Software is the core of the IT and different software has different license types to specify and restrict software usage.
Proprietary Software is a software type which is labeled as
non-free software or
closed-source software. In general the proprietary software is owned by the creator and retains intellectual property rights.
Proprietary Software Characteristic
Proprietary software has the following characteristic.
- Proprietary software generally sold and bought for a price.
- Proprietary software owned by the developed, company, or owner and the user does not have any intellectual right.
- Proprietary software does not provide its source code and prohibits change of the source code.