A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Data Analysis tools enable you to take a set of data and extract abstract information out of them.
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where interaction with mobile devices plays a central role (e.g. Making calls, checking messages, displaying content)
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Where teams work together at one task, e.g. the same document or code, the piece of software used must be able handling that. Use this tag if that's a requirement to the software you're looking for.
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for software (typically Web apps) running on a server you control
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an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds.
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An iOS app specifically directed to iPhones
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Stream of debugging-information from a program, usually with timestamp and other meta information. Use when you want to analyze, display or otherwise interact with log files / streams.
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Structured Query Language - a language designed for interacting with databases.
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when asking questions relating to optical character recognition software.
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For recommendations for software that interoperates with the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.
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when asking for recommendations concerning remote access software and remote access clients.
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Visually representing any concept, emotion, or item. Drawings can be generated by humans, animals, or computers.
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Generic software that displays multimedia content. Combine with "video", "audio" or other appropriate tag that makes clear what media you want to play.
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For questions asking for game recommendations meeting specific criteria.
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Software that transmits audio or video, or both, over the internet.
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Software required for a computer to enable it for delivering content from a private or public website.
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when asking for software that monitors network traffic, intrusions and connection stability (amongst others).
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graphical representation of data. Charts can help you visualize vast amounts of data in a way that is easily understood.
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if you're looking for either an application which can or should store its data in the cloud or if you're looking for a server-side software providing cloud-based storage.
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For software that processes data encoded in JavaScript Object Notation.
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Recommendations for software, extensions and tools related to Microsoft's Visual Studio IDE.
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when asking for image editing software. When asking questions using this tag ensure that you include information relating to the formats you want support for and the key features you requ…
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Software for recording screen and audio activity on your computer, such as recording software demonstrations and game play in games.
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The process of storing, processing and accessing data and information.
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Software specifically for Windows 8. Please tag with [windows] instead unless your question involves functions specific to Windows 8.
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Software that reads or modifies XML content.
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when seeking recommendations for email clients. An email client is any program used to view email.
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specifically when seeking recommendations relating to Microsoft SQL Server. For general database questions use the [database] tag.
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for recommendations related to download managers and accelerators.