Utility

Updated: 08/16/2021 by Computer Hope
utility program

A utility or software utility is computer system software intended to analyze, configure, monitor, or help maintain a computer. Usually, a utility is smaller than a standard program in size and may be included with an operating system or installed separately.

List of computer utilities

Below is a list of many different utility program categories and examples of utilities. For a list of all of the different types of computer software, see our software page.

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