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A standalone SVG editor?

How about Inkscape? It is: free and open source, has a perfectly compliant SVG format file generation and editing, can open a number of other vector formats, with the help of extensions, can ...
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

If you work a lot with Notepad++ (GPLv2), you can install the MarkdownViewerPlusPlus plugin (MIT License): (According to the Github page, this plugin works for 32 and 64 bits) Alternativelly, you ...
Ismael Miguel's user avatar
36 votes

Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

Its not really simple and lightweight, but You can use Visual Studio Code, it has a Markdown preview built-in. This way you can view the source and the rendered preview side-by-side. To display images ...
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Viewer for huge JSON files on Windows

I have written Huge JSON viewer based on JSON.NET, one of the fastest JSON frameworks. It matches the requirements as follows: open decently large files: it can open the 1.44 GB example file without ...
Thomas Weller's user avatar
22 votes

Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I use Typora free (commercial license, not open source) markdown editor for Windows/Mac/Linux because it works very fast. The latest version of Typora is currently a beta version and it's free ...
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

Returning to this two years later, I definitely no longer recommend MarkdownPad. I use Visual Studio Code, same as the currently top-rated answer. I use MarkdownPad. It's free for most use cases, but ...
Michael Brandon Morris's user avatar
10 votes

A standalone SVG editor?

As already mentioned I would go with Inkscape if you want a full featured SVG editor with great design capabilities and powerful tools. If you want something simpler however, are looking for a web ...
Duarte Farrajota Ramos's user avatar
7 votes

Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

CuteMarkEd is a free and open source markdown editor. It fits all listed requirements: Simple and lightweight: Download the zip file extract and finished (no Installation required, Zip file is ...
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Notetaking application that is programmer friendly

Check out Boostnote - a simple notetaking app for programmers. Features Available on Mac, Windows & Linux. Write your notes using markdown Syntax Highlighting Tag your notes and many more Also, ...
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priority oriented TODO list manager

Priority Oriented TODO list manager I highly recommend emacs orgmode Reasons: You can prioritize your items Recurring tasks open source (part of gnu emacs, included by default in modern releases!) ...
Aaron Hall's user avatar
6 votes

Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I like using one program for everything. I use SublimeText, which is free for evaluation just like WinRar, for almost any text editing purposes and there's almost always a plugin for a certain type of ...
John Hamilton's user avatar
5 votes

Viewer for huge JSON files on Windows

Disclaimer: I'm the author of JSONBuddy. JSONBuddy can do all of this for you and even more: Can open and edit very large JSON and text data (please use the Plus edition if you need to edit multi-GB ...
Clemens's user avatar
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Viewer for huge JSON files on Windows

In case I want to open truly very large files (logs from application for example), then my preferred solution is to load this file into the local mongo database (it is for free) and then use some ...
Jiri Vrabec's user avatar
5 votes

Offline alternative to OneNote / Evernote

I've started using Joplin after OneNote managed to delete all my data. It has a rich text editor built in but I'd recommend using the Markdown editor (write in Markdown with a WYSIWYG output to see ...
Tom's user avatar
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Linux emoji input

Albert Try albert with Python Extensions. It looks good and modern. It works independent of any other program. You simply use a hotkey to call albert overlay, type : and then a substring of an emoji ...
banan3'14's user avatar
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I mainly use other softwares on linux for my markdowns, but when I need to edit them in windows I use ghostwriter. It may lack some advanced features (e.g. external themes/fonts support), but it is a ...
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Duplicate image finder with folder options

Try dupeGuru. It can compare 2 folders (A & B). Set folder A as Reference. Once all duplicates are found, you can select and delete duplicates all in folder B. It also has a version called ...
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Offline Video Subtitle creator for Windows?

You have a couple of options: Hard Subtitles These are visible all of the time on the final video. There are a few dependencies to install but MoviePy fits the bill neatly. You can even do the Star ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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A standalone SVG editor?

Any semi-decent vector editing application should fulfil your requisites (except being free). In addition to the already mentioned Inkscape, Gravit Designer is a good choice (you can use it both in ...
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4 votes

C# library to read PPTX files

Check out SyncFusion's DocIO and specifically https://www.syncfusion.com/products/file-formats/presentation There is a community edition that you may qualify for (has a generous upper limit if you ...
TheEdge's user avatar
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Change current date and time for a specific application only

The famous Nir Sofer (Nir Soft) has a tool called RunAsDate, it: allows you to run a program in the date and time that you specify. This utility doesn't change the current system date and ...
Yisroel Tech's user avatar
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Simple open-source offline Markdown viewer for Windows

I would recommend Atom editor. You will need to install Markdown Preview but a big advantage is that there is large amount of additional plugins for handling markdown. The preview is opened via Ctrl + ...
Tomáš Zato's user avatar
4 votes
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Command line SQL formatter or beautifier

Prettier integrates with editors and Git, has a command-line interface, and a SQL plugin.
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3 votes

Small utility to generate SSHA passwords?

I know this question is fairly old, but I reached it by looking for a tool with those specific requirements. I ended up at this web implementation: https://iguana.alerque.com/slappasswd.html It's ...
Alpha's user avatar
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Offline map browser on Android with offline search

For people who are into hiking, I can recommend the Mapy.cz app. It meets all the Absolute requirements* and provides (offline option included) 'Cycling and hiking maps of the world with marked trails ...
Ape's user avatar
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3 votes

Offline map browser on Android with offline search

I am going to recommend Maps - Navigation & Transit by Google. Based on your absolute requirements: Runs on Android. Check Provides downloadable offline maps for the places I travel to. Check I ...
MrCodeWeaver's user avatar
3 votes

Lightweight contact manager for Linux with import & export feature

Old question but maybe someone needs an alternative. See Evolution. Osmo seems lightweight but it seems not to support vCard so I ended up using Evolution. It is not as "lightweight" as Osmo what ...
pirho's user avatar
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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 ...
Steve Barnes's user avatar
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Offline English-German dictionary for Android

May I recommend my favorite dictionary app to you: ColorDict Dictionary. First, how it meets your requirements: Android: Sure. Gratis: Yes. Offline: Yes, but also supports Online lookups complete ...
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Offline Code Snippet Manager

You can try BoostNote, which has organizer of snippets. Maybe it dont have categories, but it has "tags" to mark notes with names of smth. It is free.
RProgram's user avatar
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