Definitions

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  • n. A software product whose author requests as payment a postcard from the user's hometown.

Etymologies

postcard +‎ -ware (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And in order to make sure that those who can't afford the bidding aren't shut out, he's also giving away the chance to be a character in his next book as a piece of postcardware:

    Boing Boing

  • That guy could make a lot of money with that program, but it's only postcardware.

    kevynwight Diary Entry

  • A simple to use wizard will guide you through the freeware/postcardware program.

    20 Newest Free Software Downloads - Freeware Files.com

  • In addition to these, there are many other, lesser-known software classifications or variations, such as lightware, free software (vs. freeware), webware, and even postcardware!

    The Virtual Wire

  • If this strikes you as odd then consider that the software is postcardware.

    MakeUseOf.com

  • Upon startup there is a small nag screen urging you to register the tool with the creator, as there is no fee it’s the web equivalent of postcardware.

    MouseZoom Enlarges Text And Shows Color Values | Lifehacker Australia

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