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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.

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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

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Easy Digital Downloads

Starts at $39/mo

Starts at $99/year (annual billing required)

Free migrations

Yes, with any annual plan





Transaction fees



Video hosting

Yes, unlimited


Sell Online Courses



Sell Memberships



Live chat support



Your own website


No, only works on WordPress

Live chat support



Unlimited emails


No built-in email marketing

Zapier Integration


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

How to Grow a Dream Team

By Joy Cho
View Joy's Online course

I’ve wanted to offer e-courses for a while but always felt overwhelmed with how to set it up. Podia has made it super easy to create a website for this new part of my business. The tools are super easy to navigate, and their team is super quick to help answer any questions you have.

Joy Cho

Founder & Creative Director, Oh Joy!

The Tiny Product Manual

By Marc Eglon
View Marc's Digital download

The simplest setup I’ve ever used. Podia is a game changer for makers.

Marc Eglon

Scientist, 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 any annual plan.

Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your content and customers to Podia.

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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?

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