Software terms

Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 software terms
Computer file

Software
PDF
Spreadsheet
Excel
File
Resmon
Tab
Device driver
Word processor
Notepad

Number

3ds Max
7-Zip
8.3 format
16-bit
32-bit

A
Creative Cloud

Abandonware
Abiword
Abort, Ignore, Retry, Fail
About box
Absolute coordinates
Accelerator
Active
ActiveSync
Add-on
Adobe After Effects
Adobe AIR
Adobe Audition
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe Fonts
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe PageMaker
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Rush
Adware
Alpha
Anchor
Android
Android Beam
Android File Transfer
Android launcher
Android Pay
Anti-spyware
Antivirus
Apache Hadoop
Apex Legends
APM
App
Append
Append symbol
Apple Music
Apple Pay
Apple TV+
Application
APT
Architectural design software
Archival backup
Archive
Archive attribute
Attribute
Audible
Audiobook
Authoring software
Autocomplete
AutoCorrect
Autofill
AutoFormat
Automatic updates
Automation
Auto restart
Autosave
AutoText
AVI

B

Back
Backup
Backward compatibility
Bandicam
BandLab
Batch processing
Bells and whistles
Bin
Binaries
Binary
Binary file
Black box
Bleachbit
Blender
Block diagram
BlueStacks
BMP
Bootleg
Bootlog
Bounding box
Bundle
Bundled software

C
ChromeVox

CAD
Calculator
CAM
Cancel
Canned software
Capture
Caustic
Cave story
CCleaner
Charityware
Chart area
Check box
Child
ChromeVox
Chronological
Clean install
Clippy
Clone stamp tool
Closed file
CLSID
CMS
COA
Cobot
Code 128
Collaboration
Combine
Command bar
Commercial software
Compare
Compatible
Compositor
Compress
Compressed file
Compression utility
Concept mapping
Conditional formatting
Configuration
Confirmation
Connectivity
Console application
Console tree
Constructor
Contextual tab
Continue
Copy
Copy con
CorelDRAW
Corrupt
Crapware
Crash
Create
Crippleware
Critical error
Crop
Crunch
CrystalMark
CTD
Custom software
Cut
Cygwin

D
DMCA

DaRT
Data compression table
Data deduplication
Data dump
Data file
Data manipulation
Data processing
Data recovery
Data validation
DAW
Dead
Deadlock
Decode
Deepfake
Default
Default button
Delay
Delete
Demo
Dependence
Deprecated
Desktop publishing
Device driver
Device relationship management
Dhrystone
Diagnostic program
Diagnostics
Dialer
Dif
Differential backup
Diffuse reflection
Digital assistant
Digital audio workstation
Digital sort
Digital speech
Digitize
Disable
Disassembly
Disaster recovery
Discard
Discontinue
Discord
Disney+
DivX
DMCA
DMI
Document
DOS mode
Dribbleware
Drive Image
Driver
DRM
Dxdiag

E
ePUB

Easter egg
Edit mode
Edutainment software
Embedded
Emulator
Enable
Encoder
End of life
Enigma
Entry
EOL
ePUB
Erase
Error code
ESA
ESRB
Excel
Execute
Exit
Expand
Explode
Export
Expression Web
Expunge
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
External sort
Extract
Eyedropper

F
Foistware

Factory settings
Failure
Fault
Fc
FCBS
Feature
Fetch
FF
Field
File
File conversion
File extension
File format
File recovery
File tab
File type
File viewer
FileZilla
Find
Fix
Floating toolbar
FL Studio
FLV encoder
Foistware
Font conversion
Fortnite
Forward compatibility
FOSS
Frame
Freemium
Free Software Foundation
Freeware
Front end
Frozen
Full backup
Full-text search

G
Graphics editor

Game
Gantt chart
GarageBand
Garbage
Gedit
Generative design
Geocaching software
Get
GFS
GIS
GKS
Glary Utilities
GlassWire
Glob
Global
GNU
GNU Lesser General Public License
Gnutella
Google Latitude
Google Lens
Google Pay
Google Wallet
Grammar checker
Graphic conversion program
Graphic design
Graphics program
Groovorio
Guiltware
Guru Meditation
Gzip

H

Halt
Handle
Handler
Hardware-dependant
Head clean
HES
HEVC
Highlight
HitFilm
Hive
HKLM
Horizontal scrolling
Hot fix
Hotjava
Htop
Huffman code
Humble Bundle
Hypercard
Hypervisor

I
Install

Iconic interface
iDealshare
Image editor
ImageMagick
Import
Incremental backup
Index search
Information
Information processing
INI file
Inkscape
Insert
Insertion point
Insert mode
Install
Installation program
Installer
Integrated software
Interactive
Interactive program
Interchangeable file
Interface
Intermittent error
Internal soft
Interrupt handler
Inverse kinematics
Irfanview
ISAM
ISIS
ISV
iWork

J

Jar
Jira

K

Keytip
Kill
Killer application
Krita

L
LibreOffice

LAME
Language translation program
Launch
Legacy
Lexicographic sort
LGPL
LibreOffice
License
Life cycle
LimeWire
Limiting operation
Linear search
Link time
Live wallpaper
Localization
Locked file
Lock up
Log
Logic error
Logic Pro
Look-and-feel
Lotus
Lotus Symphony
Ls
Luser
LXTerminal

