HyperDic: software_program

English > 1 sense of the expression software program:
NOUNcommunicationsoftware program, software, computer software, software system, software package, package(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
English > software program: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory.
Synonymssoftware, computer software, software system, software package, package
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narroweralpha softwareA first release of a software product that is usually tested only by the developers
authoring languagesoftware that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
beta softwaresoftware that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release
compatible softwaresoftware that can run on different computers without modification
compatible softwareapplication software programs that share common conventions so they can be utilized together
computer-aided design, CADsoftware used in art and architecture and engineering / engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
database management system, DBMSA software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
freewaresoftware that is provided without charge
groupwaresoftware that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
malwareMalicious software, designed to break into a system
operating system, OS(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
plug-in, add-onA software module that extends or enhances the capabilities of an existing application
program, programme, computer program, computer programme(computer science) a sequence / sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, functionA set sequence of steps, part of larger / larger computer program
sharewaresoftware that is available free of charge
shrink-wrapped softwaresoftware on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard / standard platform)
software documentation, documentationprogram listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
spywarecomputer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent
supervisory softwareSpecialized programs that reside permanently in the computer's main memory and control the processing of user's programs
upgradesoftware that provides better performance than an earlier version did
Broadercode, computer code(computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
Oppositehardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
Spanishpaquete, programa, software
Catalanpaquet, programa, programari, software

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