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Chapter 3

  1. 1. Chapter 3 Application Software
  2. 2. Types of Software <ul><li>Packaged </li></ul><ul><li>Custom </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Shareware </li></ul><ul><li>Freeware </li></ul><ul><li>Public-domain </li></ul>
  3. 3. Role of System Software <ul><li>Serves as interface between user, application software, and computer’s hardware </li></ul>
  4. 4. Working with Application Software <ul><li>Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Button </li></ul><ul><li>Pointer </li></ul><ul><li>Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Command </li></ul><ul><li>Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Title bar </li></ul>
  5. 5. Business Software <ul><li>Application software that assists people in becoming more effective and efficient while performing daily activities. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Word Processing Software <ul><li>Allows users to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clip art </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Developing a Document <ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Edit </li></ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul><ul><li>Font/Font Size </li></ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul><ul><li>Print </li></ul>
  8. 8. Spreadsheet Software <ul><li>Allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations on the data. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recalculation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charting </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Database Software <ul><li>Database - Collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data. </li></ul><ul><li>Database Software is application software allowing users to create, access, and manage a database. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Query </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Presentation Graphics Software <ul><li>Application software that allows users to create visual aids for presentations to communicate ideas, messages and other information to a group. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide sorter view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Note Taking Software <ul><li>Application software allowing users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, or sketches anywhere on a page and then save as part of a notebook. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Other Software <ul><li>Personal Information Manager </li></ul><ul><li>PDA Business </li></ul><ul><li>Software Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Computing </li></ul>
  13. 13. Graphics and Multimedia Software <ul><li>Computer-Aided Design (CAD) </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Paint/Image Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Video and Audio Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Authoring </li></ul><ul><li>Web Page Authoring </li></ul>
  14. 14. Software for Home, Personal, Education <ul><li>Software Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Finance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online banking </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Legal </li></ul><ul><li>Tax Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Paint/Image Editing </li></ul>
  15. 15. Software for Home, Personal, Education <ul><li>Photo Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Clip Art/Image Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Video and Audio Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Home Design/Landscaping </li></ul><ul><li>Reference and Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment Software </li></ul>
  16. 16. Application Software for Communications <ul><li>E-Mail </li></ul><ul><li>FTP </li></ul><ul><li>Web Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing/Telephone Calls </li></ul><ul><li>Newsgroup/Message Board </li></ul><ul><li>Chat Room </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul>
  17. 17. Popular Stand-Alone Utility Programs <ul><li>Antivirus Program </li></ul><ul><li>Spyware Remover </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Filters </li></ul><ul><li>File Compression </li></ul><ul><li>File Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>CD/DVD Burning </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Computer Maintenance </li></ul>
  18. 18. Application Software on the Web <ul><li>Web Application – application software that exists on a Web site. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Five Categories of Application Service Providers (ASP) <ul><li>Enterprise ASP </li></ul><ul><li>Local/Regional ASP </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist ASP </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical Market ASP </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Business ASP </li></ul>
  20. 20. Learning Aids and Support Tools for Application Software <ul><li>Online help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wizard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Template </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Web-Based Training <ul><li>Is a type of Computer based training using Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web. </li></ul>

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