Application Software

Application software is a term which is used for software created for a specific purpose. It is generally a program or collection of programs used by end users. It can be called an application or simply an app.

In fact all the software other than system software and programming software are application software.

Application software definition
A software which is developed to help the user to perform specific tasks is called application software.

Various examples of application software are:

  • Word processing software
  • Database programs
  • Entertainment software
  • Business software
  • Educational software
  • Computer-aided design(CAD) software
  • Spreadsheet software etc.