NAICS Code 511210 Software Publishers




This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in computer software publishing or publishing and reproduction. Establishments in this industry carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing computer software, such as designing, providing documentation, assisting in installation, and providing support services to software purchasers. These establishments may design, develop, and publish, or publish only.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Reselling packaged software: classified in Sector 42, Wholesale Trade or Sector 44-45, Retail Trade
  • Providing access to software for clients from a central host site: classified in Industry 518210, Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
  • Designing software to meet the needs of specific users: classified in U.S. Industry 541511, Custom Computer Programming Services
  • Mass duplication of software: classified in U.S. Industry 334614, Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing.

Industries Included

  • Applications development and publishing, except on a custom basis
  • Applications software, computer, packaged
  • Computer software publishers, packaged
  • Computer software publishing and reproduction
  • Games, computer software, publishing
  • Operating systems software, computer, packaged
  • Packaged computer software publishers
  • Programming language and compiler software publishers, packaged
  • Publishers, packaged computer software
  • Software computer, packaged, publishers
  • Software publishers
  • Software publishers, packaged
  • Utility software, computer, packaged

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:9753

Est. Employment:240410