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    Describe the differences between application software and support software. Provide an example of each.

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    Describe the differences between application software and support software. Provide an example of each.

    Software can be categorized into these two main types: application and system support software. System software is the base software in any computing environment or a single computer that builds the essential infrastructure which helps with many activities such as operating the system, managing resources, coordinating and functioning of peripherals, triggering software drivers when needed (e.g. printing or music playing). Supporting software is an interface between application software and the computer and assists with communication between the user and system. Basically support software helps control the system which may be configurable according the specific needs of a particular system. Support software is an essential platform by which a user can request the execution of programs, and provides ...

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    This solution discusses the differences between application and support software with examples of each.

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