All The Ecommerce Platforms & Shopping Cart Softwares: 120+ List

Ever since I've started the blog I had this idea in the back of my mind to gather information about *all* existing shopping carts and ecommerce platforms out there and document their journey.

In the meantime, I realized it's a daunting task so I've asked my colleague Razvan to help with the research. So over the last few weeks he's been constantly scouring the web to compile the most complete list ever, ranging from the usual suspects (Shopify, Bigcommerce etc), to enterprise level behemoths and open source alternatives, they're all here, with a short description each and some useful data, like the year they've launched, starting price, and domain authority.

Platform NameDescriptionLaunch YearFREE trialStarting FromDomain AuthorityOpen SourceEP Rating
Mobility EcommerceALL-IN-ONE Cloud SaaS Portal empowering e-commerce companies.YES$399
ShopifyOne of the most popular ecommerce platforms, Shopify is used by more than 165,000 merchants.2004YES$14/month914.5*
BigcommerceWebsite builder, shopping cart, payment gateways, Bigcommerce has everything you need plus a 24/7 support team to guide you.2009YES$29.95/month883.5*
VolusionVolusion's complete online store builder helped its customers generate more than $18 billion in sales.1999YES$15/month873.5*
WoocommerceDownloaded 8,733,955 times, Woocommerce is preferred for its simplicity and myriad of plugins.2011FREEFREE943*
LemonStandA popular choice, this complete ecommerce platform has an average customer revenue of $150,000/year.2010YES$49/month493*
Squarespace CommerceSquarespace's all-in-one service gives everything you need to create your store without having to know HTML.2004YES$8/month893*
PinnacleCartPinnaclecart is a complete ecommerce platform that works perfectly regardless if you sell a couple of products or thousands.2003YES$29.95/month712.5*
Big CartelOne of the big players, Big Cartel brings everything to the table so you can launch your store with ease.2005YESFREE732.5*
EcwidEcwid is trusted by over 800,000 store owners, their full-on ecommerce platform being aimed at smaller businesses.2009YESFREE812.5*
3DCart3dCart has a complete system to help you run an online shop plus 100+ optimized themes.1997YES$9.99/month812.5*
MagentoMagento is a complete and scalable ecommerce platform designed for all businesses, big or small.2001DEMOFREE89
MerchiumStart your online store with Merchium and embed it anywhere, on your own website, on Facebook, you decide.2014YES$32/month42
SellBeingSellBeing is a cloud-based ecommerce platform which simplified the way ecommerce stores are designed and managed.2015YES$9/month15
SpreeCommerceMore than 45,000 storefronts worldwide use this open-source ecommere platform.2007DEMOTBC58YES
X-CartA popular PHP shopping cart software, X-Cart has a lot of features to easily customize every aspect of the checkout process.2001DEMOFREE79YES
Supadupa.meSupaDupa is mainly targeted at creative entrepreneurs, sustaining more than 19,000 stores.2010YES€8/month56
SyliusSylius was built using open source frameworks like Symfony and Doctrine.2005TBCTBC45
TomatoCartAn open-source shopping cart solution, TomatoCart simplifies the whole process making it easy even for first-timers.2012FREEFREE66YES
VirtueMartA complete open-source ecommerce solution, VirtueMart has more than 500 features available right now.2005FREEFREE84
YolaYola uses a different approach, they simply build the store for you, managing all the bugs and issues that come along.2007NO$14.47/month84
IBM WebSphere CommerceIBM Websphere Commerce is well targeted, having several plans for small to more complex businesses.2001YESTBC99
2CheckoutA popular choice when it comes to online payments, 2Checkout is used by more than 50,000 store owners.2000NOVaries depending on your country79
WazalaWazala lets you sell on their self-hosted site or to create your own online store.2010YES$16/monthly58
AbleCommerceAbleCommerce developed a shopping cart software for small to medium businesses that want a reliable and responsive checkout.1993YES$1,29554
ActinicActinic offers cloud-based ecommerce solutions targeting small to medium-sized businesses.2001YES£35 + VAT/month67
AirsquareThis is an all-in-one ecommerce platform which also allows you to move your already existing store to their platform.2008YES$19/month42
