An Easy Digital Downloads alternative that’s actually creator-friendly
Podia is an alternative to EDD with 24/7 support that includes everything you need for one simple price.
See why Amanda Boleyn loves Podia.
"I love that they keep their product simple, there are no hidden upcharges, only one flat investment each month and you can create as many courses or products as you want."
Easy Digital Downloads vs Podia for Selling Online
See how we compare side by side
|Easy Digital Downloads|
Starts at $39/mo
Starts at $99/year (annual billing required)
Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan
|Sell Online Courses|
|Live chat support|
|Your own storefront|
No, only works on WordPress
|Live chat support|
No built-in email marketing
Must purchase Extended Pass
|Built-In Affiliate Program|
Yes, with Shaker plan
Must purchase Professional Pass
Why creators are making the switch.
One price gets you everything
Forget about paying extra for every single feature you want. Podia gives you everything you need, with no nasty upsell surprises. Plus, sell online courses and memberships in addition to your downloads.
24/7 support for all
You shouldn’t have to wait days or weeks for a support response. If you have a question or an issue, you can always reach us on live chat, email, phone, or video, regardless of your plan.
The only software you need
Don’t worry about finding third-party tools to host your files, send your emails and track your sales; Podia does it all, with no technical expertise required.
$39 per month, no surprises.
Easy Digital Downloads charges extra for more than 50 features. Podia has everything you need for one price.
See how other creators are using Podia to sell online courses
Building and launching online courses can be overwhelming. Luckily, Podia makes creating exceptional courses easy and fun. They just 'get it.'
Dewane MutungaBusiness coach and social entrepreneur.
The simplest setup I’ve ever used. Podia is a game changer for makers.
Marc EglonScientist, writer, designer, & publisher.
Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting
Our FREE migration service makes switching to Podia easy.
Need some help moving your online courses, membership or downloads to Podia, and switching your customers over from Easy Digital Downloads?
Good news: we’ve got you covered.
Migrations are completely FREE with our Shaker plan (billed yearly or monthly) or our Mover plan (billed yearly).
Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your content and customers to Podia.
Sell faster with free onboarding + migrations
How does a free moving truck sound? We’d be happy to migrate you for free! Just tell us where your stuff is, and we’ll move it quickly and efficiently onto Podia. We’ll also give you a free demo and make sure all of your questions are answered before you start selling.
Make more sales with the easiest checkout ever
Forget complicated checkout experiences that cause frustration and drop off. Our 2-step checkout is the simplest one on the market and it’ll never cost you customers.
Sell more than just downloads
Podia is an Easy Digital Downloads competitor that goes beyond digital downloads and lets you grow your business by selling online courses and memberships to your audience.
Support that actually responds
Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We never let issues go unchecked and you’ll never feel like you’re alone in tackling a problem. If something is wrong, let us know, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours or less (usually less).
Still have questions?
Your search for an Easy Digital Downloads alternative is over
See why creators like you are making the switch.