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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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Mirroring a website like I see it after running JavaScript

My employer has created this wix website he wants me to replicate it from A to Z, I have done what I could, but some parts are still missing. He created the website and wants to move it to his server. ...
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Editing image files with many icons packed into single file

There are some games where instead of putting each separate icon into its own file, many icons of the same size are collected together in a single file by tiling them together into a single huge image;...
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International meeting planner allowing to propose several slots

All online meeting planners I could find have only one start/end. What I want instead: Requirements: Each person can enter their available slots, they are shown as seen above. Each person sees days/...
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Plugin to quickly open a text file based on a file name in a text file

Consider the following text file a.txt, which contains references to a number of other files: See also: b.txt Then read c.txt and continue in d.txt I am looking for a plugin that recognizes the file ...
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FLOSS SVG animation / video editing software with both WYSIWYG and XML editor

I am looking for a software package for SVG animation or a video editor to create animations/videos that is: 1. Free Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) 2. runs on GNU/Linux 3. allows me to use a ...
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Online judging/scoring system

I would like to get some recommendations for an online judging system. Some key points: We have a competition of academic presentations, in about 20 groups, with 6-10 presenters in each group. We ...
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Is there any free software that can open InDesign files?

I have a flyer that another person created with InDesign. The gave me the raw InDesign files. Is there any free (as in no cost) software that I can use to open the file and edit it? I personally use ...
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On screen keyboard for accents only

Has anyone seen a free, compact onscreen keyboard that only has 1 row of accents? I would like it to be: Free - actually free, and doesn't constantly ask me for money... Displays french accents only ...
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Linux image processing program to batch-correct photos for scanning

I want to scan hundreds of A4 papers, but I don't have a scanner. I have a good camera though, so I: Put the paper on the floor Focus powerful lights on it (including sunlight) With the camera, zoom ...
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App that allows a deaf person to record the conversation with a hearing person

I am deaf and I am searching for an app that allows me to have a conversation with a hearing person using iPhone 6c iOS 9.2.1. It will help me if I need to talk with a person and not having a "live" ...
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LAN messenger to chat between computers connected to different routers

We had been using IPMSG to chat and transfer files. Now the computer are connected to a different router. Let's say computer A is connected to router 192.168.123.1 and computer B to router 192.168.0....
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Gratis PPPoe server for testing porpoises

I am developing an app which has to communicate over PPPoE. I am looking for a gratis PPPoE server with which my client can communicate. Windows or Android, please. MUST be free for commercial use. ...
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Comparing two directories and build difference directory of changed or new files

Are there any gratis Windows tools that can compare two folders as source and destination in deep and export the differences with folder structure. So considering below sample Source > File 1 ...
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PDF viewer that quickly displays thumbnails of all PDF files in a folder

Many people are familiar with common image viewers like IrfanView or xnView. They have the capability to display thumbnails of all the images in a folder, and then allow you to click on any thumbnail ...
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Software to visualize photography rules

In photography, there are several best practices or composition rules, e.g. the rule of thirds the golden ratio symmetry I am looking for a software that can add overlays (or otherwise visually ...
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Check a lot of SNS whether the handle is already used or not

I search for the web service on which you type in whatever handle you want to use, and then get immediately the list of SNS that shows whether the name is already used or not. For example, if you type ...
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Skype-compatible Windows software without ads

I am looking for a VOIP app: compatible with Skype: I use my Skype account, see my Skype friends and call them (at least voice; chat and video not really necessary) gratis no advertisements works on ...
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Android app to upload a video to Wikimedia Commons (after re-encoding it if necessary)

Wikimedia Commons only accepts videos in the WebM and Theora formats, which is not the format most smartphones store videos in. This means that re-encoding videos is necessary before uploading. Also, ...
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Android app for backing up SMS messages from SIM card

Does anyone know of a (preferably gratis) app for Android that can read SMS messages stored on a SIM card, and output them to as a file (XML, CSV, some neutral format) onto internal storage or SD card....
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Standalone authoritative DNS server for Windows

Similar to Tiny single process authorative DNS server for Linux, I am looking for a DNS Server software that runs standalone (i.e. is an exe that I double click, not a service that runs in the ...
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URL shortener for Arabic

What is a recommended web app for URL shortener in other languages, e.g. based on the Arabic alphabet? I want that because lots of English characters aren't pronouncable in other languages. Ideally ...
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Stack Exchange chatroom bridge for a desktop chat interface

I was wondering if anyone had a way to take a StackExchange chatroom and create some kind of a bridge to a desktop chat interface like Pidgin. I would like it to meet the following requirements, ...
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Software to Display RFID information on Windows

I have a Reiner SCT cyberJack RFID Standard (German website) device which should be able to read RFID cards. And since RFID becomes more and more popular, I also own a few RFID cards or chips. Since ...
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German TV Schedule Display in a Large Table

I am looking for a free tool, web-based or locally runnable on Windows, that displays the TV schedule for channels receivable in Germany throughout entire days in a large table. There are plenty of ...
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Rewrite large number of text files as UTF-8

I have a large number of files that are either in Windows encoding (CP-1252) or UTF-8 without BOM. Since those cause problems in my application, I'd like to convert them to UTF-8 with BOM. I did this ...
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Record Voice Over a Video?

