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reduce pdf file size

I have an 8 MB pdf file that definitely doesn't need to be that big. What free windows programs are there available that can reduce the size of pdf files?
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Control ITunes from the OSX Menu Bar? [closed]

I'm looking for a free application that will let me control iTunes from the menu bar on OSX. Just simple controls, play, stop, pause, etc, doesn't have to be anything fancy.
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What applications are available to build diagrams?

What applications exist that can help me build diagrams? I'd prefer the application to have the option of using many icons to choose from in order to put my ideas into images.
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Save cnet / download.com downloads to disk

I downloaded a program from cnet. It wasn't downloaded directly but with a download tool from cnet, (which tried to install other programs or toolbars too). I would like to save the downloaded ...
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Multiple Host File Virtual Hard Disk

I need a virtual environment, an environment having multiple files on host machine while single drive for the guest OS i.e. Multi-File-VHD. Multi-File-VHD would make it portability easier. I have ...
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Is Outguess free as in freedom? [closed]

All is in the question : Outguess is gratis, but I don't know if it's free. I've searched but do not found nothing.
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How to create bootable floppy disk images (.img)

I am thinking of creating my own OS. I downloaded bochs for a test machine, and now I need a 'floppy' to boot from (it boots from .img files). I am looking for free software to create bootable disk ...
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Mac OSX Text to Speech Batch

I have 300 English text files that I want to make into mp3 files to listen to as and when. Is there a free program or automator script that I could use so that my Mac will batch text to speech the ...
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Free file mirroring solution [closed]

I want to create a way of backing up a large number of files (about 1TB) across several distributed drives. I am probably going to have to roll my own, as I have not found any software that can do it ...
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Is there a way to have separate installations of Picasa on the same computer?

I use Picasa on my laptop to organize personal photo albums that I share with friends, and work photo albums that I use for project photos. I don't need any sort of heavy photo-editing software, so ...
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Write text into first lines of every file

I want my web application to be free software, with a GNU license. I've read that I should add my name and the license in every file. I have a lot of files, so I guess that I could execute a command ...
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Is there another option to Picasa with similar ease of use and simplicity? [closed]

On a previous post, I had asked about multiple installations of Picasa. The answers tended to be more trouble than they were worth, so I'm on to option 2: Is there a good alternative to Picasa I ...
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How to create or save a PDF with printing/editing restrictions without using Adobe?

I saved a Powerpoint as a pdf in Office 2007 but I don't see any options to add print restrictions or edit restrictions to it. I don't have Adobe either, so I'm wondering if there is any alternative ...
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Free program to sync folder with FTP?

My business partner has a lot of files that he needs to sync to our website's private folder so that I can download the changes. We really need a good tool that can keep these sync'd. I have tried a ...
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Best freeware to remove redeye in images? [closed]

What is the best freeware application which can remove red eye in images?
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Non-commercial use - can I use it in the office?

A simple question: if a freeware has the license "Free for non-commercial use", can I use it on my office pc? Would that be considered "commercial use"? Commercial use sounds like integrating the ...
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Display Text File On Desktop

I am looking for freeware that will allow me to display a text file on my windows desktop. Hopefully some software that is lightweight, and will work on WinXP to Win8. I plan to use this freeware in ...
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I need alternative OS for Windows? [closed]

I need some alternative of Windows 7,I have used ubuntu 13.04 but it depends upon command line most of the time,I used windows before and using command line was nightmare for me that's why need some ...
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Is there any online/offline freeware to add sticky notes like “Adobe Acrobat”?

Is there any online/offline freeware to add sticky notes like "Adobe Acrobat"? Sticky notes over text document, images etc. Specially I want to comment with baloon on big images.
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Monitor the network shared folder?

I am looking for freeware/open source application which can monitor the shared folder on local network. I did use some freeware application , But stupid enough to forget its name :) Thanks in ...
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Free screenshot program that respects Aero's transparency layer [closed]

Wikipedia articles relating to post-Vista software contain images of windows using Aero that respect the original transparency layer instead of capturing the blurred render of what's underneath. ...
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How to make a good PDF résumé without purchasing Adobe Acrobat?

How to make a good PDF résumé without purchasing Adobe Acrobat?
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Freeware Video Editor [closed]

I am looking for a video editor that can add images to videos. I was hoping it could make white clear in images that I add to the video, like in paint. I am using Windows 8. I'm hoping for freeware ...
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Are free stock imagery usable in books and websites? [closed]

I see a lot of "free" stock imagery and vector graphics available on the Internet, but when I recommend such things for use on publications or websites, my clients ask me for printable licenses or any ...
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Is there a free (as in money) version of Redhat linux?

I've not dabbled with Linux for a while, but I need to, I am slightly outraged RedHat Linux is not free... or am I being dumb? Is there a free version available? If not what are the best ...
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Any good free/open source zip repair tool? [closed]

Is there any simple & freeware program to fix corrupted zip files for windows platform ? I've lot of corrupted zip files and would like to recover some of the files from it
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How do I convert from 3gp to dvd?

