The branches of application software include Word Processing Software, Database Software,
Presentation Software, Enterprise Software,
Information Worker Software,
Simulation Software, Content Access Software,
Software for Engineering and Product Development, and
Examples of Word Processing Software include "Google Docs, Microsoft Word, WordPad, and Notepad." Examples of Database Software include "MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Oracle, IBM DB2, and FoxPro."
"Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, and Apple Numbers" are examples of Spreadsheet Software. VLC Media Player, Media Player, QuickTime, and Winamp are examples of Multimedia Software.
Some examples of Presentation Software include Microsoft Powerpoint, Google Slides, Keynotes, and Prezzy, while examples of Communication Software include Zoom, Skype, and Google Meet.
The system software is the software that "provides a platform for other software," including the program that manages the computer itself.
There are different system software for laptops, computers, or tablets. These are Microsoft Windows
, MacOS, and
GNU/Linux. The various system software for smartphones include Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Windows Phone OS.
Programming Software is software that is exclusively used by programmers. This is the software that is used to develop software. There are no branches to this type of software; however, there are examples.