Software terms

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 Software Terms

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A

Creative Cloud LogoAbandonware
Abiword
Abort, Ignore, Retry, Fail
About box
Absolute coordinates
Accelerator
Active
ActiveSync
Adobe Air
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop Elements
Adware
Add-on
Alpha
Anchor
Anti-spyware
Anti-virus
Antivirus
Apache Hadoop
APM
App
Append
Append symbol
Application
APT
Archival backup
Archive
Archive attribute
Attribute
Authoring software
Auto restart
Autocomplete
Automatic updates
AutoCorrect
Autofill
AutoFormat
Automation
Autosave
AutoText
AVI

B

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

C

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

D

DMCADaRT
Data compression table
Data dump
Data file
Data manipulation
Data processing
Data recovery
Data validation
Dead
Deadlock
Decode
Default
Default button
Delay
Delete
Demo
Dependence
Deprecated
Desktop publishing
Device driver
Device relationship management
Dhrystone
Diagnostic program
Diagnostics
Dialer
Dif
Differential backup
Digital sort
Digital speech
Digitize
Disable
Discard
Discontinue
Disassembly
DivX
DMCA
DMI
Document
DOS mode
Dribbleware
Drive Image
Driver
DRM
Dxdiag

E

ePUBEaster 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

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

G

graphics editorGame
Garbage
Gedit
Generative design
Geocaching software
Get
GFS
GIS
GKS
Glob
Global
GNU
GNU Lesser General Public License
Gnutella
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
Hive
HKLM
Horizontal scrolling
Hot fix
Hotjava
Htop
Huffman code
Humble Bundle
Hypercard
Hypervisor

I

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

J

Jar

K

Kill
Killer application
Keytip

L

LibreOfficeLAME
Language translation program
Launch
Legacy
Lexicographic sort
LGPL
LibreOffice
License
Lifecycle
LimeWire
Linear search
Link time
Locked file
Lock up
Log
Look-and-feel
Lotus
Lotus Symphony
Ls
Luser
LXTerminal

M

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

N

Ninite logoNano
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

O

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

P

PowerPoint logoP-machine
Pack
Package software
Pad characters
Page fault
Page markup
Paint brush
Paint program
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
Point release
Policeware
Portability
Postcardware
PowerPoint
Preference
Preprocessor
Presentation program
Print area
Privmsg
Problem Reports and Solutions
Problem Steps Recorder
Proglog
Program
Program logic
Progress indicator
Propagated error
Public domain software
Publisher
Purge
Push button
Put
Putty

Q

QR Code
Queue management software
Quit

R

readme fileRadio button
Ransomware
RAR
Rasterize
Raw data
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
Rmdir
Robustness
RSAT
RTF
Run
Runs on
Runtime

S

Software piracySaaS
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
Shareware
SharePoint
Shared logic
Shovelware
Side grade
Skinz
Skip
Slide master
Slide pane
Slurp
Smart Tag
SmartArt
Snagit
Snapchat
Snapshot
Snipping Tool
Soft copy
Soft error
Software
Software build
Software house
Software-dependent
Software piracy
Software publishing
Software suite
Software versioning
SOP
Sort
Sort within a sort
Sorter
SourceForge
Specification
Spin box
Spin button
Split
Split bar
Split screen
Space parity
Spreadsheet
Spyware
StarOffice
Startup
Status
Status bar
Sticky Notes
Stop
STP
Strip
Stuff
Suffix
SUMIF
Sync
System component
System error
System failure
Systems integration
System requirements
System restore
System software

T

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

U

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

V

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

W

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

X

Xcode
Xirc
XMPP
XON/XOFF

Y

Currently no listings

Z

Zimbra
Zoo

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