Software terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 software terms
Computer file

Software
Microsoft Word
Spreadsheet
Word processor
Binary
Device driver
SCCM
Tab
File
Excel

Number

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

A
Creative Cloud

Abandonware
Abiword
Abort, Ignore, Retry, Fail
About box
Absolute coordinates
Accelerator
Activate
Active
ActiveSync
Active tab
Add-on
Adobe After Effects
Adobe AIR
Adobe Audition
Adobe Bridge
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe Fonts
Adobe Fresco
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe PageMaker
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adobe Portfolio
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Rush
Adobe XD
Adware
Affinity Photo
Alpha
Anchor
Android
Android Beam
Android File Transfer
Android launcher
Android Pay
Ansible
Anti-spyware
Antivirus program
AnyDesk
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
Artboard
Asana
Aseprite
Attributes
Audacity
Audible
Audiobook
Authoring software
AutoCAD
Autocomplete
AutoCorrect
Autofill
AutoFit
AutoFormat
Automatic updates
Automation
Auto restart
Autosave
AutoText
AVI

B

Baby duck syndrome
Back
Backstage View
Backup
Backward compatible
Bandicam
BandLab
Batch processing
Bells and whistles
Bethesda Launcher
Bin
Binaries
Binary
Binary file
Black box
Bleachbit
Blender
Blockchain
Block diagram
BlueStacks
BMP
BookStack
Bootleg
Bootlog
Bounding box
Brave
Bridgefy
Build
Bundle
Bundled software
Buy me a coffee

C
ChromeVox logo

CAD
Cakewalk
Calculator
CAM
Cancel
Canned software
Canvas
Capture
Cassandra
Caustic
Cave story
CCleaner
Characteristic
Charityware
Chart area
Check box
Child
Chroma key
ChromeVox
Chronological
CIO
Clean install
CleanWipe
Clippy
Clone stamp
Closed file
CLSID
CMS
COA
Cobot
Code 128
Collaboration
Collapse
Color scheme
Combine
Combo box
Command bar
Commercial software
Compare
Compatible
Compositor
Compress
Compressed file
Compression utility
Computer art
Computer laws
Concept mapping
Conditional formatting
Configuration
Confirmation
Confluence
Connectivity
Console application
Console tree
Constructor
Container
Content-aware
Contextual tab
Continue
Copy
Copy con
CorelDRAW
Corrupt
Crapware
Crash
Create
Creative Cloud
Crippleware
Critical error
Crop
Crunch
CrystalMark
CTD
Cubase
Custom software
Cut
Cygwin

D
DMCA logo

DaRT
Data compression table
Data deduplication
Data dump
Data file
Data manipulation
Data processing
Data recovery
Datasheet
Data validation
DaVinci Resolve
DAW
Dead
Deadlock
Decode
Deepfake
Default
Default button
Delay
Delete
Demo
Demote
Dependency
Deprecated
Desktop publishing
Destination
Destructive editing
Device driver
Device relationship management
Dhrystone
Diagnostic program
Diagnostics
Dialer
Dialog box launcher
Dictation mode
Dif
Differential backup
Diffuse reflection
Digital assistant
Digital audio workstation
Digital sort
Digital speech
Digitize
Digitized speech
Disable
Disassembly
Disaster recovery
Discard
Discontinue
Discord
Disney+
Ditto clipboard
DivX
DMCA
DMI
Docker
Document
Document area
DOS mode
Draw
Draw.io
Dreamweaver
Dribbleware
Drive Image
Driver
DRM
DroidKit
Duplicate
Duration
Dxdiag

E
ePUB logo

Easter egg
Edit mode
Edutainment software
Electronic whiteboard
Embedded
Emulator
Enable
Encoder
End of life
Enigma
Entry
EOL
Epic Games Launcher
EpocCam
ePUB
Erase
Error code
ESA
ESRB
Essential Home
Evernote
Excel
Execute
Exit
Expand
Expansion
Expansion pack
Explode
Export
Expression Web
Expunge
Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
External sort
Extract
Eyedropper

F
Foistware logo

Facial recognition
Factory settings
Failure
False positive
Fault
Fc
FCBS
Feature
Fetch
FF
Field
Figma
File
File conversion
File extension
File format
File recovery
File tab
File type
File viewer
FileZilla
Filmora
Final Cut Pro
Find
Find My
Find My Device
Fix
Floating toolbar
FL Studio
FLV encoder
Foistware
Font conversion
Foreign key
Fortnite
Forward compatibility
Forward compatible
FOSS
Frame
Frame.io
Freemium
Free Software Foundation
Freeware
Freeze panes
Front end
Frozen
Full backup
Full-text search

