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

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Tool to split a video by specifying output file size of each piece

I'm looking for free software for Windows. I want to give it a video as input and have it split the video up into as many pieces as necessary so that each piece is <= a maximum size that I specify. ...
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react native ui theme with MacOS and linux development enviroment, will it run on windows 10 os? [closed]

I have been thinking to get a react native UI theme for the app from this site. And their UI theme's development environment is MacOS/Linux. There is a note to build the app only in macOS. But I have ...
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Is there such a thing as a free command line application for Windows which will translate English to Spanish/French etc. without network connections?

I'm not looking for an "API", free or not. Not a service, not something which has to in any way contact the outside world. I want a single application with every freely available dictionary/...
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Software to model bioheat transfer?

I am looking for software that can be used to model bioheat transfer, which is heat transfer in living systems (e.g. melting an ice cube in your hand or a cool breeze blowing on a hot summer's day). ...
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Program to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat

I am looking for a gratis, off-line program on Microsoft Windows to batch unlock PDF files to make them OCRable in Acrobat. I unsuccessfully tried https://sourceforge.net/projects/portablepdfunlocker/...
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Is Win10 on AWS cheaper than buying a PC? [closed]

So we have a team of engineers and designers that work with 'heavy' programs such as: Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe Photoshop Adobe Media Encoder Adobe After Effects 3DS Solidworks Maxon Cinema 4D Plus ...
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Software to find JPEG (JPG) photographs whose modified file timestamp does not match the stored Exif data

I recently discovered that the file modification timestamps on some of my photographs (stored as JPG/JPEG files) do not match the timestamps stored in their Exif data. This is odd, because I never ...
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tool to force the use of a battery

I am looking for a specific piece of software that can allow the laptop to run on battery, even though its adapter is plugged into power supply. This is to ensure that the battery itself is used ...
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Is there any open-source project like wix gui editor and it can build static files?

Wix gui editor is awesome (I paid for it for five website) but it can't download static html5 file and using on other site project legally. so now I'm using RocketCake and VScode + chrome dev tool , ...
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Gratis portable VCF Viewer

I'm looking for a viewer of VCF files, which is a file format that contains contacts. Requirements: works offline runs on Windows 10 portable and ideally small (say < 50 MB) supports VCF files ...
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Utility to fetch the product id from the windows registry

Ansible suggests using the product id in win_package to ensure the idempotence of package installation. The registry locations are known, but it would be nice to have a utility that takes a keyword, ...
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Commercial or open source C++ TWAIN library for Windows

Please, recommend a library for a quik start. The task is to create a new scanning module for existing MFC-application
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Comparing assembly code of C++

I am looking for a tool that compares assembly code side by side in order to spot performance differences. Related similar tool for C# Requirements: one can enter 2 slightly different, short C++ ...
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Comparing the IL code of different C# snippets

A StackOverflow question once asked for performance difference of C# code. The answer compared the IL (internediate language), thus explaining where the performance difference came from. The answer ...
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Windows file managers that can display file sizes with binary prefixes

Please recommend Windows file managers that can display file sizes with binary prefixes, and that display files smaller than 1KiB as bytes. For example, the binary prefix would change the display from ...
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Is there a Rogue Amoeba SoundSource (MacOS app) equivalent for Windows?

It is a pain to open up sound settings, and then click Advanced Sound settings to change Audio input/output and redirection of sound. I was under the impression from watching a video about improving ...
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Limit pressduration of keyboard

I am looking for a way to reduce the time a key on my keyboard is pressed. Atm when I press a key the avg is something around 80-130ms. I am looking for a way to cap that at like 50ms. So when I press ...
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Alternative note apps to Marginnote 3 in-windows environment,which can create flashcards on the fly

a similar question was asked before , but decor does the have cloze or image occlusion flashcard creation on the fly, in MarginNote 3 An user can crop out a section of document by selecting and apply ...
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Remote Windows machine in the cloud

That's probably a SaaS recommendation, not only software recommendation. How (for a self-made solution) or where (if it's a paid service) can I have a Windows 10 machine available over the internet ...
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Snipping tool that makes a icon without a border

I'm looking for a program that can take a .png (any format really) and store an icon in a certain spot in my screen. Snipping tool is perfect....except it can't put the picture on my screen and goes ...
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IDE for C, windows

I would like to try a good ide for C. Please list your favorite ide for C not the one that is considered the best. Thank you for your help.
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What app can I use for making android tablet into a second screen for windows?

What app can I use for making android tablet into a second screen for windows? Tried spacedesk but it seems to disconnect a lot. Also what would be nice is if it could mirror just a portion of my ...
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Screen recorder that can record from windows that aren't in the foreground

I have evaluated several different screen recorders for Windows: OBS Studio Mirillis Action! Flashback Express Bandicam ZDSoft Screen Recorder CamStudio Apowersoft Screen Recorder Pro OBS Studio has ...
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Cache the contents of external drive

I would like to treat an external drive (on Windows) similarly to cloud storage with offline access. Let me explain: Clients like Google Docs Offline, Google Drive Backup and Sync, Dropbox, Autosync ...
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Windows utility to periodically ping a URL over http?

