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  1. Thanks Andrea for the prompt response!but honestly wikipedia is too vast...I was looking for something that can help me decide fast.In the meantime I came across something useful while surfing (googling actually) and it sounds pretty convincing too....I am sharing the same: Both open source and closed source software are far from perfect. If you are new to computers then closed source software is probably for you, as the cost of training and getting yourself competent will exceed getting the cost of buying easier to use software. The support offered by closed source companies tends to be
  2. Hello folks, The little understanding I have about the two types of software is: closed source is any software product to which a normal end user has no view into the source code of the product. Open source software is any piece of software where a normal end user is granted a full view into the source code and has the option to modify this code for his or her own purpose. Closed source software The biggest downside of closed source software is that you have no idea how it was made. You must accept the word of a software vendor for the quality of their own product. Open so
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