G
Graphics editor

Game
GameMaker Studio
Gamification
Gantt chart
GarageBand
Garbage
Gedit
GEM
Generative design
Geocaching software
Geofence
Get
GFS
GIS
Gitter
GKS
Glary Utilities
GlassWire
Glob
Global
GNU
GnuCash
GNU Lesser General Public License
Gnumeric
Gnutella
Google Latitude
Google Lens
Google Pay
Google Street View
Google Wallet
Grammar checker
Graphic conversion program
Graphic design
Graphics conversion program
Graphics program
Grayware
Greenshot
Greyware
Groovorio
Guiltware
Guru Meditation error
Gzip

H

Hacker Dojo
Halt
Hamachi
Hamburger menu
Handle
Handler
Hang
Hardware-dependent
Harvester
Head cleaning
Hearthstone
HES
HEVC
Highlight
HitFilm
Hive
HKLM
Home tab
Hootsuite
Horizontal scrolling
Hotfix
Hotjava
Houseparty
HP Support Assistant
Htop
Huffman code
Humble Bundle
Hung
HyperCam
HyperCard
HyperTerminal
Hypervisor

I
Install from CD

Iconic interface
iDealshare
Image editor
ImageMagick
Image viewer
Import
In-app purchase
Incremental backup
Incremental find
Index search
Information
Information processing
Ingres
INI file
Inkscape
Insert
Insertion point
Insert mode
Install
Installation program
Installer
Integrated software
Interactive
Interactive fiction
Interactive program
Interchangeable file
Interface
Intermittent error
Internal sort
Interrupt handler
Inverse kinematics
IPF
Irfanview
ISAM
ISIS
ISV
iTunes
iWork

J

Jami
Jar file
Java archive
Jira
Jitsi
JP2
JPEG 2000

K

Kebab menu
Keytip
KiCad
Kill
Killer app
Kodi
Krita

L
LibreOffice logo

LAME
Landscape mode
Language translation program
Launch
Learning Management System
Legacy
Lexicographic sort
LGPL
LibreOffice
License
Life360
Life cycle
Lightroom
LimeWire
Limiting operation
Linear search
LinkedIn
Link time
Live preview
Live wallpaper
LMS
Localization
Locked file
Lock up
Log
Logic error
Logic Pro
Look-and-feel
Lotus
Lotus Symphony
Ls
Luser
LXDE
LXTerminal

M
Malware icon

Machine dependency
Macro recorder
Magix
Malvertisement
Malware
Manipulate
Mark
Markov chain
Marquee
Mask
Massage
Max
Maxthon browser
Maya
Mdelete
MDI
Mdir
Measure
Meatballs menu
Media Player
Merge
Mersenne prime
Message queue
MFA
Mget
Microsoft Bob
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Narrator
Microsoft Paint
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Video Editor
Microsoft Word
Min
Mini toolbar
mIRC Script
Mixamo
Mkdir
Mode
Modern
Modify
Mosaic
Mousegrid
Move
Move file
MPC-HC
MPEG-2
MPI
Mput
MRP
MRUD
MSD
Msiexec
Multilevel list
Multiple filespecs
Multitasking
Multitenancy
Mutt
Mycroft

N
Ninite logo

Nagware
Nano
Narrator
Native file format
Navigation pane
NEdit
Negate
Netflix party
NetMeeting
Netscape
Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface
News reader
Next
Nextcloud
Ninite
NLS
NOIDE
Nondestructive editing
Non-interactive
Non-linear
Nonlinear video editing
Normal view
NoSQL
Notepad
Notepad++
Notes Pages
Notes Pane
NPAPI
Nudge
NURBS

O
Office 365

OB
OBJ
Object
OBS
Office
Office 365
Office Online
Offline mode
Offset
Offsite
Off-the-shelf
Ogg
OLTP
OmniGraffle
OneNote
One UI
Online banking
ooVoo
Open
OpenAL
Open Audio Library
Open Broadcaster Software
OpenDoc
Open file
OpenOffice
Openpilot
Open source
Open source software
Open with
Optimization
Optimize
Option
Oracle Beehive
Orphan file
OSCulator
OSS
Override
Overrun
OwnCloud

