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Monday, May 16, 2011

Write short notes on: (a) System Software, (b) Application Software

= a) System Software: The software that helps to activate the computer system and provide operating environment for other application software is called system software. Its primary work is to control, integrate and manage the individuals hardware components of the computer system. System software is the basic requirement of a computer system. System software is further classified into:
(i) Operating Systems
(ii) Utility software
(iii) Language Translator
(a) Assembler
(b) Compiler
(c) Interpreter
(iv) Device Driver

b) Application Software: Application software is a set of one or more programs designed to solve a specific problem or do a specific task. These software are developed using High Level Languages in the form of creative project work in the software industries. Application software are further classified into:
(i) Packaged Software
(ii) Tailored Software.