Application software, Basic Computer Science

Application Software:  

Application software is designed and developed to accomplish one or more specific task or solve a particular problem.   

Application software may be for commercial or scientific use. There is wide range of application software available for varied purposes. Some major categories of these applications include:  

a)  Word Processing Software can be used to create, edit, format, save, view or print any text based document like letters, memos, reports, etc. MS Word is an example of word processing software  

b)  Spreadsheet Software can be used to create any numeric based documents or as numeric data-analysis tool. For example it can be used to make budgets, financial statements, comparative charts, etc. MS Excel is an example of Spreadsheet software.  

c)  Database Software can be used to store, maintain, manipulate and organize a large set of data. For example, it can be used to maintain address, phone number directory, client directory, etc. Oracle is an example of database software.  

d)  Presentation Software like MS PowerPoint can be used to create and present slide show.  

e)  Graphics Software  can be used to manage and manipulate pictures, photographs, movies, etc. Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Paint are examples of graphics software.  

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