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

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Software for planning - combining train trips

My student job entails planning the shifts of a number of surveyors who rides on selected trains and count passengers. I would like to request software or other tips that can make this task easier. ...
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HTTP client C library for Linux and Windows, redistributable without requiring attribution

I am looking for a HTTP client library that supports both Linux and Windows. I shall be using it in our commercial project and that's why don't want to use cURL (which is redistributable but requires ...
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IDE with instant code diff during editing

I find I work much more efficiently by editing code with previous version of the code next to it (side-by-side comparison). So tools like WinMerge aren't uncommon to me. I can immediately see what ...
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Image + Video + Audio presenter

I am looking for software similar to PowerPoint, which can present media (image or video + audio) in conjunction with a projector. Required features Windows (preferred) or Linux Presentation of ...
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Tool to insert Unicode character by its numeric code

Yet before Windows came, as a DOS user you maybe remember shortcuts like Alt+(numpad064) you could type anywhere to insert @ (character #64). I'm seeking for a Windows tool which can Convert typed ...
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Disabling window resizing or mouse dragging

I'm on Windows. Since I always prefer the default appearances of GUI, I want to prevent accidental resizing (e.g. window resizing, column resizing). Any tools for disabling resizing? Or by indirectly ...
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Time management and scheduler for students

Please tell me if there is any software or freeware which allows me to just enter my study topic list and time given for each topic and it automatically generates a schedule for me accordingly. ...
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Windows 8 application to allow two users per single PC

Currently I'm running VMWare Workstation and I'm able to have me and one other user play League of Legends using separate peripherals. The graphics are a bit choppy when huge fights happen (due to ...
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Program to automatically extract the slides from a video

I have a video that presents a bunch of slides (e.g. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V7WOMICC08). I would like to get the slides from it. I am therefore looking for a program that would: ...
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Software to log employee activities and restict access in remote locations

We are trying to log all the employee work data on a daily basis. But the problem is we have branches at remote locations (non profit educational organization) where internet connections are very slow....
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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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Monetization/advertizing components for desktop apps

I intend to write a Windows desktop program which will provide the user a few very useful system configuration options. The application will be written in C# WPF (desktop, not universal app) and ...
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Video software that can delete or rename while watching

i need to go through 20 hours of video that are split up into around 5 minutes each and was hoping someone can help me find software that can view these videos and while viewing to be able to delete ...
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Practical internet browser for working with tons of tabs?

I Am looking for an internet browser, which has following features without installing abhorrent addons!!! And addons are security risk, you shouldn't be forced to use them period... Reorder its ...
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What Operating System Provides Easy and Complete Software Uninstallation?

I want to be able to easily and completely remove a program/package and everything associated with it: all dependencies, all configuration files, all data files, and all traces in logs and $HOME (I ...
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Similar image finder

I have several thousand drawings of small parts and blueprints for which I need to be able to iterate through and search. The goal is be able to give the software an example image, then have the ...
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Any Windows-based neural network software to help me define parameters and train/test network?

I'm looking for a Windows-based neural network software to help me define parameters (inputs, weights, target values) then train/test the network (specifically backpropagation/sigmoid). An easy to use ...
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Windows RTF Editor That Doesn't Mangle OS X/macOS TextEdit RTF List Formatting?

When I open rich-text files created in OS X's/macOS's TextEdit on Windows in WordPad or Microsoft Word, neither bulleted/unordered lists' nor numbered/lettered/ordered lists' formatting transfer over ...
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Gratis Windows tool to find similar, but not identical directories

While we have a tag for duplicate-files, that's not exactly what I am looking for. I have a 12tB drive which is almost full (don't ask), which I fear contains many duplicated, or almost duplicated ...
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Turn off PC if bluetooth device is disconnected (proximity) or loses connection

Is there such software, I've looked into Windows security features for such an option and it doesn't exist? I have found that you can unlock your PC with your Bluetooth device but can't shut it down ...
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Windows software to help focus when spacing out

I have a lot of trouble staying on task sometimes, even if that task is playing a game. But I don't like timers or forcibly blocking sites/software as I would rather want to try and break the spacing ...
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How can I quickly view a list of application-specific keyboard shortcuts on all operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux)?

I'm looking for a standalone program or OS utility that will quickly list an application's keyboard shortcuts to help teach digital fluency. I haven't quite found any individual programs or utilities ...
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Any Windows file explorer which enables custom file order?

Could you please recommend any file explorer software for Windows which allows user to modify order of each file manually? For example, drag a file to the position between two other files, or to the ...
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Is there a more user-friendly "general" video game console emulator than RetroArch for x86 Windows?

I have collected the ROMs of all the games I grew up with and put them into a digital list which I can sort in various means useful to me, such as "by my personal rating". I'm able to click ...
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Is there a Windows cmd line script to add dummy labels to missing taxonomic levels in a 16S bioinformatic fasta file?

