Programming software is a software which helps the programmer in developing other software. Compilers, assemblers, debuggers, interpreters etc. are examples of programming software. Integrated development environments (IDEs) are combinations of all these software.
Programming software is also known as programming tool or software development tool.
Programming software definition
Programming software is a program or set of programs which helps the software developers by assisting them in creating, debugging and maintaining other programs and applications.
Programming software is a sub-category of system software but according to some sources it is stated as a separate category of software along with application and system software.