Software is step by step instruction that enable a computer to perform specified task or programme.
Software is step by step instruction that enable a computer to perform specified task or programme. Software is divided into two types namely system software and application software.
System software is developed for running the computer system. System software is essential for a computer to work properly. The system software consists of operating system, compiler and assemblers and utility programs.
Operating systems controls the entire operations of the computer and controls the input/output, resource management to handle program loading and executing. Compilers are translation programs
During processing there are some tasks or works which have to be repeated. This type of task utility programs are developed . Instead of the user writing this programs, vendors provide these utility programs along with software or hardware.
Application software is developed for specific application such as payroll, billing, dispatch etc. These progammes are custom designed to suit the existing the systems, customize the manual system. Application software is designed and developed to handle the end user’s need. This is the classification structure of software.