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Why create a digital download with Podia?

Of the 25,000 creators on our platform, many of them use Podia to host digital downloads. Why? Because digital downloads — whether you sell them or give them away as lead magnets — are the first step toward growing an audience, acquiring new customers, and eventually, building a profitable website.

Video Tour

Take a video tour of Podia’s digital download features

  • Learn what makes Podia different
  • See how easy it is to start selling
  • Go behind-the-scenes of every feature

Digital Download Types

If you can download it, you can sell it.

Choose from a variety of online courses that fit your business and customers’ needs; we support every file type, host all of the content, and never place limits on how much content you can upload and sell to your students.


Sell your eBook in PDF or EPUB format. Podia makes fulfillment quick and simple, without Amazon’s huge fees.

Templates and Presets

Sell your templates in presets in PSD, XMP, PNG, or any other format you’d like.

Free lead magnets

Because Podia is an all-in-one platform for all of your digital products, you can use a free digital download as a lead magnet to build your list and easily sell other product types.


Bundle your digital downloads together, or combine them with online courses or webinars that you host on Podia to increase the size of your orders.


Sell or license all of your audio tracks in one place.

Audio files

Want to put your podcast or other audio files behind a paywall? With Podia, you can!

“Coming from Gumroad, Podia is a breath of fresh air. Their fees are reasonable, and their tech support is fast and top-notch!”

— Gary Friedman,
Photographer & Writer

Need some help creating your digital download?

We’ve got you covered. Use our FREE digital download generator to turn your knowledge into a ready-to-publish PDF. Just answer a few questions, and we’ll create a beautiful download just for you.

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“Podia is awesome! Product, support, team, everything. With Podia’s straightforward and simple to use product, we didn’t have to stress about technical details or custom coding. Using Podia made selling our first eBook quick, efficient, and fun.”

— Matt & Steph,
Plant-based food bloggers

Digital downloads features

Sell a whole lot more.

Podia makes selling your downloads easy, but we don’t stop there. Get an all-in-one platform to run your entire business.


Increase the size of every order by offering relevant upsells (like additional products) to customers who purchase your digital downloads.


Nudge your customers to buy with coupons that can be customized with expirations, usage caps, and product limitations.


Embed Podia’s high-converting checkout experience on any site on the web.

Pre-launch and pre-sell

Don’t wait until launch day! Publish a landing page and start building an email list - or even collecting payment - while you work on your course.


Bundle your digital downloads together, or combine them with online courses or webinars that you host on Podia to increase the size of your orders.

Instant payouts

Get paid faster with instant payouts; there’s no holding or waiting period, so you get your money as quickly as possible.


An on-page chat widget lets you close deals with site visitors and engage with logged-in course customers.

World-class support

We’re here for you whenever you need us, with live chat support seven days a week and live video support hours every weekday.

All-in-one integration

With Podia, all of your products — including memberships, downloads, and webinars — are in one place, making life easier for you and your customers.

Video hosting included

No need to pay for third-party video hosting; Podia has you covered with unlimited video bandwidth on all plans.

Email marketing

With built-in features like broadcasts and automated campaigns, Podia replaces your expensive email platform.

Unlimited everything

There are zero limits on content, students, emails, or earnings. Sell as much as you want to as many people as you can.

No transaction fees

Podia never takes a cut of your sales. All you’ll pay is the standard processing fee charged by Stripe or PayPal.

Affiliate marketing

Turn your fans into sales reps by launching your own affiliate program. Set custom commission terms, invite affiliates, and more.

Lead magnets

Offer free downloads to collect email addresses and build your audience. Then set up an email funnel to nurture your new leads and sell your products.

Online payments

Automatically accept credit card payments via Stripe or PayPal; securely store your customers’ payment information for future purchases.

Custom website

Get a beautiful, modern, mobile-friendly website for your brand. Use a Podia subdomain, or bring your own custom URL.

High-converting checkout

Our checkout is simple and fast (under 10 seconds!), which means more sales and less drop-off.

Free migrations

Using another online learning platform? No problem. We’ll move your content and customers to Podia for FREE with any annual subscription!

Third-party content embeds

Embed content from 1,900+ third-party platforms, including SoundCloud, Typeform, Twitter, and GitHub, directly into your Podia site and products.

Join 50,000+ creators

See how easy it is to run your business on Podia with a 14-day free trial.

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Frequently asked questions

Don’t see your question here? Chat with us!

  • We support 11 languages and more than 20 global currencies. You can find a full list of supported languages here, and our supported currencies here.

  • Absolutely. Just login to your Podia account, go to “settings” and hit “cancel account.” There are no hidden fees, no questions asked, and no gotchas.

  • Yes! While Podia replaces 5+ tools for many of our creators, we understand if you’d prefer to keep using something else that you love. Podia integrates with many top software providers, and you can find a full list here.

  • We would LOVE to have you join us on our live weekly demo, every Tuesday at 2PM ET. Register here. Hope to see you soon!

  • We’d love to. Podia’s customer support is here for you, seven days a week. Just drop us an email or reach out on live chat, and a real, friendly person will be delighted to help you out.

All-in-one and one for all

Podia has everything you need to sell online courses, digital downloads, webinars, coaching, and memberships. Get set up and selling in just a few minutes.