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Linda.LY
Linda.LY • Feb 6, 2012

Is it necessary to use copyrighted software?

I’ve always seen news and also the law about the copyright. Do you think is necessary to use copyrighted software?
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Feb 6, 2012
Linda.LY
I’ve always seen news and also the law about the copyright. Do you think is necessary to use copyrighted software?
Well, any software will be copyrighted in one or the other way. If you're talking about commercial software; then there are open source, free alternatives to almost every commercial software out there!
Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare • Feb 6, 2012
Linda.LY
I’ve always seen news and also the law about the copyright. Do you think is necessary to use copyrighted software?
Software copyright is used by companies to prevent the unauthorized copying of their software.

So this discussion comes down to whether to support piracy or not.
ISHAN TOPRE
ISHAN TOPRE • Feb 6, 2012
Linda.LY
I’ve always seen news and also the law about the copyright. Do you think is necessary to use copyrighted software?
Yep. Considering you are a product design engineer, you have to use copyrighted software. These software comes in modules. Each module costs around $3000-$4000.
Linda.LY
Linda.LY • Feb 9, 2012
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Well, any software will be copyrighted in one or the other way. If you're talking about commercial software; then there are open source, free alternatives to almost every commercial software out there!
It's true that there are free software, the problems is there are some limitations. Usually, for commercial use software, it's not good enough compared to the paid one. For example, I've ever downloaded a free software to send mass mail, but it can only send 50 mails per day.
Linda.LY
Linda.LY • Feb 9, 2012
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Yep. Considering you are a product design engineer, you have to use copyrighted software. These software comes in modules. Each module costs around $3000-$4000.
I like copyrighted software, but is too expensive. If there is no crackdown to piracy software, I'd rather use pirated software.😀
Linda.LY
It's true that there are free software, the problems is there are some limitations. Usually, for commercial use software, it's not good enough compared to the paid one. For example, I've ever downloaded a free software to send mass mail, but it can only send 50 mails per day.
There are for sure, many alternates to commercial software and are also better than commercial one! Check out Netbeans vs. Dreamweaver... See which has the most features!!! 😀
Linda.LY
Linda.LY • Feb 17, 2012
I know Dreamweaver is a kind of software for making websites(html/htm). But I haven't used it since my work don't relate it. But I'm interested in making webs for fun now. I'm wondering does it is open source? I mean for free?
Linda.LY
I know Dreamweaver is a kind of software for making websites(html/htm). But I haven't used it since my work don't relate it. But I'm interested in making webs for fun now. I'm wondering does it is open source? I mean for free?
Dreamweaver is not an open source software, but Eclipse and Netbeans are... You can use them to make great looking websites... 😀
Linda.LY
Linda.LY • Feb 17, 2012
Really thank you for your information. I'll try!

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