Which of the following is not a type of software?

(A). System Utilities
(B). System Software
(C). Application Software
(D). Entertainment Software
Answer :(D). Entertainment Software
Entertainment Software is a class of software and not a type of software.


Which of the following is a type of software?
(A). System Utilities

(B). System Software
(C). Application Software
(D). All of these
Answer :(D). All of these

Types of software and examples

System Software Operating System CentOS, MS Windows, Unix, Android, Ubuntu, Linux, Mac OS, iOS
Device Drivers Display Drivers, USB Drivers, USB Drivers, Virtual Device Drivers, Sound card Driver, BIOS Driver, ROM Drivers, Motherboard Drivers, VGA Drivers,VGA Drivers, Printer Drivers
Firmware Consumer Applications, BIOS, Computer Peripherals, Embedded Systems, UEFI
Programming Language Translators Compiler, Interpreter, Assembler
Utility Directory Opus, Razer Cortex, Avast Antivirus, WinRAR, WinZip, McAfee Antivirus, Windows File Explorer, Piriform CCleaner

Application Software Word Processors Abiword, Google Docs, MS Word, Apple iWork- Pages, Corel WordPerfect
Database Software FoxPro, MS Access, MySQL, Clipper, dBase, FileMaker
Multimedia Software Windows Movie Maker, Inkscape, Adobe Photoshop, Picasa, Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player, Media Monkey
Educational Software Delta Drawing, MindPlay, Tux Paint, GCompris, Jumpstart titles, KidPix
Graphics Software Carrara, Autodesk Maya, Modo, CorelDRAW, aintShop Pro, Blender, GIMP, Adobe Photoshop
Web Browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, UC Browser

Classification of software and examples

Classification On the basis of application

Classification On the basis of copyright

Utilities Software Avast Antivirus, Directory Opus, McAfee Antivirus, Piriform CCleaner, Razer Cortex, Windows File Explorer, WinRAR, WinZip Freeware Team Viewer, ImgBurn, Audacity, Recuva, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Adobe Reader
Application Software MS Word, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, UC Browser Shareware Getright, Winzip, Adobe Acrobat, PHP Debugger
System Software BIOS Driver, Display Drivers, Motherboard Drivers, Printer Drivers, ROM Drivers, Sound card Driver, BIOS Driver, Display Drivers, Motherboard Drivers, Printer Drivers Commercial Bonsai, Process Bliss, Qualsys, StudioCloud, Bitrix 24, Zoho One, Oracle NetSuite, HubSpot, Studio Creatio, Quixy, Sage, Scoro, ProofHub, monday.com, Nifty, Freshbooks, Keap
Reservation Software Tour Manager, inroad, Smart Hotel Software, Bookeo, Priava, Rezdy, Planyo, Cloudbeds, Escapia, ResNexus, Peek Pro, Hostme, eZee Absolute, SignUp, Lodgix, Guest Tracker Public Domain SQLit, I2P
Business Software Optimizely, Zoho Recruit, Microsoft 365, Zoho Analytics, Deputy, Freshteam, HubSpot Marketing Hub, Constant Contact, Salesforce, MailerLite, Buffer, Trello, Bitrix 24, Google Workspace, Sendinblue, Wave Accounting, Zoom, Hootsuite Open-source Moodle,Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, Apache Web Server, GNU Compiler Collection
Entertainment Software VLC Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, Picasa, Inkscape
Artificial Intelligence Software IBM Watson, Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine, Azure Machine Learning Studio, H2O.AI, TensorFlow, Infosys Nia, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Salesforce Einstein, Cortana
Scientific Software AUTOCAD, PSPICE, ORCAD, MATLAB
Document Management Software EFileCabinet, FileHold, DocuWare, Templafy, OnlyOffice, M-Files, Optix, Rubex, LogicalDoc, SharePoint, AODocs, Box for Business
Networking and Web Applications Software Gmail, Facebook, Booking.com, LinkedIn, Amazon.
Embedded Software wireless Speakers, factory robots, WiFi-routers, GPS devices, calculators, PlayStation    

Most Important MCQs of Computer Science General Knowledge

  1. Which of the following is not an apple product?
  2. Which of the following is not a Microsoft product?
  3. Which of the following is not an example of malware?
  4. Which of the following is System Software?
  5. Which of the following is not antivirus software?
  6. Which of the following is not open-source software?
  7. Which of the following is an open-source operating system?
  8. Which among the following is not related to GIS software?
  9. Which of the following is not a web browser?
  10. Which of the following allows the user to view a web page?
  11. Which of the following program is not a utility?
  12. Which of the following is not a type of software?
  13. Which of the following is not a web server?
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