Definition of freeware
: software that is available for use at no cost or for a nominal usually voluntary fee
Recent Examples of freeware from the Web
GEBCO world map / http://www.gebco.net/ Basemap for bottom two maps created in GeoMapApp (an excellent freeware mapping tool)
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FREEWARE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freeware for English Language Learners
: computer software that can be used at no cost
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