Posted by: wasaa | June 22, 2008

Application software

Application software is designed to perform useful general-purpose tasks

Common types of application software are:


Word Processing


Database Management System

Presentation Software

Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design

Web Design and Development

         Application software tells the computer how to accomplish tasks the user requires, such as creating a document or editing a graphic image.

         Some important kinds of application software are:

Word processing programs                   Spreadsheet software  

Database management                          Presentation programs 

Graphics programs                               Networking software   

Web design tools and browsers                        Internet applications     

Communications programs                    Utilities                        

Entertainment and education                 Multimedia authoring



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