Q.8. What is the difference between the system software and application software.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYSTEM SOFTWARE AND APPLICATION SOFTWARE
|SYSTEM SOFTWARE||APPLICATION SOFTWARE|
|1. The program directly related to the hardware of computer is known as ‘system software||The Program that is designed only to fulfill user’s need is known as application software.|
|2. It contributes to the control and performance of the computer system.||It enables that computer to produce useful work such as writing letters, making reports and preparing accounts etc.|
|3. It includes a number of program i.e.
(b) Language Translator
(c) Data Management software
(d) Utility Software
(e) Operating system
|It is further divide into two classes:
General Purpose Application
Special Purpose Application