System software is used for operating computer hardware.
Application software is used by user to perform specific task.
System softwares are installed on the computer when operating system is installed.
In general, the user does not interact with system software because it works in the background.
What is the difference between system software and operating system?
An operating system is software, whereas a computer system is a combination of software and hardware.
What is application software and system software examples?
System software is software designed to provide a platform for other software. Examples of system software include operating systems like macOS, Ubuntu (a Linux distribution) and Microsoft Windows, computational science software, game engines, industrial automation, and software as a service applications.
What is the importance of system software to application software?
The system software helps in operating the computer hardware, and provides a platform for running the application software. Application software helps the user in performing single or multiple related computing tasks. System software executes in a self-created environment.