Meaning of SOFTWARE in English

[noun] [U] - the instructions which control what a computer does; computer programsWe are writing software to analyse the text.Compare hardware (COMPUTER).A software house is a company which writes and sells software.A software package is a computer program that is sold together with instructions on how to use it.A new software package is now on the market which controls traffic flow in cities.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.