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Questions tagged [freeware]

Questions about freeware, a computer software that is available for use at no monetary cost, which may have restrictions such as redistribution prohibited, and for which source code is not necessarily available.

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What license should I use for my software?

I developed a software but I don't know what license I should use. Is there a license which give the user the permission to modify it and re-distribute it only for free? Oh and in the software I used ...
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How I can monetize GNU GPL product developed (and currently updating) by me?

I am a developer of Open Source product under GNU GPL license. I always looking for some time and power to make important changes in it (fix bugs and add more improvements), however, it becomes harder ...
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False Claims and Open Source

I discovered a chrome extension Adblock ultimate, it claims to be open source on the aforementioned webpage. I see that the app was updated about a year ago. Also, a GitHub page is also mentioned. ...
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GPL software with commercial use exception [duplicate]

PortableApps.com Launcer stated that: License: Free / Open Source (GPL) with exceptions for freeware and free open source. Commercial use by contacting PortableApps.com http://portableapps.com/...
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What is the relation and/or difference between freeware and free software?

Freeware and free software sound very similar. What is the relation between them?
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Can freeware be redistributed without changes? [closed]

Freeware is software that is provided gratis i.e. without cost, but without source or the freedoms like modification and redistributing those modifications. If freeware is being actively distributed ...