Independent Software Vendor
ISV is the acronym for Independent Software Vendor.
A company that develops and sells software products that run on one or more platforms, such as Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, or various mobile operating systems. ISVs create solutions for a variety of industries and purposes, ranging from business management, data analysis, and productivity tools to gaming, entertainment, and education applications. Unlike in-house software development teams, ISVs are independent entities that specialize in software development and are not tied to a specific company or organization.
- Abbreviation: ISV