Software is a set of computer programs, procedures and data that tell computer what to do. The difference between application software and system software is as below:
Application Software: It is a set of programs that accomplishes user specific tasks. Word, Excel, Power Point, Paint are examples of application softwares.
System Software: It is a set of programs that controls operation of a computer system. These programs do not solve specific problems but assist users in the use of computer. Operating System, Text Editor, Compiler are examples of system softwares.
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