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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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Color blindness simulation

In order to check the perception of color choices, I'd like to be able to simulate color blindness for people with normal eyesight (me, basically). My goal is to weaken / worsen / decrease the ...
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Is there a free modern software to displayer caller ID via Windows TAPI?

In the past there used to be softwares that could monitor caller ID of modems, but they seem to be gone nowadays, certainly the ones that utilize Windows' TAPI. Is there a modern software free or at ...
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Freeware File Auditing Software for File Access

Good day, Can you please recommend me a freeware/open-source solution for file access monitoring on Windows? To give a full background of how our system works currently: We have a single PC running ...
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Use iPhone as WebCam for PC

There are a lot of apps out there that allow you to use your phone as a WebCam and I don't know how to choose, and I'd like to solve this problem by delegating it to someone else. The app must be free ...
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How to change different shades of colors to one color only on specific parts of a photo?

I have photos of people that don't have a single background color behind them. I would need to redo it completely white. But, since the color has a bunch of different shades, I can't simply fill it. ...
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Crop a photo into a circle?

I need to recommend a free software with which I can crop photos into a circle. I found a few (eg here) but they are all online. Please help Thank you
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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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Downloading a .ts or .m3u8 video using youtube-dl or any other CLI

I am downloading videos from a website using the Video DownloadHelper Firefox extension. Recently I encountered an issue where the audio video is out of sync and the video is playing in a slow mode. ...
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Software for renting (a monitor)

we have a company that displays commericals on outdoor monitors. I would need a software, where I can see when a monitor is booked by whom: There are up to 10 clients on one monitor at once I would ...
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Best software to run Android apps on Linux

I am planning a migration from Windows to a Debian-based distro. I want to run a certain app that is only available as a mobile app. Is there any way to have applications control their own windows ...
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Reduce video size on Android

I need to reduce the size of an Android screencast, on Android. The screencast is a few seconds long MP4, takes ~50 MB, and I want to reduce it to about 10 MB. Context: I want to post a screencast to ...
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Are there specific tools for drawing UML diagrams?

Related to this question, but different because that question is 8 years out of date. I draw UML diagrams by hand or on PowerPoint, but they quickly become messy as I develop them. Are there any ...
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Software to do Data Mining in SQL Server 2022

I'm tasked with creating a few data mining models for the Adventure Works demo database. I'm supposed to have been using SSDT and Visual Studio with SQL Server, however the latest version of SSDT (...
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Visual Studio Plugin to check the C++ Rule of 0 / Rule of 5

I am looking for a Visual Studio (2019 and/or 2022) extension that identifies classes for me that do not adhere to the Rule of 0 or Rule of 5. The extension may be a Resharper extension, since I own a ...
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Linux text editor that supports column manipulations/selections (like Notepad++ for Windows)

I'm looking for a gratis text editor for Linux that supports column manipulations/selection like the Notepad++ text editor for Windows allows. Specifically, I want to be able to: Quickly and easily ...
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Deep-learning gratis TTS for English on Desktop (Linux)

I've recently had a hiking accident in which one eye got damaged. Hopefully I can fully recover, but until then reading longer texts is very exhausting to me. So I'm looking for a text-to-speech (TTS) ...
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Website or app where people list things they’ll do for free?

I would be very interested in an app or site where people list things they’ll do for free. It’s like Fiverr or Fetlife, but it’s all about free help, giving or receiving. For example, someone could ...
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Docker : Visualization tool for Images dependencies (child images, grandchildren...)

I have a lot of Docker images installed. Some of them are from hub.docker.com, and were created by others. Often I don't understand them in depth. I have customized a few of these Docker images, by ...
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Allocation lifespan tracking tool for C++ programs

Suppose you're working on a C++ program which allocates multiple large buffers at different points in time. Suppose also this allocation doesn't necessary happen by kernel sbrk-like calls, but also ...
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Two-pane outliner / note-taking application, WYSIWYG, Windows, gratis or open source

I'm looking for an outliner / note-taking application, which is actively supported. I'd like to find features as: Two-pane view, with an outline tree and the document Documents as WYSIWYG, with the ...
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Free todo software that allows repeat tasks both on given dates and on arbitrary timeframes

I am looking for a free todo software that lets me set repeatable tasks both by date (1st of every month, January 1st every year) and more arbitrary timeframes (daily, seven days from prior completion,...
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A natural langage processing tool that can tokenize a stream of punctuationless words into sentences?

Assuming I want to take a bunch of punctuationless words like this (It commes from the "whisper" AI model foor speech-to-text), and I want to improve its legibilty by adding puctuation. (...
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Free Screenrecording Software for Windows with Area Selection and User-Input Visualization

I'm searching for a free (preferably open source) video recording software with the following specs: Works 100% offline Runs on Windows 10 Allows me to capture an area of the screen instead of the ...
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Free file-sharing site with clean download with just a simple link

Is there any free file-sharing site that lets users upload a file that allows direct downloads of the files uploaded just with a simple link? I know that a similar question has been asked (like A web ...
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Basic GIS Mapping product recommendations -- freeware for a beginner, not looking to become an expert

I working on a history of then Pacific Northwest. My goal is to display dynamic time series maps of the creation/presence/growth of various towns, their population size, railroad line tracks laid, ...
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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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Stylizing images / style transfer between images

It seems like the technology of stylizing images is quite mature now. Websites like this take two images as input, one image for the contents that you want to be shown and one image that defines the ...
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Gratis SNMP decoder

Python open source would would be best, followed by C++ or C, followed by an online site, followed by a Windows app. Input is a byte stream, output is human readable code.
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Opening a TCP port and returning an HTTP error

I need a gratis tool for Windows which opens a specific TCP port (configurable, e.g. Port 80) and returns an HTTP error code (configurable, e.g. HTTP 503). It must have a command line version. It ...
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Which free program(s) for Windows can show how much time you spent today on each application?

I don't think there's any native solution for that on Windows and I hope there's a free solution out there.
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Free Syslog Viewers

I have this requirement to collect , store , and view / analyze - syslog messages from few switches in my small office (around 40 - all managed switches). I searched in google and found few "free&...
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App to tell me where my money is going

I would like to understand my finances better. I could just knock up an Excel sheet, but wonder if there is an app to help me. I would prefer something easy to use, so that it doesn't become a chore ...
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Gratis iOS application that shows the battery charging speed

I'm looking a gratis iOS application that can show the current battery charging speed. On Android I use Accu​Battery:
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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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Web-app, site, or software to track third-party's bugs or issues and work arounds

Background I'm an immigration / refugee lawyer, and that means I'm one of several kinds of people (retained lawyers, duty counsel, licensed consultants, paralegals and notaries, settlement agencies) ...
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Best free alternative for Quizlet

Unfortunately, Quizlet has paywalled its most basic learning functionality, so now I'm looking for a free alternative. The functionality I'm looking for is the following: you define a set of terms, ...
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