AShopAShop is a complete ecommerce platform with everything you need to launch and promote your store.2001YES$25/month57
AvactisAvactis is a well-known ecommerce solution, allowing you to choose between having your store self-hosted or cloud-hosted.2005YES$19.95/month54
AvangateAvangate simplifies the whole ecommerce concept, helping their customers get more sales and increase their growth.2006YES3.99% + 0.79€/sale69
BroadLeaf CommerceAn open-source ecommerce solution, Broadleaf is backed by a strong community.2008DEMOTBC42YES
Commercev3Built for multi-channel retail, CV3 offers ecommerce software and shopping cart solutions.2001DEMOTBC51
CS-CartCS-Cart is an open-source PHP/MySQL shopping cart solution with more than 500 features available at the moment.2005DEMOFREE77
DemandwareDemandware offers ecommerce adjacent solutions targeting brand value and profitability.2004NOTBC69
Digital River Global CommerceDigital River delivers ecommerce, marketing and payment solutions that maximize revenues and reduce costs.1994DEMOTBC74
eCratereCrater is an online store builder that has its own marketplace.2004FREEFREE64
CeleryCelery helps you to professionally manage pre-orders and custom crowdfunding.2012YES2.0%/sale37
FastSpringFastSpring delivers complete payment and subscription services along with an award-wining customer service.2005NO8.9% or 5.9% + $0.95/sale69
FoxyCartFoxyCart allows you to incorporate their shopping cart software on your own website so you can use whatever platform you want.2007YES$15/month + $0.15/sale after 100 transactions63
IntershopIntershop is an omni-channel solutions provider with a lot of experience in the field.1992TBCTBC54
Ixxo cartIXXO can be used as it is, on Wordpress or on Joomla, it's your choice.2002YES$295 one time43
JadasiteJadaSite is one of the most popular open-source ecommerce platforms at the moment.2008FREEFREE28YES
JimdoJimdo helps you put together a store in just a few steps. Easy and effective.2007YESFREE86
JooyJooy is a complete and simple store builder that enables you to quickly launch your store.2013YESFREE23
KalioUsed by more than 100 mid-market B2C and B2B retailers, KalioCommerce delivers the latest ecommerce technologies.2011NOTBC42
KonaKartKonaKart is an enterprise Java ecommerce platform that requires some coding skills.2007FREEFREE47YES
LightCMSOver 275,000 people used this extensive software platform to put together an online store.1999YES$19/month63
MarketliveMarketLive is a complete program for omni-channel ecommerce solutions that focus on increasing revenues and customer satisfaction.1995NOTBC56
Miva MerchantMiva is ranked $100 Billion in sales and has two plans: for small businesses and for enterprises.1997YES$79.95/month73
MoonfruitMoonfruit offers both free and premium services, all these helping to created a highly customized store.2000FREE£3/month82
SparkPayDesign your store with SparkPay (ex Americommerce) and then use their many other features to expand and gain sales. 2005 YES $39/month 46
MozuMozu is an enterprise platform developed by Volusion, which focuses on delivering powerful and intuitive solutions for all businesses.2013DEMOTBC45
nopCommercenopCommerce is an open-source ecommerce solution aimed mostly at small to medium businesses.2008FREEFREE84YES
OpenCartAn open-source shopping cart feature, OpenCart cuts down on the steps you have to take to launch your own store online.2012FREEFREE93YES
osCMaxosCMax is a free shopping cart software that requires PHP and MySQL.2000FREEFREE57
OS CommerceosCommerce is an open-source solution with 7,000 free addons with more than 270,000 users.2000FREEFREE89YES
PrestaShopPrestaShop has everything in one place along with a forum with more than 1.7M posts to help you along the way.2007FREEFREE95YES
ProductCartProductCart is a renown SEO optimized shopping cart software that allows you to fully customize your store.2001DEMO$995 one time56
Sana CommerceSana provides B2B solutions for Microsoft Dynamics NAV & AX and SAP.2008DEMOTBC43
SearchFitAs the name implies, this ecommerce platform is highly optimized for search engines.2002YESTBC42
ShopGoShopGo makes it easy to setup your online store and start selling, offering everything it takes to make your first sale.2012YES$73.3/month34
Shopping Cart EliteShopping Cart Elite automates the whole process of opening and managing an online store.2009YES$99/month36
ShopioA complete ecommerce platform, Shopio has a lot of features that span from store builder to Google Analytics.2008YES$19.95/month45
