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Software to run on the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems.

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Use Raspberry Pi as Ethernet-to-HDMI converter

My laptop (running on Windows 11) has a HDMI port which is used to extend my desktop with a screen (as you would). I have another screen lying around and I would like to make it a third screen for my ...
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Motion detection software which ignores noise / distortion

I have evaluated a bunch of motion detection programs, including ContaCam and WebCam Monitor from DeskShare. They both have the same flaw: they detect motion way too quickly (within one second), which ...
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Free Software to be able to extend my current desktop a monitor on on another computer screen?

I'm asking because Projecting it in Windows doesn't seem to work for me. Does anyone know of some good, free, software? or failing that, something cheap (like $10, no subscription)? both laptops (my ...
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Media manager for Windows and Android

I have accumulated a large number of inconsistently named music files (mostly MP3s) in a plethora of folders on my Windows PC. Looking for a music manager that can ingest those and: Identify the ...
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Video player that can zoom and pan with mouse control?

As per the title, I need to be able to click and drag a box with the mouse and the video keep playing zoomed in on that area. I could then move around the image by dragging it, perhaps with a shrunken ...
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Saving millions of OSM style maps as PNG images with Python on Windows

I have a CSV list of five million coordinates around which I have to render 100mx100m maps in PNG format. I want to use the default stylesheet from OpenStreetMaps, but without the text. So far I only ...
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pdf document scanner for windows

I am looking for a document scanner for windows 10 (for my surface tablet) to convert paper documents via camera to multipage pdf documents. Something like Genius Scan but for Windows. Requirements: ...
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Brightness Control Software

I'm looking for a simple utility to control brightness on multiple monitors at the same time That is, if I turn brightness down/up it should decrease/increase on both my laptop screen and external ...
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What is a good Framework to develop a C# single application that run on both MacOS and Windows? I need to manage Gui and BItmaps

I have some years experience with .net core and WinForm. Now I need to develop a graphics application in Visual Studio for Windows that run on both OS. Can you help me to understand and make a good ...
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Is there an OS-wide tool to sync input across multiple applications / processes simultaneously?

Is there a tool or workflow that can sync an arbitrary block of text from a text field / text area in one app to an arbitrary text field / text area in another app, in real time? I've had this on my ...
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What software shall I use to control the internet at my home?

I want to control the internet my kids using so I can control what website they entre and videos they are watching on youtube also, to control the time they spend online I have a computer that is on ...
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Tree View File Explorer for Windows

I would like a file explorer for Windows (10) that allows you to view everything, files and folders, in a single tree view, without having to open each folder to see a list of its files in a separate ...
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Power consumption of the built-in monitor on my laptop

I am looking for a program that can show the power consumption of my built-in monitor on my laptop (MSI GS76, Windows 10). LocalCooling (gratis, non-portable) (mirror) sums up all the displays, but I ...
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Organize GIS data software: find identical, find versions of a shapefile, report on the map

I have many shapefiles, .mdb, .gdb and also .mxd, .lyr and ... Many of this data have same share of data or they are identical I want a software that can search, organize and then report this: ...
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Software to input all monthly expenses from my bank (csv) and automatic categorizing expenses

I don't know how I'm spending my money and my bank doesn't help because it doesn't categorize the expenses. I'd like to have my expenses somehow grouped in some software that can classify ...
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How can I copy the recent copy of my database backup from the website to the development machine?

I finally have daily mysql backups working on my 3 shared servers hosting 6 websites. They are organized in folders such as backup\2022-08-20\ backup\2022-08-21\ where each folder has that days ...
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Looking for an App/Software/Service to easily & collaboratively manage family expense with budgeting

With my initial internet searches, couldn't find any suitable app/service/software, Hence posting the query here. Use-case: Looking for an software solution, To log, Categorically divide & manage, ...
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Software for changing Windows 11 titlebar to look like Windows 7

Is there any free software for changing this title bar (aka. window frame or borders): so that it looks like Windows 7 aero glass, or at least like WDM? NOTE that I'm using StartAllBack for changing ...
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Is there a free remote desktop program with serial port forwarding for Windows?

I'm looking for a free alternative to Windows built-in remote desktop client mstsc.exe that supports serial port forwarding.
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Overlay which can rearrange the way a window is rendered?

This is a read-only window which display data. I want the red box go right, and the blue box to go left, when it's being displayed in real time. Is there some software that can define two sub-regions, ...
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Is there a GENERIC (windows) program to do CRUD for a database table

I am looking for a generic input frontend to perform simple CRUD in a database, either MySQL or SQLite. Ideally I should be able to read the table specification (describe XYZ) and the program would ...
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Unstructured Log Text Analysis

The situation is as follows - from time to time, I need to analyze huge (10 Gig+) about of pure log text. The outputs are coming from multiple systems (say, a firewall or a classical cloud based ...
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WPF set tab order dialog or extension

I have a .NET WPF window with a lot of controls and I want to redo the entire tab order. The problem is setting TabIndex for each one is very painful and absolutely not user friendly. There is any ...
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Viewing a Twitter tag in multi-column format

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows or web-based that can view a Twitter tag in a multi-column format. E.g. https://mobile.twitter.com/ThailandVoice/status/1251148658034135044/photo/1:
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A simple Markdown viewer for Windows (without an editor)

