Wednesday, April 27, 2022

COMPUTER NOTES FORM ONE-TOPIC 3-THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE

COMPUTER NOTES FORM ONE-TOPIC 3-THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE

COMPUTER NOTES FORM ONE-TOPIC 3-THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

COMPUTER NOTES FORM ONE-TOPIC 3-THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE

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COMPUTER NOTES FORM ONE-TOPIC 3-THE COMPUTER SOFTWARE

Software Concepts

The computer softwareDefine computer softwareSoftware refers to the programs that control the operation of a computer .

Software is is a program and its documentation in a nutshell the term software describes the programs that are used to operate the computer system.Types of computer softwareState types of computer softwareThere are two types of computer software

i) Application Software

ii) System Software

The difference between systems software and application softwareDifferentiate systems software from application software




DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYSTEM SOFTWARE AND APPLICATION SOFTWARE

SYSTEM SOFTWAREAPPLICATION SOFTWARE
System software is used for operating computer hardwareApplication software is used by user to perform specific task
System software is installed on the computer when operating system is installedApplication software is installed according to user’s requirements
In general, the user does not interact with system software because it works in the backgroundIn general, the user interacts with application software
System software can run independently. It provides platform for running application software.Application software can’t run independently. They can’t run without the presence of system software.
Some examples of system software are compiler, assembler, debugger, driver, etc.Some examples of application software are word processor, web browser, media player, etc




The relationship between software and hardwareRelate software and hardware

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE

  • Hardware and software both are interdependent on each other. Each of them should work along to form computer produce a helpful output.
  • The software can not be used if there is no support of any hardware device.
  • The software acts as an associate interface between the user and therefore the hardware.



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