What is an open source software?
Open source software with used to categories of software for program who’s licence do not impose much conditions. such software generally gives users freedom to run the software for any purpose, to study and modify program and to ridistribute copies of either the original or modified program.
What is free software?
Free software means the software is freely accessible and can be fairly used, change, improved, copied and distributed by all who wish to do so. For free software no payment are required.
What is freeware?
Freeware is used for the software that is available free of cost and which allows copying and further distribution but not modification and who’s code is not available.
What is shareware.?
Shareware is a software, which is made available with the right to redistribute copies but is stipulated that if one intends to use the software, often after a certain period of time, then a licence fee should be paid.
What is OSI?
OSI stands for open source initiative. It is a non-profit corporation dedicated to managing and promoting the open source definition for the good of the community specifically through the OSI certified open source software certification mark and program.