Would you please explain, why this question is off topic?

I think I am a power user making high requirements on the software I use. There is a need for such a software I described and I think that I am not the only one with such needs.

Maybe the requirements could be improved, but that was not the reason that it was closed.

Right now I don't understand why the question is off topic. It would be nice if you can tell me, so that I can consider to improve and reopen the question or leave it closed. Thanks.

P.S.: I edited the question to make thing more clear.

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In general, question regarding software recommendation are very often considered off-topic.

If you want to know more about this ongoing issue, I would advise you to look into the numerous questions we already have discussing that topic. Such as:

And, last but certainly not least:

While you're giving a very extensive list of requirements, the question seems to boil down to "Here is my list of things I want, now go get it". That's usually not the type of software recommendation question we want or like. We prefer questions that deal with specific problems.

Now you're gonna tell me "But I do have a specific problem! My problem is that I need that software!"

However, it would be nice if the question is about a problem you encountered while already trying to solve your issue instead of looking for a specific piece of software that could provide the solution for your overall issue.

If you're thinking "Hey, I'm just looking for a tool to get my communications in order. This is getting overly complicated.", you can always drop by our little chat in Root Access and discuss your issue over there where you're not bound to these on-topic/off-topic rules.

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