Business and Productivity software category encompasses several subcategories of programs. All of them have one goal: to let you do your work much efficiently and with better results. Some business and productivity software categories might include:
- text editors,
- presentation software,
- office suites,
- and PDF software.
Text editors, also known as word processors, enable you to create text documents and format them to your liking. They might have some advanced features such as the capability to add graphics. A good example of a text editor is Notepad, which is built in the Windows systems.
Spreadsheets let you do advanced calculations which can be shown in a table format and accompanied by charts. They are done with the help of advanced mathematical formulas and function. An example of such a program is Microsoft Excel.
Presentation programs allow you to present your ideas on slides with graphics, charts, colors, and animations (called slide transitions). An example of such a tool is Prezi.
Office suites are bundles of productivity tools such as the three types mentioned above. An Example of an office suite is Libre Office.
PDF software is a category of programs which let you read, edit and create PDF documents. These will always look the same no matter what device they are displayed on. An example tool of this kind is Adobe Reader.
As you see Business & Productivity tools are birds of a very different breed. In fact, many programs, if used well, will make your work easier and more productive. Try them!