Basic Tasks of an OperatingSystemRecognizing input from thekeyboardSending output to the displayscreenKeeping track of files anddirectories on the diskControlling peripheral devices
Applications SoftwareIt is also called end-user programs.It includes programs that doreal work for users.It is the general designationof computer programs forperforming user tasks.
Applications SoftwareFigurativelyspeaking, applicationssoftware sits on top ofsystems softwarebecause it is unableto run without theoperating system
Programs of an ApplicationsSoftwareDatabaseProgramsGamesWeb Browsers WordProcessingSpreadsheets
Categories of an ApplicationSoftware Vertical Application-designedfor a particular type oforganization. Horizontal Application- are themost popular and widespread indepartments or companies.
ConclusionThe operating system itself can beconsidered application software whenperforming simplecalculating, measuring, rendering, andword processing tasks that not used tocontrol hardware via command-lineinterface or graphical user interface.This does not include applicationsoftware bundled within operatingsystems such as a software