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  • Packaged: Windows XP, VirusScan, DVD copying software, etc. Shareware: AOL 24 hours free, etc.
  • Freeware: Interactive CD-ROMs that come along w/ textbooks
  • WP software: clip art; auto help (I.e. auto format/correct); tables, columns, etc. SpSheet: calculations Database: allows user to create, access, and maintain a database
  • Personal Finance: Online banking
  • CBT used by military
  • Distance learning: online classes
  • MS-DOS: operating system for IBMs personal computer; replaced by Windows *Sequential order
  • Apple I: circuit board Appeal of regular people “the computer for the rest of us”.
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    1. 1. Chapter 3 Application Software
    2. 2. Types of Application Software <ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic and Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Home </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul>
    3. 3. Software Distribution <ul><li>Packaged </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mass produced copyrighted retail software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Custom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Performs functions specific to a business or industry. </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Software Distribution contd. <ul><li>Shareware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyrighted software that is distributed free for a trial period. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Freeware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided at no cost but is copyrighted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public-domain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is not copyrighted and is for public use </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Business Programs <ul><li>Word Processing Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft® Excel </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Database Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft® Access </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Business contd. <ul><li>Presentation Graphics Software </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Information Manager(PIM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft® Outlook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palm Desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All can be purchased in a Software Suit </li></ul>
    7. 7. Other Business Programs <ul><li>Project Managing Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft® Project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accounting Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intuit QuickBooks® </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Graphics and Multimedia Programs <ul><li>Computer Aided Design(CAD) Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps user create </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>engineering, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>architectural, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>scientific designs. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Graphics contd. <ul><li>Desktop Publishing(DTP) Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps user create documents with text, graphics, and many colors. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Graphics contd. <ul><li>Image editing </li></ul><ul><li>Paint </li></ul><ul><li>Video editing </li></ul><ul><li>Audio editing </li></ul>
    11. 11. Graphics contd. <ul><li>Multimedia Authoring and Web Page Authoring combine multiple forms of graphic multimedia. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Home, Personal, and Educational Programs <ul><li>Integrated Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combines application software into a single easy-to-use package. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Microsoft® Works </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal Finance Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps home and small office users balance checkbooks, pay bills, track income and expenses, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Intuit Quicken® </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Home contd. <ul><li>Legal Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Broderbund Family Lawyer® </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tax Preparation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. H&R Block Kiplinger TaxCut® </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal DTP </li></ul><ul><li>Paint/Image Editing Software </li></ul><ul><li>Clip Art/Image Gallery </li></ul>
    14. 14. Home contd. <ul><li>Educational & Reference Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer-based training (CBT) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entertainment Software </li></ul>
    15. 15. Other forms of Application Software <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat rooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone Calls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Based Training(WBT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used for Distance Learning(DL) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Mapquest </li></ul></ul>                     
    16. 16. Application Software contd. <ul><li>Learning Aids </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online help :electronic equivalent of a users manual. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wizards : automated assistant that helps a user complete a task </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Companies on the Cutting Edge <ul><li> Realizing Potential with Business Software </li></ul><ul><li>Began in 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>MS-DOS </li></ul><ul><li>Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Office Suit dominates the application software market </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>Xbox game system </li></ul>
    18. 18. Companies on the Cutting Edge <ul><li>Apple Computer Introducing Innovative Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Founded 1976 </li></ul><ul><li>Apple II: first mass marketed personal computer </li></ul><ul><li>Power Macintosh </li></ul><ul><li>iMac, iBook, iPod, etc. </li></ul>
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