Application Software

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Application Software by Mind Map: Application Software

1. Application Software

1.1. consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assive with personal task

1.1.1. To make business activities more efficient

1.1.2. To assist with graphics and multimedia projects

1.1.3. To support home, personal, and educational tasks

1.1.4. To facilitate communications

1.2. Available in a variety of forms

1.2.1. Packaged software

1.2.2. Custom software

1.2.3. Web application

1.2.4. Open source software

1.2.5. Shareware

1.2.6. freeware

1.2.7. Public-domain software

1.3. System software serves as the interface between the user, the applicationsoftware, and the computer's hardware

1.3.1. Utility programs

1.4. Fore Categories of Application Software

1.4.1. Business Word Processing Word processing allows users to create and manipulate documents Clip Art is a collection of electronic drawings, photos, and other images Spreadsheet Spreadsheet softaware allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform and calculations A function is predefined formula that performs common calculations Charting depicts data in a spreadsheet in graphical form Database A database is collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data Presentation Allows users to create visual aids for presentations to communicate ideas, massages, and other information to a group Note taking Note taking software is application software that enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, or sketches anywhere on a page Personal information manager A personal information manager (PIM) is application software that includes Business software for phones Scaled down versions of software are available towork smart phones and other mobile devices Business software suites A software suite is a collection of individual programs available together as a unit Project management Project management software allow s to user to plan schedule, track, and analyze the events, resouces and costs of a project Accounting Accounting software helps companies record and report their financial transactions Document management Document manament software provides a means of charing, distributing, and searching through documents by converting them into a format that can be viewed by any user Enterprise computing software Enterprises typically require special computing solutions for various functional units

1.4.2. Graphics and multimedia Computer-aided design (CAD) software Desktop publishing software Paint/Image editing software Professional photo editing software Video and audio editing software Multimedia authoring software Web page authroing Web page authroing software helps users of all skill levels Web pages that include multimediaand interactive content

1.4.3. Home/Personal/Educational Personal DTP software Personal paint/image editing software Personal photo editing software Clip art/image Gallery Video and audio editing software Home design/landscaping software Travel and mapping software Reference software Educational software Entertainment software

1.4.4. Communication Web Browser E-Mail Instant Massaging Chat Room Text, Picture, Video Massaging RSS Aggregator Blogging Newsgroup,Massage Board FTP Video Conferencing

1.5. Additional Word processing features include

1.5.1. AutoCorrect

1.5.2. AutoFormat

1.5.3. Collaboration

1.5.4. Columns

1.5.5. Gramma Checker

1.5.6. Ink Input

1.5.7. Macros

1.5.8. Mail Merge

1.5.9. Reading Layout

1.5.10. Research

1.5.11. Search and Replace

1.5.12. Smart Tags

1.5.13. Tables

1.5.14. Templates

1.5.15. Thesaurus

1.5.16. Tracking Changes

1.5.17. Voice Recognition

1.5.18. Web Page Devolopment

1.6. Devoloping a document

1.6.1. Create a document Enter text and numbers Inseart images Perform other tasks

1.6.2. Edit a document Make changes to existing content Inseating, deleting, cutting, copying, and pasting

1.6.3. Format a document Change appearance Font Font size

1.7. Online Help

1.7.1. Online Help is the equivalent of a user manual

1.7.2. You can ask a question or access to Help topics in subject or alphabetical order

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

1.8. Web-based Training is a type of CBT that uses internet technology consists of application software on the web

1.9. Distance learning (DL) is the delivery of education at one location while the learning takes place at other locations