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How to compare the differences between two PDF files on Windows?

Do you know a good Windows software to compare PDF files side-by-side and show the modifications between the two? It would be great if you can post both free and not-free products.
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Monitoring tool with visual presentation of tables and key-value pairs from REST [closed]

I am searching for a tool which can display data from REST calls dynamically on a GUI. The results are rather tables with several columns or key-value pairs so in general speaking pretty simple ...
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iPod backup software

Is there an iPod backup solution besides using iTunes?
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4answers
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How can I take a single hotel Wifi connection and share it out amongst devices via Wifi?

Many hotels these days still have pretty dreadful Wifi. Often the worst offender is the "you still only have one Wifi device, right?" assumption; you get a username/password combo, and using it on ...
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3answers
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What app did Dell pre-install to indicate capslock, numlock, etc?

I just bought a new Dell Studio 1747, unfortunately it does not have any indicator lights for Caps lock, Num lock, etc. It seems Dell provided a software solution to the problem, as when I first ...
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Service virtualization software recommendations [on hold]

My workplace's test environment relies on external web services which often go down, or are unsuitable to load test against for financial or political reasons. Service virtualization (aka "mocking", ...
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How to obtain the result of a chemical reaction given two components?

For example, I enter "N2 + H2" and it gives me "N2 + H2 → NH3". Or "C10H8 + O2" and it shows "C10H8 + O2 → CO2 + H2O". I don't need coefficient calculator, where I type full reaction and it ...
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3answers
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Enso Launcher: dead or lives on? where?

I just discovered Enso Launcher, and seems it's a tool I always dreamed about (even tried to made some part of its functionality myself). But it seems, it dead now, and community Enso is only fork of ...
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3answers
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Is there any Open Source Office Chat Messenger? [closed]

I am looking for an open source instant chat messenger for Office purposes.
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2answers
8k views

PDF to text convertor [closed]

I'm looking for a "one-click" way of taking ANY PDF and converting it to plain text. Ideally on OSX or Linux. Ideally, the solution would include OCR functionality, but it need not necessarily. The ...
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4answers
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Home network with Windows 7 as router

Background: I have tried to use routers, but so far all of them can't handle the bandwidth, number of connections eventually limited by the hardware resources, so overall the home routers are ...
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10answers
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Batch convert Word documents to PDFs

How do I batch convert many Word documents and have them saved as [originalfilename].pdf?
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0answers
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How to archive metadata in Windows 7

I have a large quantity of media files, and I want to archive the metadata associated with each file. The size of the files is such that simply using something like RoboCopy to make a pristine ...
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2answers
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Software to rename files with Japanese or Korean character/letter filenames to their Romanized (Roman/Latin letters) equivalents

Is there a program (for Windows) that will rename files with Japanese or Korean characters/letters in their filenames to their Romanized (Roman/Latin letters) equivalents (preferably Hepburn ...
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3answers
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Connect an external display, close lid and avoid sleep on MacBook

So I want to connect an external display, close my laptop lid and let the other display stay on (e.g. to watch a movie or something). I found the app NoSleep which works if I don't connect an ...
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3answers
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Opening mdb files in Ubuntu

I have an MDB document that I need to view on my Ubuntu machine, I downloaded MDB viewer and when opening the file with it the application closes. Also OpenOffice DB viewer does not want to work. Are ...
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1answer
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Can I receive desktop notification on Windows if an intranet server goes down? [closed]

We are running an Ubuntu server on a Windows intranet. Is there an existing tool (possibly already part of Windows?) that could be configured to trigger a Windows desktop notification if the Ubuntu ...
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1answer
967 views

Sql Server Managmenet Studio Alternative - Are there any?

I am looking for lightweight MS SQL Server Managmenet Studio (2005) alternative (open source/freeware is a bonus). Something more like HeidiSQL for MySQL. LINQPad is not an option (although it's ...
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12answers
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How can I keep folders synchronized between several machines over my home network?

Like many people I take quite a few photos, and also like quite a few people I don't back up as frequently as I should. What I'd like to be able to do is automatically synchronize my "to be backed up"...
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5answers
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Software to read PDFs with inverted colors

I sometimes want to read a long PDF file in a computer, but because white background I can read only a few pages until my eyes weep. Is there any software to invert colors of a PDF (PDF converter, ...
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6answers
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Mac OS X logfile viewer

Is there any log viewer application for OS X out there, which is a little bit more "fancy" than tail? Say, with some highlighting capabilities and filtering? The only one I found was KIWI, but I was ...
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How can I Show/Display Mouse Clicks on my Monitor in Windows 10? [duplicate]

Is there a windows options to display when the mouse is clicked in Windows 10?Similar to the animation for locating the mouse via CTRL? I do screen recordings for software testing. I can set these ...
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1answer
671 views

How to see which program using specified driver?

How to see which program is using specified driver? For example I want to check which program is using a laptop's camera. How can I see this?
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3answers
753 views

Cross platform diagramming tool

I am looking for a cross platform diagramming tool like Viso I can use on Windows, Linux, and OS-X for diagramming. Are there any decent ones available?
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4answers
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An application to easily pick a color in Mac OS X and get the hex value

I'm looking for a way to easily pick a color from anywhere on the screen in Mac OS X and get the value as a hex code (like #ACC782 ). OS X has a built in system "color picker" and I found a ...
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2answers
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is there a windows equivelant to storymill?

