guiltware


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guiltware

/gilt'weir/ 1. A piece of freeware decorated with a message telling one how long and hard the author worked on it and intimating that one is a no-good freeloader if one does not immediately send the poor suffering martyr gobs of money.

2. Shareware that works.
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guiltware

Shareware that makes a poignant plea to the user to purchase the product and support the developers, because they worked so hard making it. See shareware, donationware and wares.
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