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Software that is available for free, usually over the internet.
(Computer Science) computer software that may be distributed and used without payment
computer software distributed without charge.Compare shareware.
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|Noun||1.||freeware - software that is provided without charge|
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"