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

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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

I'm looking for free software for weekly video calls for 20 - 25 members and at least 3 hours duration of continuous video calls and it should be compatible with Mac os and Windows and should have ...
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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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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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Software which can find a complete video in the internet using one of its sequences

I have downloaded a compilation video recently and some parts of it were so interesting that I'm eager to find their complete videos. I know they are somewhere on the internet but don't know where. ...
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Sync PDF reading position across Windows, iOS, Android

I'm looking for a PDF reader for Windows 10, Android, and iPad that syncs the reading position across devices. This means that when you stop reading at a certain point on one device, opening that file ...
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Data recovery tool for external hard-disk

My external hard drive (not SSD) had a "soft failure", meaning that the mechanics seem to be fine, but some files got errouneously deleted from file system after a chkdsk fix. I know the list of files ...
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Is there a git GUI that batches calls to git checkout?

I've been using TortoiseGit for many years and it is very slow for certain operations. Specifically, it does not batch calls to git checkout. For example, say I use the TortoiseGit "Revert" function ...
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Is there a tool that will allow me to develop an app for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android?

An app I want to develop should run on all four platforms - Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. It's mostly text-based, with tables, buttons, etc. I've seen tools for develop apps that run on Windows and ...
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PDF editor that can write RTL text

I need a PDF editor where I can add bits of text to an existing document. The text is in Hebrew, which is a right-to-left language. I tried using Nitro Pro 9, but when I typed Hebrew text, it came ...
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Memory efficient plain text viewer

Is there a viewer that only ever loads a portion of the file in memory that corresponds to the GUI view area, maybe +/- one GUI screen, that also has regex search and syntax highlight and word wrap? I ...
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Software to take a recorded audio file that contains a person saying a phrase, and then extract each word

For example to take a 30 second recording of Kermit the From saying "Well folks it has been a whirlwind of an adventure today". Import that file into the program and tell it to extract any word or ...
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Free lightweight Antivirus for old computers

A friend has a very old Toshiba laptop running windows 7 SP1, 32 bit, 4 GB of ram. He really does not use it so he doesn't need a newer one, and it's surprisingly fast for an old laptop. He brought ...
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Software to "dock" any window (like in OneNote 2016)

OneNote 2016 Desktop (O.N.) version (and perhaps other versions - I have it installed on Windows 10x64) allows you to dock a window. Pressing "Dock to Desktop" in the View menu does the following. The ...
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Simple local/offline photo gallery

I have a big directory with photographs. There are some subdirectories, and some of those contain a lot of photos. For my own needs I use whatever sophisticated software I need, but there are other ...
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Windows File Explorer Forward Slash Paths

Not all path's but most paths on Windows can actually be written in the historically original / instead of \. For example C:\Users\a\Desktop can be written as C:/Users/a/Desktop/ The problem is ...
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Is there a software that can put application software in 'hibernate'?

In an operating system like Windows, we can put the OS in hibernation so all the content in RAM is store in hard drive and be resume later. However, for application software it seems there is no such ...
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Windows application to type exotic characters like Android?

I found nothing with "windows accents android". I'm looking for a Windows application that lets users type exotic characters (éà©…Éœß, etc.) à la Android: I checked the following, but found them ...
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C++ hover documentation, autocomplete extension for Visual Studio Code (like Python's "Kite")

Is there any extension for Visual Studio Code that supports C++ that shows the following? Smart completions Popular patterns Code examples Documentation I am mainly interested in seeing the ...
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Software to filter audio output for static in real-time

I am looking for software that is able to filter out static from an output device in real-time. A specific application that I am using randomly outputs loud static in the form of white noise or ...
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Sound normalization program wanted

Videos on YouTube do have different sound volumes, Spotify songs are usually louder, is there an application that normalizes sound on the system? I am tired to adjust the volume each time I change ...
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Image improvement

I just stumbled across Deep Image Prior and am extremely impressed by its capabilities. Please, do take a look Not just artifact removal, which is excellent, but in-painting, where it can "recreate" ...
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English etymology dictionary usable on Windows

There's this video where a guy explains meanings of medical terms: https://youtu.be/TMy0vJfKvzI?t=178 He explains the word "hypokalemia" as: "hypo" - meaning "low" "kal" - meaning "potassium" (K) "...
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RSS feed that uses native Windows 10 notifications?

I've read of a bunch of RSS readers that give notification, even on this site but not one that uses the built in notification function on Windows 10. I want a lightweight program that just gives me a ...
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Is there any off the shelf system for renting and charging?

We would like to have bicycle rental service, due to that we need a system for charging. We just don't want to start from scratch to develop another system. Basic requirements: Record start & ...
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Backup software with caching until target available

So I am looking into migrating from Acronis that's been going downhill, and looking at Veeam Agent specs noticed they have a nice feature called Backup Cache, wherein a local backup cache is created ...
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Is there a GIS system that can be adapted for use with a warehouse or factory?

