What is software?

Software are programs that are used to control a computer system

Types of Software

System Software: This type of software is written to control and make the use of hardware.

Application Software: These programs perform real-world tasks that users want.

System Software: System software includes operating systems, device drivers, firmware, servers, utilities and interfaces.

Writing software: This is a software which uses programming language to develop applications such as app inventor.

The operating system is a large collection of programs that controls the hardware.


A multi-tasking operating system allows multiple processes to be resident in RAM at the same time. These processes are in different states- running, runnable or waiting.



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