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Curt

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #100 on: September 22, 2019, 02:45 AM »
it seems to be OpenSource{?}, so presumably it's been under some continuing development.

https://github.com/adampash/texter

Released on 6 Nov 2007, 368kb exe ("Download 32-bit"): https://www.portable...om/index.php?id=1212

Thank you for the answers.
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #101 on: September 22, 2019, 04:37 PM »
Yeah... the one that I posted had all sorts of links about the current status of texter.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #102 on: September 22, 2019, 08:52 PM »
@Curt:
Released on 6 Nov 2007, 368kb exe ("Download 32-bit"): https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1212
Oh, that's right, I thought this looked familiar. It's (v0.6) in my archives - I didn't think to look there.
I've been down this road before. In 2008 I downloaded and trialled it, but Texter hadn't been developed beyond v0.6 (and it still hasn't) and has basically been left behind as technology develops. I'd forgotten about it. I suggest you do too!   ;D

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #103 on: September 29, 2019, 12:38 AM »
NVDA allows blind and vision impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and many third party applications:
https://www.nvaccess.org/about-nvda/

Technitium DNS Server is an open source tool that can be used for self hosting a local DNS server for privacy & security or used for experimentation/testing by software developers on their computer. It works out-of-the-box with no or minimal configuration and provides a user friendly web console accessible using any web browser:
https://technitium.com/dns/

https://technitium.com/dns/help.html

https://blog.technit...ng-dns-sinkhole.html

https://blog.technit...ver-for-privacy.html

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #104 on: October 18, 2019, 02:29 AM »
Moving info quickly from PC to iPad

QPush
http://qpush.me/en/

And I used to use Evernote, it works, two devices free, but for this one simple need, QPush is great.
Nimbus Notes tries to be a real-time text synch, but it had problems when I tried it tonight.
Similarly, problems with CallSend.net
Kopy is in the same ball-park, Android, not yet IOS.

Just learned of QPush tonight, and it was very smooth setting up as a web page in the taskbar on Windows, and an easy-app on the iPad. It actually uses its own codes, so you do not set up a user account.
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #105 on: October 18, 2019, 03:28 PM »
I use Pushbullet (https://www.pushbullet.com/)

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #106 on: October 18, 2019, 09:45 PM »
            Pushbullet
Text from your computer
If you enabled SMS sync in our Android app, you can text from your computer via Pushbullet.
Texting from your computer is easy, here's how:
    Click SMS in the left bar.

And there was no "SMS" in the left bar.

Maybe it works better with Android.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #107 on: October 19, 2019, 01:04 PM »
            Pushbullet
Text from your computer
If you enabled SMS sync in our Android app, you can text from your computer via Pushbullet.
Texting from your computer is easy, here's how:
    Click SMS in the left bar.

And there was no "SMS" in the left bar.

Maybe it works better with Android.


Pushbullet does more than that.  I have an extension, and I can do exactly what you're doing.


pushbullet.png

This is what I see in Chrome (Brave) with the extension.  The People tab is all of my pushbullet native contacts (you can communicate just using it), the Devices tab (the current tab) shows what device I have linked, and you can see a couple of the links that I've sent to my phone.  The SMS is all of my SMS from my phone, and I can send SMS with it and receive it.  The notifications tab has all of the notifications that I see on my phone (I can't react with them, i.e. when it gives me choices in the notification, I can't select one- that's a paid feature).

One of the top reviews from the iOS store:

Been using Pushbullet for years. Essential for desktop to iOS
I love this app! Whether it's to save things for later,send it to the Pushbullet app so I can text it to some of my friends as sometimes I'm on my custom built PC and I can't airdrop like I would on my MacBook. The features are there and they're so many more functions besides what iOS can do alone like remote files, multiple device management, sending it to people within Pushbullet. It's great, It's wonderful, It's been working for years and I totally recommend it.


Something I want: Can we get an iMessage app so I don't have to tab to the Pushbullet app copy a link or hit the share button go back to the Messages app and vice versa. Being able to just grab right from Pushbullet in a small little iMessage feed and paste it right into a conversation that's already open would be amazing and super fast.

