TAMS Analyzer for Mac

TAMS Analyzer for Mac

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.49b3
  • Total Downloads:
    2,465
  • Date Added:
    May 20, 2004
  • File Size:
    15.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.2/10.3

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User Reviews
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4 stars

"coding and analysis for Mac OS X!"

February 05, 2004  |  By Professor_B

 |  Version: TAMS Analyzer 2.39b8

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
tams is excellent software for coding and analysis of qualitative data, bringing this capability to the Mac after many years of it being absent. I found tams after realizing that my tried and true N4 (Nud*ist) refused to run on Mac OS X, even in classic.

Tams does much of what QSR's Nud*ist N4 package does. All of the basics are certainly present -- coding, memoing, file organization, and searching. Tams has the capability for complex coding and searching, which makes it a great stand-in for Nudist. Though tams is a bit harder to learn, if you already understand the basics of coding data, you can probably dig into tams relatively quickly. I think it took me less than 30 minutes to import and start coding my own documents in at least a basic way. I also appreciate the way that Tams allows you to code text units of any length, down to even a single word. As such, the coding system allows for finer-grained coding and more flexibility than N4.

Tams isn't perfect -- at least not yet. But the developer is responsive, dedicated, and helpful, and he's already included features that I've suggested would be useful. On top of it all, this product is at least partially GPL'd. If you're doing qualitative research or data analysis on the mac, I'd recommend this app. I'm currently working on a large set of data using this program, and have found it invaluable. Learn it, use it, and provide feedback -- that's the only way it will improve.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.49b3
Results files can now access the multimedia files attached to document files without opening the documents. In addition, when using the document window media player you can jump to the approximate spot (closest time code) in the transcript. Time codes can be in either HH:MM:SS format or seconds, and there are tools for converting between formats.
General
Publisher May Day Softworks
Publisher web site
Release Date May 20, 2004
Date Added May 20, 2004
Version 2.49b3
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Math Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.3, Macintosh
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
Download Information
File Size 15.1MB
File Name download.html
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,465
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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