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UTILITY SOFTWARE

Utility Software is a program that performs a very specific task, usually related to managing system resources.

    Examples of Utility Software
  1. Anti-virus
  2. Diagnostic

Operating system utilities
Operating systems contain a number of utilities for managing disk drives, printers, and other devices.
Utilities differ from applications mostly in terms of size, complexity and function. For example, word processors, spreadsheet programs, and database applications are considered applications because they are large programs that perform a variety of functions not directly related to managing computer resources.
    List of Operating system utilities software's
  1. Anti-virus
  2. Backup software
  3. Data compression
  4. Disk checkers
  5. Disk cleaners
  6. File managers
  7. Memory testers
  8. Registry cleaners
  9. Disk compression
  10. Disk defragmenters
  11. Etc.