Donationware vs Shareware - What's the difference?

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Shareware is a related term of donationware.

Donationware is a related term of shareware.


As nouns the difference between donationware and shareware

is that donationware is (internet) a variant of freeware that offers an option to its user to donate money to the program's author while shareware is (computing) a type of software that is distributed without payment but is limited in any combination of functionality, availability, or convenience.

donationware

English

Noun

(-)
  • (Internet) A variant of freeware that offers an option to its user to donate money to the program's author.
  • shareware

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (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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