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Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8 th  edition Unit  C: Computer Software
Objectives <ul><li>Introduce computer software </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce operating systems </li></ul><ul><li>Compare ope...
Objectives (continued) <ul><li>Define entertainment and education software </li></ul><ul><li>Define business and science s...
Introducing Computer Software <ul><li>Software  or  computer programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Files that provide a computer ...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-1: Software categories
Introducing Operating Systems <ul><li>Operating system (OS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages a computer’s resources by intera...
Introducing Operating Systems (continued) Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Table C-2: Ways you use an operating...
Comparing Operating Systems <ul><li>Three main operating systems for personal computers:  Windows ,  Mac OS ,  Linux </li>...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-5: The Windows 7 GUI
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-7: Mac OS X GUI
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-9: Linux operating system with Ubuntu graphical desktop
Defining Office Productivity Software <ul><li>Office productivity software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates word processin...
Defining Office Productivity Software (continued) <ul><li>Database software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tools needed to...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-13: A slide in a presentation
Defining Graphics Software <ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture, drawing, sketch, photograph, image, or icon on ...
Defining Graphics Software (continued) <ul><li>Drawing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tools to create simple imag...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-15: Photo editing software
Defining Entertainment and Education Software <ul><li>Computer games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment Software Rating B...
Defining Entertainment and Education Software (continued) <ul><li>Audio editing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to mak...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-19: Burning an audio CD
Defining Business and Science Software <ul><li>Project management software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An important tool for pla...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-22: Project management software
Defining Business and Science Software (continued) <ul><li>Statistical software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used   to analyze la...
Understanding Utilities <ul><li>Utility software  (or utilities) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A type of system software, designed...
Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-29: Desktop widgets
Understanding Licenses and Copyrights <ul><li>Software license  or  license agreement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal contract...
Understanding Licenses and Copyrights (continued) <ul><li>Types of software licenses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single-user li...
Installing and Uninstalling Software <ul><li>Before installing software, check its  system requirements </li></ul><ul><li>...
Talking Points: What Are the Consequences of Software Piracy? <ul><li>Software piracy is easy to do but illegal </li></ul>...
Summary <ul><li>This chapter introduced: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System software and application software </li></ul></ul><ul...
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Unit C Computer Software

  1. 1. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8 th  edition Unit C: Computer Software
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Introduce computer software </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce operating systems </li></ul><ul><li>Compare operating systems </li></ul><ul><li>Define office productivity software </li></ul><ul><li>Define graphics software </li></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  3. 3. Objectives (continued) <ul><li>Define entertainment and education software </li></ul><ul><li>Define business and science software </li></ul><ul><li>Understand utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Understand licenses and copyrights </li></ul><ul><li>Install and uninstall software </li></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  4. 4. Introducing Computer Software <ul><li>Software or computer programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Files that provide a computer with instructions and data for carrying out a task </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two categories of software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System software : designed for computer-specific tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application software : helps you carry out tasks using a computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groupware </li></ul></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  5. 5. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-1: Software categories
  6. 6. Introducing Operating Systems <ul><li>Operating system (OS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages a computer’s resources by interacting with software and hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Computer resources: CPU, RAM, storage space, peripherals, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Boot process : started when computer is turned on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loads the operating system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task Manager </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Displays a list of processes that are being executed by the processor </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  7. 7. Introducing Operating Systems (continued) Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Table C-2: Ways you use an operating system
  8. 8. Comparing Operating Systems <ul><li>Three main operating systems for personal computers: Windows , Mac OS , Linux </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows: developed by Microsoft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 7: latest version of Windows </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac OS: used on Apple Macintosh computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mac OS X (Snow Leopard): latest version </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux: developed by Linus Torvalds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Available as a free download </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>You can run Windows OS on a Mac computer if you have an Intel Mac </li></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  9. 9. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-5: The Windows 7 GUI
  10. 10. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-7: Mac OS X GUI
  11. 11. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-9: Linux operating system with Ubuntu graphical desktop
  12. 12. Defining Office Productivity Software <ul><li>Office productivity software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates word processing, spreadsheet, database, drawing, presentation capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Word processing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to produce documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word, OpenOffice Writer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For projects with repetitive calculations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice Calc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worksheet : a grid of columns and rows </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  13. 13. Defining Office Productivity Software (continued) <ul><li>Database software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tools needed to create a database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A collection of data that is stored electronically as a series of records in tables </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Access, OpenOffice Base </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presentation software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides all the tools needed to make a series of electronic slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint, OpenOffice Impress </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  14. 14. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-13: A slide in a presentation
