What Are Some Examples of Productivity Software?

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Popular examples of productivity software include word processing programs, graphic design programs, presentation software and finally spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Google Docs. “Productivity software” refers to almost any program used for creating and editing documents, presentations or media.

Productivity software streamlines the production process, and many programs are tailored to industry-specific tasks, such as formatting a screenplay or designing business cards. Productivity suites combine multiple programs that cover different aspects of production and often provide collaborative features, making it easy for individual users to remotely edit a group project. Manufacturers may offer productivity software for installation on a computer or Internet-based applications that are accessed through a Web browser.