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

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Record screen with audio in background (Windows)

I'm looking for a Windows program that can record my screen and the audio with that application while I'm doing other stuff on my computer. For example, I would like to record a live lecture on zoom ...
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Port Mirror & Analyzer Software

We have a nexus switch, and we want to have a port mirror to analyze the traffic for various attacks (for example, ddos). Is there any good software for port mirroring and analyzing?
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Bulk Replace/Rename of the “Title” Meta Tag in HTML Files

I am trying to replace/insert unique meta tags in/into numerous HTML files. The new meta tag information is stored in a CSV file. I tried using Exiftool but it does not support W for HTML files. ...
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Play stereo audio source on Windows with mixing L and R channels and also adjusting balance

My use case: As a real-time speech translator (form English to Russian) and streamer, I want to provide my listeners with individually balanced source-translation audio. Some of my listeners says they ...
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Free software to block Windows software in certain hours

I would like to block certain software (e.g. Outlook and browsers) outside hours that I dedicate for checking emails and browsers. It is like a parental control software for myself but I do not need ...
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Lightweight browser for low bandwidth internet (64 kbit/s)

Looking for something like a lightweight browser, for Windows and or Android, that don't interrupt site loading and if possible save whole pages, like .pdf. Talking about a browser/plugin what loads ...
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Open source application for converting img to iso and vice versa for Windows 10

I want an open-source program that converts images with .img extension to .iso extension. The last thing I want to do is download a large 5gb .img and empty my mobile data and then end up unable use ...
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Choose database for multiple user desktop application

I am developing a Windows desktop application (.exe) for billing and inventory management using NetBeans. The application will run on multiple systems (10 - 12 on average), all connected in a wired or ...
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Disk cloning software for OFFLINE drives?

I'm looking for a disk cloning program that does NOT run from a Windows shadow volume or something that enables it to run whilst the disk is currently in use. It should run by rebooting the machine ...
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Light email client with account duplication feature

I want to have an ability of easy making of new accounts by duplicating them with all the settings. Now all the clients I tried have only from-scratch creation process. You may assume that my ...
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Finding Hyperlinks in OneNote

I have to check several Hyperlinks in OneNote, because a website changed its content and thus all URLs are now different. So, I need: a tool that searches OneNote books for hyperlinks (external HTTP/...
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Spell checker that will work within any Windows application

I'm seeking recommendations for an English spell-checker that will work within any Windows app. Required Features: Compatible with Windows 7-10 Ability to spell check existing text in a window. For ...
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Any video recording software capable of capturing fullscreen opengl games on windows?

OBS supports only windowed/borderless OpenGL games. Same is with Radeon recording software(I have radeon gpu). Windows built-in recording software(Xbox game bar) does not support it(It actually ...
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Decomposition of Chinese characters into strokes

Once upon a time, there was a software that would teach you how to write Chinese characters, stroke by stroke. I can't recall its name, all I have is a screenshot, dating back to 2007. I'm looking ...
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TinyPNG but on Windows to process lots of pictures

I'm working building a site to sell shoes, and I have at least 34K pictures in one of my HDD I want to upload these pictures to the shopping site, but they need to be compressed first (lossy ...
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Visualization for oscilloscope music in X-Y mode

I have some music encoded for viewing on an oscilloscope in X-Y mode. It looks like this. I have the music available as WAV and MP3. I'm now looking for a visualizer for such music without an ...
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Remote Desktop software that works with audio (Windows)

I've tried: Windows 7's built-in RDP / "Remote Desktop Connection" tool => works with audio, but there are crackles/pops, even with this trick and this one. UltraVNC => no audio ...
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Software for Scientific Articles: Alternatives to LateX / TikZ / PGF

Please advise Windows alternatives to LateX / TikZ / PGF in which you can easily and quickly draw high-quality pictures (diagrams, algorithms, graphs, plots, etc.) for scientific articles. These ...
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Moving around parts of multiple bitmaps with same layout

I have about 40 bitmap (png) files which have 3 parts (clearly separated, you can draw 3 rectangles not touching each other containing those parts, and on all files those rectangles are in exactly the ...
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Volume boost (sound/audio) application for Windows

I am seeking recommendations for tools to boost the overall volume level on a Windows machine. I would like to use it to amplify music, videos, and video conferencing tools. Requirements: It needs to ...
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Mount ZIP, RAR, 7z… archives as virtual drive (read-only)

Which Windows freeware can be used to mount a ZIP, RAR, 7z archive into a virtual folder (ex: d:\temp\mount\) or virtual drive (ex: x:\)? I'm only looking for read-only support. Note: It is linked to ...
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libpcap equivalent for Windows C++

I am working on a cross-platform C++ application which has to save packets from another system into pcap file. In Ubuntu, I was able to use libpcap for the same. I am looking for a cross-platform ...
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Is there a free, local-only “AI box”?

I keep hearing every single day about "AI". "AI" is claimed to revolutionize the world. But yet I see none of this AI. I've seen countless weird websites which contain "AI&...
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Separating work and personal tabs in Firefox

I am using my laptop for working and personal usage. I use usually many tabs for in my work and i keep using them for several days. Everyday in the afternoon when i want to use my laptop for personal ...
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Looking for a simple free windows file backup software

I'm looking for a freeware Windows application that will incrementally back up a folder that contains software projects I'm currently working on. My idea of a good app would be one that creates a ...
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Where do I start testing BIOS images?

