Generic software is software that can perform many different tasks and is not limited to one particular application. For example, a spreadsheet application is generic because it is useful for multiple purposes without modification, such as a calculating tool for engineers or a finance tool for accountants.
Generic software is readily available to the public. Developers design bespoke software, also known as custom software, on the other hand, for specific applications. Developers create this kind of software to suit one particular client's needs instead of the general public. Unlike generic software, it is not usually widely available for sale on the public market.Learn More
Application software are computer programs that allow users to perform specific tasks. These programs are commonly referred to as "apps," and are usually completely self-contained and commercially produced.Full Answer >
Presentation software is a type of computer application that allows the user to present information using text, images, audio and video content. The information is arranged in a slide show, which can be set to advance frames by clicking a mouse or to run automatically by timer.Full Answer >
AVG software is computer software developed by the online security company AVG. As of March 31, 2014, AVG has over 187 million active users of their products and services. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has 11 offices worldwide.Full Answer >
A rootkit is a stealthy kind of software, generally malicious, designed to conceal the existence of certain programs or processes from normal detection methods and allow continued privileged access to a computer. Malware architects use rootkits to hide malware on a computer. Malware hidden by rootkits often screen, filter and steal data or abuse a computer’s resources, including using a PC for Bitcoin mining.Full Answer >