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free·ware

 (frē′wâr′)
n.
Software that is available for free, usually over the internet.

freeware

(ˈfriːˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) computer software that may be distributed and used without payment

free•ware

(ˈfriˌwɛər)
n.
computer software distributed without charge.
Compare shareware.
[1980–85; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
Translations
priivara
freeware

freeware

[ˈfriːwɜːʳ] N (Comput) → programas mpl de dominio público, software m gratuito

freeware

[ˈfriːwɛər] (COMPUTING)
nfreeware m, graticiel m
modif [software, program] → freeware
freeware download → téléchargement m gratuit
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Next, I focus on the adoption of policy measures that required the use (or preference) of free software and how a highly active free software community brought about these policies.
For example, the primer site at the Free Software Foundation (fsf.
Providing project management assistance service IT projects, third party application acceptance and assistance on free software.
PC migration, file transfer, synchronisation and remote access software provider Laplink Software Inc announced on Friday that on Tuesday 15 May 2012 it will celebrate its 29th anniversary by giving away free software and prizes for one day.
During a working visit and as part of the 5 th edition of the free software forum which was recently held in Tunisia, Mr.
So if you thought there wasn't a role for free software products and vendors in our library software marketplace, there goes that theory.
SGI has been one of the most ardent commercial supporters of free and open source software, so it was important to us that we continue to support the free software development community by releasing our earlier OpenGL-related contributions under this new license," said Steve Neuner, director of Linux, SGI.
The Liberal Democrats approached credativ after learning of the company's expertise in free software applications, and were impressed with credativ's open source support centre that provides support up to 24 hours per day, seven days a week.
The Free Software Foundation (for more information about this organization, see sidebar, "Not All Open-Source Software Is Created Equal") recently published an article in which the foundation's position was stated on this topic.
Open Source or free software refers to the freedom to modify and redistribute source code free of charge.
One recent example was Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's speech threatening to sue Asian governments who may choose to procure and use free software.

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