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Software that can be used even if no Internet connection is available.

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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I'm looking for an offline map browsing application for an Android phone. Absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. OpenStreetMap as a map ...
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I am looking for a Markdown viewer for Windows. It should: Run locally on Windows (be a normal program, not a browser addon, webapp or anything else that requires use of a web browser). Preferable: ...
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Markdown editor for OSX that includes a preview, ideally in real time?

I'm looking for a native OSX desktop application (needs to work offline) in which I can edit plain text documents, and preview how they'll look with markdown formatting applied. At a minimum, I need ...
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Calendar application for Linux that plays well with Outlook and Exchange and works offline

I work with people who use Outlook and Exchange as their calendar platform. I need a calendar application that is compatible with this usage: it must connect to the Exchange server and retrieve and ...
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Viewer for huge JSON files on Windows

I am looking for a JSON viewer for Windows that can: open decently large files (e.g. > 10 MB), unlike JSONViewer Notepad++ plugin (lags for ever), JSON Editor Eclipse Plugin (take over 1 minute to ...
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A standalone SVG editor?

I am seeking recommendations of a program that allows creation, editing and saving of files in .svg format allows standard editing including drawing lines and shapes filling areas with color ...
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Alternative to Microsoft Office that does not require Internet or Cloud

I am looking for an Office suite that can work with MS Office files that does not require an Internet connection for installation or cloud access. I have a number of clients who require compliance ...
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Free PDF editor for Windows

I work for a non-profit organization and we have a lot of staff that need to work with PDFs. Our designers etc have the Adobe suite, but that is quite expensive, and I do not want to purchase a lot of ...
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Free offline tool to create icon files?

I'm looking for a free offline icon file (.ico) editor that has the following features: Creating icons with a transparent background Importing image files that are not icon files Basic shapes, such ...
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Offline Desktop Client for OpenStreetMap on Linux

The OpenStreetMap wiki shows many, many clients and I am not sure how to navigate it all. I would want the features and appearance of the client to resemble the features and appearance of the online ...
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iPad app for offline HTML/CSS/JavaScript testing?

I often use websites like CodePen or JSFiddle to do some development crash tests. I recently got an iPad and I'm looking for an app which can provide similar HTTP/CSS/JavaScript sandbox like these ...
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Client-side JavaScript library for an offline-capable single page application?

I'm looking for a JavaScript or CoffeeScript library or framework that: Will generate the pages for a single-page application (SPA) - that is to say, it's not just a set of ornate markup for server-...
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Offline OpenStreetMap with vector maps for Windows Phone?

I am using an HTC 7 Pro and I am looking for an OpenStreetMap app where I can download offline maps as vector maps. I need OpenStreetMap because the maps are very good in my area of Argentina. (...
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Cross-platform calendar that stores data locally - I want to sync it myself

I'm looking for a calendar application, ideally one that can run on windows, Mac, and iOS. I want my data to be available offline, and -- here's the kicker -- I don't want to store my data on Google's ...
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Offline alternative to OneNote / Evernote

Is there any good alternative to OneNote / Evernote with the following features: 1) Forever usability. No subscription locks as in Office 365 2) Offline. No uploading to CIA / KGB as in Evernote. 3)...
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Download all words from Wiktionary for offline use

I need to learn as much words as I can, so it'd take years to learn these as a non native English speaker. I want to import words from Wiktionary, so that I can mark or delete words I already learn. ...
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IFTTT for offline use

I am looking for a tool that would make my office life a bit easier. While I don't really like the online-ness of IFTTT (and I am not allowed to use it in the office anyway), from what I read and ...
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Offline Vector Map for Windows Mobile

I’d like to use an offline vector map (not bitmap) with more or less up-to-date map data on my Windows Mobile 6 Professional (Windows CE-based, not related to Windows Phone) device. (These devices ...
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Encyclopedia that works offline (alternative to Encarta)

Encarta was abandoned in 2009 because everyone uses Wikipedia. But I need a software similar to Encarta or Britannica. I'm installing some software on a Windows 7 laptop that belongs to a 10 years ...
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Personal finances management calendar

I am looking for an application (open source is strongly preferred) that lets me manage my finances in a calendar-like manner. The difference to a normal calendar is that it should explicitly support ...
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Is there a free PDF to HTML conversion software?

I am working on a project in which I need to work on both HTML and PDF files. And this requires a lot of HTML to PDF and PDF to HTML conversions. The requirements are: It must be free, and ...
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Windows tool to set voice as password

I am looking for a program to authenticate my Windows operating system based on my voice and the words I speak. Requirements: Text password should be replaced with voice password Recognise voice ...
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Personal finance application

I have to manage my (& my families) personal finance situation. This includes expected income, expected payments, savings, loans etc. I don't need some full fledged financing application like ...
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Portable offline virus scanner for a low-memory system

I have low system memory and work in a pretty safe environment so don't feel it wise to have a big antivirus running in background all the time. I also have multiple systems so a portable AV that I ...
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Offline genealogy software

I am searching for a genealogy software to gain an overview of my family. Required features Offline software for Windows or self-hosted website Graphical display of the family tree Display the names ...
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Looking for on-road offline GPS/Nav software on Android

