CCNC/CCNC Module 1/Software/Subsection Level CCNC Template11
The following table lists some types of application software, brand names and function.
Application Brand names Function Word processor OpenOffice.org Writer
Lotus Ami Pro
Create, store, format and edit documents, letters and articles. Word processors are used where the emphasis is on manipulation of text. Spreadsheet OpenOffice.org Calc
Create financial statements, balance sheets, perform statistical and numerical analysis of data, make forecasts based on numeric data. Spreadsheets are used where the emphasis is on arithmetic. Presentation OpenOffice.org Impress
Create slide shows, lectures, seminars and other types of presentation. Database Sybase, MySQL
Store and convert data into information. Databases are particularly useful in working with large quantities of data. Email client Evolution, KMail
Send, receive, store and organise electronic mail. Web browser Mozilla, Netscape
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Surf the Internet and view web sites. Desktop publishing DTP Microsoft Publisher
DTP is similar to word processing except that there is more emphasis on page layout and the integration of diagrams. Accounting GnuCash
Store accounting information and produce reports, statements and invoices. Web development Dreamweaver
Create web sites that can be read by a browser. Graphics and imaging The GIMP
Create and manipulate graphics images and store images in a variety of formats.