  15. 15. Defining Graphics Software <ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture, drawing, sketch, photograph, image, or icon on screen or printed output </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graphics software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps you create, display, modify, manipulate, and print graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paint software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to create sophisticated images </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  16. 16. Defining Graphics Software (continued) <ul><li>Drawing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tools to create simple images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Photo editing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes features that help you improve the quality of photos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Clip art : collection of graphic images </li></ul><ul><li>3D graphics software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides a set of tools for creating wire-frame models that represent three-dimensional objects </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  17. 17. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-15: Photo editing software
  18. 18. Defining Entertainment and Education Software <ul><li>Computer games </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music CDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be created using a CD ripper software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MP3 player and MP3 files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Convert music from other formats into a format for digital music players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save a file as an MP3 file </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  19. 19. Defining Entertainment and Education Software (continued) <ul><li>Audio editing software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to make digital voice and music recordings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To edit video and create DVDs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video editing software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVD authoring software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educational software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to learn and practice new skills </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  20. 20. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-19: Burning an audio CD
  21. 21. Defining Business and Science Software <ul><li>Project management software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An important tool for planning and managing large or small projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accounting software and finance software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to keep a record of monetary transactions and investments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mathematical modeling software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides tools for solving a wide range of math, science, and engineering problems </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  22. 22. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-22: Project management software
  23. 23. Defining Business and Science Software (continued) <ul><li>Statistical software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to analyze large sets of data in order to discover relationships and patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet software solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used directly from the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Software suite </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A collection of application software sold as a single package </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  24. 24. Understanding Utilities <ul><li>Utility software (or utilities) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A type of system software, designed to perform a specialized task </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many utilities come with operating system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some of these run in the background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third-party utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression utility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security utilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Document reader utility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Device driver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop widget </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  25. 25. Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Figure C-29: Desktop widgets
  26. 26. Understanding Licenses and Copyrights <ul><li>Software license or license agreement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal contract that defines the ways in which you may use a computer program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Categories of software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public domain software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proprietary software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EULA (end-user license agreement) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Displayed on the screen during installation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shrink-wrap license : goes into effect as soon as you open the packaging </li></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  27. 27. Understanding Licenses and Copyrights (continued) <ul><li>Types of software licenses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single-user license </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site license </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple-user license </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concurrent-use license </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In most countries, computer software is protected by copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership of certain types of information, ideas, or representations </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  28. 28. Installing and Uninstalling Software <ul><li>Before installing software, check its system requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Installation process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setup program guides you through the installation process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required by many software publishers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Updates: patches, service packs, and software upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Uninstall program: to remove software </li></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  29. 29. Talking Points: What Are the Consequences of Software Piracy? <ul><li>Software piracy is easy to do but illegal </li></ul><ul><li>Software piracy takes many forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counterfeiting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large-scale illegal duplication of software and sometimes even its packaging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uses the Web to distribute unauthorized software illegally </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software piracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Has a negative effect on the economy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Negatively affects customer service </li></ul></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition
  30. 30. Summary <ul><li>This chapter introduced: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>System software and application software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of software available for creating and editing graphics, video, and music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of software used for education and reference, entertainment, and business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utility software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software copyrights and licenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installing software and uninstalling software </li></ul></ul>Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition Computer Concepts – Illustrated 8th Edition

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