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Software / API to track new concepts or ideas from web searches

Is there any Software or API of Google,Twitter or other search Engines or Social Networks to track emergent or new concepts/ideas (words) or new combinations, made from the searches in the web, but ...
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Change-tracking searchable backup server with user accounts

Requirements: I'm looking for software (and cloud platform) for an R&D startup company to perform periodic backups to a secure cloud. The backups should track changes (like Borg) to avoid data ...
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totalcmd like file manager which will show found files in one of panels

I'm looking for totalcmd like file manager (2 panels) which will show found files (totalcmd alt+F7) in one of panels so I can copy/move them to another panel. It would be fine if found files will be ...
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Is there any Android email app with advanced searching capability?

I have zillions of emails. I was suggested Bluemail app for Android but it sucks at searching. I need to have something like Thunderbird has for desktops (no app, unfortunately) which allows me to ...
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How to get the most frequently searched terms for people of a particular profession?

Suppose you want to know what radiologists usually search for online. Is there a service that can sell you this data? I have no experience with SEO, but I suppose that only the company that operates a ...
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Free alternative to Windows Search (full-text indexed search) or non-Java alternative to DocFetcher

I search an alternative to Windows Search for fast indexed fulltext search in text files, source code, ebooks (pdf, fb2, djvu) and, maybe, office formats. I don't want to use standard Windows Search,...
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

I have to make use of search engines, like Google, Yahoo, etc, to retrieve information from many websites. But when viewing these re-directed websites, it would be tedious to always manually press ...
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Is there an app for searching through PDFs using images?

I have a bunch of PDFs with images, symbols etc., all black and white if that helps, and using text to search through them is not possible. I have an image of a part of the document that I want. Is ...
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Software for search files in windows like old windows XP / 2000

New Windows search file interface since Windows Vista to actual 10 is horrible in my opinion. Is there any software that is open source and free available for windows x64 that could allow you to find ...
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Chromium / Chrome extension to improve visibility of “find” (Ctrl+F) results

When searching for text on webpages in Chromium / Chrome using Ctrl+F, the results will be highlighted in color. The browser will also jump to the section of the page where it found your search query. ...
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Local code search

I have lots of personal projects sitting around from over the years that I want to be able to search. Sometimes there is a package or a function that I want to re-use. I want this to run locally as a ...
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Chrome search multiple webpages

I looking for a way how to search multiple pages simultaneously. For example, I looking for some product "my product" and I want chrome to open shop1,shop2,shop3 and search the "my ...
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Is there a search engine that supports searching using regex or wildcards?

I have a part of email address. I need to find a full one. Part of email address example: amazon***@gmail.com. I want to find all emails on web where characters instead of *. As far as I know, Google ...
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Spatial search server, to quickly answer “What points near me?” requests

I have about a million points like this: Latitude Longitude Text (short text of less than 128 characters) I am writing an app that must quickly show what points are around the user. User: I am at ...
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Program to search by file name in Windows?

I'm looking for a Windows program that searches recursively (although it would be nice to have an option to only search the top-level directory) in a directory for files whose names match a regular ...
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Windows Hex editor to search with Wildcards/Regex in Hex-Mode

I want to search in hex for 00 [01-ff] [01-ff] [01-ff] 00. I tried the following editors: Notepad++ with hex plugin HxD XVI32 Far Manager with hex plugin 010 WinMerge No hex editor allows searching ...
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Search for massive offline file collections

I'm looking for a solution that would allow indexing and search of large collections of files. A brief description of our situation: many (100+) engineers work on large projects, creating file ...
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Application/framework for effective search in text data from relational database

I have a relational database (Microsoft SQL Server), that holds text data in one of its tables. Text data are not in the English language. I want to create a new search system that would allow users ...
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Windows search which OCR's images and pdfs with text in them

I often have scanned pdfs or jpegs etc. which may have some text in them. One good example is screenshots that I take with screenshot captor. Is there a way to make the Windows search "smart"...
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To search almost any file based on context on Windows

I would like to get a software recommendation for searching files on Windows with advanced search features. Since the Search bar of Windows 10 is pretty slow and is not able to identify files faster, ...
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Text Search on specific websites

Google search works great and advanced search also lets me search particular sites. But in my case I have a long list of sites (approx. 500) and I want to run a restricted search on only this set of ...
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Use a low res image to find the high res version?

I have a low resolution image. I know that I have a higher resolution version somewhere on a backup drive. Is there any software that can use the low res image to find the high res version? Ideally, ...
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Projects similar to google books

Are there other projects similar to google books that allow (legally defensible) search, snippet view, and/or metadata exploration of non-public domain books?
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Find visually similar images for a given image file (on Windows)

I want a software for Windows to find visually similar images (pictures) on my hard disk. My need is it must find a given image is visually similar. That is, take a sample image as input and search ...
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Video frame lookup or search using verbal audio utterances

I'm an animator trying to get a program that will use machine learning to automate the lip syncing process. The program I need made will have two files given to it: a seed, and an audio file. The seed ...
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Best data storage for a quick search

I have an app with approximately 20-40 million new documents added each month. Let's say these documents have approximately 4-8 fields I want to allow the user to search from. Not all entries are ...
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Search for text in some videos

I have some screen recordings of the game and want to search for some concrete text there (title of the mission). What program can I use to achieve that? Can use it on Windows or Linux. Freeware is ...
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macOS app to check if an image is already on the computer?

