Melchior Kurkiewicz
Melchior Kurkiewicz voted up Anonymous' answer

    System software is a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer's hardware and application programs. If we think of the computer system as a layered model, the system software is the interface between the hardware and user applications.

    Application software is a subclass of computer software that employs the capabilities of a … Read more

Melchior Kurkiewicz
Melchior Kurkiewicz voted up craig bird's answer
System software are running processes on your computer. They are necessary features in order for your computer to run and do the things that computers are expected to do.
ie boot, logging in,connect to the internet, ect

an application software is not as neccasary as system software, although a software program can contribute a … Read more