Closed-source meaning

Proprietary software owned by one organization. The term is typically used only in discussions that contrast open source software with proprietary software. See open source and proprietary software.
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Alternative spelling of closed-source.
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(chiefly software) Whose constituent makeup, or source code, is not made publicly available.
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Origin of closed-source

  • The word source here almost always refers to computer language source code.

    From Wiktionary