm trying to prepare a PC for educational use by a child, and am trying to find free parental control software to keep installed and ready (their parent ...
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Scanning a file / bytestream for malware with Python

I am looking for a Python package that allows me to scan uploaded files (or the bytestream of them) for malware. I have found a couple of wrappers for calmAV, but all of them seem rather questionable ...
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Automatic check of Python packages against a whitelist / blacklist of licenses

Some licenses might be acceptable, others might not be. In a bigger organization, it is important to keep track of that and not to integrate open source software which you actually cannot (legally). I'...
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Combine multiple image files into a single PDF file

What's a good utility for combining different image files (e.g. PNGs or JPGs) into a single PDF file, with no quality loss (or minimal quality loss)? Required features: Libre Gratis Command-line ...
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Split MP3 files automatically

I have a few large MP3 files (some 7 hours, some 25 hours) and, sadly my player (car-hardware), does not scan well. So, if I listen up to the 3 hour point and I turn off my car, I must scan back to ...
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Code compare and merge tool for Mac OSX

Any recommended tools, which can do in-place (for in-place, I mean some IDE or tools which could have functions of both compare and merge.) compare for two files, and merge them in-place? I ...
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DAST (Dynamic Application Security Testing) Software for Web Services in a team

I am looking for DAST software to test a Flask (Python) web service. An important point is how to integrate it in the workflow: Either it needs to be part of a CI/CD pipeline or it needs to run ...
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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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Android image aspect ratio changer which uses padding

I'm looking for an Android app which allows me to (at best batch) change the aspect ratio of images. But I want that the image gets padded and not cropped or streched/squeezed like all the apps I ...
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Is there Flake8 plugin to detect mergable if-statements?

I want to detect (and potentially correct) the following pattern: # Bad if condition1: if condition2: code # Should be transformed to: if condition1 and condition2: code Is there a ...
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Fastest free Python library to read a CSV file with 1~3 columns of numbers

I am looking for the fastest Python library to read a CSV file (if that matters, 1 or 3 columns, all integers or floats, example) into a Python array (or some object that I can access in a similar ...
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Speed reading software for Windows

I'm looking for a speed reading software for Windows. I am aware of Spritz for Android, Velocity for iOS and the website Speeder. I am looking for a program having as many following features as ...
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Standalone JUnit XML report viewer

I remember that I used a program for viewing JUnit XML reports two years ago, but I forgot their name and can't google it. Could you recommend me a simple standalone app (i.e. not IDE) for viewing ...
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Command-line web request client that outputs content and return non-zero exit status if error 404/etc

I need a Linux command to launch an HTTP request, and: dump the HTTP response (content, not headers) on the terminal standard output return an command error status of 0 if the request went well (...
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Expose a directory on my server for download over HTTP

I want to expose a directory on my Ubuntu server, for user to explore over a browser and download. Users would be within my LAN, and I don't have security/authentication need. Any software which ...
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Plug-in to allow me to maintain a PHP project in TFS

I use Team Foundation Services for all of my version control. I just "inherited" a PHP project that is not yet in version control and was trying to decide what toolset to use. I am looking ...
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Is there an application for smartphone to upstream to YouTube and Facebook simultaneously for free?

I'm looking for an application for smartphone to upstream to YouTube and Facebook simultaneously for free ? So far I've found and tried this one : https://streamlabs.com/mobile-app but it seems ...
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Fast and lightweight photo viewer

Since the Microsoft Windows 10 Photo App has issues displaying images and that re-occurs every 2 to 3 days, I'm looking for an alternative. The software must display images move forward and backward ...
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Media player with thumbnails over timeline

Is there a media player (for desktop) that shows thumbnails of frames at different times like in most popular online videos players now a days? I particularly like youtube.com/tv's version where ...
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Highlight mouse position on OS X

I often lose track of the location of the cursor when I bring my attention to something off-screen (a book, a mobile device, etc). Since I have a big display, moving the mouse a little won't do the ...
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Screen-recording GIF 'video' tool for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a free program that allows me to record my screen and save the 'video' as an animated GIF. This will be useful when making instructions / steps to do something. Requirements: free (...
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commands cheatsheet software

I usually save my commands guide in .txt files with notes about these commands, as we cannot remember all commands is really useful for me to have this kind of .txt files for some processes/commands ...
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Learning environment for security researchers