M
Malware

Machine dependency
Macro recorder
Malvertisement
Malware
Manipulate
Mark
Marquee
Mask
Massage
Maxthon browser
Mdelete
MDI
Mdir
Measure
Media Player
Merge
Mersenne prime
Message queue
Mget
Microsoft Bob
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
mircScript
Mixamo
Mkdir
Mode
Modify
Mosaic
Mouse grid
Move
Move file
MPC-HC
MPEG2
MPI
Mput
MRP
MRUD
MSD
Msiexec
Multiple filespecs
Multitasking
Multitenancy
Mycroft

N
Ninite

Nano
Narrator
Native file format
Navigation pane
NEdit
Negate
NetMeeting
Netscape
Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface
News reader
Ninite
NLS
NOIDE
Non-interactive
Non-linear
Normal view
Notepad
Notes Pages
Notes Pane
Nudge
NURBS

O
Office 365

OBJ
Object
Office
Office 365
Office Online
Offset
Off-the-shelf
OLTP
OmniGraffle
OneNote
ooVoo
Open
OpenAL
Open Audio Library
Open Broadcaster Software
OpenDoc
Open file
OpenOffice
Open source
Open source software
Open with
Optimization
Optimize
Option
Oracle Beehive
Orphan file
OSCulator
Override
Overrun
OwnCloud

P
PowerPoint

Pack
Package software
Pad characters
Page fault
Page markup
Paint brush
Painter
Paint program
PaintTool SAI
Pane
Parameter
Parameter-driven
Parent
Parental controls
PassMark
Paste
Paste special
Patch
Path
Pattern recognition
PDF
PEGI
Peopleware
Performance Monitor
Photo manipulation program
Photoshopped
PID
PIF
Pin
Piracy
PKUNZIP
PKZIP
Places bar
Plaintext
Platform
P-machine
Point release
Policeware
Portability
Postcardware
Postprocessor
PowerPoint
Preference
Preprocessor
Presentation program
Print area
Privmsg
Problem Reports and Solutions
Problem Steps Recorder
Proglog
Program
Program logic
Progress indicator
Project management software
Propagated error
Pro Tools
PSD
Pseudo-random
Public domain software
Publisher
Purge
Push button
Put
Putty

Q

QR Code
Queue management software
Quick Parts
QuickWeb
Quit

R
Readme file

Radio button
Radiosity
Ransomware
RAR
Rasterize
Raw data
Ray casting
Ray tracing
RC
Readme
Recoverable error
Recurse
Recv
Redirect
Redo
Region fill
Registry scanner
Release
Reliability Monitor
Reload
Remote control software
Remotehelp
Rename
Replace
Report generator
Repository
RequestTTY
Resmon
Resource
Restore
Retrieve
Revert
Rigging
Riven
Rmdir
Robustness
Rotoscoping
RSAT
RTF
Rubber handling
Rufus
Run
Runs on
Runtime

S
Software piracy

SaaS
SaaS BI
SaaS ERP
Sampling rate
Save
Save As
Sc
Scale
Scalix
Scareware
SCCM
Screen reader
Scroll bar
Scroll box
Sea
Seamless integration
SeaMonkey
Section break
Select
Select all
Selection sort
Self-extracting file
Sequence check
Sequential
Serial file
Set
Settings
Setup
Shading
Shadow ban
Shared logic
SharePoint
Shareware
Shovelware
Side grade
Skeuomorphism
Skinz
Skip
Slide
Slide master
Slide pane
Slurp
SmartArt
Smart Tag
Snagit
Snapchat
Snapshot
Snipping Tool
Soft copy
Soft error
Software
Software build
Software-dependent
Software house
Software piracy
Software publishing
Software suite
Software versioning
Sony Crackle
SOP
Sort
Sorter
Sort within a sort
SourceForge
Space parity
Specification
Spin box
Spin button
Split
Split bar
Split screen
Spreadsheet
Spyware
Stabilizer
StarOffice
Startup
Status
Status bar
Sticky Notes
Stop
STP
Strip
Stuff
Submit
Suffix
SUMIF
Sync
System component
System error
System failure
System requirements
System restore
Systems integration
System software

T
Text file

Tab
Tab selector
Tarball
Target
Task
Task pane
Task Scheduler
Tear-off menu
Terminate
Test
Text cursor
Text file
Text-only
TextPad
Theme
Tick
Timer
tn3270
TOF
Toggle
Toolbox
Tr
Transcoding
Transition
Translator
Tree
Truncate
TTS
Tweak
Typeahead

U

UL
Unarchive
Unbundled
Undelete
Undo
Unicode
Unity
Unload
Unpack
Unreal Engine
Unrecoverable error
Unzip
Update
Upgrade
UPI
Uplay
URC
URN
UTF
Utility
UWIN

V
Version

Valid
Validity check
Vaporware
Variable-length field
Vector graphic
Vector graphics editor
Vegas Pro
Verbose
Version
Video editing software
View
View buttons
VIM
Virtualbox
Virtual drive
Virtual keyboard
Virtual PC
Virus
Visible page
VisiCalc
Visio
VK
VLC
VMware
Volume licensing
Vudu
VxD

W
Microsoft Word

Walled garden
Warez
Waze
WCN
Wd
Wetware
WeVideo
WFP
Whatsapp
Whetstone
White balance
White box
Wide character
Widget
Wildcard
Winamp
Windows-based program
Windows Essentials
Windows Internet TV
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Encoder
Windows Media Player
Windows Sysinternals
Wine
WinHex
Wintel
Wizard
WMF
WMI
Word
Word count
WordPad
Word processor
WordStar
WordWeb
Work area
Workaround
Workgroup productivity package
Workspace
Wrap text
WYSIWYG

X

Xcode
Xirc
XMPP
XON/XOFF
X.org foundation

Y

Currently no listings

Z

Zimbra
Zoo

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