What is an Open Source?
An open source software is a source code that is publicly available, which means it can not only be accessed, but also be modified by anyone.
Open source software can provide a good alternative for software with a paid licence. Some companies release a version of their code as open source, and users can purchase the full product for more features and support. Some examples for open source software are:
- Mozilla Firefox
- VLC Media Player
- Linux· Python