5. System software
It coordinates the activities and functions of
hardware and programs.
System software is a term referring to any
computer software which manages and
controls the hardware so that application
software can perform a task.
Operating Systems, Compiler, Loader, Linker,
6. Application Software
Application software refers to programs that
enable the user to be productive when using the
Word Processor, Spreadsheet and Database
Management System etc.
Two types of application programs:
7. Proprietary Software
Proprietary software (also called non-free
software) is software with restrictions on
using, copying and modifying as enforced by
CAD, Nortan Antivirus etc.
8. Software Packages
Packaged software, also called a software
package, is software that is often used
together, performs similar functions, or
includes similar features, and is bundled
together as a set of software programs.
Microsoft Office is packaged software
9. Operating Software
Operating System is a software, which makes
a computer to actually work.
It is the software the enables all the programs
Windows, Linux, Unix and Mac OS, etc.
10. Word Processer:
Word processing is a tool that helps user in
creating, editing, and printing documents.
Center lines, make text line up on the
left side of the paper, or the right side
of the paper.
Save the document so it can be used
print the document.
WordPerfect and Microsoft Word
The spreadsheet packages are designed to use
numbers and formulas to do calculations with
ease. Examples of spreadsheets include:
The most commonly used spreadsheet programs
are Microsoft Excel and Lotus 123.
14. Graphic Presentations:
The presentation programs can make giving
presentations and using overheads
easier. Other uses include:
Repeating Computer Presentations on
a computer monitor
Using Sound and animation in slide
The most recognized graphic presentation
programs are Microsoft PowerPoint and
16. Use of Software Packages in
Software Packages are used in:
Almost every business uses computers to
complete daily tasks.
From making contact with clients to inputting
data for reports, computers allow businesses
a more efficient way to manage affairs when
compared to traditional paper and manila
Computers allow businesses to create
websites, stunning ads and complete
Marketing videos can be edited and custom
ads created in-house with the use of
Accounting without computers presents a high
risk for human error.
Accounting software allows businesses to
simply input their financial data and instantly
see gains and losses.
Calculation is accurate.
22. Order Tracking
Order Tracking Far from simply sticking a
copy of the order form into a file drawer,
computerized order tracking today involves
following the order through every step from
receiving it from the customer to delivering the
goods or services to the customers door.
24. Medical Field
Computers have become an essential part of
From doing basic things such as storing the
details of patients, to more specific
applications such as open heart surgeries, X-
rays, clinical tests, etc.
Everything is now computerized.
25. Computers in the Medical Office
A computer plays an important role in every
medical office setup.
It contributes a lot to the hospital
administration by assisting in all the
administrative processes, such as maintaining
staff records, recording incoming and
outgoing time of the staff, keeping track of
their holidays and leaves, etc.
27. Computers in Medical Research
The use of computers is also associated with
research and inventions in the health sector.
Various research studies are better carried out
by using them.
For example, studying certain cells,
microorganisms, bacteria, etc., becomes
easier by using computers.
29. Computers in Medical
Computers in the hospital also play a vital role for
numerous specific purposes, apart from
administration, accounting, billing, and
They literally help doctors in performing surgeries,
especially laparoscopic surgeries, where they
insert operation tools and a small camera through
a small incision made at the location of the
surgery, and perform the operation with computers
and monitors to guide them
31. At homes
At homes computers are used in a varity of
Computers in Homes provides training,
technical support, computers and home
Internet to students’ families in participating
32. Home budget
Computer can be used to manage the
The user can easily calculate
expenses and income.
He can list all expenses in one column
and income in another column.
He can apply any calculation on these
columns to plan home budget.
34. Computer Games
An important use of computer at home is
Different types of games are available.
These games are a source of
entertainment and recreation.
Many games are available that are
specially developed to improve your
mental capability and thinking power.
36. Working form Home
People can manage office work at home. The
owner of a company can check the work of
employees from home. He can control his
office while sitting at home.
People can find entertainment on the internet
using computer. They can watch movies, hear
songs and download different stuff. They can
also watch live matches on internet.
Any person can find any type of
information from internet. Educational and
informative websites are available to
download books, tutorials etc. to improve
You can chat with your friends on internet.
You can also talk with them. Different
messages, files and information can be
sent to them.
42. Data Storage
Talking about data storage, most of us have
an enviable collection of music, movies, etc.
On our PC. Storing and sharing of any kind of
data is very easy and practical on computers.
Secondly, storage options like the network-
attached storage help in providing data
access to a larger number of clients.
Large number of people makes use of
computers for work purposes every day.
Software engineers, writers, businessmen;
employees in the field of telecommunication,
banking, research, medicine, make use of
Secondly, telework or working from home is
possible because of the PC.
Therefore, we can say that the computer is
also a source of income for a considerable
number of people all over the world.
Documents stored as soft copy for
students/faculty members use
Online magazines , journals, brochures ,
Records of the books/record of the books
maintained using special library software.
Records of the issues and returns of the
46. Guidance purposes
With reference to collective records of the
students maintained year wise, stored in
Testing for aptitude, interest, psychology
using computer data bases and internet.