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  1. 1. Work in group BY ROCIO MAYEN LSBGROUP4 GROUP4
  2. 2. What is software? The software is anything that can be stored electronically. The storage devices display devices are hardware. Software is often divided into two categories: systems software : Includes the operating system and all the utilities that enable the computer to function. applications software : Includes programs that do real work for users. For example, word processors, spreadsheets, and database management systems fall under the category of applications software
  3. 3. Types of software: Word Processing software - Use this kind of tool to create worksheets, type letters, type papers, etc. Desktop Publishing software - Use this software to make signs, banners, greeting cards, illustrative worksheets, newsletters, etc. Spreadsheet software - Use this kind of tool to compute number-intensive problems such as budgeting, forecasting, etc. A spreadsheet will plot nice graphs very easily. Database software - Use this software to store data such as address, membership and other text information. A database can be used to easily sort and organize records.
  4. 4.  Internet Browsers - This software allows one to surf the Web. Often they can read email and create Web pages too. Email programs - These programs send and receive email. Graphics Programs (pixel-based) - This software allows one to touch up photographs and create graphics from scratch Graphics Programs (vector-based) - This software creates graphics that are similar to illustrations or cartoon drawings. Communications software - This software allows two computers with modems to communicate through audio, video, and/or chat-based means. Presentation software - Use this software to create multimedia stacks of cards/screens that can effectively present a lesson or a sales pitch. The user often clicks on buttons to advance to the next screen in a sequence.
  5. 5. Software Applications and Operating Systems applicable for both software applications and operating systems. -program features that must be contained in software for the product to meet the standards. impossible to give specific coding techniques.
  6. 6. Examplesoperating systemsCompilersutilities for managing computer resourcesDatabase programsprocessorsspreadsheets
  7. 7. Types of application software Word Processing Software: This software enables users to create and edit documents. The most popular examples of this type of software are MS-Word, WordPad and Notepad among other text editors. Database Software: Database is a structured collection of data. A computer database relies on database software to organize data and enable database users to perform database operations. Database software allows users to store and retrieve data from databases. Examples are Oracle, MSAccess, etc. Spreadsheet Software: Excel, Lotus 1-2-3 and Apple Numbers are some examples of spreadsheet software. Spreadsheet software allows users to perform calculations using spreadsheets. They simulate paper worksheets by displaying multiple cells that make up a grid. Multimedia Software: They allow users to create and play audio and video files. They are capable of playing media files. Audio converters, audio players, burners, video encoders and decoders are some forms of multimedia software. Examples of this type of software include Real Player and Media Player. Presentation Software: The software that is used to display information in the form of a slide show is known as presentation software. This type of software includes three functions, namely, editing that allows insertion and formatting of text, methods to include graphics in the text and a functionality of executing slide shows. Microsoft PowerPoint is the best example of presentation software.
  8. 8.  Enterprise Software: It deals with the needs of organization processes and data flow. Customer relationship management or the financial processes in an organization are carried out with the help of enterprise software. Information Worker Software: Individual projects within a department and individual needs of creation and management of information are handled by information worker software. Documentation tools, resource management tools and personal management systems fall under the category of this type of application software. Educational Software: It has the capabilities of running tests and tracking progress. It also has the capabilities of a collaborative software. It is often used in teaching and self-learning. Dictionaries like Britannica and Encarta, mathematical software like Matlab and others like Google Earth and NASA World Wind are some of the well-known names in this category. Simulation Software: Used to simulate physical or abstract systems, simulation software finds applications in both, research and entertainment. Flight simulators and scientific simulators are examples of simulation software. Content Access Software: It is used to access content without editing. Common examples of content access software are web browsers and media players. Application Suites: An application suite is an important type of application software. It consists of a group of applications combined to perform related functions. and Microsoft Office are the best examples of this type of application software. These application suites, as you know, come as bundles of applications like word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, etc. Applications in the suite can work together or operate on each others files.
  9. 9. Free application software Most popular: PPJoy PPJoy is a Windows 2000/XP Device Driver for digital joysticks and gamepads conn CardCheck: Credit card verification software KRISTAL Audio Engine KRISTAL Audio Engine is a powerful multi-track audio sequencer and mixer. Webreaper WebReaper is web crawler or spider. The locally saved files will have their HTML Windows Command Line Ftp Windows Command Line Ftp is a rich command-line FTP software NJStar Chinese WP NJStar Chinese Word Processor reads, writes, edits and print Chinese text on nor SuperFast Shutdown The fastest way way to shutdown Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7. AmazingMIDI Transcribes polyphonic music, converting WAV to MID Registry Mechanic Fix and prevent Windows crashes and errors with this premier registry cleaner an The Holy Bible KJV HOLY BIBLE KING JAMES AUTHORIZED VERSION
  10. 10. New releases Tipard Blu-ray to MP4 Ripper Convert/rip Blu-ray Disc and other popular video format to MP4 format. 4Videosoft MP4 Converter Convert multimedia files to MP4/AVI/MP3 and select audio tracks and subtitle. Tipard Mod Converter Mate Convert MOD TOD to popular video and audio formats, extract audio from video. 4Videosoft QuickTime Video Converter Convert any video and audio files to be played on QuickTime with fast speed.4 Videosoft iPad 2 Manager Transfer files between iPad 2 and computer; convert DVD/video/audio files. Aiseesoft iPod Software Pack Convert any DVD/video/audio to iPod, and transfer files between iPod and PC. 4Videosoft iPhone Ringtone Maker Make iPhone M4R ringtone from DVD/video/audio, add M4R ringtone to iPhone. Aiseesoft Mac iPhone Transfer Platinum Transfer all files between iPhone and Mac local disk without losing anything. Aiseesoft iPad to Computer Transfer Transfer iPad music, movies, camera roll, and pictures to computer without loss. Tipard iPad to PC Transfer Ultimate Transfer various iPad files to PC, backup SMS/Contacts/Call lists for safety.