The software is the set of instruction that is known for instructing the computer to perform a set of specific tasks. This task can be anything related to computation, gaming, writing, entertainment or drawing etc. So one can say that software is nothing but a generic term that is used to describe computer programs.
The software is divided into three broad categories:
- System software – It is known to serve as the base for application software. This includes device drivers, compilers, text editors and utilities that help the computer to operate efficiently.
- Programming software – It is the tools which act as an aid for developers who write programs. Various tools like linkers, debuggers, compilers, and interpreters.
- Application software – Example of these are accounting software, a gaming application, database, educational software, antivirus software, and others.
For using the software in the system you must have to install it first and that can be done when you have downloaded the setup file from the official website or when you have installation CD/DVD or floppy disk.
These software’s may have many features in it but these are not free from the glitches also. They contain various errors which might be related to either installation issue, unable to update, the slow running of the software or any other issue. In the event of software errors, users are requested that they should contact the support team for help. Because these experts have the knowledge as well as the expertise which is needed for fixing the issue.