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Modern Language Association (MLA): Computer Software

Information for a commercially available program should be cited in the following order: writer of the program (if known), an underlined title of the program, the version of the program, a descriptive label, the distributor and the year of publication. A period follows each item except for a comma which follows the distributor.

At the end of the entry, add relevant information such as the operating system the program needs, number of kilobytes and form of the program.

For additional information, please see the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th edition) and the MLA style website.