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A software package is

an accumulation of fixed sets of instructions expressed in a specific manner and assembled into one unit along with the related written material which instructs computer machinery to react in a specific manner when processing data.[1]

Overview[edit | edit source]

"Software package" is not a standard, industry-defined term. It could mean only the software, or it could also include one or more of the following documentation, installation, training, maintenance or other support services.

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