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Freeware v/s Shareware
Softwares are a set of programs that are created in order to perform a specific computer task. Generally, the software is created by developers to solve the needs of its users. And based on the restrictions that are imposed on software. Basically, there are a few categories based on licensing. Here, we will compare two types: Freeware and Shareware.
These softwares are the softwares that are available to the users free of cost to use and distribute. The source code of the software is not available to use and cannot be modified.
These softwares are the softwares that are initially available to the users free of cost to use and distribute but after some period of time the software is required to be paid. The source code of the software is not available to use and cannot be modified.
COMPARISION BETWEEN FREEWARE AND SHAREWARE
|Freeware software is provided to its users free of cost.||Shareware software is provided to its users free for a limited period of time after which software needs to be paid.|
|The source code of the software is not available to its user.||The source code of the software is not available to its users.|
|All the features of this software are available to its users.||Some features of shareware software are not available to the users.|
|The distribution of these softwares can be done free of cost.||The distribution of these softwares might be restricted.|
|These software's are available freely without any limit.||This software are be freely available for a short period of time after which it is paid.|
|Some examples are Adobe PDF, Google Chrome, Skype.||Some examples are WinZip, Adobe Photoshop.|
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