Starting Out With Python

Authors: Tony Gaddis
ISBN: 9780132576376
Edition: 2
Chapter: Introduction To Computers And Programming
Exercise: Checkpoint
Question: 10


Question by Ncb on 04 Mar, 2019 at 02:39 PM

What do you call a program that performs a specialized task, such as a virus scanner, a file compression program, or a data backup program?

Answer by Samuel on 04 Mar, 2019 at 02:39 PM

A utility program performs a specialized task that enhances the computer’s operations or data. The examples of utility programs are as shown below 

  • Virus scanners,
  • File compression programs, and
  • Data backup programs.
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