Updated: 11/18/2022 by Computer Hope

Custom may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, custom is anything specially designed or created to meet the needs of a person or company. For example, with custom software a programmer would design the program to meet the specific needs of a company and is not general-purpose software designed for a general audience.


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2. With Adobe Photoshop, custom is a type of filter. See our Custom Filter page for further information.

3. In Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet programs, Custom is a number format that allows numbers to be custom formatted.

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