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

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YouTube mass downloader renaming files with date published and title

I'm looking for a Windows software I've already used but can't recall the name. It was able to automatically download multiple files from a YouTube channel and organising the mp4 files inside a ...
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Inverting a Font?

How can I invert a font like so: This is my own .ttf font, I can edit it. The image that I posted was inverted manually by me. I am searching for a way to invert automatically all characters of the ...
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Virtual gpu making extensive use of vector capabilties on modern cpu

Situation When I build my computer, I used the graphic card of the very old one instead of buying a new one. So I have a very fast Intel cpu (14 nm) without integrated graphics along a very slow gpu (...
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Software to make windows switch to 2nd WiFi signal if 1st one had internet failure

I have 2 internet connections BroadBand (BB) & backup (3G from mobile using hotspot) for my windows computer. I want to keep using BB until internet disconnects from there in which case switch to ...
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Make .ISO of bootable thumbdrive in Windows

I'm looking for a free App that can make .ISO images of any partition, not just optical drives... Current intention is to make copies of recovery thumbdrives to be stored on a NAS on Windows.
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Helper to distinguish between two instances of same application

We test our system on two different test environments. While opening two instances of desktop application (one for each test environment) - after login window there is no way to distinguish which ...
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Need software-based dynamic range compressor

My audio on this computer has very poor dynamic range compression, and the Loudness Equalizer that comes built-in with Windows does not allow me nearly enough settings to fix it. Therefore, I need an ...
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Global snippet manager that can be plugged in to multiple code editors

I'm looking for a 'global' snippet manager (for CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML & JavaScript) which has the capability of being accessed by multiple different code editors - such as Notepad++, phpDesigner &...
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Overlay Video Player on Hotkey for Windows

I need to play short video clips (with sound) as a fullscreen overlay in Windows; this needs some kind of playback trigger - hotkey or midi. Explanation: I'm doing classes in University, a screencap ...
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Which video stabilizer keeps the horizon?

Which video conversion software tracks a reference picture as being horizontal and rotates all other frames of a video accordingly? Most video stabilizers don't rotate the video around 90 degrees or ...
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Chat history database

I frequently use chat and similar means of communication with friends, teammates and other people. But I use a variety of programs and sites to do so, like Skype, Whatsapp, a few social networks, SMSs ...
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Plotting neural networks

I am looking for a Windows program that I can use to plot neural networks in a convenient way (i.e. I know I can do it on MS Paint but looking for an efficient tool). Ideally the output should be ...
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Virtual scanner for documents and images

Is there a free offline virtual scanner (for Windows XP and above) that allows end-users to import a wide selection of image formats (e.g. tiff, jpg, png, bmp) and document format (esp. PDF) and allow ...
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Free mind mapping software that supports RTL text

Currently I am using Freeplane, but as you can see in the image, Hebrew text aligns to left. Do you know about an alternative that supports RTL?
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Display 4 PDFs or more, always updated

I am looking for a Windows program that can: display 4 PDFs or more simultaneously in the same window (more than 4 would be even better) like in the image below (but ideally with filenames visible ...
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Time-management software to create series of activities & notify what activity to do now?

I'm looking for a software that enables me to create a series of activities. I set the period of each activity. When an activity ends, a notification window appears telling me to go to the next ...
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Relational Personal Media Explorer

I want a windows 8 compatible program that will help me track my media collection in a way that helps me keep track of files and will support relations. Currently, I am using Tabbles to tag files ...
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Looking for IM Client that meets certain criteria

I used to be an avid user of Trillian, but they currently don't support group chats for Google and that's a deal breaker for me. So I'm currently looking for a new app (or combination of apps) that ...
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Permissions Manager

I would like to know if there is any tool/software (paid or free) that will do the following thing. I have several software that the users asks permissions for it (eg. the ERP, Document Management ...
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What is a simple, Windows or web app to take notes on imported map images?

I would like to take images of maps -- videogame screenshots or exports, for example -- and put notes on them. I'd rather not use just Photoshop-style text boxes (although I might have to resort to ...
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A firewall that does not ask the same question multiple times when the user answers without selecting "remember this setting" checkbox

Gist I'm looking for a firewall: A firewall that does not ask the same question multiple times when the user answers without selecting "remember this setting" checkbox And ideally, that can display ...
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Utorrent should only be active when VPN is active

I am looking for a free WIndows (7) app, which will: auto connect to BT Guard when I log in to windows stop Utorrent when my VPN connection drops (not so important, as my VPN only really drops when ...
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What software can be used to create logic from datasets?

I need a software that can import a dataset (excel/CSV table) and I can write formulas/create a workflow logic to export into another (excel/CSV) table. I need this software to be able to be deployed ...
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Any voice-supported alternative for Google Talk?

As you know GoogleTalk has been discontinued recently. Is there any alternative which support voice on Windows to communicate with other gmail users? Supporting video-chat is a bonus feature. (the ...
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Free tool capable of advanced multiple substitutions in non-Ascii documents (at least RTF)

As I am looking for a software capable of very simple thing, bulk search and replace, I expected to find one with ease. Alas, either my google-fu proved too weak, or my assumption was wrong. There is ...
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Order applications on the Windows 8 taskbar?