I have a need for software that enables students to do security research tasks. That is, I need a PC set up with an operating system and services that have known vulnerabilities. The student then gets ...
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Gratis Windows email client

Thunderbird has just grown too slow for me, and it's time to abandon it. I am looking for a gratis Windows 10 desktop email client (which is not Thunderbird, or a fork); I do not object if it is cross-...
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PDF to (semantic) HTML

I am looking for software which can convert a PDF file to semantic HTML. I found a good commercial software (PDF Tron), but I would like to know what the open source options are. Here is an example ...
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How to make qr code for free and unlimited? [closed]

I am looking for some references to create qr code for free and unlimited, but I have not found it Is there any reference what should I do? Do I need to make a qr code using a script? Or is there a ...
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Gratis volume booster for Windows

1. Problem I watch any film from Internet in any browser. Sometimes, sounds in my browser all the same silent, that I can't listen to sounds from movies, without straining. It would be nice, if would ...
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Remote desktop freeware for troubleshooting Mac and Windows computers

I want to be able to help my folks with their computer problems but they are over 1000+ miles from where I live. Is there a good cross-platform (Windows 8.1 and Mac Mavericks) free to use software ...
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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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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

I'm looking for free software for weekly video calls for 20 - 25 members and at least 3 hours duration of continuous video calls and it should be compatible with Mac os and Windows and should have ...
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What PDF reader for PC allows jump forth and back from a footnote?

I reading some PDF documents so I went to check the footnote, but I'd like to go back to the line where I was reading, similar how kindle's footnote system works. Are there anything like this for ...
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Freeware EMF image editor

I'm looking for a free (basic) image editor capable of reading and writing EMF (enhanced metafile), besides the older WMF the only vector image format MS Office products can handle) vector image files....
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Tool to split a video by specifying output file size of each piece

I'm looking for free software for Windows. I want to give it a video as input and have it split the video up into as many pieces as necessary so that each piece is <= a maximum size that I specify. ...
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Program to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat

I am looking for a gratis, off-line program on Microsoft Windows to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat. I unsuccessfully tried https://sourceforge.net/projects/portablepdfunlocker/...
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free software to predict shadows of a house (3D modeling + sunlight)

Imagine a house/building, seen from outside, at sunrise. As the the sun moves in the horizon, a) the shadow of the house is displaced/deformed, and b) some faces of the house have more/less sunlight ...
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Software to model bioheat transfer?

I am looking for software that can be used to model bioheat transfer, which is heat transfer in living systems (e.g. melting an ice cube in your hand or a cool breeze blowing on a hot summer's day). ...
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Create file of arbitrary size with random data in Windows

I am looking for an application that will create a file of an arbitrary size, filled with pseudo-random data. Must be able to create files at least 1GB in size (larger is better). The application ...
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Database and Spreadsheet combination

Is there any software that combines spreadsheet and database engine functionality? I would like to be able to paste two tables (for example results of SQL queries, with 20+ different columns each) ...
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Gratis portable VCF Viewer

I'm looking for a viewer of VCF files, which is a file format that contains contacts. Requirements: works offline runs on Windows 10 portable and ideally small (say < 50 MB) supports VCF files ...
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Free tool for exploring compiled .NET assembles, alternative to .NET Reflector?

Would you recommend a free tool for exploring compiled .NET assemblies. I need to be able to: Explore the assemblies' source code and visualize the IL to a CLR language of choice (C#, VB.NET, managed ...
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How can I set environment variables based on files / the current directory?

I would like to be able to create some files in a directory (e.g. *.env) and then have my ZSH / BASH automatically load the environment variables defined in them / unload when I change the directory. ...
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I need a program that shows always on top Youtube CC

I like listening to Youtube Videos while doing other things but I also like knowing what the song that I'm listening to is saying but to do that, I would have to get a version with the lyrics in 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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Freeware video editing software [closed]

I'm working on a comparative list of both commercial and free video editing programs (NLE software). While there are tons of good commercial options, I can't find many acceptable freeware alternatives....
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C++ to Matlab online converter

I'm asked to write a small project in Matlab. I don't know Matlab and I don't want to learn it and I'm on Linux. Is there a free online C++ (or python) converter to Matlab? It's a small project but ...

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