Copyright and Licenses

Copyright-the exclusive legal right, given to an originator

Public Domain

These pieces of work are not covered by copyright law

Freeware

This is copyrighted work that you can use, copy, or give away for free

Shareware

This is copyrighted work that is similar to freeware, but if you want to use it permanently you must pay for it.

All Rights Reserved

May be used by the purchaser according to the exact details spelled out in the license agreement.

Open Source

Software that includes the source code with the idea that people can improve it.