The term shareware was first used during the year 1980s by the Bob Wallace”, who created the word processing software. The simple concept of sharewares is that they are available or provided to the users on free basis for a limited period of time. The users may use them and understand them during this stint of time. However, the main problem may users face include the major options of such sharewares are not available in the free mode.
We can further see the advantages of such shareware into their types as below;
These shareware are used to deliver the short advertisements for your goods and services like you can first observe which site is the most visited site and then can place your add with the help of adware shareware. It shows small clips regarding to your products and services like many on the youtube and even on your personal web.
The Demo ware software has two types and advantages as well like in the first type (i) Cripple ware: The software or the online demo is not savable until to purchase the shareware. Whereas in its second type (ii) Trial ware: The software is downloadable but with limited functions and for a limited period of time. After expiry of the trial period, it will ask you to purchase for further use.
This type of shareware will allow you to use the shareware but randomly keep you asking to purchase the fully licensed version as well. Till the specified time, it will reduce its functions and you might not be able to use and forced to purchase or to either uninstall. We see these shareware in many types of security genres like the AVG Internet security, Kaspersky, Avast, etc.
This type of shareware will put your add on various websites to let people know about your charity collection mission. People can contact you and come directly to your website once they click the donation ware link. It allows many charity and donation providing firms to contact the deserving NGOs and to benefit the right people who are poor in majority.
Free Trials Allow Users to Decide Purchase:
The shareware are also software but very limited functions they allow the users to use and for a limited period of time as well. The direct purchase of such shareware may be ignored by majority of the internet users and they would never ever try to go for direct purchase. The provision of free trial versions is the best policy in the shareware industry. The users come to know the functioning of the shareware and also wheter they are able to cover needs of the users or not.
Manufacturing on Orders:
In addition, there are many IT companies which you can search online which are busy I manufacturing shareware according to the orders of the users against reasonable payments. However, they may charge additional payment for international users. The shareware are generally provided in the USB or CDs.