- n. Internet A variant of freeware that offers an option to its user to donate money to the program's author.
- donation + -ware (Wiktionary)
“Unfortunately neither VersionTracker nor MacUpdate have a category called donationware -- it's either freeware or shareware and neither fit.”
“Others use what's called donationware, which essentially means the product is free, but they provide a way for you to donate money, should you want to.”
“Speaking of which, the script is donationware, meaning it doesn't cost anything to use, but the developer sure would appreciate a few bucks if you find it useful.”
“The M5000 Impulse set is available as donationware, meaning that you should donate the amount you think the Set is worth or whatever you would like the maker to have.”
“donationware," meaning if you like it you are encouraged to donate an optional amount to the creator (s).”
“AutoVer 1.4.3 is a free (donationware) automated versioning and backup program.”
“Excel Password Remover is donationware, Windows only.”
“Windows only: Manage multiple items in your clipboard, including text and images, with donationware application ClipX, a clipboard manager that sits in your tray and stores everything you copy.”
“The donationware GimmeSomeTune is a must-have for the iTunes lover, Mac OS X only.”
“The Mac beats Windows on shareware, freeware, and donationware just about every time.”
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