I'm looking for an on-road offline GPS/navigation software for Android devices. Offline means that it doesn't require an Internet connection to function, downloads its maps and stores them locally, ...
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Offline Android OCR receipt scanner

I have been looking for an Android receipt scanner that does NOT upload data to the providers servers. I'm looking for a solution that will process photos of receipts and use OCR to extract data ...
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Lightweight contact manager for Linux with import & export feature

I am looking for a light weight contact manager for Linux (similar to this unanswered request for a Lightweight Contact Manager for Windows). I would like to be able to both import and export vCard ...
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Take GPS coordinates+pictures+memo of a point of interest, on offline Android

Sometimes I find a great restaurant and think "I should add it to Wikivoyage when I have time". So I am looking for a way to very quickly: Save the GPS coordinate of my current position Let me take ...
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Android Text Editor

I am looking for an Android text editor to replace 920 Text Editor. Why? It appears 920 Text Editor may be abandoned. It has not been updated recently, has been removed from the Google Play Store, ...
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Program to view images using different sort orders

On my Windows XP laptop I normally use Windows Photo Viewer to view images. On Windows 7 the program is crap cause it doesn't animate GIF images so I'm looking for a better program for that. ...
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Offline marine navigation software

Is there a good and affordable marine navigation software for OS X or Windows that includes charts? Offline usage is a must, as there's no reliable internet connection after leaving coast. Mandatory ...
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Voice control without cloud service

I'm searching for an Android app to voice control my phone. Requirements: Saying "Call Peter" in my headset shall dial this contact No cloud based service! Due to privacy concerns. I don't want to ...
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How to create an offline copy of a website?

Back in the 90s I was using Teleport Pro. These days what would be the right way to save a complete copy of a website? (including files from CDN / fonts / source maps / media) One option would be ...
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Offline LaTeX Editor and compiler for Android

I'm looking for an android app that allows me to write and compile LaTeX documents. It must: Work completely offline I'll probably be working at home a lot and there I only a have a dial up ...
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Sync saved articles and untruncated RSS items offline

I'm looking for an app flow that will: Consume RSS feeds and download the whole original article in the case of truncated items. Allow me to save any article from Chrome. Have the full articles ...
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Lossless Screenshot Resizer - automatically detect "empty" regions

I asked a similar question on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf, but I'd require a version with a bit usability. Here's what the software shall do: get screenshots from clipboard open screenshots ...
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Mobile/tablet offline mockup tool

I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to easily create mock ups in the go, when my internet connection is unreliable or nonexistent. Must haves, in order of priority: Create software/website UI ...
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Notetaking application that is programmer friendly

I'm having trouble finding a notetaking application for Windows(and hopefully Linux) that handles code snippets well. It can sync online, but I would prefer it to have good offline functionality. I ...
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Offline Code Snippet Manager

I am looking for a code snippet manager (or, more generally, a text snippet manager) that stores all of its data locally (i.e. not cloud-based). As "code snippet managers" seem to cover a ...
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I need software that selects a random item from a list, to help with indecisiveness

A web-based example of what I'm looking for is Easy Decision Maker. As per the example, the question and options will always be the same. I will need to input several options (10+), save them so that ...
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Offline GEDCOM viewer for Chromebook

I am looking for a simple genealogy package that will run on a Chromebook. The package only has to be able to display a GEDCOM file in a tree format on the Chromebook when disconnected from the ...
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Word Processor for iPad with odt or doc compatability

I am looking for a word processor running on iPad for a student to use for taking notes and working on assignments in class. It will complement an OpenOffice installation running at home so document ...
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Non-E-Mail-focused Address Book

Currently, I am using Thunderbird as my e-mail client, and the integrated address book for keeping track of my contacts' addresses. However, while this is fine to have for putting e-mail addresses ...
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Offline tool for validating a json file with respect to a json schema

I'm looking for a desktop application that lets you check whether a json file satisfies a certain json schema. I've found some web applications that do the job, though I have to use the tool on ...
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Android PDF Viewer / Reader

I am looking for an Android PDF Viewer / Reader to replace APV PDF Viewer. Why? It appears APV PDF Viewer may be abandoned. It has not been updated recently, has been removed from the Google Play ...
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Flowchart editor for Windows/Mac/Linux, graphical, works offline

I want to draw flowcharts: Requirements: Graphical: Create new elements intuitively with the mouse Windows/Mac/Linux, same file format Free, ideally open source Works offline
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On-device alternative to Android's Speech Recognition Engine?

Are there any alternatives to Android's native speech recognition engine that can be used on-device for an app? I do mean an SDK. But one that can be used on device (offline), as opposed to having to ...
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Universal unit conversion application

Description I would like to discover an universal application that can convert between all kind of units such as time units, file-size and internet transfer-rate units (informatic units), ...
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Is there any basic MICR stock check printing software without any frills or gimmicks?

I am looking for a basic piece of software that does ONE job and as little else as possible. I have completely blank generic brand check stock that needs to have the MICR code line and other basic ...
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