shareware

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Etymology[edit]

From share +‎ -ware; popularized by Bob Wallace[1]

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shareware (uncountable)

  1. (computing) A type of software that is distributed without payment but is limited in any combination of functionality, availability, or convenience.

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  1. ^ "Take Our Word For It", Words to the Wise, Issue 176. The Institute for Etymological Research and Education: 2002-11-14. URL accessed on 2008-09-08.