Software

firefoxComputer software, or just software is a general term used to describe a collection of computer programs, procedures and documentation that perform some tasks on a computer system.[1] The term includes application software such as word processors which perform productive tasks for users, system software such as operating systems, which interface with hardware to provide the necessary services for application software, and middleware which controls and co-ordinates distributed systems. Software includes websites, programs, video games etc. that are coded by programming languages like C, C++, etc.

Software interfaces can be quite complex, particularly for the elderly, and so specially-designed interfaces for seniors users have been designed to alleviate this issue. One example is SoftShell - designed specially by the elderly for the elderly. Using this free-to-download software the elderly are able to perform basic computing tasks with less frustration. Eldy, an Italian software suite, is another example...