What is Freeware

posted Jul. 27, 2008



Freeware is software offered free of charge, downloadable off of the Internet. For a program to be classified as freeware it must be fully functional for an unlimited time with no monetary cost. The software license may impose one or more other restrictions on the type of use including personal use, individual use, non-profit use, non-commercial use, academic use, commercial use or any combination of these. For instance, the license may be free for personal and non-commercial use. In most cases, if not all cases, Everything created with freeware programs can be distributed at no cost.