Software is all that is in the language of computers.
The word “soft” means soft. Software cannot touched your hand. The word “ware” means sensitive.
Set of instructions that are given to the computer while operating computer that cannot be touched.
In the narrow sense, the alternative name of software is program.
If software is not run on a computer rich in hardware, then that computer can only be called an iron box. And the skill of the program depends on it to get the right output.
So it can be said that the program is the bearer of computer appreciation. And broad sense appreciation.
Sets of programe that are used to control the operation of the computer machine to perform virus scientific as well as as commercial data processing. The concept is that the programes can be modified whenever desired.
Types of software
There are mainly two types of software.
- System software
- Application software
Softwares are divided into different parts. “System Software” Three types of system software.
- System management program
- System development program
- System Support Program
Each of these programs is divided into three parts –
- Operating system
- Database management system
- Network management system
System development programs are –
- Programming Language Translator
- Programming Editor and Tools
- Computer aided software engineering
System support programs
- System Utility
- System Performance Program
- System Security Monitor Program
Application software is usually divided into two parts.
- General application program
- Application specific program