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Introduction

What is Application Software?

Application software is the software you choose to apply to a task. E.G playing a game or writing a document.

Types of Software Licence – use DIV Scrollers


Licenced

Individual copy

Software is licenced to protect the intellectual property of developers and allow them to profit it.

Site Licence

This allows the program to go on any device in the system and you don’t have to move it off a computer to put it on another.

Network Licence

Only allows a certain number of programs to be used on computers. E.G a family can use it when adding anti-virus to every computer in the household.

Open Source

This means that you can get into the code of a free software and change it.

Shareware

The software has been shared but the developer asks you to pay a bit for it.

Trialware

Software you can use for a certain amount of time and then it stops.

Freeware

It is free software that you don’t need to pay for. 

Pirateware

Where someone has cracked the instillation codes of the software has been stolen which is illegal.


Software Uses - use DIV Scrollers

Office

Wordprocessor

Write a letter to people.

Write a report on something

Spreadsheet

Make data tables on things.

You can do calculations.

Database

Lists of info – products and prices.

Presentation

You can do presentations to people.

Make graphs easier.

Specialist Systems – use examples

Financial Accounts

Some company’s use these to track their money

Personnel

Allows the company to track how many employers it has.

Medical records

Tracks people’s medical records. Used in hospitals.

Medical diagnostic

Its when they are using computers like X-rays. They send all of the results electronically.

Internet

Web browsers

You can use these to search things on the internet.

HTML editors

It means that you can edit the code of a website – Notepad ++

Email

You can use emails to send things like documents or messages to people all around the work in seconds.

Blogs

These are used to allow people to write about things that happened in their life and post about it. Like a diary but people can look at them publicly.

Wiki

It is a website that lots of people contribute to - Wikipedia

Graphics

Photo edit

Photo editing is the changing of images. These images can be digital photographs, illustrations, prints, or photographs on film

Drawing

Drawing allows you to draw things on the computer and add them to documents

Desk top publishing

the production of printed matter by means of a printer linked to a desktop computer, with special software.

Paint

Paint lets you resize images, draw and colour things and edit images

Recreation

PC games

Pc games let people play games on the computer instead of a console

Online games

Online games let you play with others online and can play with friends

Virtual Realities - SecondLife & Open Sim

These are games which role play real life in either a computer game or VR headset

MMORPGs - World of Warcraft

These are giant games which can let lots of people play online all at once


Software Worksheet

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