Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

Interactive describes software or hardware whose behavior changes in response to interaction with a human. For example, the computer mouse is an interactive hardware device because a human uses it as a way to interact with the computer, which is also considered an interactive device. With regards to software, this web page is considered interactive because you can click any of the hyperlinks to find further information about what is being clicked.

Hardware terms, Interactive program, Interactive video, Non-interactive, Software terms