So apparently the same works with iOS.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #108 on: November 22, 2019, 07:47 AM »
ScreenWings is a free anti-screenshoting software that prevents (malicious) software from capturing your screens:
https://schiffer.tech/screenwings.html

Blah DNS - a small hobby ads block dns project with doh, dot, dnscrypt support:
https://blahdns.com

eulaurarien - generates a host list of first-party trackers for ad-blocking:
https://git.frogeye....geoffrey/eulaurarien

Instantly translate between over 90 languages with Translatium:
https://translatiumapp.com

Liberch is an open source search engine that gets results from DuckDuckGo, caches them, then presents them (combined with previously cached results) using it's own ranking algorithm:
https://gitlab.com/Voltist/liberch

BrowserGap Community Edition - simple remote browser isolation application:
https://github.com/d...sycorp/browsergap.ce

Meterpreter_Defender - an application for detecting and defending against in-memory hacking tools and exploitations:
https://github.com/z...Meterpreter_Defender

Shield free - intelligent application protection that stops malicious traffic and prevents sensitive data exposure without adding overhead:
https://www.templarbit.com/shield/

Igloo simplifies Windows administration by offering pre-made aliases for lengthy PowerShell commands:
https://easyigloo.org
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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #109 on: November 22, 2019, 01:02 PM »
@panzer: Thanks. You always seem to come up with such nifty stuff.   :Thmbsup:

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #110 on: November 29, 2019, 04:10 AM »
You are welcome.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #111 on: January 16, 2020, 07:28 AM »
Applicationize - as we discussed here:

pinning a program to taskbar, open in its own singular window
http://www.donationc...ex.php?topic=46702.0

Pinning in place in my order the important use apps and web-sites to the Taskbar.

Using the Chrome feature is not working so well on my Windows 10.
Right now I am making up a list of what will make the Applicatinize cut on my new puter.

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Re: some useful but less-known software. share your list!!!
« Reply #112 on: February 15, 2020, 02:40 PM »
22020 - an archivist browser controller that caches everything you browse, a library server with full text search to serve your archive:
https://github.com/dosyago/22120

Saker.build can be used to build project of any languages. From Java through C++, it can be used to create applications of any type:
https://saker.build/

Earth Alerts is an application that allows you to monitor in near real-time a variety of natural hazard events that are occurring anywhere around the world:
https://earthalerts.manyjourneys.com/

gInk is an on-screen annotation software:
https://github.com/geovens/gInk

AwesomeWallpaper can show video on your desktop wallpaper:
http://awesome-wallpaper.com/

Task Explorer is an advanced Task Manager tool with emphasis on, not just monitoring what applications are running, but on finding out what applications are doing:
https://github.com/D...Xanatos/TaskExplorer

With the Text Converter, you can edit multiple text files in nearly all ways that are imaginable without opening each file individually:
https://www.sttmedia.com/textconverter

auto-cpufreq - automatic CPU speed & power optimizer for Linux based on active monitoring of laptop's battery state, CPU usage and system load:
https://github.com/A...nHodzic/auto-cpufreq

IpSharkk free is designed to help you stay anonymous and change your IP with ease:
https://ipsharkk.com


Crayon - an extremely simple way to turn your bland terminal output into beautifully styled text:
https://github.com/thecodrr/crayon

Boxx - create highly customizable terminal boxes that also look great:
https://github.com/t...lob/master/README.md

Drive Password free is a new generation of a secret manager:
https://drivepassword.com

WindEdit can open a huge file containing millions of lines as well as one huge file containing only one line:
https://kingtoolbox.github.io/

WindTerm -an innovative fast SSH/Telnet/Serial/Shell client:
https://github.com/kingToolbox/WindTerm

edx-archive - a simple tool to download edX course pages (including exercises with answers, course materials, errata, etc):
https://github.com/EugeneLoy/edx-archive

edx-dl - a simple tool to download video lectures from edx.org (and other openedx sites):
https://github.com/coursera-dl/edx-dl

GoAccess is an open source real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems or through your browser:
https://goaccess.io

massCode - a free and open source code snippets manager for developers. It helps you create and organize your own personal snippets collection and have quick access to it:
https://masscode.io/
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