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Software to map the colors of an image on a 3d volume

Some time long ago, I used a program where you loaded an image and it extracted the colors from it and mapped them into an RGB cube. It allowed me to change the viewpoint, so I made this animation: ...
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Gratis software to edit 32 bit BMP files (ARGB Bitmap)

Microsoft MFC Ribbons use 32 bit BMP files for the transparent icons. While my favorite pixel editor, Paint.NET, opens such files, it displays the transparent pixels as black instead of the alpha ...
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Free screen recorder with basic editing

I want to record my screen on Windows 10. I did a little research, but didn't find a tool that satisfies all of these criteria yet: Free Basic editing features (just cut a little) No complex ...
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Software to designate a group of windows together such that they are minimized/maximized together?

The idea is to select some windows as a group such that they are min/maximized together while multitasking. The addition to snapping windows would be to streamline the multitasking process instead of ...
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How to make multiple time zones always visible in Windows taskbar

On my Mac, I use Clocker to show various time zones, always visible on my screen like this: How can I do something similar on Windows 10? P.S. I am not satisfied with the built-in Windows feature ...
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Is there any software which could display webpages using custom URLs and it could be work on top of other applications?

I'm currently grappling with a challenge outlined in the title and would appreciate your recommendations. To provide some context, I've developed a hobby project related to Formula 1, which serves as ...
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Clone directory tree, but certain branches only

I have a directory tree and I would like to clone it to another disk, but not the whole tree, just certain files and directories, keeping their relative paths. Like (** means the file/directory is ...
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Best safe 2FA for Windows desktop?

Any way to use Windows Hello as a multifactor authenticator? I want to use my fingerprint biometrics as a 2FA. I tried to do it with Authy, for example, but it doesn't have the Windows Hello ...
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Replacement for Windows camera app

I am looking for a replacement for the built-in Windows 10 camera app. Like the built-in app, it must display camera live stream from cameras take screenshots of cameras And it must have various ...
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Good equivalent of "zsh/bash + iTerm2 for Windows 10/11

OS: Windows 10 Version 10.0.19045 Build 19045 I moved from MacOS to Windows 10. I'm missing a lot the shells I had there (bash and zsh) as well as the terminal emulator (iTerm2). I'm looking for a ...
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Program to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10

Several processes are uploading data. I am looking for a program that allows me to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10. E.g., processing1.exe get 90% of the ...
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Freeware File Auditing Software for File Access

Good day, Can you please recommend me a freeware/open-source solution for file access monitoring on Windows? To give a full background of how our system works currently: We have a single PC running ...
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How to Repair the Corrupted Data & Make it Readable? [closed]

I Corrupted my data by taking out the SD card (which was Adopted as internal storage)multiple times without 'EJECT' / Unmount Since adopting SD card as internal storage encrypted the card to be used ...
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Free Screenrecording Software for Windows with Area Selection and User-Input Visualization

I'm searching for a free (preferably open source) video recording software with the following specs: Works 100% offline Runs on Windows 10 Allows me to capture an area of the screen instead of the ...
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Opening a TCP port and returning an HTTP error

I need a gratis tool for Windows which opens a specific TCP port (configurable, e.g. Port 80) and returns an HTTP error code (configurable, e.g. HTTP 503). It must have a command line version. It ...
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Library to do 2D image manipulation

I'm looking for a 2D image manipulation library for C++, ideally something modern which uses C++20. Requirements: works on Windows 10 (support for Windows filenames, mainly) works with Visual Studio ...
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What software can I use to control / remote desktop a raspberry pi from windows

It is getting tiresome to switch HDMI connectors on one of my monitors between my windows desktop and raspberry pi. It also confuses Windows. I am looking for something like TeamViewer, so that I can ...
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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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Windows tool to trigger Shutdown/Sleep based on fan failure or excess temperature

My laptop's fan sometimes stops working, but works after shutdown/sleep. I'm looking for a software that will shutdown/sleep my PC if the fan has stopped working or if the PC's temperature exceeds ...
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See the current charging speed on Windows 10 for MSI laptops

I am looking for a program that can show the current charging speed on Windows 10 for MSI laptops. Running powercfg /batteryreport in cmd.exe doesn't give the info directly (one has to do the math ...
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What is a modern Internet Cafe software for Windows 10/11?

I am looking for cyber cafe software that can run 10 machines, it can be free or paid, but must work for Windows 10 and 11. Required features:- Time slot based (30 minute intervals or failing that, ...
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Looking for a very specific Firewall (Win 10)

Let me explain what I'm looking for: I'm currently using Eset Internet Security. Eset firewall has a quirk: When set to "Interactive mode" whenever a new application tries to establish a ...
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Any software that can be used to easily add comments to any folder and file within Windows File explorer?

Is there any software that can be used to add comments to any folder and file type within the Windows file explorer? Using the built in functionality of Windows, very few of my file types seem to ...
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Which software can help me execute commands on a remote Windows machine without opening the command prompt on the remote machine?

The title says everything. I am looking for a TeamViewer like software which allows me to run commands on the remote machine without needing to start command prompt on the remote machine. I am not ...
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Windows 10 and multiple virtual desktops with different icons on each desktop?

I want the ability to have multiple virtual desktops I can switch between and have different icons on the desktop and wallpapers on each of them. E.g. "Development" where I have all my ...
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How to display multiple simultaneous pictures (incl. animated gifs) as a screen saver or slide show window?

