A set of instructions that tells the computer what to do.
An instruction set that allows for us to interact with and use the computer, even if we lack specialized programming skills.
The software you use to do tasks at home, school, and work.
Includes software that helps run the computer and coordinate instructions between application software and the computer’s hardware devices.
Software you buy, such as the Microsoft Office applications.
Free software that is available with few licensing and copyright restrictions.
Using applications on smartphones and tablets to buy and sell products.
Software in which the vendor hosts the software online and you access and use the software over the Internet without having to install it on your computer.
Allow for the collaboration online with others, avoiding the coordination mess that often occurs then transferring documents via e-mail.
Software that includes programs that let you perform various tasks required at home, school, and business and includes word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and personal information manager programs.
Software for creating and editing documents.
Software that lets you make calculations and perform numerical analyses.
The basic element in a spreadsheet programs; a grid consisting of columns and rows.
Newer feature in Excel; small charts that fit into a single cell and make it easy to show data trends.
Software to create a slideshow; ex: Microsoft Powerpoint.
Powerful applications that let you store and organize data; ex: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft Access.
Software to help you manage e-mail, contacts, calendars, and tasks in one place.
Walks you through the steps necessary to complete a complicated task.
A predesigned form; provide the basic structure for a particular kind of document, spreadsheet, database, or presentation.
A small program that groups a series of commands so that they will run as a single command.
Software that helps you manage your daily finances.
Software that lets you prepare your state and federal taxes on your own instead of hiring a professional; ex: Intuit, TurboTax, and H&R Block at Home.
Making more copies of the software than the license permits.
Software that helps small business owners manage their finances more efficiently by providing tools for tracking accounts receivable and accounts payable.
Software that helps businesses create newsletters, catalogs, annual reports, or other large, complicated publications.
Software that allows even the novice to design interesting and interactive web pages without knowing any HTML code.
Software designed for a specific industry, such as property management software for real estate professionals.
Software used by engineers to create automated designs, technical drawings, and 3-D model visualizations.
-Software as a Service (SaaS).
-open source software.
-tax planning software
-small business accounting software
-personal financial software
-The program can be freely distributed as long as the program code is not changed.
-The program code is subject to copyright protection.
-The program code is confidential.
-The program can be changed and freely distributed.
-all of the above
Software that includes digital image-and-video-editing software, digital audio software, and other specialty software required to produce computer games, animations, and movies.
Software that includes tools for basic modifications to digital photos such as removing red-eye; modifying contrast, sharpness, and color casts; or removing scratches or rips from scanned images of old photos.
Software used to help refine your videos.
Refers to storing data, files, and applications on the web and being able to access and manipulate these files and applications from any Internet-connected device.
The side to cloud computing that we see as users.
The side to cloud computing that consists of various data centers and server farms that house the files and programs you access “on the cloud.”
Software that includes tools that make editing audio files as easy as editing text files.
Allow you to experience or control the software as if it were an actual event.
Software in which many online courses are run by; ex: Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas.
Software that lets you create or edit 2-D line-based drawings.
Copyrighted software that you can use for free.
An application that is still under development.
The last beta version.
An agreement between you, the user, and the software company.
The concept of redistributing modified open source software under the same terms as the original software.
Licenses that limit the number of users accessing the software at any given time.
Specify the minimum recommended standards for the operating system, processor, primary memory, and hard drive capacity.
Type of installation that copies all the most commonly used files and programs from the distribution disc to your computer’s hard drive; often referred to as a typical installation.)
Type of installation where you can decide which features you want installed on your hard drive.
Software on new computers, included by manufacturers, that you don’t want or need.
-The sound is noticeably different on compressed audio files than on uncompressed audio files.
-Compressed audio files have a smaller file size than uncompressed audio files.
-WAV is a compressed audio file format.
-Downloaded songs are compressed audio files.
-They allow users to experience potentially dangerous situations without risk.
-They help to prevent costly errors.
-They allow users to train on software that is not installed on their systems.
-All of the above
-defragging the hard drive
-creating a restore point
-ensuring your virus protection software is updated
-backing up your system
-media management software
-All of the above
-Microsoft Office Excel
-Apple iWork Numbers
-Apache OpenOffice Calc
-All of the above
-Apple iWork Pages.
-Terms restricting free use of software content
-Terms enabling redistributing open source software
-Terms enabling free use of software content
-Terms enabling redistributing proprietary software
-Open source release
-The available hard drive capacity
-The amount of available RAM
-The type of operating system
-All of the above
Productivity software suites are not available as web-based software.
A wizard is a software tool that offers a step-by-step guide through complicated tasks.
Removing red-eye, cropping, and altering pictures with pen- and brush-like tools are features of image-editing software.
When you buy software, you then own it and can do anything you’d like with it, including giving it to friends to install on their machines.