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IFSM 201 CHAPTER 3

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CUSTOM SOFTWARE
PERFORMS FUNCTIONS SPECIFIC TO A BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY.
CLIP ART
A COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS, PHOTOS, AND OTHER IMAGES YOU CAN INSERT INTO A DOCUMENT.
DATABASE SOFTWARE
APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT ALLOWS USERS TO CREATE, ACCESS, AND MANAGE A DATABASES.
FREEWARE
A COPYRIGHTED SOFTWARE THAT IS PROVIDED AT NO COST BY AN INDIVIDUAL OR COMPANY THAT RETAINS ALL RIGHTS TO THAT SOFTWARE.
MULTIMEDIA AUTHORING SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO COMBINE TEXT GRAPHICS, AUDIO, AND VIDEO ANIMATION IN AN INTERACTIVE APPLICATION.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO PLAN, TRACK, SCHEDULE, AND ANALYZE PROJECTS.
SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO ORGANIZE DATA IN ROWS AND COLUMNS AND TO DO CALULATIONS ON THE DATA.
WEB PAGE AUTHORING SOFTWARE
HELPS USERS AT ALL SKILL LEVELS TO CREATE PAGES WITH ALL MEDIA.
NOTE TAKING SOFTWARE
APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT ENABLES USERS TO ENTER TYPED TEXT, HANDWRITTED COMMENTS, OR SKETCHES ANYWHERE ON THE SOFTWARE PAGE AND SAVE AS PART OF THE DOCUMENT.
ICON
A SMALL IMAGE DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN THAT REPRESENTS A PROGRAM, DOCUMENTS, OR SOME OTHER OBJECT.
TITLE BAR
A HORIZONTAL BAR AT THE TOP OF THE WINDOW THAT DISPLAYS THE WINDOWS NAME.
SOFTWARE SUITE
A COLLECTION OF INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS SOLD IN A SINGLE PROGRAM.
CLIP ART/IMAGE GALLERY
A COLLECTION OF CLIP ART AND PHOTOS INCLUDED W/APPLICATION SOFTWARE.
EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE
SOFTWARE THAT TEACHES A PARTICULAR SKILL.
COMMAND
AN INSTRUCTION THAT CAUSES A PROGRAM TOO PERFORM A SPECIFIC ACTION.
DISTANCE LEARNING
DELIVERY OF EDUCATION AT ONE LOCATION WHILE LEARNING TAKES PLACE AT OTHER LOCATIONS
ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE
FOR PERSONAL COMPUTERS INCLUDING GAMES, VIDEOS, AND OTHER PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT A HOBBY OR PROVIDE AMUSEMENT AND ENJOYMENT.
EDIT
TO MAKE CHANGES TO A DOCUMENTS EXISTING CONTENT
PERSONAL DTP SOFTWARE
HELPS HOME AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS TO CREATE BUSINESS LETTERS.
CLICK
MOVING TH EPOINTER BUTTON, PRESSING AND RELEASING THE MOUSE BUTTON.
VIDEO EDITING SOFTWARE
ALLOWS PROFESSIONALS TO MODIFY A SEGMENT OF A VIDEO CLIP.
PRESENTATION GRAPHICS SOFTWARE
APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT ALLOWS USERS TO CREATE VISUAL AIDS FOR PRESENTATIONS.
PERSONAL PHOTO EDITING SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO EDIT DIGITAL PHOTOS TO ENHANCE IMAGE QUALITY.
WINDOW
A RECTANGULAR AREA ON THE SCREEN THAT DISPLAYS DATA AND INFORMATION.
ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE
HELPS COMPANIES RECORD AND REPORT THEIR FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS.
COMPUTER BASED TRAINING
A TYPE OF EDUCATION IN WHICH STUDENTS LEARN BY USING AND COMPLETING EXERCISES W/INSTRUCTIONAL SOFTWARE.
personal information manager
APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT INCLUDES AN APPOINTMENT CALENDAR, ADRESS BOOK TO ORGANIZE PERSONAL INFORMATION.
SHAREWARE
COPYRIGHTED SOFTWARE THAT IS DISTRIBUTED AT NO COST FOR A TRIAL PERIOD.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL SOFTWARE
A SIMPLIFIED ACCOUNTING PROGRAM THAT HELPS HOME USERS TO BALANCE CHECK BOOKS, TRACK EXPENSES, SET BUDGETS, AND EVALUATE FINANCIAL PLANS,
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN SOFTWARE
A SOPHISTICATED TYPE OF APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT ASSISTS A PROFESSIONAL USER IN CREATING, ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTUAL, AND SCIENTIFIC DESIGNS.