I want to be able to record my voice from a microphone while watching a video, and to have the recorded sound be in sync with the video. My requirements are, Compatiable with Linux Open source
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SSH client that can play sound based on Regex found in output

Today I am using Putty with ANSI colors to highlight problems. In error cases I have injected \a (bell sound) and configured Putty to play a sound in that case. Unfortunately this solution is limited ...
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Multitrack audio recording for Windows 7

Should work for Windows 7 Allows simultaneous recording of inputs (e.g. USB microphone and mic via jack) Recordings should be kept separate, i.e. not merged to one track Should export .WAV files ...
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Web-based, free application that helps to manage IP subnets?

I need to manage my subnets, see how much free space I have in particular subnets, maybe aggregation or division advises and so on. UPD. Well I need something like ManageEngine OpsUtill for free. ...
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Free alternative to Sauce Labs

I currently have a free Sauce Labs account which provides access to virtual machines which run many different kinds of operating systems and browsers. I use this for testing web applications ...
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HTTP server fuzzer

I am in the situation where I need to test the HTTP header parsing of a particular custom HTTP server. However, that server is behind a load balancer that check the first line of the header contains ....
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Diff tool to display complete tree, with SVN support

This is a software development specific question. In case of merges in SVN, I often want to compare all files of the branch against all files of the trunk. Today I am using WinMerge, which can ...
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Podcast downloader for Windows 7, running in the background

I’m looking for a podcast downloader for Windows 7 (must be gratis, should be FLOSS). It’s important that it works automatically, in the background. It’s for a blind user that checks a specific ...
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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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Distributed, indexed regular expression search

I'm looking for a distributed solution to do regular expression searches over a large directory structure with many nested directories and files. Ideally it will be also able to search file/directory ...
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Android app to execute a script in background only

I'm searching for an Android app that can execute an script in the background. It should not show or change any foreground UI when the script is executed, not even a toast or notification is allowed. ...
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Java library to create PDF documents with Acroforms (Free + gratis)

I am looking for a library which, like Apache FOP, enables you to start from a template document (which has the contents in XML, similar to HTML), and apply styling to it, to create a PDF. I have been ...
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Is there any alternative software for JSON Studio?

Is there any alternative software for JSON Studio that would be free to use or probably opensource? I have to use Jsonstudio for its interactivity handling json documents stored in MongoDb. It also ...
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word processor with nested numbered lists which can be individually hidden

Common office suites such as Word, Open Office, etc. all seem to have this capability to create numbered lists which can be nested. However, less common seems to be the ability to hide individual ...
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Browser addition/script to ping me when site changes title

I would like to know if there is any free application that would let an acoustic sound ping me whenever a specific website title changes to a specific (set of) titles. This is because the site has ...
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Resize app windows beyond display

I'm looking for some software that can let me resize windows to be bigger than actual screen size. Something similar to Infinite Screen. I would like this software to be free and available on OSX.
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Video meta/tag editor

I'm looking for a free/gratis metadata/tag editor for the most common video containers, including mkv, mp4, wmv, avi, and flv, whenever possible. I'd prefer command line, for Windows. I tried ffmpeg, ...
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USB Camera Emulation for Windows 8

I develop a program accessing a USB camera using Windows 8. Unfortunately, my development PC has no camera. Is there a (free) software that emulates an USB camera? For sure there are many solutions ...
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Best e-shop (or module for Joomla or Drupal) for groceries calatog

I am looking for some e-shop system (and plugins, if needed). I'd like to do a website with these features: E-shop-like interface - each food has own page with info, food can be split into ...
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Doubly linked list visualization

So, I was coding a doubly linked list & wanted to swap two adjacent nodes. I was coding things like node->next = node->next->next and node->next->prev = node and it wasn't working ...
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Software that lets me type a few letters in order to search through the names of the files in the current directory

In Windows Explorer, there's a search box that searches the files. But it's slow, and its searches recurse into subfolders. I'd like something that filters the files quickly, without recursing into ...
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A freeware tool to create heightmaps

I would like to create a heightmap with an editor. I need two images as result: Grayscale heightmap (24bit BMP or PNG if possible) The texture All the editors I've found, supports a special format, ...
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Utorrent should only be active when VPN is active

I am looking for a free WIndows (7) app, which will: auto connect to BT Guard when I log in to windows stop Utorrent when my VPN connection drops (not so important, as my VPN only really drops when ...
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Julia Doubly Linked List

Julia has few Data structures in the Core library. The Data Structures library adds many. But to my knowledge does not add a doubly linked list. I want a doubly linked list so that I can have fast ...
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Free tool capable of advanced multiple substitutions in non-Ascii documents (at least RTF)

As I am looking for a software capable of very simple thing, bulk search and replace, I expected to find one with ease. Alas, either my google-fu proved too weak, or my assumption was wrong. There is ...