Definition of shareware in English:


Line breaks: share|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɛːwɛː


[mass noun] Computing
  • Software that is available free of charge and often distributed informally for evaluation, after which a fee may be requested for continued use.
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    • What may at first appear to be shareware or legitimate licensed software can, unfortunately, often turn out to not be so.
    • There are commercial products, shareware, freeware, open source, and even hardware products.
    • A range of software, shareware and applications emerge nearly every other day from different corners of the Tamil speaking world.

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