Updated: 04/30/2020 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 in conjunction with another word to describe a type of computer product. For example, software is a description of instructions that are run on computer hardware.

Computer words containing the word ware

The following is a complete list of computer-related words containing the word "ware" in the word and links to their related definitions.


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

Hardware terms, Software terms