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A utility program (also referred to as utility software, utility routine or utility) is

[a] computer program that is in general support of the operations and processes of a computer. Examples of utility programs include diagnostic programs, trace programs, input routines, and programs used to perform routine tasks, such as copying data from one storage location to another.[1]
provides for file creation and maintenance capabilities, information retrieval, report generation capabilities, application programming aids, systems evaluation techniques, etc.[2]

References Edit

  1. Federal Standard 1037C: Glossary of Telecommunications Terms.
  2. Information Technology: Acquisition and Use of Software Products for Automatic Data Processing Systems in the Federal Government, at 6.

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