What is Application Software?

Application software can be termed as requirement based software developed for any explicit reason. This is actually a set of code or collection of instructions meant for end users. An application software can be abbreviated as an application also an app (more shortly). They are a self-contained set of instructions specifically meant for limited tasks. These types of software are usually made for users having requirement on any particular undertaking, such as opening any PDF document, or editing document, or making presentation files, or playing music, opening web-pages for surfing etc

Some common examples of Application Software are:

  • Word processing applications
  • Business applications
  • Music and Video players
  • Games for bars and cafes
  • Educational applications
  • Database maintenance software
  • Hospital or Medicine management systems etc

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