Software and Hardware

By Grace

Software

Software is the inside of the computer that you can't touch. It is the operating information for a computer. Software is a range of commands that lets us use anything we want to do with a computer system.

Hardware

Hardware is anything that you can touch that is to do with your computer/ laptop. It controls what your computer does, when and how. For example your mouse, keyboard and monitor/ screen are all hardware as well.

Input

Examples of input;

Fingerprint scanner

Mouse

Scanner

Keyboard

Button

Output

Examples of output;

Headphones

Speakers

Printer

Monitor

Projector

Program

A computer program controls everything a computer does. Its a range of instructions to tell a computer of what to do. If a computer doesn't have a program, then it won't work properly.

Operating system

An operating system is a software, which is low level, supports a computer's simple needs for example programming tasks. An example of an operating system is windows.