ShopizerAn open-source Java ecommerce platform, Shopizer allows you to set up your online store in merely minutes.2010FREEFREE24YES
SoftslateYet another open-source ecommerce platform, SoftSlate offers all the features any online store needs.2004DEMOTBC30YES
StorenvySimilar to Etsy, Storenvy made it easy to create and launch your own fully customizable online store.2008FREEFREE80
SureDoneSureDone is a rather different ecommerce solution, allowing you to upload your products once and sell them on multi-channels.2012NOTBC44
Tea CommerceAn Umbraco ecommerce platform, Tea Commerce is an easy-to-use all-in-one ecommerce platform, regardless if you sell a few products or thousands.2011NO €1,299/year33
KongKong uses a highly responsive design paired with an intuitive interface for its complete ecommerce platform.2014YES1.3% + £0.20/sale12
uCozuCoz is free to use and has its own CMS, making it easy to draft your first online store.2005FREEFREE89
UltraCartOne of the oldest complete ecommerce platforms, UltraCart is designed for small to medium businesses.1996YES$49.95/month57
AllProWebTools.comAllProWebTools provides a lot of tools to take your ecommerce store to the next level, from marketing to online presence.2009YES$10/month42
PimcorePimcore is a powerful open-source multi-channel and engagement management platform.2009FREEFREE58YES
ZenCartA veteran in the field, ZenCart is an open-source shopping cart software which supports a lot of currencies and languages.2003FREEFREE91YES
ZNOde StorefrontTheir Multifront ecommerce platform was built using the asp.NET open source program allowing maximum customization.2003YESTBC36
Cart66Cart66 allows you to sell absolutely anything on their all-in-one ecommerce platform.2008YES$29.99/month48
Drupal CommerceAn open source all-in-one ecommerce platform, Drupal is content driven and highly customizable.2008FREEFREE66YES
GoECartGoECart's complete ecommerce suite, GoECart 360 is brilliantly designed and easy-to-use.2000DEMO$1000/month45
IndieMadeIndieMade is a complete ecommerce platform targeted for stores that are more on the creative side.2009YES$4.95/month46
NetoThis all-in-one ecommerce platform is Australia's leading omni-channel ecommerce tool.2007YES$30/month54
MadeFreshlyA rather new player, MadeFreshly has a more creative approach to ecommerce as we know it and it seems to do a great job.2012NOFREE51
MoltinMoltin offers eCommerce API for developers, thus making designing, building and integrating so much easier.2013NOFREE11
SelzSelz is a complete ecommerce platform that's optimized for digital goods as well.2013YESFREE50
Yahoo StoreYahoo Stores, currently Aabaco, has come a long way and provides everything you need to get your store up and running.1997NO$29//month100
TictailTictail's store builder helps you launch your store in a matter of minutes.2010FREEFREE55
Jigoshop469,802 store owners used this all-in-one open-source Wordpress based ecommerce CMS.2011FREEFREE56YES
CleverBridgeCleverbridge offers excellent ecommerce and subscription services.2005NOTBC50
CoreCommerceCoreCommerce is a complete online store builder with an ever growing community.2001YES$39.99/month54
EtsyEtsy is the perfect destination for those who sell handmade or vintage stuff.2005NOeach listing is $0.20 plus 3.5%/sale93
IceShopIceShop offers Magento, Batavi and their own IceShop services to better deal with the different needs every online store has.1998DEMOTBC41YES
AspDotNetStorefrontTargeting small to medium-sized businesses, AspDotNetStorefront is a brilliant shopping cart tool.1991NOTBC75
Netsuite SuiteCommerceA popular cloud-based business management software, NetSuite is used by more than 24,000 customers.1998DEMOTBC75
YovigoA cloud-based website builder, Yovigo brings everything to the table, from the main store platform to marketing and customer experience.2013YESFREE17
E-beeE-bee is a global omni-channel ecommerce platform with a ton of features and customization options.2012DEMOTBC26
Flying CartFlying Cart is a complete ecommerce solution that aims to streamline the whole process of opening an online store.2006YES$9.99/month48
GoodsieTargeted for small and medium sized retailers, Goodsie is a complete ecommerce platform.2009YES$25/month60
BlueSnapBlueSnap is a global payment gateway which currently supports around 110 payment types in 180 countries.2001YES2.9% + $0.30/per sale58
