Introduction

Downloads, Mailing & Distribution Lists, Email

OSDownloads is the easiest way to add downloads to Joomla.


OSDownloads gives you an flexible and reliable Joomla downloads directory. OSDownloads can store and share files on your computer and on remote services such as Dropbox, Box and Amazon.

OSDownloads also integrates directly to MailChimp and Constant Contact so you can collect emails in exchange for downloads. You can OSDownloads to build your newsletter subscribers or have emails on file so that the users who download can be contacted later.

Manage and distribute your files

OSDownloads allows you to manage files with the native Joomla interface, and make them available for your visitors to download.

Deliver local or remote files

OSDownloads supports your files, no matter where they're located. You can decide to upload the file, or enter the URL if the file in on Amazon, Dropbox, Box or another service.

Categorize your Joomla download files

OSDownloads has support for categories to help you keep files organized. You can apply permissions to these categories to that only some user groups have file access.

Collect emails in exchange for downloads

You can require visitors to enter a valid email in order to get a download. OSDownloads can then send those emails to Mailchimp and Constant Contact.

Responsive support

OSDownloads looks great on both desktop to mobile. The design is clean and includes space for your introduction, plus text before and after the download button.

Add custom fields to your Joomla downloads

OSDownloads allows you to add Joomla's custom fields to your downloads, so you can show lots more information about your files.

Collect more user data

OSDownloads enables you to collect an email in exchange for downloads. But you can also use Joomla's custom fields to ask for more details such as name, phone and interests during the download process.

Social sharing to unlock Joomla downloads

OSDownloads provides more ways to unlock downloads. For example, you can ask users to tweet or like your site on Facebook in order to reach the download.

OS Downloads Pro



Posted on 28 April 2022
Functionality
Works extremely well, We have been using this product for some time
Ease of use
Easy to setup and use. It has worked well over the many years we have used it
Support
I received the greatest support. With quick and efficient service throughout.

Documentation
Excellent Documentaion in plain English and very easy to comprehend
I used this to: My Clients, Who deserve the best at all times. this is an excellent extension

Does the job



Posted on 29 March 2022
Functionality
Works charmingly well and does what it says on the tin. Good use of ACL as well.
Ease of use
It is very easy to use and stable. Plays well with all my other extensions.
Support
Very quick support turnaround. Also pleasantly polite. Top marks
Documentation
Detailed documentation. Would have loved to see a bit override documentation.
I used this to: I use this on my consulting website for teaser downloads of online guides.
Functionality
Works flawlessly for downloads. The mail collecting functionality does its job but could be a bit more polished, hence the 4.5 starts only.
Ease of use
Very easy except for customizing the mail that sends the download link, hence the 4.5 starts only.
Support
My experience with Joomlashack support has always been reactive and helpful. It has been the same with this extension.
Documentation
Excellent overall, except for a couple typos somewhat misleading and sadly not corrected yet.
I used this to: I used it for a few years already to offer a couple free ebooks for download on my website. I only activated the mail collecting feature last month.
Functionality
This extension does what it says on the tin. it allows me to add Documents to my website which visitors can then download!
Ease of use
Basic functionality is up and running within a minute of installation. Further more advanced features are simple to follow and implement.
Support
Online support is first class. Email support is highly responsive and understands the question and always provides the best answers.
Documentation
As with all JoomlaShack products, docs are well written, clear and supported by a number of easy to understand videos.
I used this to: Adding PDF downloads to my website where the documents are not necessarily local to my server but might also be remote on dropbox or Google Drive.
Functionality
Great features in the extension, did exactly what I needed and more.
Ease of use
Very easy to use and understand, you won't really need instructions unless you want to use the more advanced features
Support
I had excellent support when I came across a problem with my custom template, the guys work hard to get it sorted for me.
Documentation
Very detailed documentation but I didn't really need it as everything was pretty easy to use.
I used this to: Staff of the business require training documents, we use this to give them access to all the policies for their work. There is a legal requirement to ensure staff get the appropriate policies, this extension allows us to track which staff have downloaded which documents.
Functionality
Excellent plugin to manage downloads, already working and perfectly compatible with Joomla 4. Installed and no problems at all!
Ease of use
Yes this is very easy to use, never had a problem Yes this is very easy to use, never had a problem
Support
Documentation
I used this to: Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website Joomla 4 website
Functionality
It does what you are promised....and it does it well. And combined with a superb support for adjustments, it worked fine for us.
Ease of use
Easy-peasy.....plug-n-play. And combined with a superb support for adjustments, it worked fine for us.
Support
In our opinion....top 1% when it comes to support and fast and helpfull answers
Documentation
Strucured and accurate. And combined with a superb support for adjustments, it worked fine for us.
I used this to: Easy sharing of documents on several websites....there are more advanced solutions, but this makes sharing VERY easy
Functionality
Quite simply it does what's claimed.
Began with the freeby version and upgraded and for my business requirements it is brilliant
Ease of use
Once you get the work flow logic process sorted it works just great.
Nothing more I can say here
Support
Had a couple of illogical install issues that I couldn't work out. Support kicked in and very quickly the issue was resolved.
Documentation
Software/applications are only as good as the documentation.
Nothing missing and easy to comprehend
I used this to: Providing access to restricted documentation for client access to my document library
Functionality
Better than some other similar extension I've used before for managing downloads
Ease of use
It's very easy to setup and configure, even for complex environments
Support
The developer responds to questions and problems very quickly by giving good advice or solutions
I used this to: Let people interested in children food allergy find follow ip material after learning on our classes to manage the patology

Amazing!!



Posted on 20 July 2020
Functionality
it's working just fine! I love to use it in my chess website. It's good... very good ... extremely gooooooooodddd
Ease of use
it is very easy even for beginers. You can do it even without read the instructions.
Support
They have fantastic support, very fast and they reply even on Sunday. There are a lot of people on the support so their replies are fast!
Documentation
The documentation is very good and extremely detailed! I love to use it
I used this to: On my website, rules-chess-strategies I'd like to offer a free e-book in order to collect mails. It works just fine and I automatically added mails to acymailing, very useful!
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OSDownloads

Version:
2.1.5
Developer:
Joomlashack
Last updated:
Jan 18 2022
4 months ago
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Registration:
Yes
Includes:
c m
Compatibility:
J3 J4
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