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Is there a software tool, payment or free that can transcribe live meetings from system audio and not just mp4 files

Is there a software that can do this live and could differentiate the voices, so those would get described as Person1 Person2, with timestamp and what they're saying.
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Clothes and other house/household chores kids learning playing and attention making app (supporting different households)

I am looking for a game that allows you to embed yourself in the whole procedure related to the clothes business, as lived by a person who needs to manage everything relating to clothes for their ...
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Virtual workspace like app for organization and productivity?

I do a lot of things in different areas and one of the biggest issues is organization/productivity. What I'm looking for is some way to organize files and planning in a nice way that sorta keeps the ...
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Software to designate a group of windows together such that they are minimized/maximized together?

The idea is to select some windows as a group such that they are min/maximized together while multitasking. The addition to snapping windows would be to streamline the multitasking process instead of ...
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Software that helps identify musical instruments and multiplicity in sound tracks

The Shazam app can listen to sound and identify songs. However, I am looking for an app (Android, iPhone, PC, Mac, Linux) that can listen to music (such as background music in cartoons and films), and ...
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Nice gui habit tracker for windows 10 or web based at affordable subscription rates?

I tried lunatask, ticktick and wasn't very satisfied with them(specially their GUI). I can pay about 5USD per month(Sorry I am poor). Anything you would recommend to me? For example this is the kind ...
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Looking for a Chrome Extension to Alias URLs for Easier Navigation

Community! I am in search of a Chrome extension that enhances my browsing efficiency by allowing me to use URL aliases. Specifically, I need the functionality to create shortcuts for URLs so that I ...
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Android app to keep track of what food each of my friends likes/dislikes

It should store, along with what you cooked, for each person, what you gave that person to eat, and, whether they liked it, or they didn't like it. You may even be able to give a rating, and store ...
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Anything free in Slack App Directory to categorize posts?

Is there anything free in Slack app directory that allows to categorize posts (it's okay if it's only viewable by those who installed the app)?
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Anything free in Slack App Directory to auto reply when a user has certain statuses?

Is there anything free in Slack app directory that makes you auto reply (preferably by opening a thread) whenever your status is X or Y (like sick, away, vacation, etc.)?
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Diary app with revision history for notes and note migration

I am looking for an agenda app for Android with the following features: Each day, you can add and modify a sequence of notes, which can be added by clicking on the plus button, selecting the in-...
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Payments app with scheduled tasks and outstanding payments

I am looking for an app that would allow you to organize payments, carried out with either cash or through interac, to a variety of people or institutions (hereby referred to as payees). Suppose you ...
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App that notifies when cursor is not moved for some time

I struggle with getting distracted doing flashcards because of ADHD and it would really help. If I don't move my mouse for 30 seconds (for example), make a beep. It could be either an app or an ...
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Is there an app that lets me add margins to photos to make them square without cropping them?

I was traveling and I want to post 10 pictures from this trip on Instagram. However, these pictures are all of different sizes. Some are landscape, others are portrait, and others are custom. If I ...
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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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Best tool to create casual link chart/evidence board

I would like to have a space, kind of like a scrapbook, where I can link specific pieces of information based on some mutual trait that they share (e.g. link news articles about a specific event to ...
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Airtable / Google Sheets alternatives with a chat per row

We have been using Google Sheet to keep organised when searching for a product to sell, deciding to discard or keep, the state of the product, who is leading and who is supervising... The big ...
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Looking for an app or SaaS to allow me to plan the tasks I need to do

Ok, a little context: I have used Trello, Todoist, Jira, Asana, Notion, Target Process and a few others. I believe the ones that are more similar to what I am looking for are Trello and Todoist, as ...
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Alternative to Checklist.com that isn't buggy and slow (reusable checklists)

Checklist.com does what I need: Multiple checklists for different occasions (I have ones for "Camping", "Hiking", "Going to a wedding", etc.) Nested lists ("...
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Pomodoro app for OSX, that can be downloaded outside the App Store

In order to be more productive and reduce the risk of RSI, I need an app that reminds me to take regular breaks. I used to use Be Focused and I liked it a lot: simple yet effective interface non-...
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Suggestions for Productivity [with Case Management / Reminder / Scheduling Features]

I'm looking for suggestions for a free / paid / open-source productivity / work management software for Windows. Specifically, I work at an organisation that has a number of files (500+) which ...
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Remind me when I haven't done X for 10 days (and button to click whenever I do X)

I must do a particular activity at least every 10 days. I sometimes do it more often, and sometimes I am busy and the task slips away. Recurring reminder/task is not a good option: Let's say I should ...
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Software to find & count duplicate strings in a text file

I am seeking recommendations for a Windows tool to find and count duplicate lines in a text file containing 500,000-999,999 lines. The tool can be a CLI or GUI. If the duplicate lines are consecutive ...
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Make Stream Deck work with DaVinci Resolve

I have an Elgato Stream Deck XL and I thought it would make my life easier. However, it turns out, it's a lot of work before it makes your life easier. The most frustrating thing is when the hotkeys ...
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Leightweight task management with Slack integration

