Computer software definition

Computer software means computer programs, source code, source code listings, object code listings, design details, algorithms, processes, flow charts, formulae, and related material that would enable the software to be reproduced, recreated, or recompiled. Computer software does not include computer databases or computer software documentation.
Computer software means a set of coded instructions designed to cause a computer or automatic data processing equipment to perform a task.
Computer software means a set of coded instructions designed to cause:

Examples of Computer software in a sentence

  • Computer software as used in this article means computer programs, computer databases, and documentation.

  • In accordance with 48 CFR 12.212 (Computer software) or DFARS 227.7202 (Commercial computer software and commercial computer software documentation), as applicable, the use, duplication, and disclosure of the Software by the United States of America, its agencies or instrumentalities is subject to the restrictions set forth in this Agreement.

  • Computer software Acquired computer software licences are capitalised on the basis of the costs incurred to acquire and bring to use the specific software.

  • Computer software as used in this article means computer programs, computer data bases, and documentation thereof.

  • Computer software does not include computer databases or computer software documentation.


More Definitions of Computer software

Computer software means computer software resulting from or related to work or projects performed or to be performed for the Employer or for clients of the Employer, of any type or form in any stage of actual or anticipated research and development, including but not limited to, programs and program modules, routines and subroutines, processes, algorithms, design concepts, design specifications (design notes, annotations, documentation, flowcharts, coding sheets, and the like), source code, object code and load modules, programming, program patches and system designs.
Computer software means a set of computer programs, procedures and associated documentation
Computer software means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with the operation of a computer system.
Computer software means a set of statements, data, or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in a computer in order to bring about a certain result in any form in which those statements, data, or instructions may be embodied, transmitted, or fixed, by any method now known or hereafter developed, regardless of whether the statements, data, or instructions are capable of being perceived by or communicated to humans, and includes prewritten or canned software.” 35 ILCS 120/2-25. Generally, sales of “canned” computer software are taxable retail sales in Illinois. Canned computer software is considered to be tangible personal property regardless of the form in which it is transferred or transmitted, including tape, disc, card, electronic means, or other media. 86 Ill. Adm. Code 130.1935. However, if the computer software consists of custom computer programs, then the sales of such software may not be taxable retail sales. Custom computer programs or software are prepared to the special order of the customer. The selection of pre-written or canned programs assembled by vendors into software packages does not constitute custom software unless real and substantial changes are made to the programs or creation of program interfacing logic. See 86 Ill. Adm. Code 130.1935(c)(3). Computer software that is not custom software is considered to be canned computer software.
Computer software means a set of coded instructions
Computer software as used in this clause, means computer programs, computer data bases, and documentation thereof.