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Operating system

A set of program that coordinates all the activities among computer or mobile device hardware

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Operating system and other tools

Software
(consist of the program that control and maintain the operation of computer and its devices

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Function of operating system

Serves as an interface between user, applications and hardware

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Retail software

Mass-produced, copyrighted software that meets the needs of variety of users

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Custom software

Performs function specific to a business or industry

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Web app

Application stored on a web server that can be accessed through a browser

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Mobile app

Application you download from a mobile device's app store

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Mobile web app

Web app that is optimized for display in a browser on a mobile device

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Shareware

Copyrighted software that is contributed at no cost for a trial period

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Open source software

Software provided for use, modification and redistribution
Has no restriction from copyright
Can be downloaded from a web server and often at no cost

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Public-domain software

has been donated for public use & has no copyright restriction