Understanding functions of Hardware and Software, Brainware and example

    Software, Hardware and Brainware in this day and age is already not to mention something of a cloud, for the people of the city in which the environment is always related to technology. But also not a few people who live in rural village do not know about things like this.

    Little things like this should have been noticed by the children who sit dibangku elementary school. Especially for children Junior High School or Islamic High School who recently graduated and want sign in to Senior High School with a major in computer and network.

    Do you know if your mobile phone or computer that is you use this time to see the blog that there are software, hardware and brainware?, if you do not know please read penjalasan about the software, hardware and brainware follows:


Software is a United Kingdom language if interpreted into the language of Indonesia means it is Perangkat Lunak. So software is a program that is instruction-instruction or command understood by the computer.

A computer device that consists of millions of components by electronic group will not be able to use without any software. With the software we can use computers to type, calculate, draw, sound and much more. Software can be distinguished into 2 based on its function, namely:

Operating System

The operating system is system software on a computer that is in charge of arranging the resources of hardware and software, operating systems are differentiated into 3 based on its function, namely:

Interprenter, the function of the interprenter is to translate the commands from the software application into commands understood by the computer.

The configuration of Hardware, the functions of the hardware configuration i.e. to know supporting equipment on the computer device (Peripheral).

File Management file management, the intent here is to process the file as data and programs.

Examples of operating system i.e. Windows, Linux and Mac.


Application is a software that leverages the capabilities of a computer directly to perform the tasks desired by its users.


Hardware is the English language if translated into bahasa Indonesia refers to the hardware. So, the hardware is a computer components that physically can be seen and touched that form a unity so it can be enabled. Examples of hardware is the mouse, keyboard, monitor, speakers and much more.


Brainware is people taking or operte computer, which can be also called user (user). A computer user has 3 levels, namely System Analys, programmers and operators.

Well now you see what it Software, Hardware and Brainware? Well the easy way to remember it to be easy, you simply remind Software is an operating system and applications, Hardware is a physical device and Brainware is one who operte computer.

Understanding functions of Hardware and Software, Brainware and example