Chapter 5 Application
                       Software



  Chapter 5
    Software


© Paradigm Publishing, Inc.           ...
Presentation Overview

 •    Define Software
 •    What is Application Software?
 •    Examples of Application Software
 •...
Software

 Software is the term for the
  instructions that tell a computer
  what to do and how to do it.
  Software driv...
Application Software
 What is application software?
        – Application software are the programs or instructions
      ...
Examples of Application
                    Software
          Microsoft Office (includes Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint,...
System Software
 What is system software?
        – System software consists of a set of programs that
          control t...
Types of System Software
 Operating System Software (Windows 7, Windows Vista,
   Windows XP, Macintosh OS X, Linux)

 Uti...
On the Horizon

 Based on the information in this chapter and
 your own personal experience, what do you
 think is on the ...
Is This The Future of Computer Software?
                  http://search.creativecommons.org
                  www.googlei...
Software

 Software is the term for the
  instructions that tell a computer
  what to do and how to do it.
  Software driv...
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  1. 1. Chapter 5 Application Software Chapter 5 Software © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-1
  2. 2. Presentation Overview • Define Software • What is Application Software? • Examples of Application Software • What is System Software? • Types of System Software • On the Horizon © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-2
  3. 3. Software Software is the term for the instructions that tell a computer what to do and how to do it. Software drives hardware. If hardware is the actor, then software is the script. © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-3
  4. 4. Application Software What is application software? – Application software are the programs or instructions that enable a user to perform specific tasks. – Types of application software for business users: © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-4
  5. 5. Examples of Application Software Microsoft Office (includes Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) Microsoft Project Adobe Indesign Corel Paradox Lotus Freelance Palm Desktop Quicken WillMaker Plus Reader Rabbit QuickBooks Keyboarding Pro Pinnacle Studio MovieBox © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-5
  6. 6. System Software What is system software? – System software consists of a set of programs that control the operations of a computer system. This includes: Starting the Computer Processing Applications Formatting disks Copying files Controlling peripheral devices © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-6
  7. 7. Types of System Software Operating System Software (Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Macintosh OS X, Linux) Utility Programs (Norton AntiVirus, McAfee VirusScan, Norton Internet Security, WinZip, Webroot Spy Sweeper, iHate Spam) Language Translators (Microsoft Windows includes a version of BASIC) © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-7
  8. 8. On the Horizon Based on the information in this chapter and your own personal experience, what do you think is on the horizon? © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-8
  9. 9. Is This The Future of Computer Software? http://search.creativecommons.org www.googleimages.com © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-9
  10. 10. Software Software is the term for the instructions that tell a computer what to do and how to do it. Software drives hardware. If hardware is the actor, then software is the script. © Paradigm Publishing, Inc. 5-10

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