Define: Applications Software

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Definition: Applications Software


Quick Summary of Applications Software


Applications software are computer programs that are design for a specific purpose or application. 



What is the dictionary definition of Applications Software?

Dictionary Definition


Applications software are computer programs that are design for a specific purpose or application.

Accounts programs are therefore considered applications software, as is Auditing Software.

Applications that can be downloaded to mobile devices such as smart phones and/or tablets are commonly known as apps.


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Synonyms For Applications Software


application software, software application, application program, application package, software applications


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Applications Software are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 8th January, 2020