1. Computing

Stand Alone Software

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Definition: Stand alone software is a software application that does not come bundled within another software application, and does not require another software package to run. Stand alone software is software installed on your computer, vs. online software which runs via your Internet browser.

Also Known As: standalone software
Examples:
Quicken, Microsoft Money and other desktop personal finance software are stand alone software packages requiring nothing more on your computer to run other than an operating system such as Windows.

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