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Computer software

  1. 1. COMPUTER SOFTWARE
  2. 2. WHAT ARE SOFTWARE?  Software are the programs that make a computer run.  Contrary to the hardware, software are the intangible parts of a computer.  They are sets of instructions which tell the computer what to do to come up with the desired results.
  3. 3. 1. SYSTEM SOFTWARE OR OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)  This are the programs that work without your intervention.  They automatically open once you boot your computer. Some of their tasks include loading and running the programs, checking and protecting computers, and controlling hardware
  4. 4. a. MICROSOFT SYSTEM SOFTWARE This is an operating system made by Microsoft for desktop computers and laptops which are commonly found in homes and schools.
  5. 5. b. Mac OS This is an operating system for Macintosh computers that are made by Apple Inc.
  6. 6. c. LINUX and UBUNTU This is an operating system that can be downloaded free from the internet. An open source type of operating system.
  7. 7. D. ANDROID  is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel that is currently developed by Google. With a user interface based on direct manipulation, Android is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. The OS uses touch inputs that loosely correspond to real-world actions, like swiping, tapping, pinching, and reverse pinching to manipulate on-screen objects, and a virtual keyboard
  8. 8. 2. APPLICATION SOFTWARE Are the programs installed in a computer. These enable you to do different tasks like typing, making presentations, editing pictures and videos, and surfing the internet.
  9. 9. A. WORD PROCESSORS These are used in creating letters, memos, reports and other write ups.
  10. 10. B. ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS These are the software that are equipped with rows and columns where data may be entered and processed automatically or tabulated.
  11. 11. C. Database Programs These programs you can use to organize data in a customized way.
  12. 12. D. MULTIMEDIA, DESKTOP AND IMAGE EDITING SOFTWARE These are software used to create graphics and publications and to edit images.
  13. 13. E. ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE These software are especially designed for fun and relaxation.
  14. 14. F. ANTI-VIRUS UTILITIES These include special programs that are created to cure infected files or prevent virus infection.
  15. 15. ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURAL TOOLS These are used to design structures like bridges, cars, etc.
  16. 16. NETWORK AND COMMUNICATING SOFTWARE These include browsers, email clients, instant messaging programs, and other similar programs.
  17. 17. HOW THE THIS COMPUTER SOFTWARE WAS MADE OR CREATED?
  18. 18. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE A computer programming language is a language used to write computer programs, which involve a computer performing some kind of computation or algorithm and possibly control external devices such as printers, disk drives, robots, and so on.

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