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1
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Software?

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set of instructions that tell the computer what to do

2
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program?

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the set of instructions

3
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what is the difference between an application and system software?

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  1. application software - software you use to do tasks

2. system software - software that helps run the computer

4
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2 types of software created?

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  1. proprietary/commercial software - created by companies to profit and sell to you
  2. open-source software - created free of charge
5
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3 ways software is distributed?

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  1. locally installed software - pay a one-time fee to download
  2. Saas - use the software over the internet without installation
  3. subscription software - pay a fee to use the software for a certain period
6
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Linux?

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open-source system software

7
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macOS and Windows?

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commercial system software

8
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Gimp and LibreOffice?

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Open-source application software

9
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Microsoft office and adobe photoshop CC?

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commercial application software

10
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how is the software most commonly purchased/downloaded?

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online

11
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Freeware?

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software that can be used for free

12
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is freeware always safe?

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no, it may not be but it can be

13
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Beta version?

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the version of an application that is still under development

14
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are there risks with installing beta versions?

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yes beta version is known for having bugs

15
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NFC?

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near field communication - set of protocols that facilitate wireless communication between devices

16
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Saas?

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software as a service - to use software over the internet

17
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System requirement?

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specify the min recommended standards for the OS

18
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OS

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operating system

19
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restore point?

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saves all the apps, updates, drivers, and info needed to restore your computer system at any time

20
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does the restore point affect personal data files

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no

21
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what is the difference between a custom installation and a full installation?

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  1. custom installation - decide which features you wish to install
  2. copies all the most commonly used files and programs to the hard drive
22
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bloatware?

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software that you don’t want nor need

23
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what are the problems with bloatware?

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slows down computer performance

24
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recovery drive?

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contains all the info needed to reinstall OS if the system becomes corrupted

25
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recovery utility?

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a program to reinstall programs for a windows user

26
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how often should I upgrade my software

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periodically if installed

27
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do you own the software you buy?

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no what you purchased was a licence that allows you to use the software, not the software itself

28
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Software license?

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an agreement between the user and the owner giving the user permission to use the software

29
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EULA?

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end user license agreement - software license

30
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does a license only cover one installation

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  1. singel license - covers one installation for one device

2. multiuser license - covers one installation over many devices

31
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copyleft?

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a license giving permission to redistributing modified open-source software under the same terms as the original

32
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does an open-source software need a license?

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yes a GNU - free but required

33
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GNU?

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general public license

34
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productivity software?

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lets users perform various tasks

35
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types of productivity software?(6)

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  1. word processing
  2. spreadsheet analysis
  3. presentations
  4. database management
  5. note-taking,
  6. personal information management/email
36
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most popular productivity program?

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Microsoft office

37
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productivity software for Microsoft? (6)

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  1. word
  2. excel
  3. PowerPoint
  4. access
  5. OneNote
  6. outlook
38
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productivity software for Apple? (2)

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  1. pages
  2. numbers
  3. keynote
39
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productivity software for LibreOffice? (4)

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  1. writer
  2. calc
  3. impress
  4. base
40
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productivity software for google docs? (3)

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  1. docs
  2. sheets
  3. slides
41
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productivity software for Zoho? (5)

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  1. writer
  2. sheet/books
  3. show
  4. creator
  5. notebook
42
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word processing software?

A

software used to create and edit documents

43
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what is the most popular word processing software?

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Microsoft Word

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features of Microsoft Word? (4 out of 8)

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  1. drop cap
  2. formatted header
  3. bullet points
  4. hyperlinks
  5. image with text wrapping
  6. headings
  7. page number at the footing
  8. two-column layout
45
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spreadsheet software?

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software meant to make the calculation and perform the numerical analysis

46
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2 examples of spreadsheet software?

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  1. Microsoft excel

2. LibreOffice

47
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2 examples of web-based spreadsheet software?

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  1. google

2. Microsoft office online

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features of spreadsheet software? (3 out of 6)

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  1. labels
  2. cell
  3. values
  4. functions - operations
  5. formulas
  6. row insertion
49
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what-if analysis (spreadsheet software)?

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automatically check the numerical results of a specific situation if it were to occur

50
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4 types of data inserted in spreadsheet software?

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  1. text
  2. values and dates
  3. formulas (1+1)
  4. functions (SUM)
51
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Sparklines (spreadsheet software)?