I'm looking for a markdown viewer that does not offer editing capabilities that can be run on some local markdown files. The idea is to provide users an easy way to view some documentation without ...
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Speech software for Windows

I'm looking for some software that would allow me to convert my voice into text. This would really help because it hurts my hands to type. I would like to be able to open applications, my web browser, ...
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A recommended Tool/Software for hardening Windows Defender

According to a few blogs and tech sites, Microsoft isn't shipping Windows Defender with the strongest settings. It's someone knowing a Tool/Software, which is recommended for hardening Windows ...
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Cross-platform notification synchronization

How do I synchronize notifications between my Windows 11 PC and my Android 12 phone (Samsung)? There's a chrome extention that sends me notifications for Stack Exchange network. It is well known that, ...
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How can I move the mouse with just a physical keyboard?

I'm looking for software that allows me to move the mouse (and click, of course) on Windows with just my physical keyboard. Essentially, something like mouseless or xmouseless but for Windows. Ideally ...
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Is there an uninstaller or similar program for Windows that generates a log file?

I am not so concerned with uninstalling but rather seeing what has been installed. Some uninstaller programs make a snapshot of the Windows system before and after a setup.exe file has run but do any ...
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Font Display Comparison Software

I am looking for software - preferably freeware or open source - for either Windows or Linux that allows me to type in a phrase, and have that phrase simultaneously previewed for a batch of around 300 ...
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Software to extend your monitor on another Windows PC

I have two Windows PCs (one laptop and one desktop) and I would like to use the laptop screen as an extension. Open source is a big plus, but not a must. This software Synergy does not put the display/...
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File-based IPC library/tool

I'm searching for a tool (ideally including libraries for popular languages) that will allow me to communicate between a sandboxed/restricted environment that allows reading/writing files in specific ...
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Software to read S.M.A.R.T. (SMART) values from USB hard disk drives (Windows)

Please recommend Windows software that can read S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology; often written as SMART) values from hard disk drives (HDDs) that are connected via USB. ...
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Delete all but n most recent files?

I need a good tool, preferably a purpose-built, not a Swiss Army knife, and definitely free. The tool will only allow a maximum number of files - or maybe files of a certain wildcard match - in a ...
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Free Tool for Syncing Database Changes to S3 That Can Install on Windows 10+ Without Docker (Support for Maria DB, MySql and Other Popular Databases)

Scenario We have an application we're creating that needs to have up-to-date data from certain tables in databases hosted on thousands of customer machines around the country. The database is hosted ...
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Moving heavy data

I mistakenly downloaded some big archives from a one time download website on a computer where I can't take admin rights or use network share from Explorer I need to move out those archives from the ...
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Simple-but-not-too-simple drawing/image editing program

For years now I have retained an old copy of Jasc Paint Shop Pro 6 because I haven't been able to find any other software that provides the combination of simplicity and power that it has. Part of it ...
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Need Windows Tool for Finding and Selecting Multiple Files within Directory

I have multiple folders, each containing thousands of files with identical names (a file of a specific name exists in each of those folders). I have a list of file names that I want to take out of ...
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A program that changes app windows so when i move them they are "spongy"

I can't find a app to make windows spongy if I move them.
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Looking for a car sales software

A friend of mine is an owner of a car dealership. He is looking for an application to help him in the sales process. For instance (simple scenario), a customer enters, selects a car and chooses the ...
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Looking for software that can index local html files and search the results, displaying the results with a browser-like interface

I downloaded the cppreference documentation as well as others that I use often and I'm loving using offline documentation (I mean it is all html, just on your computer not on a web site), except for ...
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Keyboard retraining helper apps

Since breaking my wrist a couple of years ago I have gained a couple of systematic keyboarding skills fails. Mainly I think it is that my hand is fractionally slower than it used to be, and when doing ...
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Markdown editor with support for Grammarly (or similar)

I'm maintaining documentation for a software project and am looking for a markdown editor that integrates with Grammarly. Currently, I use Google docs and some DIY scripting to produce clean HTML. ...
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Screen recorder that stops when no voice and no image change is detected

Is there any screen recorder application (specially for PCs) that can detect if the screen is not going to change for a while (1 minute for example) or there is no longer any output voice coming from ...
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Looking for an older note taking application that worked with tabular entry

I once had a piece of software, that was free and as i recall even open source, that was a revolutionary concept allowing you to enter information as tables. And each cell could then have sub-cells in ...
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Sticky window in shakespear

How to get a software for KDE/Gnome window behavior on Windows? (They stick between them, they stop resizing when they're the same size, they stick to monitor border...)
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Draw an unclickable line in desktop most foreground layer

I am looking for a software utility tool that would: work on MS Windows 7 (preferably) allow me to draw an arbitrary line on desktop foreground this line would appear over any other software window ...
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Syntax highlighting-less IDE?

Is there a Syntax highlighting-less IDE windows compatible that I can use? Currently how my IDE looks:
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Does photo-editing software with macro capability or part-mirror function exist?

Problem description: I want to edit some Japanese comic books. But even the translated ones are in right-to-left mode, not in our left-to-right mode. This gets really annoying. So, my solution was to ...

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