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Application Software by Mind Map: Application Software

1. Objectives Overview

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

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

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

1.4. Identify the types of application software used in communications

1.5. Describe the learning aids available for application software

1.6. Identify the four categories of application software

1.7. Describe characteristics of a user interface

2. Application Software

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

2.2. System software serves as the interface between the user,the application software,and the computer's hardware

2.3. Availble in a variety of forms

3. Business Software

3.1. Business software is application software that assists people while performing business activities

3.2. Additional word processing features include

3.3. Developing a document

3.4. Charting depicts data in a spreasheet in graphical

3.5. A fanction is a predefined formula that performs common calculation

3.6. A software suite is a collection of individual programs available together as a unit

3.7. A personal information manager (PIM) is application software that includes

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

5. Video : MediaCell Video Converter

6. Software for Home, Personal,and Educational Use

6.1. Professional finance software

6.2. Legal software

6.3. Tax preparation software

6.4. Clip art/image gallery

6.5. Home design/landscaping software

6.6. Personal DTP software

6.7. Travel and mapping software

6.8. Reference software

6.9. Education software

6.10. Entertainment software

7. Web Applications

7.1. A Web application is a Web site that allows user to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet

8. Application Software for Communication

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. Bloging

8.8. Newsgroup/Message Board

8.9. FTP

8.10. Video Conferencing

9. Learning Tools for Application Software

9.1. Online Help is the electronic equivalent of user manual

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

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

9.4. Web-based training is a type of CBT that uses Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web

9.5. Distance leaning (DL) is the delivary of education at one location while the learning takes place at other locations

10. Summary

10.1. How to start and interact with application software

10.2. Web application and application software for communication software

10.3. Overview of a variety of business software,graphics and multimedia software,and home/personal/education software

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