What Is The Difference Between Software And Program?


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sharath kumar answered
SOFTWARE is a collection of some programmes which is designed for specific task to be done.while the programme is a set of instruction written in a comp understood language to do a specific work. Ex: Calci is a software and the instructions written to add two numbers is a programme.but calci has many functions for all of which has different programmes written..
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A program is a set of instructions written in a programming language to perform a particular function. Many programs combine together to form software. While software refers to a collection of several programs and other procedures and documentation.

Software is also used to perform a task. The most common programming language used for making software is C and C++. Software is of two types that is system software which is the operating system and application software.

So a program is a set of instructions for performing a task whereas a software is made up of several computer programs.

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Software is the programs and all associated documentation and configuration data which is needed to make the programs operate correctly.
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Sonam Madaan answered
A s/w is developed for a third party for the sake of money whereas a program is written for self use and convenience.
A s/w consisted of not of coding,bt also program,documentation and manuals whereas a program is only consisted of coding.
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A program is a set of instructions written by an individual in a programming language
to perform a particular task,whereas Software is a set of program that is basically known as coding  of software ,for a group of user and written by a group to execute a  big task in a less time.
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Software is a program or set  of programs that reside in main memory while a program is simply a list of instuctions for the computer to execute
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A program is an instance of an algorithm written in some programming language such java, C++ but software is a collection of individual programs well packaged to run on a computer.

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Matilda Kunher answered

I agree with the comments above. The software is used to perform a task, and the program is used to perform a specific function. A program is a set of instructions written in a programming language. I have a small business. Good software helps me to facilitate production processes. This company https://isi-technology.com/ helped develop software for my business. I'm grateful for that. Now I can control all production processes in a single keystroke. It is very convenient!

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Updated Sep 30, 2018

SOFTWARE-Software are made up of two or more than two programs.

It instruct computer processor to perform specific operation .

(In simple words it give instruction or data to computer processor(CPU). .)

It also known as operating system such as windows,UNIX,XP,etc

PROGRAMS-A computer program is a collection of instructions that performs a specific task when executed by a computer. A set of instruction telling a computer what to do(instruction is in the form code .binary.)

A software can be program but a program can not a software .

Software typically consists of files while programs can be files or even notes.

“Software is daddy whereas Program is son”


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Chips Ters answered

Software is a set of instructions, data or programs used to operate computers and execute specific tasks. One great piece of software is the one that helps to Compare and synchronize SQL Server database schemas in my humble opinion. Flexible settings allow you to solve the task of comparison and synchronization at all stages, from software development, testing or analysis, to installing updates from version to version in the production environment. If you're like me and work with SQL you sure as hell know why it's useful.

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