All Questions

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
20
votes
5answers
4k views

Software to view video files very fast

I have security camera recordings which are 1 - 8 hours in duration and I need to be able to view them in a short period of time to review long periods of time. Windows Media Player supports 8 ...
20
votes
3answers
19k views

Keyboard and Mouse sharing between Windows and OSX

At work I use both Mac OSX (laptop) and Windows (desktop). I frequently have to switch between keyboards, the mouse and the trackpad. I'm looking for recommendations for software that allow for ...
20
votes
4answers
5k views

Software to put pages of a PDF file in book-order

Is there a Linux or web-based tool to sort pages of a PDF document so I can print a book from it? In this case, I have an A5-format PDF that I want to print on A4 pages, like this: ___________ ...
20
votes
4answers
653 views

Software to backup Android phone ROM

I would like to backup the ROM on my phone before I attempt to install Cyanogenmod on it. It is a Samsung Galaxy SIII on Sprint in the United States. My phone is not currently rooted and I'm running a ...
20
votes
2answers
946 views

Graphical Git client for Windows allowing precise control over commits

Please recommend a Git client (GUI) for Windows featuring Full power of git add -p, including editing patches. Full power of git rebase --interactive, I like to edit/rename/reorder old commits.
20
votes
5answers
7k views

Is there a browser which supports isolating tabs?

Is there a browser (or browser-add-on-combination) which allows to completely isolate each tab from each other/put each one in a separate session? In more detail: not just separate cookies but also ...
20
votes
2answers
24k views

Best Free Alternative to Tableau

Is there a good GNU/FOSS alternative to Tableau? Tableau is a piece of software which allows you to connect to heterogeneous data sources (files, SQL databases, etc) and quickly combine data in ...
20
votes
2answers
12k views

Looking for OCR API on mobile platform

I'm looking for an OCR library that runs on Android, iOS & Windows Phone. My app scans the image to find certain information on it. For example, scan a parking ticket to get time information on ...
20
votes
2answers
3k views

iPad app for offline HTML/CSS/JavaScript testing?

I often use websites like CodePen or JSFiddle to do some development crash tests. I recently got an iPad and I'm looking for an app which can provide similar HTTP/CSS/JavaScript sandbox like these ...
20
votes
2answers
13k views

Open Source speech-to-text software for audio files in English

I have hundreds of hours of audio files in English that I need to transcript to the same language. Do you know a speech-to-text software that I can use to do it automatically? Obviously, the ...
20
votes
1answer
279 views

Extensions that blocks ability to click on ads

While I am not fond of ads on a webpage, I don't mind them just being there. But I don't like it when I accidentally click on ads and then a billion webpages open up. What I am looking for is an ...
20
votes
1answer
196 views

What mapping software can print large battlemaps for RPGs?

Years ago, I used Dundjinni to create battlemaps for the RPG game that I ran. However, each individual map was restricted in size such that it corresponded to the size of a piece of normal 8.5" x 11" ...
20
votes
0answers
244 views

Helpers to create custom classes, macros and styles for LaTeX

To create and compile my LaTeX stuff, I am currently working with TexMaker on Ubuntu. TexMaker has many options and wizards, but what I’m dearly missing is something that enables me to easily create ...
19
votes
9answers
5k views

What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
19
votes
5answers
1k views

Alternative to Google Reader

I used to use Google Reader a lot to check blogs I follow daily. It was really good and user friendly. But Google closed Google Reader, and people who used it face a bit of a problem. Is there an ...
19
votes
9answers
9k views

Syntax highlighting text editor for Mac OSX

When I'm writing or reading code (Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, etc.), I prefer something more lightweight than an IDE, that highlights syntax but doesn't do much else. What options are there for ...
19
votes
8answers
2k views

Team chat with private rooms, file upload and link previews (alternative to Slack)

I’ve been using Slack more and more and while I love it, the pricing is bit high for my current finances. Basic features chat rooms private rooms support file upload link previews Nice to have ...
19
votes
5answers
49k views

