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Application Software by Mind Map: Application Software

1. Business Software

1.1. application software that assists people while performing business activities

1.1.1. Word Processing

1.1.2. Spreadsheet

1.1.3. Database

1.1.4. Presentation

1.1.5. Note taking

1.1.6. Personal information manager

1.1.7. Business software for phones

1.1.8. Business software suites

1.1.9. Project management

1.1.10. Accounting

1.1.11. Document management

1.1.12. Enterprise computing software

2. Application Software

2.1. consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist with personal tasks

2.1.1. To make business activities more efficient

2.1.2. To assist with graphics and multimedia projects

2.1.3. To support home, personal, and educational tasks

2.1.4. To facilitate communications

2.2. Available in a variety of forms

2.2.1. Packaged software

2.2.2. Custom software

2.2.3. Web application

2.2.4. Open source software

2.2.5. Shareware

2.2.6. Freeware

2.2.7. Public-domain software

3. Software for Home, Personal, and Educational Use

3.1. Personal finance software

3.2. Legal software

3.3. Tax preparation software

3.4. Personal DTP software

3.5. Personal paint/image editing software

3.6. Personal photo editing software

3.7. Clip art/image gallery

3.8. Video and audio editing software

3.9. Home design/landscaping software

3.10. Travel and mapping software

3.11. Reference software

3.12. Educational software

3.13. Entertainment software

4. Graphics and Multimedia Software

4.1. Computer-aided design (CAD) software

4.2. Desktop publishing software

4.3. Paint/Image editing software

4.4. Professional photo editing software

4.5. Video and audio editing software

4.6. Multimedia authoring software

4.7. Web page authoring software

4.7.1. helps users of all skill levels create Web pages that include multimedia and interactive content

5. Summary

5.1. How to start and interact with application software

5.2. Overview of a variety of business software, graphics and multimedia software, and home/personal/educational software

5.3. Web applications and application software for communications

5.4. Learning tools for application software and Web-based training

6. Web Applications

6.1. is a Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet

7. Objectives Overview

7.1. Identify the four categories of application software

7.2. Differentiate among the seven forms through which software is available

7.3. Explain how the operating system and utility programs work with application software

7.4. Describe characteristics of a user interface

7.5. Identify the key features of widely used business programs

7.6. Identify the key features of widely used graphics and multimedia programs

7.7. Identify the key features of widely used home, personal, and educational programs

7.8. Describe the learning aids available for application software

7.9. Discuss the advantages of and ways to access Web applications

7.10. Identify the types of application software used in communications

8. Application Software for Communications

8.1. Web Browser

8.2. E-Mail

8.3. Instant Messaging

8.4. Chat Room

8.5. Text, Picture, Video Messaging

8.6. RSS Aggregator

8.7. Blogging

8.8. Newsgroup/Message Board

8.9. FTP

8.10. Video Conferencing

9. Learning Tools for Application Software

9.1. Online Help

9.1.1. the electronic equivalent of a user manual

9.2. You can ask a question or access the Help topics in subject or alphabetical order

9.3. Web-based Help provides updates and more comprehensive resources to respond to technical issues about software

9.4. Web-based training

9.4.1. Is a type of CBT that uses Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web

9.5. Distance learning (DL)

9.5.1. is the delivery of education at one location while the learning takes place at other locations