Nov 09

COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

 

  1. COMPUTER SOFTWARE DEFINITION

Software or commonly called software is a collection of commands that are made with a programming language that has a unity of the same to produce a program / application that has a certain value and purpose or set of electronic data stored and arranged by the computer, electronic data stored by the computer can be programs or instructions that will run a command.

Software based on its distribution can be sorted into several kinds, sort by names are software paid, free or free software. For example of paid software that’s very useful to make more money on Amazon is AmaSuite 5. You can see AmaSuite Review here.

Paid software is software that is distributed for commercial purposes, any user who wishes to use or obtain such software by purchasing or paying on the party who distribute it.

Freeware or free software is copyrighted computer software that is free to use without time constraints, different from shareware that requires users to pay (for example after a certain trial period or to obtain additional functionality). The developers of free tools often create free freeware tools “to donate to the community”, but also want to retain their rights as developers and have control over subsequent developments. Freeware is also defined as any program that is distributed free of charge, at no additional cost. A prime example is the browser suite and mail client and Mozilla News, also distributed under the GPL (Free Software).

 

Software if we describe of its kind turned out to have some differences, including:

a. Adware

From the name we can immediately conclude that this type of software insert ads in the program. This type of software is usually free but with advertising compensation that appears.

b. Freeware

This type of software is free and can be used without a certain time limit. This type of software usually has features that are less powerful.

c. Shareware

Software types are the opposite of freeware because shareware has certain time limits and requires the user to validate ownership of the software with the serial number obtained from the purchase. This software usually has powerful capabilities.

d. Spyware

Spyware serves to monitor or spy on computer activities performed by the user. This software is more often misused for the benefit of data theft.

e. Open source

Open source software is software that can be changed, upgraded, or disseminated as it allows the user to view the source code of the software. This type of software is usually developed by individuals or communities and has a General Public License (GPL) license.

 

  1. BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

Business application is an application or computer software to support a company’s business activities. This application is mostly used for business via internet media. For some business software that can support your business please Visit Site.

Basically, information technology (business applications one of them) can and should be utilized by business actors to make their business more efficient, and encourage the business has a more competitive competitiveness than other businesses. Some of the benefits that can be felt by business actors are:

  • Marketing can be wider and cheaper (internet marketing)
  • Design changes can be simulated / tried first without fear of damage, run out of materials, etc. (Photoshop, paint, etc.)
  • Promotion can be more interesting
  • Faster financial management and reduced risk of fraud (accounting application)
  • Service can be faster, example with barcode, cashier no longer need to type goods code
  • Predicted sales can be done
  • And many more