Fake Virtual Camera and Microphone for Windows

I'm looking for software that can create a virtual camera and microphone. Some websites like HackHands.com require use of a camera and microphone that I don't wish to provide. I'm looking for software ...
19
votes
7answers
7k views

Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

I often like to take screenshots of lists online. They vary by size and purpose, but it's a pain when the section I want to document is longer than my screen. This happens not that often, but it's ...
19
votes
4answers
31k views

Program to draw anywhere on screen

I am looking for a program that will allow me to draw anywhere (in any program/on the desktop, etc.) with my mouse on the screen. The program should: be free allow me to select colors be lightweight ...
19
votes
2answers
4k views

Take a screenshot of BIOS

I am working on a project at work where I am documenting steps on how to set up new computers for deployment to the field. For a couple of the steps, the techs need to go into the BIOS to change ...
19
votes
5answers
35k views

C# library for parsing HTML?

The library should support at least .NET framework version 3.5, and 4.0; support for version 4.5, and future versions, would be great too. It should handle 'messy' HTML too, if possible.
19
votes
2answers
24k views

Utility to enable “Always On Top” mode for any window in Windows 8.1

I'm looking for an application which will allow me to pin any arbitrary window running in Desktop mode in Windows 8.1 to the top, meaning it'll always be above the window I'm actively using. Similar ...
19
votes
5answers
85k views

Apple Swift compiler for Windows

I am looking for an Apple Swift compiler for Windows (running under Windows and producing code for Windows), without having to virtualize any OS. It needs to run at least on Windows 7 x64.
19
votes
5answers
1k views

Programming environment to teach kids about the concepts of programming

I'm looking for a self contained application that would assist in teaching basic programming concepts to 4th graders (9-10 years old). NOTE: I'm looking for an actual application that would help in ...
19
votes
4answers
1k views

How can I integrate a command line into the Windows Explorer?

Some days, I really miss Midnight Commander1. The combination of a menu-based full-screen UI and the command-based "glass teletype" provided a wonderful melding of chocolate and peanut butter power ...
19
votes
5answers
1k views

Windows free program for batch watermarking files

I'm publishing albums of photos on my blog and Facebook and I'd like to add watermarks to them. I've found tutorials for programs such as Gimp, but they require long manually applying procedure for ...
19
votes
5answers
3k views

Tool to install and manage software installations on multiple Windows computers?

I have about 15 computers on the same network and most of their installed software are the same. When I want to install new programs or update installed ones I have to go to each one and install/...
19
votes
3answers
2k views

Mass Video Trimming

I have a bunch of videos created with a 10 second intro in the front of each of them. They are all MP4 and basically I want to trim the first 10 seconds off each video. Is there a piece of software ...
19
votes
6answers
12k views

.NET documentation generator alternatives to Sandcastle?

I was looking for a tool to build my documentation. Sandcastle is good but it seems not work for .NET core projects and is old and buggy. Is there any good alternative that can generate docs for .NET ...
19
votes
3answers
987 views

Software for emulating multiple desktops on Windows

Many years ago I tried using multiple desktops through some factory-installed software (NVidia Desktop Manager, or something like that) on my work computer. It was nice when it worked, but would often ...
19
votes
1answer
2k views

Self-hosted replacements for Mercurial

I'm trying to migrate off Rhodecode for the same reasons as mentioned here: Alternative to RhodeCode The big difference is that I'm using Mercurial exclusively. I know there are plenty of great ...
19
votes
1answer
679 views

Which version of TurboTax do I need for a small home-based sales business?

As an American citizen, I've done my own taxes for the last few years. Years ago I used TurboTax, but stopped when I realized it was just as easy to fill in the IRS forms myself. (Year over year ...
19
votes
1answer
133 views

What Ubuntu tool records all desktop sounds?

