[thelist] downloadable music/video/media

Bob Meetin bobm at dottedi.biz
Wed Apr 15 19:55:31 CDT 2009

Flavia Tarzwell (FayeC wrote:
> Payloadz or eJunkie will fit perfectly.
> FayeC
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 11:14:41 -0600, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:
>> Other than going to a true shopping cart program (zen-cart, virtuemart, 
>> oscommerce, etc) can anyone on the list recommend a few choices for 
>> selling downloadable media online?  Would google checkout or perhaps 
>> paypal offer a method for link/permissions handling downloadable media 
>> once payment is confirmed.
>> In this case I'd probably prefer some module, buttons, etc that I can 
>> hook into the current site rather than make something ultra 
>> professional. Simple is extremely fine.
>> Many of the potential client's customer would be older generation, thus 
>> he would prefer that payment be confirmed on the spot and his customers 
>> be able to download the product in the current browser session, rather 
>> than risk potentially losing some via download links in email. 
>> Thx,
Thank you Flavia and Nan,

I took a tour of all 3 options.  Yahoo store looks like a bit more than client needs.  Of the other two, e-junkie looks fine as it includes a
package which allows you to store the downloadable products on either their site or yours.  It's not clear to me how they would design the protection for unauthorized downloads but I assume once you sign on, you read the manual... 


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