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Daily Task Manager Program by Priority and Category

I am looking for a task manager program or combination of programs that can do the following: I would like to get a daily list of the top 1 item from 3 different categories. So if I have three ...
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Ideal task list program

I want to manage my work to-do list using a program that has the following features: To-do list items are categorised into projects (like in Trello) You can determine on the program when you're going ...
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(Bulk) Search and replace within photos

I could need a tool that can search and replaces pieces of a photo (bitmap; pixel graphics). All image editors I know have the ability to draw, clone or otherwise modify an image, but I don't know ...
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Android app blocker that imposes a delay

I need a distraction reduction app that just imposes a delay - say a minute or two, ideally configurable - before allowing me to open an app. This would stop me impulsively opening my phone without ...
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iOS app for tracking groceries and other essentials at home

I am looking for an app to track my groceries and other essentials like medications, pet food, self-care and cleaning essentials. What else I want is that the app notifies me when something is ...
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email client with snooze functionality

I'm using Thunderbird as my main mail client for years. I also use the mailmindr plugin which allows to snooze mails, but the plugin seems to not be under active development and isnt compatible to ...
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Better features for easy photo management on Google Photos

I'm looking for an app to replicate the Google Photos frontend, but streamlined for the following tasks. Critical requirements (in "photo stream" view): Rotate images (one click clockwise or counter-...
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Android checklist / to-do list app which can insert items anywhere

I'm looking for an Android app with the following features: Maintains a checklist / to-do list -- i.e. a list where items can be toggled, preferably with a single click. I don't really mind whether ...
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MacOS for Beginners - Which Tools to Install?

I've been a programmer for quite some time and therefore I had a lot of contact with Windows (vomit - I have to have it to play games), Linux (yeah), and lately I started with MacOS just to learn more ...
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Habit maker for kids

I observed that my daughter (4 years old) is interested to cross days in calendar as she is waiting for trade fair. She is also interested in marking habits in loop habit android application for daily ...
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Looking for a task prompter kind of like Manna

The Manna software I refer to is from Marshall Brain's essay of the same name. In the essay, the Manna software is a very sophisticated computer program that manages the operation of a fast-food ...
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Interactive generation of documents using predefined strings

I'm looking for a tool to help expedite the writing of reports that often have the same exact sentences/paragraphs. The idea is to generate documents based on a collection of predefined strings, in an ...
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I am looking for a tool that would batch process EAN13 numbers, with outputs to an image file

I am trying to save weeks of copy and pasting between excel sheets and my EAN13 tool. Is there a bit of free software out there, that would allow me to take a list of numbers (CSV, new line, etc) and ...
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Task management, reminder, or todo software with repeating reminders

Example scenario: I assign some tasks to my kids (who also have access to the software). Maybe a few weekly tasks like clean your room, and a daily task like complete your homework. If they don’t ...
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Timer GUI utility

I'm looking for a GUI utility which you can use to set a timer to go off after a fixed amount of time. When it goes off there some sort of strong visual notification. Required features: Works on ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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KB-like system for tracking features of developed plugins in a large software team

I work in a large and worldwide distributed team of developers. Our job is to create plugins/extensions/customizations for a large system. The problem that we have is that we often end up developing ...
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What to use to track work time? (Linux)

KTimeTracker is being removed from KDE. Which (Gnome or KDE) program to use instead to track my working hours? I have just a single time-counted project and want a robust and easy program included in ...
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Calendar with support for Todo/Tasks support

I am of the view that I can have better handle on the tasks when specific time is set aside on my Calendar for each task. The Calendar Apps themselves don't provide the functionality to tracking ...
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A gamified productivity app for Android

I'd like an app like productiveapp.io, but for Android. Essentially: Set up regular productivity/lifestyle goals. Earn streaks and badges. Give push notifications to remind you to do the daily ...
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Web Application for logging customers tasks/service

I'm an outsourcing IT and I would like somehow to keep an online logbook for my clients. For example a call would be that the server of the X company is down. I would like after the job is done to ...
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A program that manages window positions and sizes between different monitor configurations on Linux

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 laptop. I use it for development, and carry with me everywhere. When I settle on some desktop, I plug an external monitor to notebook's VGA port for a dual monitor setup. When I ...
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Automated screen pause reminder

Do you know of an existing application (e.g. for android) that automatically monitors how long you've been staring at your screen and suggests you to pause after a while ? Pause reminder apps are ...
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ToDo list (productivity app) with api, reminders, custom fields

I'm looking for a cross-platform (Android and web at the very least) todo list system that has what I think would be really basic features for tech-minded people: a REST-ful API (preferably with ...
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IntelliJ plugin or other software to generate Java code maps

I'm looking for a program or a plugin to generate maps from Java source. Something that can be used either to improve my thinking process or use for documentation and presentation. Is there such a ...
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Digital whiteboard software?