I have a vast collection of memes, animated gifs and other pictures like tidbits I would like to display randomly as a screen saver (or as a slide show that I can snap to a windows screen quadrant). I ...
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Is there a way to display any app in "windowed fullscreen mode"?

Is there a way to display any app (that has a fullscreen mode) in "windowed fullscreen mode"? What I'm after is to be able to "maximize" an app and move/resize it. Take VLC for ...
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Good Antivirus / Malware / Ransomware with no ads, free or paid

I am currently using AVG paid on Windows 10 (Multiple Device Sub). I am tired of constantly getting hit with ads to buy their other services! Is there a good antivirus, free or paid, that offers ...
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Small program that disables Windows 11 upgrade cleanly and quickly so users can stay on Windows 10?

Is there a program that quickly and easily disables the Windows 11 upgrade so that users can stay locked into Windows 10 indefinitely? The gpedit/registry options are a little bit laborious and I'm ...
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Is there an app that can scan all running processes in windows and tell which ones are not well-known?

I am wondering if I can scan my running processes/apps in windows and find out which ones are not well-known. A list of unknown running processes/apps should be listed. Note: the app should NOT turn ...
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Portable File Explorer alternative for Windows 10 that uses its own thumbnail cache?

I am looking for a File Explorer alternative that is: Portable. Generates its own thumbnails cache, separate from the Windows 10 native thumbnails cache. Stores said thumbnails preferably in its own ...
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System Tray Microphone Meter

Before I go out of my way to make one myself I would like to know if anyone knows of one that already exists... I'm willing to buy the application, it doesn't have to be free. I'm looking for a ...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

I'm looking for a remote desktop software with the following features: client cross-platform (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 at least), the "server" (my side) should support at least Ubuntu 20....
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Free OpenVPN client with per-app split tunneling

Pretty much what the title and tags say. GUI preferred, text configs fine. May agree to an alternative to OpenVPN as long as it has free servers and resulting ping of less than say 300 ms. (This ...
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Alternative to spacedesk

Goal: extending the screen of a laptop on another laptop. I'm looking for an alternative free software to spacedesk in order to connect two laptops (the first one with windows 10, the second one with ...
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Adding comments/notes to windows10 files/folders

I want to find an tool that would let me assign comments/notes to (any) files/folders. Preferably it can integrate itself to the right click menu and isn't janky (for example, if it creates a new file ...
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Is there a backup software that emulates Windows 10 File History?

I'm not finding any software that emulates the File History of Windows 10. I have 10 folders, with many subfolders and evermore files in it. Some files change frequently, some infrequently. I need to ...
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Reliable software for ESC/POS thermal printer (USB interface)

I installed the printer driver, but the manufacturer didn't provide much in the way of SDK or API. They assumed that the printer will only be used with a USB printer software POS, but I want to print ...
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software that shows a kind of “history” of actions or changes after opening a certain program

Ok, it's confusing, I hope I explained well. example: when a video game is started for the first time, a "saved games" folder is created somewhere in the /appdata folder. Then I want to know ...
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Mount HFS+ for free (even readonly) for more than 10 days on Windows

I'd love to mount (even read-only) an external HFS+ filesystem for Windows for more than 10 days: MacDrive has 5 days trial and Paragon HFS+ has a 10 days trial. I tried jhfsplus but it does not ...
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reverse SHIFT button for numbers keys in windows 10

I'm tired of holding shift everytime i use numbers keys (top one, not keypad) to put symbols like ! or @ or % and others). Is it possible to reverse it, so one i hold shift and press 1 it prints 1 and ...
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Changing keystroke access priority in Microsoft Windows

When one input a keystroke (or a combination of keystrokes) on Microsoft Windows, the keystroke is sent to one or several programs, sequentially. For example, the keystroke may be first sent to ...
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Apply my preferred settings on new Windows installation

When I install a new PC from scratch (either personal or by the company), I find myself changing a lot of settings each time, like turn off indexing on drives disable the search box in the task bar ...
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Windows remote monitoring tool that runs as a service

I have a Windows 10 PC that may be infected with malware, possibly with a Trojan. Various scans with antivirus programs and extensive analysis have not yet delivered a conclusive result. So far, it is ...
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Need two mouse pointers on Windows 10 & 11

Update: We are having this need now also for Windows 11 You know this concept from your car driving lessons: You have your steering wheel and your pedals and mirrors and the instructor has got his own ...
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Windows 10 - gratis app to keep touchpad always active

New laptop. It seems that a double tap can en/dis-able the touchpad. Theoretically. In practice, I want it constantly enabled, but while my palm accidentally brushing against it disables it, double ...
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Integrated Windows 10 Explorer and Shell replacement

What are some Windows Explorer replacements like Dopus or Total Commander that also completely replace Windows Shell, so the Windows Explorer isn't used anywhere at all? For instance, if you ever ...
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Software to limit screen area available for programs running in full screen mode

I have rather specific request that may even look absurd. I believe it is not, though. I'd like Windows 10 taskbar to be always visible even if some program goes full screen (or to be able to see ...
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Email client for visually impaired on Windows 10

Several web-browsers are getting better at allowing visually impaired to change settings (i.e. increasing font and resizing frames based on responsive design), but for e-mail clients there seems to be ...
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Program to copy an installed program from one Windows PC to another

I am seeking a - preferably gratis - program to copy (only) a single installed program from one Windows PC to another. I am not interested in copying all apps & settings, just a single program. ...
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