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Presented By:
ROLL # 08MR-07
Muhammad Kashif

Application software
Application software consists of programs that
perform specific tasks for users, application
software is used for a variety of reasons which
are as follow.
1. As a business tool.
2. To assist with graphics and multimedia
3. To support home, personal, and educational
4. To facilitate communication.

Business Business software is application software that assist people in becoming more effective and efficient while performing their daily business activities. Some common business software are as follow  world processing  Spreadsheet  Database  Presentation graphics  Note taking  Personal information manager (PIM)  PDA business software  Project management  Accounting .

Graphics and multimedia Power users such as engineers.  Computer-Aided design (CAD)  Desktop publishing (for professionals)  Paint\image Editing (for professionals)  Video and audio Editing  Multi media Authoring  Web page Authoring . This software includes. architects. desktop publishers. and graphic artists often use sophisticated software that allows them to work with graphics and multimedia.

 Software suite  Personal finance  Educational  Tax preparation  Desktop publishing  Paint\image editing  Clip art\image gallery  Home .Home\Personal\Educatio nal The features of this application software are as follow.

Communication One of the main reason people use computers is to communicate and share information with others some application software for communication are as follow  E-MAIL  FTP (file transfer protocol)  Web Browser  Newsgroup\message board  Chat room  Instant message  Video conferencing\telephone calls .


Word Processing Software Word Processing Software sometimes called a word processor allows users to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics For example 1 Microsoft office word 2003 2 Sun star office calc 3 Corel word perfect .

Spreadsheet Software Spreadsheet Software allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations on the data For example 1 Microsoft office excel 2003 2 Sun star office calc 3 Corel Quattro pro .

Database Software  Database software is application software that allows users to create access and manage a database For example 1 Microsoft office access 2003 2 Sun star office base 3 Coral paradox 4 Microsoft visual fox pro 5 Oracle .

Presentation Graphics Software Presentation graphics software is application software that allows users to create visual aids for presentations to communicate ideas messages and other information to a group For example 1 Microsoft office power point 2003 2 Sun star office impress 3 Corel presentations .

Personal Information managers A personal information managers is application software that includes an appointment calendar address book notepad and other features to help users organize personal information For example 1 Microsoft office outlook 2003 2 Lotus organizer 3 Microsoft pocket outlook 4 Palm desktop .

Note Taking Software Not taking software is application software that enables users to enter typed text hand witting comments drawings or sketches any where on a page For example 1 Microsoft office one note 2003 .

PDA Business software PDA have software built in most have the capability of accessing software on miniature storage media such as memory cards For example 1 C Net x pocket slide show 2 Microsoft office word 3 Microsoft pocket excel 4 Microsoft pocket outlook .

Software Suite A software suite is a collection of individual programs gold as a single package For example 1 Microsoft office 2003 2 Microsoft office 2004 for Mac 3 Sun star office suite 4 open office org .

Project Management Software Project management software allows a user to plan schedule track and analyze the events resources and costs of a project For example 1 Microsoft office project 2003 2 Primavera sure track project manager .

Accounting Software Accounting software helps companies record and report their financial transactions For example 1 Intuit quick books 2 Peachtree complete accounting .



Application software Packaged software Custom software Free ware Public domain software .

Word processing and spreadsheet software are examples of packaged software. . not just a single user or company.Packaged Software  Packaged Software is mass produced. copyrighted retail software that meets the needs of wide verity of users.

. Sometimes a company cannot find packaged software that meets its unique requirements. the company may use a programmer to develop tailor- made custom software. In this case. which usually costs more than packaged software.Custom Software  Custom software performs functions specific to a business or industry.

Free ware  Free ware is software provided at no cost to a user by an individual or a company. Free ware is a copyrighted. .

but it has been donated for public use and has no copyright restrictions.Public domain software  Public domain software also is free software. .