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Software to run on the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems.
Software free of financial cost. For software that includes the source code, [open-source] is the best tag. Software can be either [gratis] or [open-source], or both. Only use this tag if "gratis" is…
Software to run on, or interact with, the Android operating system. For non-recommendation questions, please ask on android.stackexchange.com, or stackoverflow.com for programming Android applications…
Software to run on the Linux operating system.
Software required to be open-source. This is not to be confused with "gratis" software, which is free of cost. Open-source, sometimes called "free" or "libre" software, has the original source code fr…
Software that has a user interface appearing in a web browser. These applications may run on third-party servers or be self-hosted.
Software requests regarding python programming language, Python IDE's, and Python development tools.
Code libraries to write programs to accomplish specific tasks. Please use this tag together with one for the associated programming language.
Java development tools and libraries for Java.
Software for a database or an application related to one or more databases . For specific databases, please use the specific tag (see wiki).
Software tools used during the development of other software.
Software that manipulates PDF (Portable Document Format) files: converting to or from PDF, printing, editing, assembling or splitting, …
Software to run on Apple's OS X operating system.
Software related to the C++ programming language, including development environments, editors, compilers, analyzers, and libraries.
Software to create or manipulate video files.
Tools used during the development of web-apps or websites.
Software related to HTML, the main markup language used in the creation of web pages.
Software specifically for Windows 7. Please tag with [windows] instead unless your question involves functions specific to Windows 7.
Software to run on the iOS operating system series developed and sold by Apple Inc. For questions involving Apple hardware, software, and services see also apple.stackexchange.com. For general compute…
Software for handling images and graphics, including creating, editing, converting, organizing, and printing.
Libraries in C# and software to develop C# programs. C# is an object-oriented programming language developed by Microsoft within its .NET Framework.
Software to create, read, record, or modify audio.
Integrated development environments (IDEs) for, libraries to use with, or products based upon the PHP language.
Software to manage files stored on device(s), network(s), and/or in the cloud.
if one of the software requirements is an Application Programming Interface (API), e.g. besides a graphical user interface (GUI), commandline interface (CLI) or web interface.
Software to perform actions by itself without actively being supervised by a user.
Software to read/write/manage emails (client-side), or to process them (server-side).
web browser software and web browser add-ons. If you are specifically looking for a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension/plugin, use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.
Software specifically for Windows 10. Please tag with [windows] instead unless your question involves functions specific to Windows 10.
Extensions or programs that work with Google's Chrome web browser.
Questions seeking recommendations which have a graphical user interface (CLI) and where a command-line interface (CLI) answer would be obvious but does not satisfy your needs.
Software that interacts with a network of computers or other devices.
Software to edit text. Also consider the `html-editor` tag, if appropriate.
a feature of software that brings hard to comprehend information into an optical representation that can be human-readable.
For requests for recommendations of security software. Before using this tag, make sure there's no more specific tag for the software you're after.