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Distinguish between general purpose applicaton package and special purpose application package?
General Purpose generally has more than one use such as Microsoft Word, it can be used to create various things or gimp which has a variety of uses and has more than one purpose where as special purpose generally has one purpose and one purpose alone such as Windows Movie Maker, it does one and only one thing which would be making a movie or Minesweeper and other games, which are all made for one purpose. It is very easy to confuse these two however when you look at a program just think of its possibilities and if it can be used for a variety of things or was not simply built for one use then it is general.
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Special Purpose application software is very specific in its use. Engineering programs often fall under this category - there is a program that does slope stability analysis a…nd nothing else, for instance. Special purpose software may also be created in house and tailored to the specific needs of the company. General purpose application software is much broader in use. Word processors for example, can handle every form of writing, aside from calligraphy. Spreadsheet programs like Excel handle a significant portion of data processing problems (with databases taking the rest). In general, special purpose software is intended to perform a very specific function, while general purpose software is intended to perform a broader class of functions.
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Explain the difference between general-purpose and special-purpose application.
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what is special purpose software? special purpose software is more limited in what it will do in and handles the specific needs of a particular profession or business. For e…xample, TurboTax (a tax preparation package) is a special purpose application. It adds and substracts numbers like a spreadsheet but it can't be used for other purposes apart from preparing taxes returns.
A general purpose application is one that can be used to do many things that some other specialised packages can do. There are specific accounts packages, specific wages packa…ges, specific stock control packages etc. Each of these are specifically designed to do those individual tasks only and make it easier to do them. However you cannot use them to do the task of another. So a stock control package cannot do wages or accounts. A spreadsheet can be used to do any of these activities. So it is general purpose. However, there is more work involved to do wages or accounts or stock control in a spreadsheet as it is not specifically designed to do them. If you are skilled at using a spreadsheet and know how to do wages or accounts or stock control, then you could use it to do those kinds of job.
General Purpose computers are those that allow users to do various tasks. And not a specific task. Eg: personal computers - it helps us to do things like playing games, ch…atting, organizing, authoring, internet browsing etc. Special purpose computers are those that are made to do special tasks. And mostly its does only one task (task related to that particular field) eg: IBM Deep Blue which is a supercomputer that's made for just playing chess. And nothing other than that. So its a special purpose computer.
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how is general purpose application and specialized application package
General purpose is widely suitable. Special purpose is for particular things.
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