I'm looking for a lightweight task management solution that fullfils the following requirements: Slack integration (create tasks right out of Slack) Tells me on a regular basis which tasks are still ...
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Productivity stack for new startup

I am setting up the technical side of a startup, and I need to set up a productivity stack (email, messaging, document sharing, etc). The team is going to be very small for at least a year, under 10 ...
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Adding comments/notes to windows10 files/folders

I want to find an tool that would let me assign comments/notes to (any) files/folders. Preferably it can integrate itself to the right click menu and isn't janky (for example, if it creates a new file ...
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Apply my preferred settings on new Windows installation

When I install a new PC from scratch (either personal or by the company), I find myself changing a lot of settings each time, like turn off indexing on drives disable the search box in the task bar ...
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Combined project management and time tracking with nested categories

A while ago, I have been researching time tracking applications. While there have been many choices, most have had very limited features. Particularly, most have been lacking support of categorization ...
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Extension for safari that allows to block some keywords

BlockSite is a practical extension for Chrome that allows blocking specific URLs and specific terms. So that if a web page contains blacklisted terms, the entire webpage gets obfuscated. Unfortunately,...
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Software for teaching/displaying Math

I'm currently teaching math online. I don't have a digital pen and everytime I write math equations I usually write it on softwares that are able to support Latex. Currently I use Xournal++, Geogebra, ...
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Inbox pause feature email app

Are there any Linux apps for email for apps with add-ones with an Inbox Pause feature or even a Inbox Window feature? By Inbox Pause, I mean a mode in which incoming email isn’t displayed until I ...
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Todo / Note Taking app that is structured like a mind-map app

I found a site several months ago for a productivity tool that marketed itself as a different way of organizing your...todo stuff (or maybe notes?), using a graph-like interface--with nodes and edges--...
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Windows software to help focus when spacing out

I have a lot of trouble staying on task sometimes, even if that task is playing a game. But I don't like timers or forcibly blocking sites/software as I would rather want to try and break the spacing ...
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Software for tracking the changes you make to a file so that you can track your productivity

I'm looking for software for tracking the changes you make to a file so that you can track your productivity. Does anything like this exist? I'd like to measure my productivity over a time-window and ...
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Time tracking with planning

I am looking for a time tracker/task manager with planning functionality, ideally as follows: I can create any task and specify how long I want to spend on it, the task can be repeated (eg. every day ...
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Habit tracker for linux

Is there a habit tracker for GNU/Linux? It should allow the user to manually record whether the habit was performed or failed at a particular time and provide habit strength statistics, so that I knew ...
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Software to queue human interactions and stay focus

I'd like to put some more deep work on my team. Do you know if there is any small utility to show the rest of the team that I'll be focus until a given time and allow to leave a message ? I see that ...
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Tree diagrams for breaking down projects into tasks

I'm trying to improve the breaking down of larger projects into smaller, actionable tasks. But the vertical way To-Do lists are laid out doesn't really help me see what needs to be done first at a ...
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Zoom alternatives

A friends organization has banned Zoom for security reasons. For on-line courses they would like conferencing software that supports: breakout rooms hand raising doc sharing video presentations (...
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Clover Alternative?

Clover is a program that wraps windows explorer and allows multiple tabs, and is hands-down my favorite productivity program. Well it used to be, lately however, I have been experiencing severe ...
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Any IDE or plugins to visual formatting such as bg color or add tags to selected blocks of code?

I am having lots of code to reorganize. To bring all scattered code to a single place and organize them. It will be easy if I can able to add some tags to code or change something visually such as ...
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To Do list linked to a file on computer

I want to create various todo lists in Windows 10 but linked to a file or folder on my computer. The todo list name must be the name of the file or folder I need to be able to reorder (change ...
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What's the best free software to learn "Touch-typing"?

I am not a fast typist, but I want to be one for academic purposes. So I am looking for a free typing tutor by which I can learn "touch typing" to type faster in minimum time with maximum ...
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TODO List application that uses a priority queue

Whenever I try and implement GTD using Remember The Milk, I end up with over a hundred items in my Next Actions list and quite a few items in my Projects list. It eventually becomes unsustainable. Yes,...
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Trainable Predictive Typing with Phrase suggestions for Business

I would like to find a program that suggests phrases that are commonly used by our business as the user starts typing them, similar to Gmail's "Smart Compose" feature. This could be an ...
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Task Software with Daily Email

I'm looking for a task list application with one main feature: It can send a daily email at a specified time with all the tasks due that day and overdue. Bonus if it can also include tasks ...
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macOS extended characters-like popover on Windows

I'm currently on macOS and I will be moving to Windows soon, and one of the ways to quickly excess extended characters is by pressing and holding a key, e.g. 'a' and the following popover appears (see ...
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Is there any good personal task management app which can show all tasks on one page?

I am going through some famous task management apps like wunderlist, google tasks, microsoft todo but none of them provides one feature I need. Each of them give a feature to create many folders and ...
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Inbox Zero Tool

I am searching a tool to help me to get "inbox zero" for my mails. What I mean with inbox zero With "inbox zero" I mean that I am able to handle all mails for one day. I look at one single mail ...
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