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Proprietary Software

Proprietary software is software owned by individuals or organizations. This commercial or closed source software often requires a license. Users are limited in using, modifying, and sharing the software. In contrast, public domain or open source software can be used by anyone.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Proprietary Software

With proprietary software, SMBs have legal protection as well as more control over the software development process. Proprietary software also allows SMBs to offer tailored customer services and enhanced user experiences.

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