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bookware (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Software that is published in, or distributed with, a book.
    • 1984, Michael Nicita, Ronald Petrusha, The reader's guide to microcomputer books
      This was especially true of BASIC program anthologies, a particularly important area of bookware for TI owners.
    • 1995, Craig Hunt, Networking personal computers with TCP/IP
      The problem with bookware is that it quickly gets out of date.
    • 1996, Steve Rimmer, Windows and OS/2 bitmapped graphics
      The suite of bookware applications on the companion CD-ROM for this book illustrates a group of applications that use a common collection of DLLs.