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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

There are some addons for Firefox that come very close to your goal: Open in Wayback Machine Right-click link, chose "open in wayback" – and if it works, copy over the URL: Screenshot from the ...
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Bookmarker that saves the page HTML for offline archive

Scrapbook (Firefox) This extension is quite famous, it has even got a Wikipedia entry. The following description is from Firefox add-ons: ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save ...
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Software to compress, and browse, a website with 1000s of pages

One possibility, which I have to admit I haven't tried, is to use just about any compression software that can create a ISO or ZIP file, some of the mount tools can do this for you and some support ...
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Need a Software to compress videos

Well If you want to resize or use lossy compression there is Handbrake, You might like it If you want to compress raw videos, like screen capture. Otherwise modern video codecs are already capable and ...
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Photo metadata software

tl;dr: Use digiKam, edit the settings so it saves metadata to image files themselves, use the caption field. I researched this a little a few months ago. Here is what I came up with. There are ...
William Hatch's user avatar
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What's the best approach for archiving/storing many files to easily access them later?

Maybe you should consider Owncloud? Here is a quote from it: Access your data from all your devices, on an open platform you can extend and modify. The way I often introduce OwnCloud to somebody ...
Pierre.Vriens's user avatar
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Managing TV show archives

You want to use a relational database. For "basic user" friendliness I would start with MS Access. If you want to use something that is more programmer friendly start with MySQL. You will find ...
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Check whether a URL exists in any of the Internet archives

They Wayback Machine has an JSON based API available as well as Memento protocol and some deeper capture data - https://archive.org/help/wayback_api.php PHP is trivial to learn, does GET and POST ...
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Software to convert MHT (MHTML) files to browser - and platform - neutral single-file file format

The suitable format for your requirement will be PDF. You shall convert MHTML to PDF and this can be opened across all the machines, where the PDF will open in the default viewer of the browsers. You ...
Karthikeyan's user avatar
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What encryption software for long-term archival purposes (Linux + Cygwin & CLI)?

I just want to finish this Q&A with an actual accepted solution. I have written POSIX shell scripts available on GitHub using openssl for both encryption and decryption of my files. So far they ...
Vlastimil Burián's user avatar
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What are some good alternatives to BUP for backing up photos?

I read the features description of bup (interesting) on GitHub and maybe you should look into using good-ol' DAR, if I understood correctly what you need. Actively developed software, incremental/...
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General-purpose CLI compression program with good integrity check in Linux

After reading a lot of manual pages, I can recommend the following: xz (man page) As it has in-built integrity check adjustable to SHA-256 using the following switch: --check=sha256 Further ...
Vlastimil Burián's user avatar
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Program that archives and manages not needed files

You can use LogicalDOC for this, it is a complete document management platform, and can do the most simple to the most complicated tasks, however I think you wish for a more simple solution. I would ...
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Is there a utility for ensuring file data integrity?

Have you tried parchive (short for parity archive) checksum files (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parchive). There are several implementations of generators around for different OSs. In this model ...
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Save a web page locally that will always render accurately

What you want to use is SingleFile. This is a Chrome extension / Firefox extension that is able to store your entire website, like you see it with all its loaded resources, into a single HTML file. I ...
Martin Braun's user avatar
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Save a web page locally that will always render accurately

I find Save Page WE to be very good and accurate while also having a solid image embed functionality. Here are the extension home pages: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox It appears to be GPL 2 licensed,...
ylluminate's user avatar
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Make emails publicly available and searchable for non-technical people

You can use something like Mattermost, a self-hosted alternative to Slack. It enables you to consdoliate all team communication into one place, and hence making it searchable and accessible. There ...
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Portable email viewer / archiving program for Windows or Linux?

i'm writing a simple Email Viewer for Linux/GTK. you may check it out: gtk email viewer It can open raw rfc822 format files (they often have .eml extension), show headers, plain text content, html/pdf/...
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Program to make automatic backups

Z-DBackup is everything you need. It can Backup to a server. differential backups and easy to use as it is for unexperienced users. auto-closes programmed to start working Windows 7 and Windows 10 ...
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Program to make automatic backups

Seeing as this is Software Recommendations, the software I'll recommend to you is Powershell. You can make robust scripts to meet you requirements above listed. Does it meet your requirements? Does ...
DankyNanky's user avatar
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Program to make automatic backups

You can make backup with http://www.areca-backup.org/ it makes all you need and can put in internet.
user144389's user avatar
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Free Windows app to Un-RAR with lots of <file>.rNN files

From https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=RAR_(file_format)&oldid=826919621#Third_party_software_for_extracting_RAR_files : RARLAB distributes the C++ source code and binaries for a ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Software for conversion of csv data to pretty pdf's

If you are not afraid to learn running two new tools, I can recommend the DTP program Scribus. Scribus will 100% give you "pretty" PDFs, where you have total control over fonts, styles, layout on page,...
Martin Zaske's user avatar
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GUI frontend to extract ar archives

You can try 7-Zip. It can open and extract many archive format, including your old-style ar (*.a) format.
Bagas Sanjaya's user avatar
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Pack files with preserving file creation time in Windows?

First don't blame the Authors of 7-zip as the inclusion of the Last Modified Time, without the file creation time is a feature of the zip format as specified by PKWARE as you can see in the ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Batch conversion of PDF files to PDF/A files

PDF/A Manager from PDFTron is a command line tool for full PDF/A automation. Both automatic conversion, and validation. https://www.pdftron.com/pdfamanager/index.html Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft ...
Ryan's user avatar
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Batch conversion of PDF files to PDF/A files

You can use Adobe Acrobat. Check this page for the instructions: batch conversion to pdfa (mirror). Screenshot of the page:
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Mail client to dump 50GB of e-mails for archive purposes

You can do the same without any email client. I have experienced lagging and other issues with Outlook. Mail Clients often skip the attachments and the contents of the original message. That results ...
Jennifer Daisy's user avatar
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Mail client to dump 50GB of e-mails for archive purposes

Personally I would look at using python and either its built in email library or the gmail api. This would have a number of advantages: Free, gratis & open source Cross platform Windows, Linux &...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Mail client to dump 50GB of e-mails for archive purposes

If you can get your mailbox into an MS Outlook PST format on your local machine, X1 Search, http://www.x1.com/, works well locally. I am using it to manage my current slice of mail, going back to 2008,...
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