Came across this great sounding app, but it is only for mac. Does anyone know of anything similar for Windows? Answers stating "buy a mac" or similar will be downvoted. You have been warned.
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2answers
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Benefit cost analysis software [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knows about a benefit cost analysis software geared towards transportation projects. I use microBENCOST, but it's old and buggy. MicroBENCOST SUMMARY. if you have ever done ...
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2answers
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Desktop software for data analysis, like Business Objects “Lite” [closed]

My data set is sourced from ~100k users, with a few million records scattered over a dozen tables. Just too big for Excel, but not quite a data warehouse. It's sourced from a web-sites user base and ...
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1answer
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Screencast / screen record in 4k resolution?

I saw a few screencast on YouTube that were in 4k resolution which is awesome by the way. I did a quick web search and found that there are a lot of screen-casting software that record in 4k. ...
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1answer
2k views

Menubar Calculator for OS X?

Is there a good calculator that I can run from the menubar? I know that I can type calculations into Spotlight but I'd like something a bit more full-featured. Also, Spotlight frequently has a delay ...
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5answers
11k views

Google translate client for OS X [closed]

I'm using Translate Client on Windows. This tool instantly get translation of selected text in any application by double press Ctrl What are alternatives for Mac OS X? Good implementation would be as ...
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6answers
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Is there any way to save a PNG-8 file with Alpha Transparency in Photoshop?

I recently discovered something that I previous thought was impossible: PNG-8 files can store Alpha Transparency in the same way as PNG-32 files can. Not Indexed Transparency (like GIFs), but full on ...
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3answers
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Linux Mint (Ubuntu) Microsoft Access Replacement? [closed]

I've just switched over from Window to Linux Mint, and the only thing I'm missing is a replacement for Microsoft Access. I'm aware of LibreOffice (which comes installed), are there any others I ...
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5answers
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How to join MP3 files? [duplicate]

Motivation I'm looking for a program that allows me to join a lot of mp3 files (an audio book) to a single large mp3 file. My mp3 player is able to remember the position inside a track, but it takes ...
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2answers
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Personal keylogger [closed]

I know keyloggers are a quite grey area. Why do I need a keylogger? vBulitan has an annoying feature. If you keep a session open for many hours and afterwards want to post in a thread without loading ...
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2answers
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Visible Keylogger (ie not evil) [closed]

I want keylogging software on my laptop for lifelogging purposes. But the software I can find is targeted towards stealth activity. Can anyone recommend a keylogging software targeted towards ...
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3answers
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Portable ISO image mounter for Windows 7? [closed]

What do you use as a portable ISO image mounter on Windows 7 (x86/x64)?
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Is there a program for Windows that allows me to voluntarily block a list of websites for a limited amount of time?

I am looking for something similar to RescueTime or SelfControl, both of which are available for Mac OS. Basically, I wish to enter a list of websites that are to be blocked, and then set a timer for ...
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0answers
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Desktop alarm clock/reminder/weather report application for Windows XP

I have a 7 inch netbook. I want to use it as a router. Windows XP installed on it. I configured everything and it is working as an access point now. I want to use its 7 inch screen as an alarm clock. ...
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3answers
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Has anyone found a Google gadget for google desktop that shows top process usage.

I want something like this Vista gadget: TopProcess to put in my google desktop sidebar
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1answer
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Tool to use to manage my promotional codes

I need something that I can paste 50 promocodes at a time from iTunes Connect for my iPhone apps. I'd like it if it could maybe treat each one separately, like an item, rather than just a block of ...
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0answers
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Free application which reports that computers are running

I'm searching for an application which reports that the computer is running. I imagine it in the form of two piece software. the first part, some kind of dashboard with list of active IPs, is on the ...
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1answer
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Project and Business Document Organization

How do you organize, maintain edits, revisions and the relationship between: Proposals Contracts Change Orders Deliverables Projects How do you organize your projects for re-usability? For ...
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3answers
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View largest files on computer

I'm using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit, and have had success with Tree File size, but I'm looking for a way to scan the hard drive and list the largest files, not necessarily the folder sizes, but by ...
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4answers
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Is there software that will organize files and folders? [closed]

I'm looking to organize my files and folders and was wondering if there was a software that fits some of these criterion: Scans specified folders, and pulls them up so that I can easily identify ...
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2answers
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CD Key and License Key Organizer [closed]

Is there an application or something that nicely will organize all my CD/Lics in a nice format other then using Excel? Right now I keep them all in notepad and text files.
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1answer
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Human resources and payroll software

I was looking for a recommendation for HR and payroll software. I'm looking for something that is simple and works well.
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3answers
24k views

Alternative to Canon Printer Software for scanning

I have an Mp980 Canon Printer, which includes a scanner and it came with some software that allows you to scan directly to a PC with out transferring it using USB drive. But the software is big and ...
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3answers
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How to use Canon LiDE 70 scanner with Windows 7?

I have used my Canon LiDE 70 scanner with the Canon Toolbox software on Windows Vista. Now I have installed Windows 7. I downloaded a driver and installed it when I connected the scanner. But it was ...
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Install/remove lots of software without slowing down PC

As IT guys, we all help that friend or family member in need of our services. And we all occasionally have to install some program that we are never going to use again. So you install it, do your ...