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GNU Compilers Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools RCS Help  
Portland Group (PGI) Compilers Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools RCS Help   Usage Notes  
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Python Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
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Java Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools External Help  
Tcl Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
Swig Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
Haskel Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
gdb Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
idb Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
totalview Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools External Tutorial  
cmake Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
wxpython Languages, Compilers, and Programming Tools
Mathematica Math & Engineering RCS Help  
Maple Math & Engineering RCS Help  
Matlab Math & Engineering RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial   IS&T Help  
Matlab PCT Math & Engineering RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
ABAQUS Math & Engineering RCS Help  
yacas Math & Engineering
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SAS Statistics and Data Analysis RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
Stata Statistics and Data Analysis RCS Help  
Gauss Statistics and Data Analysis RCS Help  
IDL Statistics and Data Analysis RCS Help   RCS Tutorial  
Rstudio Statistics and Data Analysis
FreeXL Statistics and Data Analysis
GRASS Statistics and Data Analysis
grib-api Statistics and Data Analysis
OpenBUGS Statistics and Data Analysis
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bamtools Bioinformatics
BEAGLE Bioinformatics
blast+ Bioinformatics
blat Bioinformatics
bowtie Bioinformatics
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breakdancer Bioinformatics
bwa Bioinformatics
CASAVA Bioinformatics
CPAT Bioinformatics
cufflinks Bioinformatics
cutadapt Bioinformatics
defuse Bioinformatics
DELLY Bioinformatics
EIGENSOFT Bioinformatics
EPACTS Bioinformatics
fastqc Bioinformatics
FASTx Bioinformatics
GATK Bioinformatics
GCTA Bioinformatics
genomestrip Bioinformatics
gigi Bioinformatics
gmap Bioinformatics
haskell Bioinformatics
HTSeq Bioinformatics
locuszoom Bioinformatics
mach Bioinformatics
merlin Bioinformatics
metal Bioinformatics
minimac Bioinformatics
morgan Bioinformatics
muscle Bioinformatics
new_fugue Bioinformatics
pedstats Bioinformatics
picard Bioinformatics
plink Bioinformatics
plinkseq Bioinformatics
protobuf Bioinformatics
pysam Bioinformatics
raremetalworker Bioinformatics
RSEM Bioinformatics
RSeQC Bioinformatics
samtools Bioinformatics
seq_meta_wrapper Bioinformatics
shapeit Bioinformatics
skat_meta_wrapper Bioinformatics
sleipnir Bioinformatics
solar Bioinformatics
sratoolkit Bioinformatics
STAR Bioinformatics
tabix Bioinformatics
tigrasv Bioinformatics
tophat Bioinformatics
UCSC Genome Browser Utilities Bioinformatics
vcftools Bioinformatics
Accelrys CHARMm Chemistry RCS Help  
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Gaussian Chemistry RCS Help  
VMD Chemistry
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IPW Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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MRT Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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OTB Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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proj Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
proj4 Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
qgis Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
rdgal Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
SDP_Toolkit Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
dsistudio Imaging
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SPM Imaging
ImageJ Imaging
MRIcron Imaging
ANTs Imaging
ASHS Imaging
DTK Imaging
TrackViz Imaging
AFNI Imaging
dtiprep Imaging
freesurfer Imaging
fsl Imaging
mne Imaging
gnuplot Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help  
itk Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization
VTK Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
Paraview Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
Autodesk Maya Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help  
OpenGL/GLUT Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help   RCS Live Tutorial  
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XMgrace / grace Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help  
xv Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization
ImageMagick Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help  
ffmpeg Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization
jasper Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization
Gimp Plotting, Graphics, and Visualization RCS Help  
boost Libraries
LaPACK Libraries
FFTW Libraries
hdf4 Libraries
hdf5 Libraries
hdfeos2 Libraries
hdfeos5 Libraries
jpeg Libraries
zlib Libraries
libpng Libraries
tiff Libraries
libconfuse Libraries
gmp Libraries
mpfr Libraries
netcdf Libraries
Emacs Editors and Document Processing IS&T Help  
Gedit Editors and Document Processing
vi Editors and Document Processing
gvim Editors and Document Processing
nedit Editors and Document Processing
nano Editors and Document Processing
ghostscript Editors and Document Processing
acroread Editors and Document Processing External Help  
tex Editors and Document Processing IS&T Help  
latex Editors and Document Processing IS&T Help  
pdflatex Editors and Document Processing
ease Editors and Document Processing
pdftk Editors and Document Processing

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