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Freeware v/s Shareware

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what is the difference between Freeware v/s Shareware ?

  1. Re: Freeware v/s Shareware


    - it for free by download through the internet 

    - Free of cost

    - Not allowed covered all the copyrights

    - Usually

    - All the copyright laws are retained. User License EULA(End User License Agreement)

    - All features are freely available

    - Free of cost distributed among the people

    - Having no time limit

    - A free copyrighted software

    - Neither can sell these software nor can make any changes

    - MSN messenger, yahoo messenger, Adobe PDF,etc


    - It allows the people to try before they buy 

    - Free for specific period of time later on asked the user to purchase

    - Not allowed covered all the copyrights

    - provided a free trail than pay

    - Here also copyrights holders holds all the rights

    - May or may not be freely distributed usually requires author's permission

    - Program may only 30 days work duration

    - Some features are free for trial and covered by copyright

    - It cannot be modified and it may be either a cut down or a temporary version

    - Winzip,CuteFTP,Getright,etc