Freeware definition of MS Windows world

Today I looked for some tools for Microsoft Windows platform. Got some results marked as freeware so I looked deeply at them (why to pay if can get tool for free). And what did I saw? Definition of ‘freeware’ has been changed during last years… Now it means:

Freeware: software which you can try for free but any usage need you to register and pay $$$.

For me it is just ‘demo’, ‘trial’ version but not freeware.

2 thoughts on “Freeware definition of MS Windows world”

  1. Hmm, Microsoft have some nice free app. like windows movie maker and windows media stream (ore something) on my blog U can see how many free app are there in the wild 😉 Now I have to buy only the system to make all legal. besides that everything on my machine is free.

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