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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Offline collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard

I'm looking for an offline/self-host collaborative whiteboard/sketchboard software to use on my company. We have a need for it to be off the internet since we do some fun excursions sometimes. ...
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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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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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Android keyboard with *offline* speech-to-text that does not use Google services

I wrote this question, and it received a good valid answer. Unfortunately, I did not include a key requirement, and that answer does not satisfy the requirement. My mistake. Since that question ...
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Offline survey app with embedded audio and images

I'm looking for a tool which will let us collect data on iPads out in the field, far from 3G. Requirements question type of multiple select amongst different (embedded images) (ie, touch the image ...
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Simple method to store additional set of bookmarks for Firefox browser

I often come across interesting websites while browsing with Firefox. These are sites that I may, or may not, have time to go back to view. I don't want to add these sites to the regular Firefox ...
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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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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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Offline note taking app that preserves HTML formatting

I am currently using Evernote. I am on Ubuntu and there is no desktop client for Ubuntu. The web version is limited. I'm looking for an Evernote alternative that can preserve web page formatting and ...
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Free/libre feed reader for Firefox OS that allows offline reading

I’m looking for a FLOSS feed reader for Firefox OS. All entries should be downloaded so that I can read them while being offline (text required, images optional). There should be a way to mark ...
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Logging app like Google Forms/Sheets but private and offline

I have been using Google Forms as a logging app, creating a custom form, then saving a link to it on my phone's desktop, and then when I want to log my car's tire pressure or my cat's weight, for ...
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Sync messages between Facebook and Windows 7

I need a program that syncs Facebook messages to my PC. In Windows 8(.1) you have the Mail app with which you can easily read your emails. It also notifies you when new emails come in and it ...
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Wirelessly Transfer Files between Two Android Devices without Losing Modified Timestamp

I just posted this question regarding wirelessly transferring files between Android and Windows without losing the Modified timestamps of each file. This is a "sister" question. What software will ...
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Presenting a web application while offline

I have a web application that I need to present, but I have no internet connection in the presentation place. Is there an existing piece of software to make my application look like it's online? I ...
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Android app to backup one or more offline calendars

Can anyone recommend an Android (KitKat compatible) app to backup one or more offline calendars? It needs to be able to restore them as well. I would prefer gratis, but am open to all options. I ...
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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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Purely offline personal task management software for Windows

Ideally, this software would allow me to track and plan out several projects across a timeline in terms of identifying and scheduling associated tasks and tracking their completion. The projects are ...
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Find WiFi hotspots on map, Windows desktop, offline storage

Basic issue Because I am not in the US or Europe, when I travel to a new city, I often have trouble finding a WiFi connection. I want Windows 7 compatible software to map the location of potential ...
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Android feedly client with full article cache for offline reading

I need a feedly client for Android with the following characteristics: Required: Ability to cache full article for offline read. Ability to select the refresh and download period based on network ...
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Software, in active development, for planetary or solar system generation

Mojoworld was a procedural planet generation software. However, development ceased over a decade ago, and the creator not only actively avoids answering any questions about possible future development ...
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Looking for an android kmz / kmz app viewer with gps support

I have some KMZ files of cadastral maps. I need to fiscally go to the boundaries of my lands (parcels) and take a look at where they are with the gps and maps support. Some of these places are not ...
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Local Reverse Image search for comparison

At work we often get asked to search for assets on hard drive based off of a screen shot. So I am looking for a reverse image search that searches a computers Hard Drive. We want to use it to search ...
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Add new frame, delete existing frame and rearrange frame an animated GIF file

Is there a windows application that can add a new frame, delete existing frame(s) and rearrange existing frames from an animated GIF file? The application needs to: Freeware or Open source (no ...
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Document organizer with OCR and email ingress

I found this open source project some months ago but for the life of me can't remember what it's called. It had a weird name which I believe started with A. I'll list some of the features. Anything ...