DEFINITION-Software is a set of programs, which is designed to perform a well defined function. A program is a sequence of instruction written to solve a particular problem.
TYPES OF SOFTWARE
*System software-The system software is collection of programs designed to operate , control and extend the processing capabilities of the computer itself. System software are generally prepared by computer manufactures.
**Application software-Application software are the software that are designed to satisfy a particular need of a particular environment. All software prepared by us in the computer lab. Examples of application software are-student record software, railway reservation software, income tax software, word processors etc.