Computer Software

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Computer Software

  1. 1. Computer software Computer Literacy Form 1
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>The set of instructions </li></ul><ul><li>that tells the computer </li></ul><ul><li>what to do and how to </li></ul><ul><li>do. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Software System Software Application Software Operating System System Utilities Word Processing Spreadsheet Presentation Database Web Browser
  4. 4. Usage of Operating System <ul><li>Starting the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Managing application </li></ul><ul><li>Managing memory </li></ul><ul><li>Handling input and output </li></ul><ul><li>Providing the user interface </li></ul>
  5. 5. Usage of System Utilities <ul><li>To perform maintenance-types </li></ul><ul><li>tasks such as managing disk </li></ul><ul><li>drives, printers, and other devices </li></ul><ul><li>to keep the computer system </li></ul><ul><li>running smoothly. </li></ul>
  6. 6. System Utilities Programs <ul><li>Backup software </li></ul><ul><li>Antivirus software </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning and defragmenting disk </li></ul><ul><li>File compression utilities </li></ul><ul><li>System update </li></ul><ul><li>Troubleshooting </li></ul>
  7. 7. Application software <ul><li>All of the programs that enable you </li></ul><ul><li>to use the computer for your work. </li></ul><ul><li>Many types of application software </li></ul><ul><li>exist that enable user to perform a </li></ul><ul><li>variety of task. </li></ul>

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