Application Software

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Application Software Application software, also known as an application or an "app", is computer software designed to help the user to perform specific tasks. Application software is contrasted with system software and middleware, which manage and integrate a computer's capabilities, but typically do not directly apply them in the performance of tasks that benefit the user. The system software serves the application, which in turn serves the user.()Application software is usually designed for end users and most are user friendly. Application software applies the power of a particular computing platform or system software to a particular purpose. There are many ways to obtain application software: “Commercial software, Public-domain…show more content…
(J.Strickland, 2010) Specialty software Specialty software operates the same as other software, but is tailor to a specially job or task. Many jobs require specially software to perform their duties like, engineers uses computer-aided design (CAD) for process of design and design-documentation. Project mangers use specially software to estimation and planning, scheduling, cost control and budget management, resource allocation, collaboration software, communication, quality management and documentation or administration systems, which are used to deal with the complexity of large projects.( Young-Hoon Kwak) Work Cited: Computer and Video Game Software Sales.(Press release). Entertainment Software Association. Web. 2005. http://web.archive.org/web/20071211142829/http://www.theesa.com/archives/2005/02/computer_and_vi.php. Retrieved 2006-10-15 J.Strickland. 2010.What is so productive about productivity software? How stuff work.web http://computer.howstuffworks.com/productivity-software.htm Pearson Education Technologies launches concert. | North America > United States from AllBusiness.com Young-Hoon Kwak (2005). "A brief history of Project Management". In: The story of managing projects. Elias G. Carayannis et al. (9 eds), Greenwood Publishing Group,
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