Application Software

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Application Software by Mind Map: Application Software

1. Available in a variety of forms

1.1. Packaged software

1.1.1. New node

1.2. Custom software

1.3. Web application

1.4. Open source software

1.5. Shareware

1.6. Freeware

1.7. Public‐domain software

2. Business Software

2.1. Word Processing

2.1.1. allows users to create and manipulate documents

2.2. Spreadsheet

2.2.1. allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations

2.2.2. Charting depicts data in a spreadsheet in graphical form

2.3. Database

2.3.1. allows users to create, access, and manage a database

2.4. Presentation

2.4.1. allows users to create visual aids for presentations to communicate ideas, messages, and other information to a group

2.5. Personal information manager

2.5.1. Appointment calendar

2.5.2. Address book

2.5.3. Notepad

2.6. Business software for phones

2.7. Business software suites

2.7.1. collection of individual programs available together as a unit

2.8. Project management

2.8.1. allows a user to plan, schedule, track, and analyze the events, resources, and costs of a project

2.9. Accounting

2.9.1. helps companies record and report their financial transactions

2.10. Document management

2.10.1. provides a means for sharing, distributing, and searching

2.11. Enterprise computing software

2.11.1. Human resources

2.11.2. Accounting

2.11.3. Engineering

2.11.4. Marketing

2.11.5. Sales

2.11.6. Distribution

2.11.7. Customer service

2.11.8. Information technology

3. Graphics and Multimedia Software

3.1. Computer‐aided design (CAD) software

3.2. Desktop publishing software

3.3. Paint/Image editing software

3.4. Professional photo editing software

3.5. Video and audio editing software

3.6. Multimedia authoring software

3.7. Video: MediaCellVideo Converter

3.8. Web page authoring software

4. Software for Home, Personal, and Educational Use

4.1. Personal finance software

4.2. Legal software

4.3. Tax preparation software

4.4. Personal DTP software

4.5. Personal paint/image editing software

4.6. Personal photo editing software

4.7. Clip art/image gallery

4.8. galleryVideo and audio editing software

4.9. Home design/landscaping software

4.10. Travel and mapping software

4.11. Reference software

4.12. Educational software

4.13. Entertainment software

5. Web Applications

5.1. Britannica.com

5.2. Dictionary.com

5.3. Flickr

5.4. Gmail

5.5. Google Earth

5.6. Google Docs

5.7. Google Maps

5.8. MSN Encarta

5.9. Photoshop Express

5.10. Picnik

5.11. TaxACT Online

5.12. TurboTAXOnline

5.13. Windows Live Celender

5.14. Windows Live Hotmail

5.15. YouSendlt

6. Application Software for Communications

6.1. Web Browser

6.2. E‐Mail

6.3. Instant Messaging

6.4. Chat Room

6.5. Text, Picture, Video Messaging

6.6. RSS Aggregator

6.7. Blogging

6.8. Newsgroup/Message Board

6.9. FTP

6.10. Video Conferencing

7. Learning Tools for Application Software

7.1. Online Help

7.2. Web‐based training

7.3. Distance learning (DL)

7.4. Web‐based Help