SIC Industry Description

Industry: 7372—Prepackaged Software
Establishments primarily engaged in the design, development, and production of prepackaged computer software. Important products of this industry include operating, utility, and applications programs. Establishments of this industry may also provide services such as preparation of software documentation for the user-installation of software for the user; and training the user in the use of the software. Establishments primarily engaged in providing preparation of computer software documentation and installation of software on a contract or fee basis are classified in Industry 7379, and those engaged in training users in the use of computer software are classified in Industry 8243. Establishments primarily engaged in buying and selling prepackaged computer software are classified in Trade; those providing custom computer programming services are classified in Industry 7371; and those developing custom computer integrated systems are classified in Industry 7373.

Applications software, computer prepackagedOperating systems software, computer: prepackaged
Computer software publishers, prepackagedSoftware, computer: prepackaged
Games, computer software: prepackagedUtility software, computer: prepackaged
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
7372Prepackaged Software26,528
737200Prepackaged software13,926
73720000Prepackaged software13,926
737299Prepackaged software, nec12,602
73729901Application computer software6,030
73729902Business oriented computer software4,287
73729903Educational computer software1,124
73729904Home entertainment computer software357
73729905Operating systems computer software230
73729906Publisher's computer software394
73729907Utility computer software150
73729908Word processing computer software30