What is Utility Software?
Utility Software is also known as service routine or Utility Program. Utility programs are part of the system software category; several utility programs are included on your computer, they were installed when the operating system was installed. If you need a utility program that is not included on your computer you can download it from the Internet.
A utility program is an application that allows problem solving and troubleshooting. Utility software can scan a system or another program to find errors.
Utility programs are designed to analyze, configure, optimize and maintain equipment, including hardware, operating system, data and application software.
Examples of utility programs are:
- Operating System Restorer
- Hard Disk Defragmenter
- Hard disk partition software
- Support Programs
- Registry Cleaner
- Manager archive
- Memory testers