Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope

In general, a ware or wares is a product(s) or tool(s). With computers, "ware" is often a suffix that's used with another word to describe a type of computer product. For example, software describes instructions that run on computer hardware and firmware.

Computer words containing the word ware

The following are computer-related words containing the word "ware" and links to their related definitions.


Several terms contain the words "software" and "hardware" that are not in the following list. See our software and hardware pages for a list of the types of software and hardware.


See our full list of computer-related terms containing ware using our word and letter search.

Hardware terms, Software terms