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System software

Operating system: The operating system controls the computer. The operating system is software that runs between the hardware and application software. It enables application software to use the computer’s hardware and other resources. The OS has many functions, including the following:

  • Input and output control
  • Error handling
  • Resource allocation
  • Providing a user interface
  • Allowing users to give commands to the computer
  • File handling