Application Software is the software for the specific purpose, so we can say that software developed for user's purposes is called Application Software. This is developed by using High-level Language in the form of creative project work by the software industries.
There is much software available for user purposes:
1. Packaged Software
Packaged Software is ready made, error-free, advance and standard software for general works. All word processing, database management, graphics and representation, animation, web-designing software are packaged software. This software is equipped with essential tools and technology to enhance user productivity.
2. Tailored Software
Tailored software is a small software, developed by using high-level language for the specific small process. These types of soft wares are developed for the certain specific purpose. Example: Software for Payroll for Specific organization, Software for specific Bank, Software for Railway Reservation, Hotel Reservation etc. This software is developed for solving specific problems of specific users or organizations.
Application software is the complete self-contained program that performs a specific function directly to the computer. Types of application software are:
|Package software||Tailor software|
|i. They are the generalized set of programs||i. They are a special set of programs.|
|ii. They are developed by software |
|ii. They are developed by individual |
|iii. E.g. MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL etc.||iii. E.g. Telephone directly, SLC result |
Some of the software available for user purpose are as follows:
Packaged Software is ready made, error-free, advance and standard software for general works. Some of the examples of packaged software are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word etc.
Tailored software is a small software, developed by using high level language for specific small process.This software is developed for solving specific problems of specific users or organizations.