ComponentSource

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The Software Superstore for Developers & IT Pros.

As official and authorized distributors, they supply you with legitimate licenses directly from 200+ software publishers.

Trusted for 20+ years.
Over 850,000 licenses delivered to Developers, SysAdmins, Corporations, Governments & Resellers, worldwide.

Offices in USA, UK, Ireland and Japan, with international Customer Service in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Cantonese and Mandarin

It offers 3 categories of software.

  • Components
    With software components available in all platforms, we offer the widest choice of pre-written solutions in one place.
  • Applications
    Choose from our comprehensive range of products dedicated to Software Development and Operations.

  • Add-ins
    Extend your favorite applications with our wide range of add-ins and plugins.

Fees: 
Setup $500 + $100/mo
40% per sale
Based in: 
UK, with offices in USA, Ireland, Japan
Founded: 
1995
Figures: 
200+ software publishers
125K customers
1M registered users
300K unique visitors/month
10K product SKU's
850K licenses delivered
Has marketplace: 

Yes

Has SDK: 
No
Advantages: 
  • Has a well-designed marketplace.
  • Highly sophisticated publisher program.
  • Well established (since 1995) and reliable distributor.
  • Offers source code escrow guaranty service.
  • Specializes in software components. If you build a software component/library this is maybe the best e-commerce merchant for your needs.
Disadvantages: 
  • Expensive (starts at setup $500 + $100/mo and 40% per sale) but offers a lot in return.
  • Probably not suitable for starters with low budget. Such developers would probably first test the selling capabilities of their software with other merchant services before joining ComponentSource.

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