An organized list of instructions that tell the computer exactly what to do -- synonymous with software, synonymous with application.
An early version of a software program that is often provided free to users to test for bugs before the program is sold to consumers.
The software program, such as Windows XP or Windows Vista, that runs a computer.
An operating system created by the Microsoft Corporation.
word processing software
Software used to create, edit, proofread, format and print documents on a computer.
A Microsoft application that allows a user to create word processing documents.
Software used to create highly stylized images for slide shows and reports.
A Microsoft application that allows a user to create presentation documents used to display information to enhance the flow of information, such as while giving a speech.
Software used to create and manipulate spreadsheets electronically.
A Microsoft application that allows users to create spreadsheet documents.
Software used to sort, search, manipulate, format, and calculate a collection of related information.
A Microsoft application used to create a database.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
An Internet browser developed by Microsoft.
The simultaneous running of two or more programs.
The three-letter addition to the name of a file indicating the type of application that produced the document.