COm103 - Sun StarOffice Writer and Corel WordPerfect. 3....

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1. What is the difference between freeware and public domain software? What is the difference between package software and custom software? (7 points) Answer: Freeware is copyrighted software provided at no cost to a user by an individual or company. Public domain software is free software that has been donated for public use and has no copyright restrictions. Package software is mass produced, copyrighted, software available for purchase that meets the needs of a wide variety of people. Custom software performs functions specific to a business or industry developed for and by the user at their request. 2. What is word processing software? Give some examples of word processing software. (7 points) Answer: Word processing software allows users to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes graphics. Examples include Microsoft Word,
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Unformatted text preview: Sun StarOffice Writer and Corel WordPerfect. 3. What do we use multimedia authoring software for, and how can it be delivered? What do we use DTP for, and how does it work? (7 points) Answer: Multimedia authoring software allows users to combine text, graphics, audio, video and animation into an interactive application. It can be delivered through CD, DVD and the internet. We use DTP to create newsletters, brochures, advertisements, postcards, greeting cards , business cards, banners, etc. 4. What is a wizard and how does it work? What is FTP? (7 points) Answer: A wizard is an automated assistant that helps a user complete a task by asking questions and then help them automatically based on the questions. FTP is File Transfer Protocol, which is an internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the internet....
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