WEB BASED TRAINING
A TYPE OF COMPUTER BASED TRAINING THAT USES INTERNET TECHNOLOGY AND CONSISTS OF APPLICATION SOFTWARE
LEGAL SOFTWARE
ASSISTS IN THE PREPARATION OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS AND PROVIDES LEGAL INFORMATION FOR IDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND SMALL BUSINESSES.
PERSONAL PAINT SOFTWARE
EASY TO USE INTERFACE W/SIMPLE CAPABILITIES FOR HOME USE.
DESKTOP
AN ON SCREEN WORK AREA THAT HAS A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE.
DATABASE
A COLLECTION OF DATA ORGANIZED IN A MANNER THAT ALLOWS ACCESS, RETRIEVAL, AND OTHER USE OF THAT DATA.
TAX PREPARATION SOFTWARE
GUIDES PEOPLE THROUGH THE PROCESS OF FILING FEDERAL TAXES.
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
SOFTWARE PROVIDED FOR USE, MODIFICATION, AND REDISTRIBUTION.
FONT SIZE
INDICATES THE SIZE OF THE CHARACTERS IN A PARTICULAR FONT,
AUDIO EDITING SOFTWARE
LETS USERS MODIFY AUDIO CLIPS, PRODUCE STUDIO QUALITY SOUNDTRACKS, AND ADD AUDIO TO VIDEO CLIPS.
PAINT SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO DRAW PICS, SHAPES, AND OTHER GRAPHICAL IMAGES, WITH VARIOUS ONSCREEN TOOLS.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTO EDITING SOFTWARE
IMAGE EDITING SOFTWARE THAT ENABLE PHOTOGRAPHERS, VIDEOGRAPHERS, ENGINEERS, SCIENTISTS TO CUSTOMIZE DIGITAL PHOTOS.
ONLINE BANKING
OFFERS ACCESS TO ACCOUNT BALANCES PROVIDING BILL PAYING SERVICES, AND DOWNLOAD TRANSACTIONS FROM AND STATEMENTS FROM THE WEB TO YOUR COMPUTER.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE
PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO MAKE USERS MORE PRODUCTIVE AND ASSIST THEM WITH PERSONAL TASKS.
ONLINE HELP
THE ELECTRONIC EQUIVALENT OF A USERS MANUAL.
PUBLIC DOMAIN SOFTWARE
HAS BEEN DONATED FOR PUBLIC USE W/OUT COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
DESKTOP PUBLISHING
ENABLES PROFESSIONAL DESIGNERS TO CREATE SOPHISTICATED DOCUMENTS THAT CONTAIN TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND MANY COLORS.
LANDSCAPING SOFTWARE
SOFTWARE THAT HELPS WITH HOME IMPROVEMENTS
BUTTON
A GRAPHICAL ELEMENT THAT YOU ACTIVATE TO CAUSE A SPECIFIC ACTION TO TAKE PLACE.
WORD PROCESSING SOFTWARE
ALLOWS USERS TO CREAT, MANIPULATE, DOCUMENTS CONTAINING MOSTLY TEXT AND SOME GRAPHICS.
SAVE
TRANSFER COPY FROM COMPUTER MEMORY TO A STORGAE DEVICE.
TRAVEL AND MAPPING SOFTWARE
ENABLES USERS TO VIEW MAPS, DETERMINE ROUTES, DIRECTIONS, LOCATE POINTS OF INTEREST.
REFERENCE SOFTWARE
PROVIDES VALUABLE AND THOROUGH INFORMATION FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS.
FORMAT
CHANGING THE APPEARANCE OF A DOCUMENT
PRINT
THE COMPUTER MAKING ADOCUMENT ON PAPER OR LIKE MEDIA.
PACKAGED SOFTWARE
MASS PRODUCED COPYRIGHTED RETAIL SOFTWARE THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF A VARIETY OF USER.
MENU
A LIST OF COMMANDS FROM WHICH YOU CAN MAKE A SPECIFIC ACTION.
IMAGE EDITING SOFTWARE
THE CAPABILITIES OF PAINT SOFTWARE AND ALSO INCLUDES ENHANCING, MODIFYING EXISTING IMAGES AND PICTURES.
FONT
A NAME ASSIGNED TO A SPECIFIC DESIGN OF CHARACTERS.
POINTER
SMALLL SYMBOL DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN THAT MOVES AS YOUR MOUSE MOVES.
CREATE
ENTERING TEXT OR NUMBERS, INSERTING IMAGES, USING A KEYBOARD, MOUSE, DIGITAL PEN, OR A MICROPHONE.
WEB BASED SOFTWARE
REFERS TO SOFTWARE HOSTED BY WEB SITES.
BUSINESS SOFTWARE
APPLICATION SOFTWARE THAT ASSISTS PEOPLE IN BECOMING MORE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT WHILE PERFORMING THEIR DAILY BUSINESS ACTIVITIES.

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