I'm trying to create a "map" of a factory for the purpose of navigation. Basically, given points A and B, what's the shortest distance between them without walking through a wall or knocking over a ...
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Tool for plotting a functional dependency matrix

I am looking for a free tool that is able to plot a Design Structure Matrix (DSM) of functional dependencies in a program. The output should be similar to the ones generated by Ndepend or cppdepend. I ...
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Looking for a free Windows command-line PDF restrictions remover

As the title states I'm looking for a free self-contained portable command-line Windows utility that can remove any PDF's restrictions (such as copying text, printing and so on). Ideally it should ...
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Infinite canvas for taking notes and recording ideas in a freeform way

Here's a really useful piece of software I found: https://sketchboard.me (This is not an "alternative" question. I thought it might be helpful to use this webapp as an example of the feature set I'm ...
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Windows rsync command line

I'm trying to implement remote delta compression for a game updater and have trouble finding a Windows alternative to rsync for patching updpated files. My problem with other implementations I found ...
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Sorting scanned documents

Hello there Softwarerecs, is there a bit of software out there, that is capable of sorting scanned documents that have a marker on the page? What I need is something that can auto sort, based on ...
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Musical notes listener

I'm looking for a gratis software for Windows that listens to free vocal musical notes that I produce and corrects me if I'm wrong. For instance, if I produce Re instead of Do, the software will ...
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Is there an offline formatter software to minify/beautify code?

How do you routinely minfy or beautify your code? Dreamweaver doesn't do it. Eclipse doesn't do it (not even via plugin). phpDesigner does it, but I hate its interface. Notepad++ could do it via ...
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Free Screen Recording Software for Windows like Camtasia Studio 8?

I require screen recording software to stream video. I was utilizing Camtasia Studio 8. This product is totally incredible: extraordinary video quality and record size, and it has a brilliant ...
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photo ranking tool

I took a bunch of photos from a photo shoot, and I am trying to figure out my top five. I got rid of all the bad ones, but that still leaves me with about ~40 or so that are decent to great. I want ...
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Tool for recording GDI handle leaks

An application has GDI Leaks, which I detected with NirSoft GDIView. Now that I know there is a GDI Handle leak, I need a more professional tool with the following properties: works on Windows 7 and ...
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Media control of websites on windows 10?

One of my favorite Mac programs is BeardedSpice, which (per its github page) "allows you to control web based media players (Like SoundCloud and YouTube) and some native apps with the media keys found ...
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Calendar or Planner with support for conditional templates

I would like planner/calendar software which can create checklists for each day based on a set of conditions. For example, every Monday would create a checklist: water plants, strength training, ...
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Advanced Windows volume mixer

I have three different sound output devices, a TV, USB speakers and USB headphones wired in. When I'm playing a movie on my TV with sound, I would like to be able to start an application and have the ...
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Free, lightweight image editor with easy to use text tool

Especially important is the text tool. The text tool should be rather similar to Visio's text tool, but less than Paint.NET's or GIMP's. That means, text should be easily editable without having to ...
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Touch-friendly whiteboard

I have a touch screen that would make a great smart board, but I haven't been able to find the software to make this happen. There are several websites with great features but browsers don't let ...
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Program to add comments to files and folders

I'm looking for a program for Windows to manage "library" of files/folders that: allows adding text comments to files/folders, allows browsing the folders/files so I could read the comments easily. ...
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Operations workflow documentation system

everyone! I'm helping a client streamline business operations, and I'd love some recommendations on software in case I'm not familiar with some options. Thanks in advance! The Situation We're ...
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Anyone know of any other alternatives to Edraw Office Viewer Component or Office Components?

I want the ability to load excel workbook into a windows application form and have all the features excel have if you were to open it by itself. Edraw https://www.edrawsoft.com/officeviewer.php seems ...
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Is there a TODO.TXT client that allows nesting of tags?

I am looking to switch to todo.txt from Evernote, and nested tags is a feature that would be hard to live without. Is there a windows tool/client that manages todo.txt file in a way that allows to ...
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Warning when I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut

I am looking for a program that can display a warning whenever I click a button that could have been pressed through a keyboard shortcut. Ideally, the warning should just be some pop-up that ...
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Notepad++ plugin for multiline Search & Replace

Notepad++ is great in replacing text, it even allows multiline replacements with the extended rules (\r\n etc.). However, the dialog neither displays search texts in multiple lines nor is the textbox ...
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How to batch delete files based on their checksum matching an existing list of checksums

Capable of deleting files whose checksum matches a set list of checksums Must run on Windows 7 List to match against can take any format - text, XLS, CSV, etc. Prefer to spend no more than $50 I'm ...
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Alternative to 'Code Jumper' for Visual Studio

Code Jumper is a time-saver extension/plugin for Visual Studio that adds a kind of navigation panel to easily jump between the members of your code with a single click. For big APIs it's really ...
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Quickly straighten and crop a large number of photos

I have taken several hundred photographs at an event. I would like to do some simple, quick editing of these, before sharing them. Specifically, rotating the photo to straighten it, and cropping it as ...

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