Definition of Software package

1. Noun. (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory. "The market for software is expected to expand"

2. Noun. Merchandise consisting of a computer program that is offered for sale.
Exact synonyms: Software Product
Generic synonyms: Merchandise, Product, Ware

Definition of Software package

1. Noun. (computing) A suite of programs that functions as a single entity to accomplish a task, or group of related tasks. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Software Package

software design
software designs
software development
software documentation
software engine
software engineer
software engineering
software engineers
software engines
software error
software escrow
software framework
software frameworks
software house
software houses
software package (current term)
software product
software system
software validation

Literary usage of Software package

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl R. Schneider (1997)
"The resulting software package is entitled the ALFALFA CATALOG ver. 1.0 Three program files and four data files comprise the ALFALFA CATALOG software ..."

2. Internet Costs & Cost Models for Public Libraries: Final Report by Charles R. McClure (1996)
"Router A special-purpose computer (or software package) that handles the ... Server (see Client) A computer, or a software package, that provides a specific ..."

3. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"The Electric Pencil evolved from a public domain software package called Software Package One (SP-1). The package was distributed by the Southern California ..."

4. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"The bank has developed a software package that it uses to train branch officers ... By late 1986, the software package had been used in at least 30 Chemical ..."

5. Strengthening Policy Analysis: Econometric Tests Using Microcomputer Software by Lawrence James Haddad, Daniel Driscoll (1995)
"Typically, this is done to transfer the data into a different software package. It is becoming more and more easy, however, to translate software data sets ..."

6. Investing in Biological Diversity: The Cairns Conference : Proceedings of by OECD Staff, A01, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1997)
"FAITH, DP and WALKER, PA (1993), DIVERSITY: a software package for sampling phylogenetic and environmental diversity, reference and user's guide, v. ..."

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