Computer Software in UAE
About Computer Software
Computer Software is a component of the computer system, which consists of information or instructions in computer language. This information is used by the computer to carry out certain functions. Software can be broadly classified into system software, application software and utility software. Software consists of codes that allow the system to control hardware and to carry out specific tasks.
System software is a collection of programs used to control the hardware and run basic applications and a user interface (UI). The system software communicates with hardware devices and ports and executes other application software. This software includes the operating system, command line shell, programming language translators, and communication software.
Application software refers to several programs, which allow the system to execute and solve specific tasks. These applications have several uses, such as personal, entertainment, and corporate uses. Various corporate uses include applications developed for Banks, airlines and railways, telephone bill generation, etc. A few basic application software includes spreadsheets, database, entertainment, and word processing software. Utility software is a group of programs responsible for carrying out certain utility functions. These functions include task management, data compression, creating backups, scanning for malware, etc. Utility software includes utility applications like anti-virus, disk cleaners, registry cleaners, etc.
The development and use of software in most businesses today is essential. They provide businesses with up-to-date methods of tracking logs, accounts keeping, etc. State-of-the-art business software applications are widely used in the corporate and business sector. There are several software software developers that deal with commercial and personal computer software in UAE. Some of these companies are situated at Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai Internet City, SAIF Zone, and so on.