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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: software - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memorycomputer software - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
alpha software - a first release of a software product that is usually tested only by the developers
authoring language - software that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
beta software - software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release; "beta software is usually available only to particular users who will test it"
compatible software - software that can run on different computers without modification
compatible software - application software programs that share common conventions so they can be utilized together
computer-aided design, CAD - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
freeware - software that is provided without charge
groupware - software that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
subprogram, subroutine, procedure, routine, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
shareware - software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
shrink-wrapped software - software on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard platform)
spyware - computer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent
supervisory software - specialized programs that reside permanently in the computer's main memory and control the processing of user's programs
software documentation, documentation - program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
database management system, DBMS - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
upgrade - software that provides better performance than an earlier version did
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India's export of computer software and services during 2012-13 registered an estimated growth of 10.
7 billion for ICT equipment and computer software, an increase of 22% from 2007.
65 billion in 2006-07, the official of the Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) said.
It requires a business purchaser (as opposed to simply a purchaser, under the original version) that is not a holder of a direct-pay permit and knows at the time of its purchase of a digital good, computer software or a service that it will be concurrently available for use in more than one jurisdiction, to deliver to the seller an "exemption certificate claiming MPU" While current SSUTA Section 312 requires delivery of an MPU exemption form only for computer software delivered electronically, the revised version also applies to computer software delivered by "load and leave" or in tangible form.
We encourage our customers, many of which are long-time subscribers to JPM, to vote for American Computer Software (ACS), as we continue to deliver unmatched customer service along side the industry's top property management software, enabling managers to streamline their day-to-day tasks and centrally management otherwise complex housing data," said Heather Gullickson, executive vice president at ACS.
Cohen created Dance Manager, the groundbreaking computer software management tool for dance studios, twenty years ago; he served as president of the United Dance Merchants of America from 1999 to 2001.
The court relied on contemporary dictionary definitions of statutory terms such as "film" and "record" in finding that Microsoft's computer software master tapes were included the statute's specific listing of "films, tapes, and records," and its CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMs, and diskettes within the meaning of "similar reproductions.
This looks spectacular compared to the Computer Software average increase in profits of 10.
Most computer software created in the past few years avoids the Y2K problem by declaring dates in at least a MM/DD/YYYY format, where 1900 and 2000 can be differentiated.
The bail is high, but authorities and Microsoft officials said it reflects the growing problem of computer software piracy.

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