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Application Software, Advanced CIS

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Accounting Software
Helps companies record and report their financial transactions
Application Software
Programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks
Business Software
Assists people in becoming more effective and efficient while performing daily business activities
Clip art/Image Gallery
A collection of clip art and photos
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Software
Assists a professional user in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs
Database Software
Allows users to create a database, which is a collection of data organized in a manner that allows access, retrieval, and use of that data.
Desktop
An on-screen work area that has a graphical user interface
Desktop Publishing (DTP) software
Enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and colors
Document Management Software
Provides a means for sharing, distributing, and searching through documents by converting them into a format that can be viewed by any user
Entertainment Software
Includes interactive games, video, and other programs
Note Taking Software
Enables users to enter typed text, handwritten comments, drawings, and sketches
Online Help
The electronic equivalent of a user manual
Paint software
Allows users to draw pictures, shapes, and other graphical images with various on-screen tools
Personal DTP Software
Helps home and small business users create newsletters, brochures, flyers, advertisements, postcards, greeting cards, letterhead, business cards, banners, calendars, logos, and Web pages.
Personal Finance Software
A simplified accounting program that helps users balance their checkbooks, pay bills, track personal income and expenses, track investments, and evaluate financial plans.
Presentation Software
Allows users to create slides that are displayed on a monitor or on a projection screen
Professional Photo Editing Software
A type of image editing software that allows photographers, videographers, engineers, scientists, and other high-volume digital photo users to edit and customize digital photos.
Software Suite
A collection of individual programs available together as a unit
Spreadsheet Software
Allows users to organize data in rows and columns, perform calculations, recalculate when data changes, and chart the data in graphical form
Tax Preparation Software
Can guide users through the process of filing federal taxes
Video Editing Software
Allows professionals to modify a segment of a video, called a clip
Web Application
A Web site that allows users to access and interact with software from any computer or device that is connected to the Internet
Web page authoring software
Helps users create Web pages and organize and maintain Web sites
Web-based training (WBT)
Uses Internet technology and consists of application software on the Web
Word Processing Software
Allows users to create a document by entering text or numbers and inserting graphical images, edit the document, and format the document.