Consider two pieces of software that you use or want to learn to use (you cannot consider Word, PowerPoint, or Excel® for the purposes of this assignment). Is the software you chose proprie

Consider two pieces of software that you use or want to learn to use (you cannot consider Word, PowerPoint, or Excel® for the purposes of this assignment). Is the software you chose proprietary, or is it open source? How do you know? If it is proprietary, find an open-source alternative (For example, if you are looking for a proprietary word processing program, you might choose OpenOffice Writer.).

What are the benefits and drawbacks of using proprietary software?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of using open-source software?

Are there any drawbacks or benefits that are particular to the software you wrote about?

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