To help you identify types of software on the internet here are some definitions.
Shareware - is software that you can try before you buy. Though they are all copyrighted, you can download them freely, try them out, and pass them around to people you know. However, after using the software for a trial period, you are expected to register and pay for it or delete it from your system.
Freeware - is copyrighted software that you can download, use, and legally pass around to colleagues and friends. Unlike shareware, freeware carries no registration fee.
Demos - are bits of commercially vended programs that give you a taste of what the program can do. Most of the demos are interactive; if you like what you see, you can buy the full version.
Some of the programs you download will be compressed. To uncompress them use the following utility. Click the blue text to download Winzip 6.2
Below are some good search engines to find shareware on the internet.
the search engine you would like to use, click in the white box and type what you want to search for and click on search.Search
is a good source for commercial demos, drivers, and patches, and access to shareware and freeware applications with stimulating and informative editorial.
Search the Shareware DirectoryGood
Site for searching for business software.
gives users quick and easy access to the wealth of files out on the Internet. Every user can find some great uses for Filez such as:
Search for a file everywhere (well, almost) on the Internet, Search many major corporate sites (such as Apple & Microsoft), Access to most popular freeware & shareware archives, Uncover newer versions of your favorite programs, Find graphics, movies or sounds on your favorite topic, All quick, easy and free!
provides access to hundreds of thousands of downloadable software. Using the Virtual Software Library (VSL) as its core technology, SHAREWARE.COM lets users of the WWW search, browse, and download software from shareware archives and corporate sites across the Net. This includes shareware and freeware programs and commercial programs.
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No longer will you have to waste time trying to guess web addresses! No more "404 Server Not Found" errors! Instead simply type in a partial name into the WebSitez search form and let the WebSitez server find all the addresses with that name.
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