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Crossword Puzzle 4 – Chapter 4

Overview The purpose of this activity is to review the key terms and concepts of chapter 4.

Learning Outcomes 1. Identify the key terms and concepts on your wiki page as a team (3 members per team).

Key Terms/Skills Key Terms:

  1. Accounting software- allows detailed tracking of financial transactions and near instantaneous reporting and analysis
  2. Application software-is a set of one or more programs designed to permit the user to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities. # Audio editing software-software which allows editing and generating of audio data
  3. Beta version - Is a version that is not officially released or licensed, it is still currently in it’s Alpha stage where it is undergoing testing.
  4. Bloatware-software whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory it requires.
  5. Computer-aided design (CAD) - the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.
  6. Copyright - the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.
  7. Course management software - defined as an Internet-based software that creates and distributes course content, manages student enrollment and tracks student performance.
  8. Custom installation-A type of installation that allows the user to specify certain installation settings and options, such as which components will be installed
  9. Customer relationship management software (CRM)- is a phrase used to describe a category of enterprise software that covers a broad set of applications and software to help businesses manage customer data and customer interaction, access business information, automate sales, marketing and customer support
  10. Database software- applications that interact with the user, other applications, and the database itself to capture and analyze data.
  11. Desktop publishing software (DTP)-can generate layouts and produce typographic quality text and images comparable to traditional typography and printing.
  12. Digital video editing software - method that allows you to access any frame in a digital video clip regardless of sequence in the clip. The freedom to access any frame, and use a cut-and-paste method
  13. Drawing/Illustration software - It provides sophisticated tracing and text manipulation capabilities as well as color separations.
  14. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software-is business process management software that allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business and automate many back office functions related to technology, services and human resources.
  15. Entertainment software-is used for performing several leisure activities like playing games, viewing photographs, and making videos using a computer.
  16. Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)-assigns rating information for computer and video games indicating the appropriate age group and content
  17. Financial planning software-a program for the allocation and management of finances and capital through budgeting, investment, etc
  18. Formula (in excel)- is an expression which calculates the value of a cell
 # Freeware - Free software for users to download for free until a trial period is over, they then must move onto buying the software.
  1. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - questions that are asked commonly by users. The FAQ is usually as the end of a webpage.
  2. Full installation - An installation that installs all software components into the computer.
  3. Image/Photo editing software - software that enables users to edit photos.
  4. Integrated help - Help support that is built into a software.
  5. Integrated software application- for personal computers that combines the most commonly used functions of many productivity software programs into one application.
  6. Macro - a single instruction that expands automatically into a set of instructions to perform a particular task.
  7. Mapping program - provide an API so that programmers can write applications consistent with the operating environment.
  8. Multimedia software - is distinguished from mixed media in fine art; by including audio, for example, it has a broader scope.
  9. Online mapping service - is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet that are generated by amap server using data from a GIS database.
  10. Open source software - is computer softwarewith its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study.
  11. Personal Information Manager software (PIM)-is a type of application software that functions as a
  12. Presentation software-software used to create a sequence of text and graphics, and often audio and video, to accompany a speech or public presentation
  13. Productivity software- is application software dedicated to producing information
  14. Program-provide (a computer or other machine) with coded instructions for the automatic performance of a particular task.
  15. Project management software- has the capacity to help plan, organize, and manage resource pools and develop resource estimates.
  16. Proprietary software-is software that is owned by an individual or a company (usually the one that developed it).
  17. Shareware-software that is available free of charge and often distributed informally for evaluation, after which a fee may be requested for continued use.
  18. Simulation program - is based on the process of modeling a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas.
  19. Software - the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
  20. Software as a Service (SaaS) - Software used for services to consumers. Example, accounting softwares.
  21. Software license - is a legal instrument (usually by way of contract law, with or without printed material) governing the use or redistribution of software.
  22. Software piracy - is a term that is frequently used to describe the copying or use of computer software in violation of its license (commonly referred to as an end user licensing agreement or EULA).
  23. Software suite- application suite is a collection of computer programs —usually application software or programming software— of related functionality, often sharing a more-or-less common user interface and some ability to smoothly exchange data with each other.
  24. Speech/voice recognition software-The identification of spoken words by a machine.
  25. Spreadsheet software- are widely used computer applications that allow the user to organize large amounts of data.
  26. System requirements-are often used as a guideline as opposed to an absolute rule
  27. System software-is computer software designed to operate and control the computer hardware and to provide a platform for running application software.
  28. Tax preparation software-computers are used to complete tax returns.
  29. Template-something that serves as a model for others to copy.
  30. Vertical market software- is software aimed at a particular vertical market and can be contrasted with horizontal market software that can be used in a cross-section of industries.
  31. Virtual reality program-is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
  32. Web-based application software-is any software that runs in a web browser.
  33. Web page authoring software-site development system that allows Web pages to be visually created like a desktop publishing program.
  34. Wizard-a help feature of a software package that automates complex tasks by asking the user a series of easy-to-answer questions.
  35. Word processing software-is a computer program that provides special capabilities beyond that of a text editor such as the WordPad program that comes as part of Microsoft's Windows operating systems.

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