Wares simply means means goods - and the two original terms (in computers) were
Hardware - Physical goods
Software - Programs (ie - non-physical goods)
Quickly followed by
Firmware - Programs permanently residing in Hardware
And now .......
ShareW - Try before you buy programs - free for a trial period - not usually supported by advertising, as they do expect you to pay, and the program may not work, or work only in a limited fashion after the trial period.
FreeW - Genuinely free for ever programs - but sometimes with advertising (not always)
MalW - Bad programs - designed to affect you or your system in one way or another.
CrippleW - Free trial programs that have fuctions of the paid version disabled (usually sgnificant functions to be called CrippleW)
SpyW - programs designed to spy on what you do on the system, and report back to somewhere. May be innocuous, like what browser and websites you use - or seriuos like your bankcodes.
AdW - Programs to send you adverts - sometimes accompany FreeW (then sometimes declared, ie Advertising supported FreeW