There is a common problem where taxonomic levels are are missing in 16S labels, and the convention is to fill in the missing levels with a generic place holder referencing the following lower label, ...
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A MIT-licensed File shredder for Windows command line

I want a file shredder for Windows which is: Licensed under MIT, or atleast free to Distribute Doesn't require installation. Can be used Command-line ( Therefore only a exe/bin file) I want to ...
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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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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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Is there something just like WinMerge only it supports showing all the differences "in one view"?

I use WinMerge all the time, by calling it such as this: winmerge.exe zip1 zip2 (Basically.) That gives me a nice diff of each file inside the both archives, and I can see the changes clearly, just ...
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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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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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Star System planetary body orbital software

I am looking for software to input planetary bodies and use it to determine distances between each body at certain times. Software doesn't need to be 3D but needs to be graphic. I know there are ...
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Tool to search text or content inside images in Windows 10

I had seen this answer. Agent Ransack is used to search inside the files. Such as pdf, txt, doc and etc. But I have many images with texts, I want to search the keywords inside the images too. There ...
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Is there a browser for Windows that supports tab isolation like Safari in private mode?

In Safari, while browsing using a private window, you can log in to a service then open a new tab and go to the same service and log in to a separate account. This same concept works for carts (i.e. 2 ...
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WinSCP alternative for Ubuntu

I've always used WinSCP for Windows to keep my directories up to date with the sync option. This is a really useful feature that most FTP clients lack. Now I started programming on Ubuntu and, since ...
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Chemical simulation software for a person who is not in the chemistry field but has a basic knowledge about chemistry

In my research I need to see, if I mix chemical A with chemical B, then what is the outcome? if it's another chemical, then I need to see the resultant chemical's 1. Density 2. Melting point 3....
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Image viewer that randomly displays images from sub-folders using tag filters

I have a parent folder named "Pictures" containing tens of thousands of pictures that are organized in sub-folders that are named by date such as "2020-04-07". Some of these pictures have been taken ...
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Software to autoconnect bluetooth device on win7 or win10 after system start

Is there any software I can use to autoconnect my Windows PC (Win7 or Win10) after a system start to my bluetooth speakers? I am using bluetooth speakers with my PC which is working fine, but after ...
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Schedulling tasks on different plateforms

We have a mix of Linux, OSX and Windows servers that use crontab, Windows Task Scheduler, etc to run a bunch of bash/windows scripts, rsync commands, etc. I would like to replace these OS specific ...
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Gratis data file viewer with search for Windows (to view and search for text in any file)

When I encounter a file of unknown contents, I often open it up in a hex editor or text editor to look inside. The problem with a hex editor is that I'm usually much more interested in content that I ...
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What free program has ability to crop a video and position itself within the boundaries I need over an an additional video and saving as one video?

What free program has ability to crop a Portion of video (e.g upper right), preferably by dragging a rectangle to the correct size & position now take that piece and position it within the ...
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Windows GUI file viewer that only displays printable characters

Please recommend a gratis Windows GUI-based file viewer that only displays printable characters. These are approximately ASCII characters 32-126. Basically, I want to be able open a binary file and ...
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Top 3 API gateway middle ware tools for managing multiple REST API's

Use Case: Authentication and Authorization (Multi Tenant Support): We have multiple REST API's resource with their own authentication and authorization business logic. Most of them have firm-wide ...
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windows screen capture tool that supports on-event mouse click

I need a windows screen capture tool that supports an on-event mouse click capture. I want to set up the tool to capture a region on the screen every time a left mouse click is detected on any part ...
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Software to copy/export directory stucture, folders, sub-folders, files properties,metadata wihtout copying the actual content of files?

Softwares like DirLister, Snap2HTML etc I have a external disk of size 2tb,, and laptop with 500gb SSD and free time at work.. Copy Volume Shadow of External Disk, just directory structure and files, ...
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Easy Windows GUI to edit content of MySQL tables (must be much simpler than Workbench/etc)

Looking for a recommendation on a MySQL DB manager with easy and slick UI. It needs to be able to handle direct queries, visually edit tables and databases mostly with mouse clicks. Kinda looking for ...
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Program to list disk space used by Adobe programs

I am looking for a program running on Microsoft Windows that can list the disk space used by Adobe programs, ideally split by folder. Any license or price is fine. I am aware of AcroSize, but it is ...
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Easy Speech to Text Software?

I would like to create an AI helper for my computer, kind of like Cortana. I have made attempts at this in the past, but those projects drifted away, and were replace by higher priorities, so I'm ...
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Software for raspberry pi for live streaming of IP camera on laptop

I have connected raspberry pi to my IP camera and pi is connected wireless to the laptop. I want the live stream on my laptop (Windows 10 but if you have a solution for Ubuntu then it will be helpful ...
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Tabbed Image Browser for Windows

I'm looking for image browsers/photo managers in the same vein as: Picasa XnView MP Faststone Image Viewer but with support for multiple browser tabs (not just individual image viewer tabs) Note: ...

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