Cyberspace and Society Lecture Notes 6

Software designed to allow you to create edit

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Software designed to allow you to create, edit, manipulate, store, and catalog graphics, video, and sounds Communications software o Software designed to allow you to communicate with other people by text, speech, or video, or access information on the world wide web Software suite o A collection of individual programs sold as a single package o Two major advantages Lower cost Easy to use Integrated application packages o Offer a range of capabilities for less money than software suites
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o Ex: Microsoft works Application software o How is software distributed? Packaged software, mass-produced Custom software, performs functions specific to a business or industry Open source software, provided for use, modification, and redistribution Shareware, copyrighted software that is distributed free for trial period Freeware, copyrighted software provided at no cost Public-domain software, freeware with no copyright restrictions Software Copyrights and Licenses o A copyright is a form of legal protection that grants the author of an
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