What is difference between application and operating software?
Operating software is also called as system software which is developed for operating especially computer hardware whereas application software is designed to help users to do spicific tasks very easily.
An operating system is the software that bridges the gap between the system and the user. Utility software performs actions essential for protecting, guiding, securing, and storing information or data appropriately in the system. Application software manages specific actions, for example, browsers, word processors, etc.
System software, ie Operating System (Windows, Mac OS, Linux) Is the base of the application environment. Requirements for System software means, what hardware you're required to have in order for the operating system to run on your machine. Application software requirements are the same except for OS (Operating System) requirement, some software only runs on Windows, some only on Mac OS. Some run on both and more.
System software is all of the software that a computer needs to function properly, like the operating system. Application software is what a user downloads to the computer to make it easier for them to access their personal programming. Application software is specific to the job it must perform, like a music program.
GUIsgenerally referred to SHELL,enable Users to interact with Heart of theOperating System - KERNEL. Relationship between Operating System, GUI and Application Software is the DESIGN i.e. how (what programming language) Application Software is designed to Interact with Operating System and its interface (nowadays preferably Graphical User Interface - GUI)to allow user to use the application.
application softwares are used for the specific task in the systems... while System software is closely related to, but distinct from Operating System software. It is any computer software that provides the infrastructure over which programs can operate, i.e. it manages and controls computer hardware so that application software can perform. firstname.lastname@example.org
Assuming that you mean the difference between system software (the term used by Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo to refer to the operating systems used by the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii respectively) and operating system, the difference is very minor. If you mean the difference between system software and an operating system in the PC world, the term system software usually applies to things like the Device Manager in Windows or the Logical Disk…
The privilege level at which the program runs is one difference: operating system software runs with system privileges, this allows direct access to all system resources including memory management, I/O, interrupts, clocks and timers, etc. application software runs with user privileges, this restricts access to system resources to only those requests made through the operating system preventing conflicts There are many other differences.