System software is a set of one or more programs,designed to control the operation and extend the processing capability of a computer system. Application software is a set of one or more programs,designed to solve a specific problem or do a specific task. DIFFERENCE: System software makes the physical machine do work. Application software makes … Read more
System software is like a MAC or OS, it basically forms a foundation and takes care of the most basic task of the computer. Application software is like MS word, adobe photo shop, enternet explorer. It runs on top of the operateing system and performs a number of task for the computer.