Tech moves fast! Stay ahead of the curve with Techopedia!
Join nearly 200,000 subscribers who receive actionable tech insights from Techopedia.
Webware is software that is accessed online and is operated via a users' browser with no need to download and install an executable. Webware is not specific to a single machine; users can access these applications regardless of the computer they are using.
Webware is also known as a Web application or online software.
The main benefits of webware compared to conventional desktop software include:
Webware may be simultaneously accessed by multiple Internet users. Examples of Webware include social networking websites (such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn), travel websites, Google Calendar, Google Spreadsheets and educational software.