A Computer Software Application will usually have related functions, features and user interfaces, and may be able to interact with each other, when it consists of multiple applications bundled together. Business Applications, something like Microsoft Office, LibreOffice and iWork, can be the suitable examples in this regard.
A kind of Computer Software Application that meets the requirements of individuals as well as groups to provide digital entertainment and published digital content, something like media players, web browsers, and help browsers are known as the ‘Content Access Software’, though its primary duty is to access content without editing, but may include software that allows for content editing.
Types of Computer Application Softwares
A type of Computer Software Application, that is considered as a section of enterprise software and usually concentrates on smaller organizations and/or groups, something like Travel Expense Management and IT Helpdesk, within a large organization, is known as ‘Departmental Software’.
A Computer Software Application, partly related to content access software, but include collaborative capabilities as it has the content and/or features adapted for use in by educators or students. For example, it may deliver evaluations (tests), track progress through material, is known as ‘Educational Software’.
There is one Computer Software Application, by name ‘Enterprise software’, that deals with the requirements of processes and data flow of all the sections of an entire establishment, even though if it runs in a heavily distributed environment and some proper examples in this regard can be something like; customer relationship management (CRM), systems and supply chain management software and enterprise resource planning systems.
A kind of Computer Software Application, which is supposed to support enterprise software systems in big establishments, by providing common capabilities, something like databases, email servers, and systems for managing networks and security.
Now there is another popular Computer Software Application by name, Entertainment Software that represents the different forms of entertainment to be made available through a computing device, by which the user can be provided with display of motion pictures, screen savers, pre recorded music, video games and many other types of computer games, like Arcade games, Console games, Mobile games and also Personal computer games.
A Computer Software Application, the one that is in contrast to enterprise management, in fact enables the user to possess and maintain the information for individual projects within a department, may be that is why it is known as ‘Information Worker Software’.
Appropriate examples for such type of application software are; time management, resource management, analytical, collaborative and documentation tools, which can be managed by using Word processors, spreadsheets, email and blog clients, personal information system, and individual media editors, even in case of a multiple information worker tasks.
A type of Computer Software Application, that includes graphic-art software, desktop publishing software, multimedia development software, HTML editors, digital-animation editors, digital audio and video composition, and many others generates print and electronic media for others to consume, is known as ‘Media Development Software’.
Now here is an other important type of Computer Software Application by name ‘Product Engineering Software’, that includes computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided engineering (CAE), computer language editing and compiling tools, integrated development environments, and application programmer interfaces, so as to deal with the development of hardware and software products.
A Computer Software Application, that simulates physical or abstract systems for research, training and/or entertainment purposes, is known as Simulation software.