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Computer software can be organized into categories based on common function, type, or field of use. A list follows of common software categories. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Computer program. ...

Categories of software

This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Accounting scholarship be merged into this article or section. ... Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs) integrate (or attempt to integrate) all data and processes of an organization into a unified system. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... ... For other uses, see Data (disambiguation). ... Data recovery is the process of salvaging data from damaged, failed, corrupted or inaccessible primary storage media when it cannot be accessed normally. ... A database management system (DBMS) is computer software designed for the purpose of managing databases. ... Digital asset management consists of tasks and decisions surrounding ingesting, annotating, cataloguing, storage and retrieval of digital assets, such as digital photographs, animations, videos and music. ... Originally, a document management system was a computer program (or set of programs) used to track and store images of paper documents. ... Backup software is software designed to backup data for the purpose of having a second copy of an original source in case of damage to the original data source. ... A file archiver combines a number of files together into one archive file, or a series of archive files, for easier transportation or storage. ... This article is about emulation in computer science. ... A disk image emulator is computer software designed to emulate a disk image, usually of a CD or DVD, on a local hard drive. ... An IME for inputting Japanese characters in Mac OS 9 An IME for inputting Japanese characters using Windows XPs radical IME pad An input method editor (IME) is a program or operating system component that allows computer users to enter characters and symbols not found on their keyboard. ... A game engine is the core software component of a computer or video game or other interactive application with real-time graphics. ... An email client (or mail user agent [MUA]) is a computer program that is used to read and send e-mail. ... File sharing is the activity of making files available to other users for download over the Internet, but also over smaller networks. ... A peer-to-peer (or P2P) computer network is a network that relies on the computing power and bandwidth of the participants in the network rather than concentrating it in a relatively few servers. ... A FTP client uses the FTP protocol to connect to an FTP server to transfer files. ... An HTML editor is a software application for creating web pages. ... A screenshot of PowWow, one of the first instant messengers with a graphical user interface // Instant messaging or IM is a form of real-time communication between two or more people based on typed text. ... Many modern web browsers have a mode entitled offline browsing, where links to webpages are redirected to local copies in a temporary folder. ... An example of a web browser (Internet Explorer), displaying the English Wikipedia main page. ... Mathematical software is a type of software genre which has mathematics in common. ... An operating system (OS) is a set of computer programs that manage the hardware and software resources of a computer. ... A personal information manager (PIM) is a type of application software that functions as a personal organizer. ... Software engineering is the application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software. ... A bugtracker is an issue tracking system that is designed especially to manage problems (software bugs) with computer programs. ... A diagram of the operation of a typical multi-language, multi-target compiler. ... A debugger is a computer program that is used to test and debug other programs. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Revision control (also known as version control, source control or (source) code management (SCM)) is the management of multiple revisions of the same unit of information. ... Documentation generator is a programming tool that generates an API Documentation documentation from a set of specially commented source codes, and in some cases, binary files. ... A software suite is a collection of computer programs, usually applications of related functionality, often sharing a more-or-less common user interface and some ability to exchange data with each other smoothly. ... A graphics suite is a software suite for graphics work that are distributed together. ... Internet suite - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... In computing, an office suite, sometimes called an office application suite or productivity suite is a software suite intended to be used by typical clerical and knowledge workers. ... A digital audio editor is a computer application for audio editing, i. ... In computer graphics, graphics software or image editing software is a program or collection of programs that enable a person to manipulate visual images on a computer. ... Modeling in LightWave. ... A bitmap graphics editor is a computer program that allows users to paint and edit pictures interactively on the computer screen and save them in one of many popular bitmap or raster formats such as JPEG, PNG, GIF and TIFF. Usually an image viewer is preferred over a bitmap graphics... A screenshot of the xfig vector graphics editor A screenshot of the modern vector graphics editor Xara Xtreme A vector graphics editor is a computer program that allows users to compose and edit vector graphics images interactively on the computer screen (compare with MetaPost) and save them in one of... This article is about media players in general. ... Video editing software is application software which handles the editing of video sequences on a computer. ... Anti-virus software consists of computer programs that attempt to identify, thwart and eliminate computer viruses and other malicious software (malware). ... Firewall may refer to: Firewall (construction), a physical barrier inside a building or vehicle, designed to limit the spread of fire, heat and structural collapse Firewall (networking), a logical barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between sections of a computer network Firewall (film), a 2006 action film written... “Cipher” redirects here. ... Disk encryption is a special case of data at rest protection when the storage media is a sector-addressable device (e. ... Password cracking is the process of recovering secret passwords from data that has been stored in or transmitted by a computer system. ... A computer security audit is a manual or systematic measurable technical assessment of a system or application. ...

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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Comparison of raster graphics editors. ... The following is a list of vector graphics editors. ...

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