P
PowerPoint logo

PaaS
Pack
Packaged software
Pad characters
Page fault
Page layout
Page markup
Paint
Paintbrush
Painter
Paint program
PaintTool SAI
Pane
Parameter
Parameter-driven
Parent
Parental controls
Parent and child
Parole media player
PassMark
Paste
Paste special
Patch
Path
Pattern recognition
PDF
PeaZip
PEGI
Pen tool
Peopleware
Performance Monitor
Photo manipulation program
Photoscape
Photoshopped
PicPick
PID
Pidgin
PIF
Pin
Piracy
Pivot table
PKUNZIP
PKZIP
Places bar
Plain text
Plaintext
Platform
Player
PlayOnLinux
P-machine
POE
Point release
Police scanner
Policeware
Portability
Postcardware
Postprocessor
PowerPoint
PowerToys
Powerwash
Preference
Preprocessor
Presentation program
Previous
Print area
Privmsg
Problem Reports and Solutions
Problem Steps Recorder
Procedural generation
Proglog
Program
Program logic
Progress indicator
Progressive Web Application
Projection mapping
Project management software
Propagated error
Pro Tools
PSB
PSD
Pseudorandom
Public domain
Publisher
Purge
Pushbullet
Push-button
Put
Putty
PWA

Q

QR Code
Queue management software
Quick access
Quick Access Toolbar
QuickBooks
Quicken
Quick Parts
QuickWeb
Quit

R
Readme file

Radio button
Radiosity
Ransomware
RAR
Rasterize
Raw data
Ray casting
Ray tracing
RC
Read aloud
Readme file
Recent
Recoverable error
Recurse
Recv
Redirection
Redo
Region fill
Registry scanner
Release
Reliability Monitor
Reload
Remote control software
Remotehelp
Rename
Replace
Report generator
Repository
RequestTTY
Resmon
Resource
Restore
Retrieve
RetroArch
Reverse engineering
Revert
Rich media
Rigging
Right to repair
Riven
Rmdir
Robustness
Rockstar Games Launcher
Rolling release
Rotoscoping
RSAT
RTF
Rubber handling
Rufus
Run
Runs on
Run time

S
Software piracy

SaaS
SaaS BI
SaaS ERP
Sampling rate
Samsung Pay
Save
Save As
Sc
Scale
Scalix
Scareware
SCCM
Scratch
Screencast
Screen reader
Screen sharing
Scribd
Scroll bar
Scroll box
Sea
Seamless integration
SeaMonkey
Second Life
Section break
Select
Select all
Selection sort
Self-extracting file
Sequence check
Sequential
Serial file
Serif
Set
Settings
Setup
Shading
Shadow ban
Shared logic
SharePoint
Shareware
Sheet tab
Shotcut
Shovelware
Shuffle
Shutterstock
Side grade
Skeuomorphism
Skin
Skip
Slide
Slide layout
Slide master
Slide pane
Slurp
SmartArt
Smart Tag
Snagit
Snapchat
Snapshot
Snipping Tool
Snip & sketch
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
SSHD
Stabilizer
StarOffice
Startup
Status
Status bar
Status line
Sticky Notes
Stop
Storyboard
STP
Strip
Stuff
Style sheet
Submit
Suffix
SUMIF
Sync
SyncToy
System component
System development
System error
System failure
System requirements
System restore
Systems integration
System software

T
TXT file icon

Tab
Tab selector
Tab stop
Tarball
Target
Task
Task pane
Task Scheduler
Tear-off menu
Techspeak
Telehealth
Telemedicine
Terminate
Test
Text cursor
Text file
Text-only
TextPad
Theme
Tick
Timer
Tmux
tn3270
To do
To-do list
TOF
Toggle
Toolbox
Tr
Transcoding
Transition
Translator
Tree
Truncate
TTS
Tuneup
Tux Paint
Tweak
Two-factor authentication
Typeahead

U

Ubisoft Connect
UL
Unarchive
Unbundled
Undelete
Undo
Undo send
Unicode
Unity
Unload
Unpack
Unreal Engine
Unrecoverable error
Untitled
Unzip
Update
Upgrade
UPI
Uplay
Upward compatible
URC
URN
UTF
Utility
UWIN

V
Version 1.0

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

W
Microsoft Word

Walled garden
Wallpaper Engine
Ware
Warez
Wavelet compression
Waze
WCN
Wd
Web application
Wetware
WeVideo
WFP
Whatsapp
Whetstone
White balance
White box
Wide character
Widget
Wildcard
Winamp
Windowed mode
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
Windows-based program
Windows CardSpace
Windows Essentials
Windows Internet TV
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Encoder
Windows Media Player
Windows Photo Viewer
Windows Sysinternals
Wine
WinHex
Win image
Wintel
WireGuard
Wizard
WMF
WMI
Word
Word count
WordPad
Word processor
WordStar
WordWeb
Work area
Workaround
Workgroup productivity package
Workspace
WOW64
Wrap text
WYSIWYG

X

x64
Xcode
Xirc
XMPP
XON/XOFF
X.org foundation
XSL
XSLT

Y

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Z

Zendesk
Zentyal
Zimbra
Zoo
Zoom slider

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