download site

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A Web site which is devoted to the downloading of software or files. It contains either hyperlinks to commercial sites or FTP links to resources subscribed by users and which the site administers. Such sites can be devoted to a specialized topic such as Shakespearean texts or a specific software product, or is general. For example, a site might be devoted to downloading Web software. There are a number of download sites associated with freeware and shareware.

Subjects: Computing.

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