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excel feature - charts that fit into a single cell

52
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3 different chart types of spreadsheet software?

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  1. treemaps
  2. sunbursts
  3. waterfall
53
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presentation software?

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used to create presentations

54
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example of presentation software (3)

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  1. Microsoft PowerPoint
  2. keynote - apple
  3. google slides
55
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database software?

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lets users store and organize more comlicated data compared to spreadsheet

56
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examples of database software? (3)

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  1. oracle
  2. MySQL
  3. Microsoft Access
57
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record database software

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rows

58
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PIM?

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personal information manager software - helps manage personal information in one place (email/contact info)

59
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widly used PIM is?

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microsoft outlook

60
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2 web-based email clients

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yahoo and google

61
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wizard?

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walks you through steps needed to complete certain tasks

62
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3 productivity software tools

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  1. wizard - walks you through steps needed to complete certain tasks
  2. template - predesigned formate
  3. macro - a small program that groups a series of commands so that they will fun as a single command
63
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finacial planning software?

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helps mangage daily finaces

64
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what are qicken and mint a part of?

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finacial planning software

65
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tax preparation software?

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lets you prepare your state and federal taxes on your own

66
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what are intuit turbotax, H&R text software examples of?

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tax preparation software

67
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accounting software?

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helps small business owners manage their finaces more effiecntly by providing tools for tracking accounts

68
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intuit QuickBooks?

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examples of acounting application

69
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DTP?

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desktop publishing software - helps with publications for businesses

70
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Adobe inDesign?

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examples of desktop publishing software - enables professional s to desing books for publication

71
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Web authoring software?

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allows anyone todesign interactive web pages without knowing HTML code

72
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Adobe Dreamweaver

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examples of web authoring software - help design web pages

73
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vertical market software?

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software designed for specific industries

74
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CAD?

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computer-aided design program - software used to make 3D models

75
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Autodesk’s AutoCAD

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example of CAD

76
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applications of CAD? (4)

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  1. architects - build virtual models of buildings
  2. engineers - build models of structure (bridges/factories)
  3. 3D printer users - to help design the object
  4. medical engineer - create human body models
77
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6 types of large business related software?

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  1. project management
  2. CRM
  3. ERP
  4. e-commerce
  5. CAD
  6. vertical market
78
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CRM

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customer relationship management

79
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ERP

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enterprise resource planning

80
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Trimble’s SketchUp?

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web-based 3D modeling application

81
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multimedia software?

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software required to produce comuter gamses, animations and movies

82
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what types of software does multimedia software include? (6)

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  1. digital image
  2. video editing
  3. digital audio
  4. drawing
  5. app creating
  6. educational and referencing
83
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Snapseed and Enlight Photofox?

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specializzed editing apps

84
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image-editing desktop software?

A

photo editing software used by proffesionals

85
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Adobe photoshop and corel paintshop pro are examples of?

A

image-editing desktop software

86
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IFTTT

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if this then that - tool that enables users to creat recipes that wil automatically back up mobile images to the internet

87
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image storage app

a) apple
b) android

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a) iCloud

b) google photos

88
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Digital video-editing software

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used to edit and refine vids

89
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Adobe Premiere Pro and Final cut pro (apple) are?

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the most expesive digital video-editing software

90
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Drawing/illlustrating software?

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enable the creation and edition of 2D drawings

91
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MP3?

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MPEG-1 Audiio Layer 3 - most common digital audio compression format

92
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AAC and WMA are example of?

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digital audio compression formats

93
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uncompressed audio files?

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audio files has no data removed - the original file

94
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compressed audio file

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audio files that have been edited

95
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WAV and AIFF files are example of

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uncompressed audio files

96
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Ogg Vorbis?

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free open soruce audio compression format

97
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DAWs?

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Digital audio workstation software - enable the creation of virtual audio tracks

98
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Audio-editing software?

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tools that enable editing audio files

99
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Audacity?

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type of Audio-editing software

100
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app creation software?

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enable users to creat a mobile app

101
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8 types of educational and refernce software?

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  1. test preparation
  2. simuation
  3. intructional - to teach anything
  4. trip planning
  5. homesesign/improvement
  6. course management
  7. brain traning
  8. genealogy
102
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simulation programs?

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guides users through nunfamiliar skills in an artificial environment

103
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course management software?

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runs online courses

104
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blackboard, moodle, and canvas are examples of?

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course management software