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Open Source Ecommerce Software


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The following list of open source Ecommerce software is provided for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement of any particular product. The product descriptions were provided by the software companies.

CRE-Loaded, Chain Reaction eCommerce, Inc., US

CS-Cart, Simbirsk Technologies, Ltd, Russia

CubeCart, Devellion Limited, US
CubeCart is an "out of the box" ecommerce shopping cart software solution which has been written to run on servers that have PHP & MySQL support. With CubeCart you can quickly setup a powerful online store which can be used to sell digital or tangible products to new and existing customers all over the world.

DashCommerce, Mettle Systems, Inc., US
dashCommerce is an ASP.NET Open Source e-Commerce Application. Built using some of the latest technologies, dashCommerce is focused on providing a robust e-commercce application that is stable and highly usable. In addition, the dashCommerce community is one of the most active communities in the open source / .NET space, so take a look around.

Digistore Ecommerce, Digistore New Zealand, New Zealand
Digistore allows users to be live and selling only minutes after installation is complete. Digistore is a full content management system that requires no HTML or programming knowledge to operate. Now available for download completely free of charge under the GPL General Public License Agreement. (Based on OsCommerce Engine)

Fry, Fry, Inc., US
A J2EE-compliant framework that can run on a number of application servers, OCP integrates with multiple systems and databases. Its robust feature set includes targeted merchandising and site management with workflow and scheduling that can be extended to meet your unique business needs. Built on Fry's 15 years of eCommerce success, the OCP framework incorporates best-practice design. A custom site design ensures the overall experience captures your brand and speaks to your customers.

Magento, Magento, Inc.

nopCommerce, nopCommerce, Russia
nopCommerce - the best open source .net based e-commerce solution! nopCommerce is a fully customizable shopping cart with pure HTML and Javascript. nopCommerce is a stable and highly usable open source e-commerce solution that is ASP.NET 4.0 based with a MS SQL 2005 (or higher) backend database. Our easy-to-use shopping cart solution is uniquely suited for merchants that have outgrown existing systems, and may be hosted with your current web host or our hosting partners. It has everything you need to get started in selling physical and digital goods over the internet.

OpenCart, Open Cart, UK (1st Runner Up 2010 Open Source Awards)
OpenCart is a turn-key ready "out of the box" shopping cart solution. You simply install, select your template, add products and your ready to start accepting orders. It has order management and multiple payment gateways already built in and we provide lifetime free support and free software updates.

osCommerce Online Merchant, osCommerce, Germany
osCommerce Online Merchant is an Open Source online shop e-commerce solution that is available for free with a feature rich set of out-of-the-box online shopping cart functionality that allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain online stores with minimum effort and with no costs, fees, or limitations involved.

OXID, OXID eSales, Germany

PrestaShop, PrestaShop, France (Winner 2010 Open Source Awards)
Free to download. Free to use. Never again be locked into expensive commercial software. That's the advantage of Open-Source software with PrestaShop. Our dedicated support team and growing user community (over 140 000 members worldwide!) have joined forces to improve and add new functionality at a rate no other software company can claim. PrestaShop is now used by more than 40 000 e-commerce websites throughout the world. Join the Open Source revolution!

RapidShop, RapidShop, Russia
For most ecommerce programs there is need to use a dedicated server or very fast and expensive hosting. Shopping cart software RapidShop need any simple and cheep PHP hosting or free hosting. Edit your shopping cart (products, prices, descriptions, settings) in MS-Excel based interface and shopping cart software RapidShop will create for you all HTML and JavaScript files you need for your shopping cart.

Spree Commerce, Rails Dog, US
Spree is a full-featured commerce platform written for the Ruby on Rails framework. It is designed to make programming commerce applications easier by making several assumptions about what most developers needs to get started. Spree is a production ready store that can be used "out of the box", but more importantly, it is also a developer tool that can be used as a solid foundation for a more sophisticated application then what is generally possible with traditional open source offerings.

TomatoCart, Elootec Technology, China (2nd Runner Up 2010 Open Source Awards)
TomatoCart has won the 2nd runner up of Open Source E-Commerce Applications in the 2010 Open Source Awards, recognized to simplify online buying and selling of products.(Based on OsCommerce Engine)

X-Cart, Qualiteam Software, Russia

Zen Cart Ecommerce, Zen Ventures, LLC, US
Zen Cart truly is the art of e-commerce; free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart software. The ecommerce web site design program is being developed by a group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants that think ecommerce web design could be and should be done differently. (Based on OsCommerce Engine)

Zeuscart, AJ Square Inc., India
Zeus Cart is an incredibly stable & richly-interfaced, open source shopping cart and it's a simple Ecommerce software package which allows, even a non-technical person to open an online store on the Internet, with minimal efforts. ZeusCart is a web-based PHP/My SQL shopping cart which is simple, powerful and easy to use. Zeus Cart includes a number of marketing-tailored features that can help you increase your online sales, promote repeat purchases, and boost customer satisfaction.

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