I'm having issues keeping things organized. I have notebooks, calendar reminders, etc, but none of them do me any good, because if I am not looking at them, I kind of forget about them. What I ...
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Auto-completing words on Microsoft Windows

I am looking for a program running on Microsoft Windows that allows the user to auto-complete words in any program. For example, if the user types soft, the program could suggest software or soften ...
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Tool for cross referencing policy with compliance requirement

I'm thinking if there is such a tool to do help with cross referencing compliance requirement with policy document. Let me illustrate with an example, In PCI DSS there are requirement for handling ...
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Client Communication Tools For Web Dev/Design Projects

This is in regards usually to the rounds of revisions or edits that come during or post-production of a web project. Most projects do not have many rounds of this because we are very thorough in ...
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Alternative to workflowy - ToDo List (no cloud service)

I'm searching for an alternative to Workflowy. I think its one of the best toDo lists. However since I want to use it for professional data, I don't like to store it in a cloud service. A desktop or ...
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Software to handle another program's window like an auto-hide taskbar

I would like to take a program I use in Windows 10 (Q-Dir, not that it should matter) and dock it to a screen edge or corner, so that it is normally hidden and only pops into view when the cursor hits ...
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Non intrusive pop up reminder (Random) in Windows

Like most of us, I have more information that I can remember in my head, (from work todo list, home todo list, honey todo list, kids schedule, code snippets, reminders, shortcuts that I want to ...
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IDE-like software for writing plain-English documents

I am looking for a software to write documents with features similar to IDEs for developers, but that would be optimized for writing documents in plain English. For instance: Completion: if I start ...
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Equivalent of Leechblock for Android

Leechblock is a tool that allows to block distracting sites. Unfortunately it is not available for Android. I am looking for any tool for Android - it may be a special browser, it may be a browser + ...
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We need a software that could allow us to manage our products in our production process

I am currently working in a little company (tannery) that is looking for a specific software about planning management. The way the tannery is working is the following : the “production” space is ...
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Program to decorate Windows taskbar buttons to easily identify at a glance

Problem to solve I often have multiple Chrome windows open, each one containing tabs with a certain purpose/function. Red = tabs for my open Google docs Blue = tabs containing my research items (...
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Grindstone replacement for Mac

I am using Grindstone (from Epiforge) for time tracking and I am very pleased with it. It has great idle detection. Soon I will start working on Mac and so I'm looking for a grindstone replacement (...
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I want to automate a daily task, need certain info from pdf to go into specific areas of an excel file

I’m working at a startup and would like to automate one of my daily tasks. Currently we receive orders from 3 different distributors in either PDF or Webpage format and I must take some of the ...
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Something like issue tracking system for family projects

Sometimes my wife and I keep a google doc going for ongoing projects that require a lot of phone calls, updates, information tracking, links, etc. Examples would be arranging services and activities ...
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Block myself from running a game for too long or after late hours

I used to be addicted to WoW and I healed myself by using the parental controls to block at one 30-minute slot every 4 hours. It was great. I have a new game addiction now, on Steam, and it turns out ...
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Software to type fewest characters

As I was learning shorthand, I read about alphabetic shorthand's such as Speedwriting, which basically removes unimportant vowels, has some single letters stand for prefixes and suffixes, etc. Usually ...
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Tasks with recurring reminders synced between Android and Windows

So there seem to be a lot of todo list apps supporting recurring notifications, a reminder like "every 2 days", "every week, monday and wednesday", etc. Currently I'm using Tasks for Android, which ...
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Task list manager (aka Todo list) for Android with non-Google syncing?

TickTick has further limited the functionality available to free users. (Without sending any emails to notify them of the changes.) At the same time, they increased the cost to paid users. ...
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Application to track task progress with reporting

I'm searching for an app that will allow me to keep track of my personal projects. I need to be able to split projects into tasks. Reporting is really important: 1) I need to see my progress over ...
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Progress tracker with calender

I need to track my daily tasks. The plan is I'd list my tasks which I plan to do daily for a month and mark each date when I finish a task. For example, I might have these tasks Learn new ...
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Cheap and portable text expander for Windows

I'm looking for a portable text expander tool without restrictions on the usage environment (i.e. personal, academic, or professional use...). Requirements: Able to replace text as you type, without ...
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Software to block access to certain programs at specific times?

I'm trying to increase my productivity and notice that I've been staying up late surfing the internet/playing games. Since willpower is generally lacking at the end of the day, I'd like to find a ...
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Project management tool (iOS)

I'm a user of OmniFocus, but I'm using an outdated version b/c I'm too annoyed to buy the update for another $40. I could use a recommendation for a project management tool that can do the following:...
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Tool to open, position and resize apps, docs, folders and tabs

I'm new to this forum so apology if it's a wrong category. I have tens of repetitive tasks to do every day. I need to open different things for each of these tasks. I work on two monitors and like ...
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Dashboard extension for Chrome as a new tab or popup supporting bookmarks, apps, etc

I am looking for a Chrome extension that I can use as a Dashboard. I used Humble New Tab page before but I wonder if there are better options. It should support: Bookmarks (optionally recent ...