I'm looking for a photo de-duper app for Mac, but from a different angle than normal. If I download a new image from the web, I want to know if I already have it on my Mac or not. I have had trouble ...
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Search engine over text corpus

I have a couple of text file and I try to find the easiest way to drop all the files into one place and create a basic search query (with flexibility for little changes, search operators, etc.) over ...
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Search and Replace tool for Windows Registry

Please recommend a gratis Windows tool to perform search and replace operations in the Windows Registry. I would like to select a Registry key and have the tool perform the search and replace ...
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Looking for software that allows me to look for a logo inside a group of images

I have between 60,000 and 100,000 images and 1.5% of them contain a specific logo. This logo is not always depicted in the same size or orientation. Is there a freeware program for Windows that would ...
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Is there a search engine with reverse search mechanism: processing multiple queries and retrieving a single result for each of them?

Most text search engines are intended for identification of multiple depositories storing the text of a user's query. I need one that does the opposite. Imagine we have two databases with overlapping ...
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Software for categorizing data based on language and type

Currently, I'm using windows file explorer for categorizing. There are folders for years (2017, 2018, etc.) and each of them has sub-folders for types (type_1, type_2, etc.) and under each sub-folder, ...
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Alternative to Windows's file/folder search

It's needless to say that the Windows search utility can be useless at times. It's extraordinarily slow, does not search within all folders, and ignores some files on the disk. I'm looking for an ...
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Looking for a hex editor that can find specific binary sequence unaligned

I am looking for a Hex Editor that can do a search for a specific binary sequence, and find it in a file, without regard to byte alignment. I have an extracted and disassembled program that I am ...
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Find visually similar images to a given image on Linux

I’m looking for a tool/software that will take an image as an example and scan my hard drive to find similar images to it, just like what Google Images does on the Web. Must run on Linux. See Find ...
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GUI for searching the content of multiple large text files or PDFs?

I have a few dozen PDFs, each of which are very large. Specifically: These PDFs total to about 15GB. These PDFs are primarily scanned images of textual documents, but they do contain the text data (...
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Python for large graphs

I have a large graph consisting of 30 million edges. Currently it is saved as a CSV file of the edges. I would like to run standard graph algorithms like BFS on it. Is there a library in Python for ...
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I would like to autoatically generate tags/keys that summarize each text document I have so i can search for them by tags/keys

In Short I would like a software recommendation that summarizes a long text document and produces keywords for that text document. Ideally, it will exclude words like "with, and, the, etc." and ...
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I'm looking for a grammar/parser for elasticsearch query_string

What I'm trying to achieve is to generate a valid elasticsearch query_string form inputs preferably in frontend. In worst case it can be generated in the backend (nodeJS, NestJS). I'm looking for ...
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Solution to search browser-URL-history first before the rest of the WWW

Yesterday I spent a whole day researching a problem I made when setting up a new laptop for Dual Boot with Linux--I deleted a required partition before I created recovery media for a system pre-...
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wiki WITH modern browsing/searching/filtering

I'm trying to create a website that allows access-controlled wiki-style article creation WITH modern browsing, searching and filtering of this content. The issue is platforms like mediawiki or ...
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API that provides common name aliases of famous people

I'm looking for an API that provides common aliases for famous people. For instance, "Hillary Clinton" would be associated with common appellations like "Hillary Rodham Clinton".
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Wiki + tags + search by tags

I need a MediaWiki-like user-editable CMS that supports pages tagging. The same tag system as in the Wordpress. And I also need a search-by-tags page which lists all unique tags and allows visitor to ...
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What are some good Javascript front end (web page) faceted search libraries as alternatives to filtrify?

I have a website that uses filtrify to provide faceted searching through a very long, involved list. This is working great and is a fantastic web-based, front-end only, Javascript project that takes ...
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Utility to search for text in a directory and display the matching lines as well as nearby lines

I currently use Agent Ransack to search for text in files in a directory. It will list all files containing that text in the left pane. If I click on one of those files, it will show all of the ...
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Is there an application that allows to search across Evernote, Todoist, Google Keep, Twitter

I extensively use web applications for organizing my thoughts and notes, some of those go to Evernote, some go to Todois, some are left in Google Drive, something is on Twitter. I wonder if there an ...
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Search bar for opened windows on Windows

For keyboard oriented people ALT + TAB is still an unhappy solution when you have tons of windows open, even more when the windows are on multiple desktops. Today, the fastest way to move around is ...
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Alternative to Google's Play Store for Android

I am looking for an alternative android app store to Google's Play Store. Recommendations to Front-ends to the Play Store are also welcome. Here is the desired feature set (and why): An effective ...
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Video file duplicate finder (based on length/duration)

I am looking for a program that will find duplicate videos based on duration (eg number of seconds) and not based on size/MD5/thumbnails/etc. This is a very simple concept but I find it impossible to ...