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Anything (usually software, but can be anything) that is promoted and marketed without ever actually being produced.
When I started Vaporware Records, I did so with the idea of never making an album but starting chaos none the less.
by Denis Baldwin June 04, 2004
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Software that has been delayed so long that it will never be released.
Duke Nukem Forever was first to be made on the Quake engine, then the Quake 2 engine, then the Unreal Engine, then the Unreal warfare engine, its six years past its release date... face it, its never coming out.
by Kommando July 08, 2004
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Vaporware is usually related to a game, such as Duke Nukem Forever, that is always talked about and hyped but never actually completed.
by wunderbred April 09, 2003
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When a company tries to sell you a product that doesn’t currently exist. But it is β€œcoming soon.” Very rarely does it actually ever materialize.
Show me what you actually have, I don’t buy vaporware.
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Software that does not exist or has not been programmed yet.
Streets of Rage for X-Box is an example of vaporware.
by AYB April 09, 2003
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