The back-and-forth dialog between the user and the computer. Games are always interactive, and most computer applications are interactive. The user selects a task, and the computer carries it out. Then the user selects another. Many Web pages are also interactive and increasingly function like locally installed applications (see dynamic Web page
A static Web page that has only links to other pages would not be considered interactive (see static Web page
). In addition, a small utility program that performs one specific task may run without user interaction. After launching, the utility executes a set of instructions and exits.