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Explain the different types of application softwa…

Explain the different types of application software.

Explain the different types of application software.

Chiranjibi Mar. 07, 2018

Followings are the different types of Application Softwares

Application Suite

Has multiple applications bundled together. Related functions, features and user interfaces interact with each other. E.g. MS Office 2010 which has MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, etc.

Enterprise Software

Addresses an enterprise’s needs and data flow in a huge distributed environment. E.g. ERP Applications like SAP.

Enterprise Infrastructure Software

Provides capabilities required to support enterprise software systems. E.g. email servers, Security software.

Information Worker Software

Addresses individual needs required to manage and create information for individual projects within departments. E.g. Spreadsheets, CAAT (Computer Assisted Audit Tools) etc.

Content Access Software

Used to access contents and addresses a desire for published digital content and entertainment. E.g. Media Players, Adobe Digital etc.

Educational Software

Holds contents adopted for use by students. E.g. Examination Test CDs.

Media Development Software

Addresses individual needs to generate and print electronic media for others to consume. E.g. Desktop Publishing, Video Editing etc.