Ebba Guðjónsdóttir Posted on 3:10 pm

Software: Definition and Importance

Computers are somewhat a necessity for most people today. Especially that there is still a pandemic, everyone has to work from home. All students are homeschooling. It is essential to have a working one and one that has an amazing software.

What is a software? Technically, It is the operating information or the programs being used by the computer. Meaning to say, without software, we will not be able to use a computer, or a computer will not be working.

Software is now also found in other gadgets, equipment, and appliances such as television, refrigerators, and of course the most handy of all, smart phones.

Software is also the number of applications we install and use. Internet web browsers (Mozilla, Google, Safari etc.), Microsoft Office such as , Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. And of course, let us not forget other pieces like Skype, and some applications for music. These are all software. These contains instructions and are being welcomed by whatever computer, laptop, gadgets we are using.

Having said these, software seems to be the most significant thing a computer or the technology today should have. You may already have the hardware but without the working software, hardware is nothing. It is like choosing the best women’s perfume without a woman to give it to.

Let  us all face it, no matter how amazing, top-of-the-line, expensive, branded a computer, equipment, gadgets are, without the software it is considered senseless. That is how important these set of instructions are. That is how necessary these programs are.

Luckily, when you purchase a computer or any type of gadget today, software is already there and all you need to do is to install the applications you wanted to use or even just experience. It is a must to install since not all devices will work via voice command.