Can you give me some software recommendations on what application i'll use in testing some BIOS images? I'm studying the "IBM PC AT XT BIOS" Source Code on GitHub on an example of a code for ...
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How do I determine how much network data traffic is used on Windows from the terminal?

I'm trying to grab two numbers representing the number of bytes that left from or arrived to my Windows computer since I last instructed this mechanism to "reset the stats". I wish for these ...
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Using keyboard or gaming USB pedals as MIDI sustain pedal

I am searching for how to use available devices as a sustain pedal. Is there ready to use software with low latency that can handle input and translate it to midi? Or C#,C++ example how to send MIDI ...
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PDF parsing library for C++/Windows

I need to create a C++ program which parse info from a PDF file. So, I guess, the first step is to find a good, easy-to-use library. I've already searched on google, but I only found stuff for Linux ...
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Photo manager (Picasa-like) that recognizes objects in a 100 GB+ photo database

I'm looking for an open-source or freeware desktop tool able to detect objects in possibly 100 GB of photos. the iPhone's built-in photo viewer does this: you can search "Photos with cats", ...
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Insert Unicode characters using alias like LaTeX

When I am on a Zoom session or messaging a group on Discord or messenger (on PC, Windows 10) about math/computer science related topics, I frequently run into situations where it is easier for me to ...
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Microservice program startup manager

We have an old monolith that is being broken up into smaller processes, that run independendently and communicate with each other. We also have a (small) program that starts up these components at ...
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Grab data (preferably using JSON format) of how much data traffic is leaving and coming into my computer?

Windows 10. Would prefer if this is built-in, but if it's trustworthy and free, I could use a third-party program. I'm looking for something which will let me grab data (preferably in JSON format) ...
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android AND windows open-source browser w/ LARGE history bidirectionaly transferable as file & w/ edit/navigation pane/time display on mobile

For 3-4 years I have been using the history thread of my browser (Firefox for desktop) as a study notebook: I browse in private mode but I have a regular window open where I drag&drop an URL I ...
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Windows 10 - desktop files dock

I looking for an app that create always on the top right dock where will be shown all my files from the desktop. You know that situation where you save some file on the desktop and then you had to ...
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Is there really no GUI project for PHP which is not long since abandoned?

I know about PHP-GTK and PHP/TK. On PHP/TK's website, I read: The Tk extention functions currently only on Unix systems. Okay. Useless. On PHP-GTK's website, I read: 2008-05-16 That's their last ...
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simple time tracking and reporting desktop software

I found other questions on the same topic, I read the suggestions there and tried Grindstone and Fanurio, but both seemed: to be centered around project / client management (I've already removed them ...
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Windows 10 stereo stream over Bluetooth with 2 standalone speakers

I am running Windows 10 Pro and I have two identical standalone Bluetooth 4.1 + EDR, A2DP speakers. I noticed that I can connect multiple devices to the same speaker (e.g. my PC and my phone), but I ...
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Fast and lightweight photo viewer

Since the Microsoft Windows 10 Photo App has issues displaying images and that re-occurs every 2 to 3 days, I'm looking for an alternative. The software must display images move forward and backward ...
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Gratis Windows email client

Thunderbird has just grown too slow for me, and it's time to abandon it. I am looking for a gratis Windows 10 desktop email client (which is not Thunderbird, or a fork); I do not object if it is cross-...
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Something like Mackup for Windows (backing up application settings)

Mackup is a great tool for backing up and restoring application settings but it only supports OSX and Linux. Is there something like it for Windows?
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Is there a screen recording software that is simple and creates low file sizes?

My workplace is a school adapting to the pandemic. We need a tool on Windows that will let teachers record their voices while they show the screen, either showing a slide presentation or showing how ...
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Simply drawing elecotronical circuits, no simulation, no PCB

I am looking for a circuit design software for beginners, ideally even kids. Requirements: runs on Windows 10 (1903 and later is ok) works offline. For my uses, people do not have Internet connection ...
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Software to handle copying files from unreliable external HDD

The software does not NEED to be exactly for that purpose. But basically the issue is that I'm trying to copy files from an old external HDD that fell hard on the ground at least three times. I was ...
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Notes window that always stays in front

I want a transparent notes window that always stays in front. I'll use it to put 2 or 3 daily reminders. I tried the Window's Sticky Notes app and it isn't transparent and it doesn't stay in front of ...
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Is there an alarm clock app for Windows that has seconds precision feature? I.e., I want an alarm at 12:59:50 PM

On Windows 10, there's an app called "Alarms and Clock", but it doesn't have precision up to seconds, just minutes. I want an alarm at say 12:59:50PM, so 12:59PM with 10 seconds left. ...
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What is the best Screen Recording Software for a low end PC?

My System is pretty low end in terms of specs, but I want to record it's Screen while I work on it, mainly while using Unity. Which is the best Screen Recording Software for the purpose My PC Specs : ...
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See separate Icon for each browser tab in the windows taskbar

I am looking for a tool that allows the windows taskbar to show my browser tabs as if they were icons. Something like: [ windows button | windows applications | browser tabs | time and icons ]. Does ...
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PDF editing software/note taking with indexing capability

I am a graduate student who is looking to upgrade my note taking capabilities. I am looking for a pdf editor (for windows 10) that can edit text (i.e highlight, underline, etc) but can also index ...
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How to take screenshot via Command Line

I am using Windows 10, and I am looking for a builtin command line tool to take a screenshot from either a Window or screen. I found a few solutions which require external software, but in my case I ...

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