authoring software

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • Software that facilitates the development of learning and teaching materials with significantly less programming than if a programming language were used, or with no programming at all. May serve, for instance, to create Web sites, or multimedia presentations. Also called authoring programs, or authoring system.
  • synonymauthoring programs
  • synonymauthoring system

Information & Library Science

  • noun software that allows users to add their own text and to link text, pictures and sound within a given framework

Media Studies

  • noun a special application for creating multimedia titles. Authoring software is for designing the pages of a multimedia book and placing video clips, images, text and sound on a page.
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