In Ubuntu, I want to record everything that plays through my speakers. If I were to play a movie and a YouTube video at the same time, the tool would record the mix of both. It should output as an ....
19
votes
2answers
1k views

Open source CAD for 2D drafting

I do a lot of drafting using AutoCAD 2000 LT on Windows XP, but I need to upgrade to a newer operating system (Windows 8). Unfortunately, AC2000 won't work. So, I am looking for a new free (no money)...
19
votes
2answers
1k views

Free CAM/CAD for personal manufacturing?

What free software is currently most popular in amateur maker communities for designing 3D objects intended for manufacture using 3D printers or CNC milling machines? Something similar to SolidWorks (...
19
votes
5answers
4k views

Software to text-search a LARGE set of files (ebooks)

Looking for a Windows program (similar to "Everything") that can: Scan a very large (2-3TB, 10,000s or even 100,000s of files in 1,000s of folders) directory recursively For each "text" file, index ...
19
votes
4answers
27k views

Chrome extension like Tamper Data

Tamper Data is a Firefox add-on to track and modify HTTP/HTTPS requests. Is there a Google Chrome extension that can do the same?
19
votes
3answers
8k views

Chrome extension for “Open this URI with …”

In Opera < 12.x it was possible to open the current website with a different browser. It detected which browsers are installed and added it to the context menu of the browser as you can see in the ...
19
votes
1answer
576 views

Cross-platform free vector editor for shutterstock contributors

Shutterstock has very strict submission requirements for vectors that make it hard to use free software, for example, "no bitmaps" - saving gradients in Inkscape, for example, results in the bitmap ...
18
votes
5answers
1k views

Free Software Updater for Windows

I'm looking for a program that will automatically detect the software on my system and search for updates to it. I'd like to be notified if it detects updates so I can choose if I want to update each ...
18
votes
6answers
494 views

Windows startup manager

Looking for a program to manage which applications are started up when Windows PC starts. Requirements: Free (gratis) "Manage" means ability to permanently remove any given set of programs from ...
18
votes
5answers
2k views

Software to quickly join many JPG images into one PDF without recompressing

I have many documents scanned in past with a printer that did not have a direct "to PDF" option, so I have various folders called "Document1, Document2." Within each of the folders were many jpg like ...
18
votes
6answers
9k views

Tool to remove unused CSS

For some web development project, I'm starting to use some external frontend frameworks. I'm not a good designer so they're very useful, but I never exploit half of their capabilities. So to save ...
18
votes
6answers
2k views

Free lightweight web development IDE for a Linux netbook

I am looking to re-learn web development techniques for fun. It has been years since I have dealt with web development and want to get back into it some. Requirements: Linux compatible (GNOME-based,...
18
votes
5answers
5k views

Quick and Easy Data Model Diagrams (ERD)

When I'm doing documentation, I frequently want to build a small ERD by hand to demonstrate a couple of relationships that are associated with the current topic. I can do it in Visio, and frequently ...
18
votes
2answers
7k views

Make my computer screen's tint warmer at night?

I use my computer at night, but my computer screen looks like daylight and I find it too bright to use at night. So, what is a good tool to make my computer screen warmer at night? I'm using Windows ...
18
votes
4answers
13k views

C/C++ library to parse SVG files?

I want to parse SVG files in C++ on OS X, and I need a library. It should be simple, lightweight and should not have many dependencies. My SVG files are also simple - they contain only simple shapes ...
18
votes
5answers
5k views

Software to draw shapes in plain text file (ASCII/Unicode)

Sometimes I need to draw simple shapes into plain text documentation file. What application can do this? Last time I've used such an app under MS-DOS :) (It was called Flow or something like that.) ...
18
votes
3answers
2k views

Web browser that can view page source for Android

I have used Google Chrome, UC Browser, Opera Mini but I haven't found a way to use any of these browsers to view the source of a web page. I need an Android web browser or any other software that can ...

15 30 50 per page