to be used for questions asking for recommendations for proper document management systems (DMS).

Document managers track, coordinate and store different digital documents. Also being able to store history, index, and auditioning of the documents.

They are normally made of several components, that serves these most common tasks:

  • Metadata
  • Integration
  • Capture
  • Indexing
  • Storage
  • Retrieval
  • Distribution
  • Security
  • Workflow
  • Collaboration
  • Versioning
  • Searching
  • Publishing

Some document managers are also integrated with offices suites, text editors and other kind of document manipulators.

A complete article about document managers can be found in Wikipedia.