For merchants and creators of digital goods, there are a variety of ecommerce platforms focused on selling downloads directly to consumers. With these tools, merchants can control download and pricing structure, branding, and where their products are sold.
Here is a list of platforms to sell digital downloads. There are simple platforms to sell basic digital goods, and there are advanced platforms for subscription systems and secure digital management.
was started in 2010 as an easy solution for selling digital products —downloads, memberships, subscriptions — directly from a website. Use drip functionality to release your product over time. SendOwl features an built-in affiliate system, pre-checkout and post-payment upsells, discount codes, and pay-what-you-want pricing. Customers can pay with a credit card, PayPal, Apple Pay, and even Bitcoin. Price: Standard plan is $15 per month for 30 products and 3 GB storage.
Started as an app for Shopify, FetchApp is a simple way to sell digital products — music, videos, photos, ebooks, PDFs, software — from a website, blog, social network, or ecommerce platform. Accept payments through PayPal, Goodsie, BigCommerce, Shopify, and more. FetchApp automatically emails a secure download link when orders are received. Price: Free up to 5 MB storage. Premium plans start at $5 per month for 50 MB storage.
is a full-featured digital commerce platform for software, software-as-a-service, content, and anything-as-a-service. FastSpring offers multiple subscription structures, branded order pages, usage tracking, testing tools, affiliate partners, full CSS control, fraud screening, tax and remittance tools, chargebacks, and more. Digital rights management enables you to securely offer your products on a free trial or sale basis while protecting your intellectual property. Give your customers a localized experience via multiple payment methods, multi-currency support, and multi-language support. Price: Pay-as-you-go is 5.95 percent + 95¢ per transaction. Business plan starts at $199 per month.
is a platform for digital creators to sell ebooks, comics, design assets, music, video, and any other type of digital file. Sell your digital products with a customizable Sellfy storefront. Showcase your product through previews from YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud. Sellfy allows up to 2 GB of space per file and unlimited bandwidth. Upload and sell as many products as you want. Offer PayPal or the Stripe payment gateway. Price: Starter plan has a 5 percent transaction fee. Professional plan is $15 per month with a 2 percent transaction fee.
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