I have some videos recorded on my cellphone that I want to put on DVD so that they can be watched in a standard consumer DVD player. I've copied the videos from my cell phone to my computer and they ...
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Looking for freeware or opensource CAD that can read and edit .dwg

We have an engineer who needs CAD software which can read and edit .dwg files (preferably that runs on Windows but I could probably argue for a *nix box if needed). Before buying a commercial license ...
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How to connect FTP/WebDav folder as virtual drive in W7 64bit? [duplicate]

I need to connect a remote folder on a laptop with W7 Pro 64bit. My sister got a login information in following format: host: XX.XXX.XXX.XXX login: uzivatel password: HESLO She was advised to use ...
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Free and opensource Song cutter software?

I have an mp3 file of about 3.48 minutes in length. I want to cut first 1 minute song form that file and want to save it as a new mp3 file. If anyone know please suggest me some free and open-source ...
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Editing screenshots [closed]

After taking a screenshot of a big window, I'd like to cut out the middle part(s) and move the sides closer together, so it results in a smaller picture with only relevant details displayed. ...
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Is there free OCR software that works well for source code?

I am trying to convert the screenshot given in this Stack Overflow question to a textual representation. I already did it by hand, but I'd like not to have to do that sort of thing again in the ...
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App against sudden volume changes? [duplicate]

Many times when I surf the web (usually on a Windows OS) , some websites play a video/audio in super high volume or super low volume. This often occurs in ads, and can really annoy in case I use ...
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Is there an OSX application to sync a folder on your computer to a folder over FTP? [closed]

I've tried Expandrive / Macfuse as suggested on other questions, but it's TERRIBLY slow. In fact, when I'm editing files located on the server on local VIM, VIM itself becomes laggy for some reason! ...
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Software store/market for Windows with freeware?

Phone software store/markets not only offers new apps, but also manage updates. I know there are many software downloaders like Ninite that has some of these features, but I haven't seen any way of ...
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Free tool to join mp3 files with their ends overlapping [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Join multiple MP3 files (lossless) I need a free software tool, so that I can join hundreds of small mp3 files into one. I know there are several mp3 cutters and joiner ...
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One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software?

A few weeks ago I came across a utility which listed good quality free/open source software and made it easy to install - stuff like Firefox, Open Office, GIMP etc.... ...and now I can't find it. ...
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Looking for way to download all the free software I need to setup my PC all at once . . [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software? I am in the middle of reinstalling Windows 7, and I would like to install all the software in as few steps as ...
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Free HTML Image Map Editor for Windows? [closed]

Does anybody here know of any free tools for creating HTML image maps? Googling seems to only get me tools that are for pay.
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Freeware text editor with column markers

I am looking for a freeware text editor that allows to set multiple column numbers (as opposed to a single end-of-the-line marker). Crimson Editor has such feature but the number of markers is ...
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File Syncronization on Localhost?

I hope this is not the kind of "downvotes" question, first post here on superuser :) I am looking for a particular file sync software - this is what I need to do: I have a folder on my htdocs of ...
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How to convert .it file to .mp3? [closed]

I tried numerous googlings, but found only software that isn't free. I did this once, but I forgot how! What is the free app to do this?
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Microsoft Security Essentials for small business

According to MSE licence "Microsoft Security Essentials can be used for small business up to 10 PC." But if my company has about 40 PC then what can i do? Can i have a option of purchasing MSE? Or is ...
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Copy image and paste to OCR

Running Win 7. Is there OCR freeware that easily allows copy of a picture and paste into the conversion program. I have no scanner at this time. Want to convert stored images.
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Convert file from VOC to MP3

I would like to convert a sound file (from a digital voice recorder) with the extension .voc to an .mp3 file or some other common sound files. I am on Windows 7 64 bit. I have tried the program ...
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Free Windows alternatives to Sibelius or Finale (Music Composition) [closed]

I'm taking a music composition course and it's highly recommended we grab some software for music composition, the two most popular being Sibelius and Finale. They aren't overly pricey, as both have ...
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Software to store my password on a crypted file and access it through another password [closed]

I'm looking for a software that allows me to store some passwords in something like "a text file", access it through a password, read my passwords if required and close it again. I want something ...
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Freeware personal wiki on desktop & mobile using plaintext?

I'm looking for a freeware personal wiki with these additional criteria: Use plaintext files for the wiki articles. Have desktop Windows version, and mobile version (Windows Mobile or Android). Can ...
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On-screen CAPS LOCK indicator

On my Acer laptop if I hit Caps Lock it will pop up an OSD-like message saying something like "CAPS LOCK ON/OFF". I find this very useful functionality - is there a generic freeware utility that can ...
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Program to reduce image noise

Does anyone know any good free program to reduce noise in images. My camera was set on ISO auto when i took some pictures and it made some of them at ISO 1000 - 1600.