I like to have my open applications ordered like so on the taskbar: They are all to the right of the icons They are in an order I specify, e.g. Intellij first, then Chrome, then Virtualbox. ...
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(Beautiful) animated travel maps

So, on Mac using iMovie it's super easy to create animated travel maps: Now that I am not using a Mac anymore I was wondering whether there is any cheap or free software out there which can do the ...
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PDF viewer that supports Regex search

I am looking for a PDF viewer with the following features: Supports Regex search, preferably Perl compatible Runs on Windows (7 and up) Is portable, or can be made portable Gratis Nice to have: ...
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Software to edit the relocation table of a PE file

I'm patching a legacy DLL for which I don't have the sources and I need to modify some few entries in the relocation table. Is there any software that would allow me to do that? This is Windows 32 ...
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Cloud storage consolidation that shares space

I'm looking for an app (preferably windows desktop, so that it could create a directory for seamless file transfer, but web would be acceptable) that will let me take my numerous cloud storage ...
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Lightweight Contact Manager

I'm looking for lightweight contact manager that I can install on my Windows 8 machine. I'd prefer open source program that can help me sort and search for contacts by varying tags and attributes as ...
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Windows software that emulates a hand draw in a custom card game

I am looking for an app that supports the following: You can enter several cards with descriptions to form a user-defined deck Simulates shuffling the deck and drawing cards into a hand The ability ...
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Software for analyzing lengthy, fixed perspective footage

I have several hours of footage sitting on my hard drive that I need to analyze. Each recording is from a camera that's pointed towards a location and I'm looking for any software that can tell me ...
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Convert Mac Keyboard Layout to a Windows (7) One

I have created a very extensive custom keyboard layout using Ukelele for my Mac. It contains hundreds of different characters and dozens of (multi-level) dead keys. Now I would like to have this ...
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Android UI design for Windows

Is there any good app to design Android UI? I mean with the same UI elements as on Android. It would be nice if there is app the same as the one integrated into Android Studio. uses the Android ...
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Utility for displaying watermark on Windows screens

I want to find utility capable of displaying image as transparent watermark on all screens connected to Windows machine. Basically I need it to work like watermark in Windows "pirate edition", staying ...
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Free alternatives to Windows nap?

NAP was depreciated in 2012R2 and now Microsoft says it is not even present in Win 10 Server. I read this article which explains NAP is not as relevant today as there are better technologies to ...
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How to edit (non-XML) configuration files with WiX-based MSI installer?

This is my problem: I have an already existing software. Customers will ask for a MSI installer in the near future due to the requirements of their IT-departments. The current installer does several ...
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Using something similar to Google Earth as a view in my application

I would like to have a 3D GUI view in my application that shows the earth and objects located on and around the earth, which my application defines. I would also like the ability to customize the ...
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Limit bandwidth usage (Android/Windows)

During my last holiday, an overeager podcast app used my entire quota for downloading one podcast. Now I am looking for apps that will help limit bandwidth usage. Primarily I would like to monitor ...
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"One step" like or direct shortcuts/gestures for Windows 8 touch devices as for keyboard/android devices?

Similar to this question I'm trying to increase productivity on Windows 8 Tablet with touchscreen. Coming from PC/Notebook where I use extensively Autohotkey shortcuts I need more gesture like command ...
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Windows CMD command: on which Windows versions does it work?

I am looking for a program that can take a Windows CMD command line, e.g.: Forfiles /p " C:\Backups\SQL " /d -6 /c "CMD /C del @FILE" and outputs on which Windows the command work works. In this ...
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Instant messaging with threads

When talking with a friend over Jabber, it's sometimes hard to understand to which message was he responding to. Other times, we're even having multiple conversations at the same time, which is even ...
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Audio manager for 3d position audio on a per-application basis (Windows)

I just recently purchased some headphones and would like to emulate the positions of desktop speakers on a per-application basis. Ideally, the software would be similar to the Windows 7 Volume Mixer ...
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Program or Thunderbird add-on to automatically enter calendar data

At work we use a CalDAV calendar which is accessed via Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on. The problem is I log exactly the same thing with exactly the same title every day of the working week, ...
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Program that aligns all my folders on the right side of my desktop?

Is there a program on Windows 7 ideally that can do this which is to automatically align all my folders on the right side of my desktop without manually doing this by using the mouse and dragging them?...
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Recover data from a diskpart > clean command

I managed to clean my 2TB backup external hard drive, while attempting to clean a USB-stick for making a bootable Windows 8 installation. Now the help file for the diskpart > clean command says only ...
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List stuck keyboard keys

I'm looking for a program that can list all keyboard keys that are stuck. I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. If possible, the program should be free (unlike PassMark KeyboardTest™) and handle the case ...
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IP configuration manager with control panel integration?

I know there's a program like this out there, but what I'm looking for is essentially a much less clunky version of the Network and Sharing Center for Windows that has the ability to override the ...
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Countdown timer for Windows with custom presets

I am looking for a free countdown timer for Windows where I can save custom presets (unlike in CookTimer and like in the Android app Stopwatch & Timer). I don't care whether it's open source. I ...

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