Cross-platform applications have the ability to be compiled (and then run) on multiple operating systems, usually with little-to-no changes in the code. This is accomplished through various checks in the code itself, or more commonly by the use of a cross-platform development library.

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How can I disable receiving HTML email?

I want to decrease the risk of exploits from emails in Opera Mail by disabling seeing the HTML version of emails. Is there a way to do this? I know how to set Opera to prefer plain text, but I want ...
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What soundcard should I use for cross-platform professional audio software development?

So, someone stole my sound card. It was a beautiful Terratec PHASE 26 USB and I liked it a whole lot. Except it was rather clumsy to work with in a Win/Mac environment for MIDI development, since MIDI ...
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Keynote to DVD?

Is there away to burn a Keynote presentation to a DVD that will work in DVD players and PC's? I'm using Keynote 5.
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Internet Federated web server?

I'm not sure what to call this... What I would like to do is have a web server that is capable of serving pages from separate servers across the internet (not a local network). eg, If I visit http:/...
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Open source chat protocol that handles voice & video?

I'm looking for a chat protocol which: Has easy to use clients which will run on both Windows and Linux. Has a server which I can run myself on Linux (preferably easy to set up). Supports duplexed ...
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What is the most portable and cross-platform format to store my email backups?

I currently use gmail, but this question is valid for any client: What is the best way to backup and store my email so that in the future I will be able to access it on a variety of platforms and ...
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Sync my files across multiple computers

I do a lot of work on my home computer, ranging from programming, writing stored procedures and writing documentation and reporting. A lot of this work is university related and constantly swapping ...
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Cross-platform User-friendly Sync tools [duplicate]

Similar question for Windows users: Keeping folders synced between several machines I need a cross-platform sync tool with reasonably simple GUI interface (so I can teach non-expert users how to ...
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Google Chrome for Linux

Is there any way to use Google Chrome on Linux (specifically, Fedora 8)? Is there a native version for Linux, or would I have to use Wine?
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Run Linux programs on OS X 10.5?

Is it possible to install and run Linux programs on Mac OS X Leopard 10.5?
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Can I run the same virtual machine in both vmware on a PC and vmware fusion on a Mac?

Can one boot the same VM image in vmware workstation on a Windows XP machine AND in vmware fusion on a Mac?
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Cross-platform development on a single PC

I'm a Windows user/developer itching to start diving into the *NIX world and Mac OS software development. What software (both paid and free) would allow me to install/easily run other OS (Linux, Mac ...
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What tool to build a clients database and agenda?

Background: A friend of mine wants to upgrade his computer. He is using an old proprietary tool to manage his clients files and agenda. This tool won't work on a modern OS, he could ...
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Cross-platform syncing RSS reader application

I use a number of different computers with varying OSes at home and at work. I would like to be able to read my RSS feeds both places and have both places updated with read items, bookmarks, etc. I ...
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What is with Firefox on Linux? Interface wise?

From what I understand, Firefox uses the Mozilla Application Framework, which basically is meant to ensure a consistent interface across all platforms. On Windows, 3.5 looks beautiful. I don't know ...
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Formatting an external Hard Drive for Windows using Mac OS X

I have an external Hard Drive I'm selling. I'd like to be able to deliver to the hard drive to the buyer for it can be used on either Mac OS X OR Windows. Is it possible to do this using the Mac ...