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Soft wares


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Soft wares

  1. 1. Soft wares The term "software" was first used in this sense by John W. Tukey in 1958
  2. 2. What exactly is a software?
  3. 3. a computer software, or just a software is the collection of computer programs and data that provide the instructions telling a computer what to do.
  4. 4. He was the one and only :
  5. 5. The greatest mind behind the 1 st software <ul><li>Tom Kilburn </li></ul>
  6. 6. Types of softwares
  7. 7. There are three basic softwares:
  8. 8. System software System software is computer software designed to operate the computer hardware and to provide and maintain a platform for running application software .
  9. 9. Programming software It is used for providing tools to the programmer for writing computer programs and software by using programming languages.
  10. 10. Application Software Also known as Apps, this is a program or group of programs designed for end users
  11. 11. More to understand about Application software….
  12. 12. 1. Word Processing Software: <ul><li>This software enables the users to create and edit documents. </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular examples of this type of software are </li></ul><ul><li>MS-Word, </li></ul><ul><li>WordPad, </li></ul><ul><li>Notepad and some other text editors </li></ul>
  13. 13. 2.Database software: <ul><li>Database is a structured collection of data. A computer database relies on database software to organize the data and enable the database users to achieve database operations. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples are Oracle, MSAccess, etc. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 3.Spreadsheet software <ul><li>. They simulate paper worksheets by displaying multiple cells that make up a grid. </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet software allows users to perform calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Excel, </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus 1-2-3 and </li></ul><ul><li>Apple Numbers </li></ul>
  15. 15. 4.Multimedia Software : <ul><li>They allow the users to create and play audio and video media </li></ul><ul><li>Audio converters, players, burners, video encoders and decoders are some forms of multimedia software </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of this type of software include Real Player and Media Player . </li></ul>
  16. 16. come under Presentation Software : <ul><li>The software that is used to display information in the form of a slide show is known as presentation software </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint is the best example of presentation software. </li></ul>5.
  17. 17. Some minor examples of Application Software <ul><li>Enterprise Software (for organization processes) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Software ( like running tests and tracking progress) </li></ul><ul><li>Information Worker Software ( Individual projects within a department ) </li></ul><ul><li>Content Access Software ( egs. web browsers and media players) </li></ul>
  18. 18. THANK YOU!