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OVERVIEW OF SOFTWARE• SOFTWARESThey are sets of machine readableinstructions that directs a computer’sprocessor to perform specific tasks to come upwith the desired result.• Two major kinds of software– System Software– Application Software
SYSTEM SOFTWARE• A collection of programs• Enables the application software to interactwith the hardware• Operates in the background and controls itscomputer’s hardware• Examples: Operating System, DeviceDrivers, Servers, Utility software etc.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE• End-user software• Two major categories• General purpose• Special purpose• Examples: enterprise software, officesuites, graphics software and mediaplayers.
General Purpose And Special PurposeApplication Software• General Purpose Software are designed toperform common information processing jobsfor end users but not in support of a specificpurpose. Example: MS office, VLC mediaplayer• Special Purpose Software are designed toperform highly specific tasks. Example: ERPsoftware, CAD software, Games.