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14 Platforms to Sell Digital Downloads, Subscriptions

There are a variety of ecommerce platforms for merchants and creators of videos, ebooks, software, and other digital goods.

Here is a list of platforms to sell digital products. There are simple, dedicated tools to sell basic digital goods, and there are advanced platforms to offer subscriptions, secure digital rights management, and even sell physical items.

Sellwire

Sellwire

Sellwire

Sellwire is a platform to sell digital goods online easily. Upload a file and receive a link to add to your website or share on Twitter and Facebook. Upload multiple versions for each file so users can obtain easy access, and automatically receive alerts when you add a new version. Includes easy order tracking, flexible promotions, and detailed reports. Sellwire supports PayPal and Stripe. Price: Plans start at $9 per month for up to 10 files.

Sellfy

Sellfy

Sellfy

Sellfy is an ecommerce platform to sell digital products, subscriptions, and physical goods. Embed Sellfy “buy now” buttons, product widgets, or an entire store on your website or on social media with a simple link. Features automated email marketing, product upsells and discount codes, analytics to track buyers and sales, Zapier and Facebook Live integration, and more. Use PayPal or Stripe to accept payment. Price: Plans start at $19 per month.

FastSpring

FastSpring

FastSpring

FastSpring is a full-service ecommerce platform to sell digital downloads and subscriptions. FastSpring also features branded checkout, a 15-factor fraud detection algorithm, and a localized checkout. FastSpring integrates with WordPress, AdRoll, Google Analytics, Impact (affiliate marketing). Offer worldwide shoppers multiple payment methods, currencies, and languages. Contact for pricing. 

Simple Goods

Simple Goods

Simple Goods

Simple Goods is an easy way to sell digital goods. Add a pop-up checkout to any website, or, if you don’t have a website, sell through hosted payment pages. Integrates with WordPress, Squarespace, and other third-party apps. Supports multiple currencies and major credit cards. Price: Plans start at three products for a 3-percent transaction fee. Ten products for $9 per month and a 1-percent transaction fee.

Selz

Selz

Selz

Selz is a platform to list, market, and sell digital and physical products. Rent your films and video tutorials with limited-time streaming. Protect your intellectual property with license keys. Set download limits to prevent customers from sharing products. Use buttons, widgets, and an embedded store to sell on social or a website. Apply promotion, coupon, and discount tools. Transact in roughly 100 currencies. Use Selz Pay to process all major cards or PayPal. Price: Plans start at $26 per month.

SendOwl

SendOwl

SendOwl

SendOwl is a platform for selling digital products — downloads, memberships, subscriptions. Sell to customers via email, social media, or your website. Use drip functionality to release your product over time. SendOwl features a built-in affiliate system, pre-checkout and post-payment upsells, discount codes, and pay-what-you-want pricing. SendOwl accepts credit cards, PayPal, Apple Pay, and even bitcoin. Price: Standard plan is $15 per month for 30 products and 3 GB storage.

FetchApp

FetchApp

FetchApp

FetchApp allows you to sell and digitally deliver downloadable goods, such as music, videos, photos, ebooks, PDFs, and software. FetchApp integrates with popular ecommerce systems such as Shopify and WooCommerce. FetchApp automatically emails a secure download link when orders are received. Price: Free up to 25 orders per day and 5 MB storage. Premium plans start at $5 per month for 50 MB storage.

Gumroad

Gumroad

Gumroad

Gumroad is a simple ecommerce service for creators to sell digital goods, including subscriptions, rentals, license keys for software, and pre-orders. Offer codes and multiple product formats. Share previews through social media, and sell through affiliates. Customers can pay with any major credit card and PayPal, with multiple currencies. Customers can also pay what they want. Price: Starts at $10 a month and 3.5-percent plus 30¢ per charge.

DPD

DPD

DPD

DPD (Digital Product Delivery) is a shopping cart and digital fulfillment service to sell downloads. Manage multiple stores through one DPD account. Sell downloads, services, tangibles, or key codes. Stamp PDF ebooks with the buyer’s info, and then encrypt to prevent printing or copying text. All sales are paid directly to your merchant account or payment provider, including PayPal, Stripe, and Authorize.Net. DPD integrates with 500-plus sales and marketing tools, including Zapier, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor, and GetResponse. Price: Plans start at $10 per month for 20 products and 1 GB storage.

E-junkie

E-junkie

E-junkie

E-junkie is a platform to sell files, codes, generated keys, or software, with download links that expire after limited use. Sell downloads offline with unique codes. Other features include discounts and coupons, an affiliate program, and promotional freebies. Sell for a fixed price, pay-what-you-want pricing, or even accept donations. E-junkie also supports the sale of physical products with tax and shipping calculation and inventory management. Price: Plans start at $5 per month for 10 products and 200 MB storage.

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Downloads lets you sell digital products through WordPress, including WordPress plugins, PDF files, and more. It features discount codes and download activity tracking. Set the file download limit and link expiration. Access the built-in reporting platform to easily view stats and make custom reports. Price: Plans start at $99 per month.

PayLoadz

PayLoadz

PayLoadz

PayLoadz lets you sell downloadable items such as software, music, movies, PDFs, templates, files, and anything else that can be downloaded. Use button codes and links to sell on social media or your website. Deliver your products instantly after payment. Integrates with eBay for digital goods auctions. Supports over 190 countries and over 20 currencies. Customers can pay with credit or debit cards, e-checks, ACH transfers, or directly into your own PayPal account. Price: Starts at $19.95 per month.

Pulley

Pulley

Pulley

Pulley is a solution to sell downloadable products, such as digital art, music, videos, fonts, ebooks, and software. Use Pulley to easily embed “Buy Now” buttons into any website, blog, and email, as well as on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Money goes directly to your PayPal account. View real-time statistics as well as complete order and download history. Integrates with Big Cartel, the ecommerce platform. Price: Plans start at $6 per month for up to 25 products and 100 MB storage.

MemberPress

MemberPress

MemberPress

MemberPress is a WordPress membership plugin to sell digital download products, as well as create, manage, and track membership subscriptions. Manage your members by granting and revoking their access to posts, pages, videos, categories, tags, feeds, communities, and digital files. Integrates fully with your existing WordPress site, as well as third-party services such as PayPal, Stripe, Mailchimp, and ActiveCampaign. Price: Plans start at $149 for one year of support.

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