What is computer software application?

Application software, or app for short, is software that performs specific tasks for an end-user. For example, Microsoft Word or Excel are application software, as are common web browsers such as Firefox or Google Chrome.

What is software and examples?

Software is the programs and routines for a computer or the program material for an electronic device which make it run. An example of software is Excel or Windows or iTunes. Word processing programs and Internet browsers are examples of software.

What are the major computer applications?

Major: Computer Software and Media Applications

  • Computer Graphics.
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other.
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia & Information Resources Design.

What are examples of Computer Application software?

Example of application software’s includes Microsoft office applications, business software’s, accounting software’s, medical software, educational software’s and computer gaming software’s. Some of these software’s are available in the computer when you buy it, but others are optional.

What are the three categories of application software?

The major categories of application software are business software; graphics and multimedia software; home, personal, and educational software; and communications software. Successful use of application software often requires the use of a utility program.

What are the two types of application software?

General purpose applications and custom software are the two major types of application software. General purpose applications, which are sometimes referred to as ‘off the shelf’ aplications are designed as feature-full packages while custom software is tailor-made for a client’s specific needs.

What are examples of Computer Applications?

Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Adobe Reader
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • PowerPoint)
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Media Player Classic
  • PuTTY