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5 Advantages of Open Source Software

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Open source software (OSS) are accessible under a software authorization that enables individuals to access the source code and customize it according to their needs so providing the capability to tailor the software for different jobs. The program license keeps the right of the individual to modify and customize it in any way they desire. This feature is the major difference among open source software and blocked source software model. The blocked source model enables only the developer of the application to access and customize the program according to their requirements.

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