A software suite[1] (also known as an application suite) is a collection of computer programs (application software, or programming software) of related functionality, sharing a similar user interface and the ability to easily exchange data with each other.

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  • Less costly than buying individual packages[2]
  • Identical or very similar GUI
  • Designed to interface with each other
  • Helps the learning curve of the user


  • Not all purchased features are always used by the user[2]
  • Takes a significant amount of disk space (bloatware), as compared to buying only the needed packages
  • Requires effort to use the packages together

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References Edit

  1. ^ a b "What is a Software Suite?". www.computerhope.com. Retrieved 2021-10-05.
  2. ^ a b Staff Writer. "What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Software Suites?". www.reference.com. Retrieved 2021-10-05.