Is there some (GUI) utility that I would just point at a URL, set a period, and it would hide in the tray and periodically send a request to that URL? I would like to use it to ping https://...
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Any mindmap software that supports code, latex, and pictures?

I have tried: Xmind: only supports pictures Freeplane: supports latex and pictures, but doesn't support code. There is only one online mindmap that fits my requirements: supports markdown (which ...
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How do I mount an sftp share in Windows 10?

Looking for foss/libre (free as in freedom) software to mount sftp either as a drive or a directory on windows 10, with recursive search availalbe. Solution from Mount SFTP on Windows is WinSCP, it ...
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Any app to know what an app is doing, checking, creating, and etc.?

As you may know, some apps doing, checking, creating somethings in the background that we don't see and know. Is there any app that can show us what is doing, checking, creating, etc. an app? e.g. the ...
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

I want to close the monitor, but leave everything else running in the background, just like the monitor is plugged off - but it's a laptop, so you won't find a power button, and no relevant fn key is ...
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FLOSS software that helps you remember a passhprase

Currently I'm using a bad passphrase and would like to switch to diceware. However, the kinds of passhphrases I'll be generating won't be recoverable so I must remember them. Is there any software ...
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Windows Sandbox for executables

I am looking for a Sandbox system on Windows like nsjail. I found a few software packages as real sandboxes like VMs, but I wrote a server software I would like to additionally sandbox. For example: $ ...
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IDE recommendations for Python 3 on Windows 10 for a beginner?

I have just started to learn Python Syntax after learning most of the basics of OOP on Turbo C++. I only intend to create basic amateur-level programs and games and eventually dabble in Artificial ...
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Windows 64-bit C++ performance profiler to attach to a massively multi-threaded program

Could you please recommend a C++ performance profiler for Windows 64-bit that can attach to a running process and collect stack traces? The profiled program is massively-multithreaded: thousands of ...
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What is good software to use for simple database design?

I just want to lay out the tables and represent their relationships, I don't need fancy, but if fancy is free/cheap and simple to use, please share. I have tried lucid chart, but want to know if there ...
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Youtube's Picture-in-Picture (PIP), but more options/features?

I really love the new PIP for youtube vids. I had been using VLC for youtube and other videos to date and setting it up like in the screenshot. But you are stuck with those giant ugly title bars, ...
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What Python library / API would you recommend for basic on-screen image and text processing?

I am building an application that interacts with my business's websites, as well as will hopefully manage some of the internal emailing as well. The emailing part is the tricky one; for the rest, I ...
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Software for contact list with category filters?

What software can I use to make a contact list, with categories like company, occupation field, the way I'm connected to them (FB, IG, Twitter, etc), City. Is there a software that can do this and ...
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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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Software to replace multiple text strings at once

I'm looking for Windows software which can replace multiple text strings, in single or multiple text files, at once. With ability to save or re-use rules. Windows, Free, GUI, No RegExp.
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Is there a KSP-to-PKCS#11-Bridge?

We are using a lot of cryptographic operations via the Windows CNG (which in turn uses a KSP to obtain keys for the cryptographic algorithms it executes). Most HSM vendors provide a KSP implementation,...
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Program to run in background to turn back on .exe program that shuts down

Is there a Windows program that check (every 5 minutes or so) to see if an .exe process is running, and if not, turn it back on? The Problem: My latest update of Plex turns itself off after about 6 ...
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Sending selected word into a list file

Is there any software on windows and android which can send selectable word (string) to list file. I will use it to learn new words in a foreign language. For example select a word in a webpage and ...
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A window into another window

Is there a software that displays a "window" that shows the contents of another window (an actual window of an app/software)? I have a lot of windows that I like to monitor constantly, for ex., an ...
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Software for cataloging software?

As it stand searching on Google for recursive keyword like that is hard, so I ask here. I understand this can be done in excel, but I believe something like this is typical and has been done by IT ...
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Gratis Windows PDF printer

My Windows "print to PDF" functionality no longer works. I am unable to make it work, and unwilling to reinstall Windows. I am seeking a gratis background spooler service for Windows, which I can ...
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Is there any software in which I can manage my project and project ideas+simulation software?(Scientific/Engineering)

I am searching for a software in which I can manage my project and project ideas (project management too) . Projects are scientific/engineering type. Also I need a simulation software if both project ...
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Is there a software in which I can make my website's pages layout?

I am searching for a software in which I can easily make my website's pages layout by drag n drop type of way. Is there any? OS: Windows or Linux Preference: FOSS/Free
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Construct slide deck from screenshots of slides

When attending remote meetings where the interlocutor presents slides, I sometimes would like to take a screenshot of each slide they show and save it as an easily browsable slide deck on my side. ...
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Viewer for multiple batch scripts

I have 12 batch (.bat) scripts which have to automatically start when windows boots. Most of them are endless-running. To accomplish that I added a bat file in shell:startup, which looks like this ...
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Find two text strings within N lines

I am looking for a gratis Windows program that can take a standard windows text file and search for occurrences of two user provided strings within N lines of each other, where N is user specified. ...

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