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Tuesday, 11 February 2020

What Is Software...?

What is software:

Programs that run on computer are called software.
A software consist of set of instruction that are executed step by step.
It is different from hardware in that it cant be touched or seen.
Hardware cannot work without a software.
Software give method for communication between user and computer.


All the processes of computer i.e. input , output, processing, control and storage depends on the software.

Types of Software:
There are two types of software
1.System software
2.Application software .

System software:
Control operations of computer system
coordinates the activities and functions of hardware and programs.
Control usage and allocation of hardware components.
E.g. how data will be saved on hard disk, what will be priority of different programs running on computer.

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