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What is the difference between a software and a program?
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It can be quite confusing to differentiate between a software and a program but I'll try to explain it

A software simply put is a set of programs and operating information used by a computer.

A computer Software can be divided into three categories namely

•System software: This is a software that serves as a base to other softwares. Examples include operating systems and compliers

•Application software: This is a software that allows it's user to perform certain tasks like listening to music, play games and create documents.

•Programming software: This is a software that helps in the development of other softwares for example, compilers,debbugers etc.

A computer program is a set of instructions that tell the computer what to do.

The difference between a software and a program is that a program is written in a programming language but a software isn't.

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