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Basic Operations of a Computer – Input, Process and Output

The computer performs five basic operations which are input, process, output, storage and control and are described as

  1. Input: It is captures the data from user, or it is the process of accepting data or information, by using input the computer can do any process.
  2. Process: It is the process to convert the input into output.
  3. Output: It is the display or output of result from processing.
  4. Storage: It stores the data or information or instructions, for future use.
  5. Control: It directs the manner and sequence of all the operations to perform in a computer system.