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Many software titles are reasonably self-explanatory like Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, Google Earth, mp3tag and so on and some aren't.
I have Vegas Pro for video editing - seems more akin to gambling. Who'd have thought that Calibre was for ebook management, Splash was for playing media files, Handbrake for changing media files or Sandra Lite is for examining the PC's hardware.
What's the most obscure software name you know of.

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we have an issue tracking system called.. salsa
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I called my leave web app SALAD (Sickness And Leave Administration Database).
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Firefox and Thunderbird    Cheesy

Who would think that their names describe their function?    Undecided
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Nero - DVD/CD authoring software!  Cheesy
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Nero.....Violin playing....  Rome.... Burning....  ? ? ? 
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It's full name used to be
Nero Burning Rome.
the E was silent.
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I thought the E was always silent in Rome or have I been saying it wrong for the last 50+ years Wink

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Seamonkey... i mean.. WTF?  Undecided
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What about Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint - where did those names come from? At least Publisher and Word are more obvious in their uses Undecided

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To a point, I can understand Excel... it helps you excel at maths a little...  Wink
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Can I also use it to excel at English Wink

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Or excel @ Chinese for them Damn user manuals Tongue
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Whatever you use it for.... it is.....Excel  lent  ( nope you can`t borrow my copy )...
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ENVI -  Geospatial imagery software - used to evaluate biodiversity, detect and identify targets, plan emergency response efforts and a variety of other applications important to understanding the world around you.