According to an estimate, most of the computer users prefer to use pirated software because of unavailability of the cheap legal software. Legal software means the software which are legally available, i.e. the user pays a price to purchase the software from the company which develops these software. Most of the software which is legally available, a user may find the pirated copy of them very easily. A little search in any of the search engines can help the user to find a pirated copy very easily. You name any software, and you can find the pirated copy either in the form of a torrent file or a keygen which would generate the activation key for you to activate the trial version of the software. Apart from the software, there are pirated copies of the operating systems also available.
The use of the pirated software is prohibited as it damages the hard disk of a computer and a user may download a virus while downloading the software. One of the main reasons why the users are forced to download the illegal pirated copies of the software is because of the price of the authentic software. For some of the software, a user may be required to pay hundreds of dollars just for one license. However, there are other ways to buy cheap legal software which are authentic and will never harm your computer system. Although, the developer which develops these software ask for an exorbitant price, there are few websites and shopping sites available online which sells these software at much lesser price.
These websites or resellers buy the software in bulk at cheaper price and then sell these licenses at below market price. The other way to get cheap legal software is to utilize various offers or coupons which are available from time to time.