Introduction

Downloads, Mailing & Distribution Lists, Email

OSDownloads is the easiest way to add downloads to Joomla.

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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.

Great plugin!



Posted on 14 August 2019
Functionality
Great plugin! Work exactly as described in the plugin documentation.
Ease of use
Easy to use, though we had to solve some issues related to JQuery, but this was solved fast with the help from the support team.
Support
Support is amazing: very fast, very helpfull, very professional!
Documentation
Documentation is very accurate, up-to-date and easy to use. It's a pity that there is no forum helping to solve more specific issues.
I used this to: Collect emails and names of users, who download files from our website.
Functionality
Practical and versatile with easy installation achieved through a simple step by step process.
Ease of use
Very intuitive and easy to use, for both users and administration.
Support
To be honest, support was not required once, but I dare say, if support is anywhere near as good as the plugin, it's good!
Documentation
Again I didn't need to refer to the documentation, so I cannot comment on its fitness for purpose, I can only assume its as good the plugin
I used this to: client appointments and in-site scheduling management, that integrates with my scheduling system via CSV easy export/import feature.
Functionality
Does exactly what I wanted it to do and them some.
Ease of use
Very, very easy to use
Support
Support was great!
Documentation
Simple easy to follow documentation - if you need it.
I used this to: Seeing up downloads as well as collecting emails and tying into MailChimp.

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Posted on 20 February 2018
Functionality
Good function for easy downloads and upload of the file
Ease of use
Very easy to use and setup categories,
Support
I found support to be very good for the free version and plan to go with the pro - and feel that the support will be even better.
Documentation
Very good documentation.
I used this to: Download and separation of software packages.

Perfect



Posted on 13 February 2018
Functionality
Works great and excellent support
Ease of use
Simply
Support
Documentation
I used this to: E-magazine download

Very fine support



Posted on 08 December 2017
Functionality
I was able to get it to function in an other way than it was originally meant to.
Ease of use
I had to have a programmer to help me, since I used the OSdownload far away from what it was originally meant to. This is no complaint.
Support
I have god the finest and absolutely best support from the team behind the OSDownloads. They always have answered me very quickly and polite
I used this to: Telefontavlen.dk
Functionality
Het werkt heel simpel... File downloaden, Module aanmaken voor de file en jouw bezoekers kunnen downloaden na het achterlaten van hun email.
Ease of use
Was niet moeilijk !
Support
Er was een probleem met de verwijzing naar de taal files. Ik heb ze gemaild en een dag later hadden ze al hun code aangepast en gemaild.
Documentation
Niet gelezen, maar zal vast goed zijn :-).
I used this to: Het downloaden van een brochure op: http://scopeslipstop.com/nl/brochure

Perfect!



Posted on 12 May 2017
Functionality
Very nicely executed, well-documented, free extension. Thanks!
Ease of use
Very easy
Support
Support is first rate, fast, helpful.
Documentation
Clear and concise.
I used this to: Tracking PDF downloads and requiring an email before download.

Exactly what I needed!



Posted on 30 January 2016
Functionality
Does exactly what it promises
Ease of use
Super easy set up! Styling took a little more effort.
Support
Incredibly helpful and responsive. Much appreciated
I used this to: Enabling digital downloads in exchange for email addresses (automatically subscribed to MailChimp without double opt-in required)!

awesome



Posted on 15 July 2015
Functionality
meets purpose
Ease of use
easy to use
Support
great
I used this to: downloads
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OSDownloads

Version:
1.13.19
Developer:
Joomlashack
Last updated:
Oct 22 2019
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Registration:
Yes
Includes:
c m
Compatibility:
3
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