AcronymGenie provides a handy, easy-to-use reference database of those sometimes confusing computer acronyms. This program is a simple tool with simple definitions, and is therefore a success.
We were instantly looking up acronyms, thanks to the program's effective bare-bones interface. The program simply lists all the acronyms it defines in alphabetical order, with very few diversions. While it isn't pretty, it's functional, which felt more valuable to us. It gives you the option to simply scroll through the list of words, which contained hundreds and hundreds of computer, Internet, and basic digital and technological acronyms. From the meaning of 3G to several different definitions of DOS to ZWE, we were impressed with the scope of its entries. In addition to just checking the alphabetized list, you can use the program's search engine, which zips you directly to a word. All the definitions are one sentence long and are written in language that even novice users can understand. The program also includes a surprising feature that decodes emoticons, such as smiley face icons. This separate button opens a screen with several diagrams showcasing the meanings and construction of some popular text symbols. AcronymGenie provides a simple, functional, clean-looking tool for looking up and learning the meaning of acronyms. It's a success at all points.
AcronymGenie is freeware. This great download eliminates confusion by being an easy-to-use resource for some complex terminology; we recommend it.