The Open Age Ratings Service allows free and commercial software to generate the OARS markup required in the AppData file. OARS relies on honest answers from upstream projects and is purely informational. The OARS markup allows the end user to choose software based on some common criteria in the software center. The original set of questions has been inspired by the now-defunct TIGRS and the mapping from rating to minimum suggested age data comes from common sense.
By filling in the following form you can generate AppStream-compatible markup for the upstream AppData file.
When reading the descriptions below, these apply to:
- In-game spoken or written dialog
- Depictions of, e.g. a short cut-scene
- Graphical references, e.g images of
Online Text-only Messaging
Online Audio and Video Messaging
The following markup can be pasted into the existing application AppData file.