Visual Studio has a pretty good built-in icon editor. The Community edition of Visual Studio is free.
The menus in general in VS may be overwhelming for non-developers but basically it's File menu, New, Icon file, which will open up the icon editor. You can create multiple icon sizes in the file, delete un-needed ones, create them with nonstandard dimensions....
You can use on premise R-HUB remote support servers as an alternative to Microsoft's RDP with multi user/session remote access. It provides instant remote control and access plus compatibility with all platfforms viz Windows, MAC, Android, iOS etc.
If you have many boilerplate texts and would also like to search your snippets + a Gui to add/edit them, you might give Lintalist a try https://lintalist.github.io/ - it is developed in AutoHotkey and you can also use it to run scripts (which are embedded in the snippet).
I am definitely going to check out @Lintalist's answer.
There are a few basic apps that I deem to be indispensable and have spent a lot of time looking for the best in cataloger for each. At or near the top of the list is clipboard management.
I didn't just search once & freeze everything in place. I am open to change and a few times each year I look for ...
I know this is not exactly what you asked for, but if you are fine with hosting a service somewhere:
Gitlab is basically the open-source version of github which you can host yourself.
Gerrit is a tool for code reviews, and as such supports a pull request workflow.
Client-side I actually did find a client that supports (creating) pull requests with git ...
Perhaps Lintalist does what you want. You can store as many texts as you like and search for all snippets incl. additional options to add information to a snippet before it is pasted or stored in the clipboard. At the same time you can use hotkeys and shorthand for often used snippets.
I would recommend a tool XiMpLe which is primary the XML editor but it's also able to compare (and merge) xml files in a well arranged way.
Your example is compared and evaluated as identical. There is also option to resolve namespaces as well.
You can use a free version of Automation Workshop. It includes a Task Scheduler and ability to play audio files, including buil-in sounds.
Use the Task Scheduler Trigger:
And as an alarm, add the Play Audio Action:
Or use built-in System Audio Files:
VLC is still a great option without a "Frame Skip Backwards"
In TOOLS / PREFERENCE / INTERFACE / HOTKEYS
You can set Very Short Jump Length from 3 seconds to 1
Now useing "E" to Frame Skip Forwards
If you go to far, "SHIFT + Left Arrow" will go back 1 second
On a video running 23 Frames Per Second, it will take 23 "E" ...
For searching filename in Windows, Everything is the best option for you : https://www.voidtools.com/
For searching file content inside, I recommend TextSeek, a fast and easy desktop search tool. And you can find files without indexing : https://www.textseek.net/
You can also use this simple to use website
Where you can create input fields,labels,buttons,checkboxes,radiobox,listbox and messages of your application by drag and drop.You can also customize any of them to the color and look you want.
After that, you can download the complete python code of the visual.
I wonder whether there's ... something like a sandbox or an API hook.
Of course there is. Microsoft Sandbox environment is available since build 1903 and addresses the problems alike you describe.
Part of Windows – everything required for this feature ships with Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. No need to download a VHD!
Pristine – every time ...
Easy answer PySol-FC (python solitaire fan club edition) which:
Is free, gratis & Open Source definitely not Microsoft
Is available for most common platforms including Windows, Linux & OS-X
By default contains 200 Mahjongg layouts as a part of the total 1069 solitaire variants
Multiple card sets included by default and additional ones available or ...
So you just want to handwrite notes on a screen like paper, and save it as pdf?
OneNote is a popular choice (part of MSOffice AFAIK).
I am using xournalpp. It is probably rather basic software but it does what I need, in particular I can sketch on pdf slides, add empty sheets, write and draw on those, and save the results as pdf. It has some handwriting ...
Tesseract OCR is a free open sourced command line OCR built in C++. Its development is paid by Google, but contributions can be made by anyone.
You can use use Tesseract without giving Google anything. If you are very concerned run it on a virtual machine that has no network connection. Personally, it is much easier to set up in Ubuntu "sudo apt install ...
I can suggest you to use the open source GOCR. It may not be powerful than tesseract but you may not have concerns regarding data theft.
gocr is an optical character recognition program that can be used from the command line.
All of these settings are stored in the windows registry. If you can use google (or etc) to locate these settings you back up the necessary registry keys into different .reg files. Somethings you may need to use VBS or powershell to automated.
Alternatively: (power shell scripting)
The script file found here:
For my use (which maybe is different from yours) I love using Google's Keep. Very simple, I use it on mobile, but synchronizes with the PC/web version, it is free and let's me dictate with a good ability in voice recognition.
As others have mentioned, Sweet Home 3D is built for exactly this purpose. It is written in Java and thus available on the major desktop platforms; it is also on the repositories of some Linux distributions. This tool is built for the very purpose of creating floor plans and offers advanced features such as 3D rendering of your floor plan.
If you choose that ...
I use AutoHotKey regularly for this. Very reliable, though I find the source syntax a bit baffling sometimes. For something very complex, I would probably call AutoHotKey from Python or Powershell in some fashion.
If you want a slick and professional app, look into TeamViewer, which is available for Windows, Linux, Max, Android, iOs, Chrome OS and Raspberry Pi, which ought to cover all possibilities.
It is free for non-commercial use.
TeamViewer will let you have remote access from one device to another and will let you use the keyboard/mouse/touch controls of the ...
I found, through trawling the Microsoft answers page referenced above, this excellent app called Windows Cursor Hider.
According to the manual, the app:
"...is a small script written and compiled using AutoHotKey that hides
the windows cursor when a user starts typing any alphanumeric (and
certain coding-related) characters, and shows it again as soon ...
To do so manually in the Registry:
Locate the context menu item in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID, e.g., fro Run as Administrator:
You will likely need to take ownership to make any change to that key.
Add a DWORD value, flags.
Set the value to 0 to put it in the Rename section of the context menu.
Set the value to 1 to put it in the Send to section of the ...