Monday, 14 May 2012

Software : Application Software

Application software is a computer program or a suite of computer 
programs that performs a particular function for the user. Application software includes all programs that perform specific tasks  such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, e-mail and Web browsing

A software application that enables a user to display and interact with text, images, and other information typically located on a web page at a website on the World Wide Web.

TYPES OF APPLICATION SOFTWARE


Word Processing
Word Processing an office application that enables user to create, edit, format and print textual document.

Spreadsheet
A program that processes information in the form of tables. Tables cells can hold values or mathematical formula.

Presentation
An application software that allows a user to create visual aid for presentation to communicate ideas, messages and other information to a group.

Graphics Editing
Program that can edit digital representation or non-text information such as drawing, charts and photograph.

WORD PROCESSING
A word processing program is an office application that  enables users to create, edit, format and print textual  documents. It also offers commands that enables users to format a document so that they can create an attractive  appearance.

 
USAGES OF WORD PROCESSING SOFTWARE
  1. creating and editing document
  2. defining the size of paper on which to print and specifying the margin
  3. changing the shape and size of characters
  4. organising texts in newsletter-style columns
  5. incorporating many types of graphical images
  6. typing words in a paragraph continually without processing the ENTER key at the end of each line
  7. reviewing the spelling of a document (spelling checker)
  8. inserting header and footer in a document
  9. drawing tables of any size or shape

SPREADSHEET
A spreadsheet is a program that processes information in the form of grid of columns and rows. It is also called a table. Table cells can hold values or mathematical formulas. Spreadsheets are indispensable tools for anyone who works with numbers.


USAGES OF SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE
  1. creating, editing and formatting worksheet in rows and columns
  2. containing formulas which can perform calculations on the data in the worksheet
  3. making charts, which depicts the data graphically such as column charts or pie charts
  4. what-if analysis, the ability of recalculating the rest of the worksheet when data in a worksheet changes.
PRESENTATION
A presentation software enables users to create transparencies, slides and handouts for presentation. It allows a user to create visual aids for presentation to communicate ideas, messages and other information to a group.


USAGES OF PRESENTATION SOFTWARE
  1. providing a variety of predefined presentation formats that define the  complementary colours for backgrounds, text and graphical accents on   the slides
  2. providing a variety of layouts for each individual slide such as a title slide, a two-column slide and a slide with clip art, a picture, a chart, a table or animation
  3. enhancing text, charts and graphical images on a slide with 3-D and   other special effects such as shading, shadows and textures
  4. setting the slide timing so that the presentation automatically displays the next slide after a preset delay
  5. applying special effects to the transition between each slide
  6. inserting images, video and audio clips
GRAPHICS EDITING
Graphics editing is a program that can edit digital representation or non-text information such as drawings, charts or photographs.


  
USAGES OF GRAPHICS SOFTWARE
  1. drawing pictures, shapes and other graphical images with various on-screen tools such as a pen, brush, eyedropper and paint bucket
  2. modifying the contrast and brightness of an image
  3. cropping unwanted objects
  4. removing “red eye”
  5. adding special effects such as shadows and glows 
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