HotCakesCommerceHotcakes is a professional ecommerce platform with an easy setup and a very intuitive interface.2013YES$80/month23
HybrisHybris is a powerful provider of omni-channel ecommerce software that worked with names like Nikon and Samsung.1997TBCTBC63
JumpsellerJumpseller is an all-in-one ecommerce platform that powers more than 10,000 stores worldwide.2009YES$19/month48
CubeCartCubeCart is an open-source shopping cart solution that comes packed with a helpful community.2005FREEFREE84YES
Turnkey Web ToolsSunShop is a complete ecommerce platform that gives you everything you need to launch and sell.2000DEMO$19.99/month65
SquirrelCartSquirrelCart is a PHP shopping cart optimized for speed and easy-to-use.2002DEMO$169/month53YES
LiveCartLiveCart is a free open-source PHP shopping cart software with hundreds of features.2007FREEFREE42YES
ShopFactoryWith a customer base of over 243,000 store owners, Shopfactory is a complete ecommerce solution.1995YES$39/month83
simpleCartsimpleCart is a free open-source JavaScript shopping cart that can be integrated on your existing website.2010FREEFREE42YES
VendioVendio is a powerful multi-channel ecommerce solution that targets smaller businesses.1998YES$24.95/month71
DPDDPD is a highly customizable and easy to use ecommerce platform for digital goods.2009YES$10/month41
InstanteStoreInstanteStore is an all-in-one ecommerce platform that's both easy to use and to customize.2001YES$19.97/month64
ShopSiteShopSite offers ecommerce solutions for small to medium sized businesses.1996DEMOFREE71
ViArtWith both free and paid plans, ViArt is an all-in-one PHP shopping cart.2005YESFREE59YES
ShopVisibleShopVisible is an end-to-end SaaS ecommerce platform for B2C and B2B businesses.2006DEMOTBC47
Fortune3Fortune3 is a website builder and ecommerce platform solution with endless customization features.1998YES$9.95/month63
ShopTabShopTab allows you to sell your products on Facebook the easy way.2009YES$10/month40
InfusionSoftInfusionSoft offers ecommerce solutions for small business owners.2001DEMO$199/month72
mShoppermShopper is a powerful mobile ecommerce provider that's easy to launch and manage.2005DEMOTBC33
OXID eSalesOXID eSales offers smart ecommerce solutions to more than 4,000 clients.2003NOTBC78
KtoolsKtools is a photostore complete ecommerce platform that allows shop owners to sell their digital work online.2003YES$149 one time66
KooomoKooomo is a frequently updated SaaS ecommerce platform, with new features being released every three weeks.2000NOTBC1
PowerStoresWebware, formerly PowerStores, offers the tools any small business needs to quickly and effectively manage an online store.2011YESTBC43
GoLiveCartGoLiveCart has an easy-to-use admin area which enables users to fully customize their shop.2014YES$34.95/month18
Clarity EcommerceA fully scalable, customizable .NET platform for integrated enterprise and B2B eCommerce.2012DEMOTBC39
1AutomationWiz Ecommerce1AutomationWiz is an all-in-one shopping cart and market automation software, basically everything you need to start an online shop.2002YES$34/month53
My Cloud GrocerBuild your own online supermarket with My Cloud grocer - it's automated, fast, and smart.2012NOTBC14
HighWireHighWre allows you to sell your products on your own store, eBay, Facebook, Google and on mobile.2006YES$14.95/month63
WixAt core a website builder, Wix also offers online store building services.2006YES€16.17/month92
SmoolisSmoolis is an intuitive multilingual ecommerce store builder that comes with responsive themes and a lot of useful features.2014YES$8/month32
Easy Digital DownloadsYou can now easily sell digital good online with the help of this easy to use plugin.2014FREEFREE49
Modular MerchantAn enterprise ecommerce solution with everything you need to launch a modern and competitive store.2000DEMOTBC60
GumroadIf you're a creator and want to sell your products directly to your customers, Gumroad might be exactly what you need.2012NO$10/month and 3.5% + 30¢ per charge68
WeeblyA website builder that also offers ecommerce services, Weebly will make you want to launch your store today.2007YESFREE96
ExlCartExlCart comes with all the features you need to launch and successfully manage an online store.2014DEMO$199 one time18
GoDaddyGoDaddy also launches and manages online stores, along with driving traffic and boosting sales.1999YES29.99/month95
Mr SiteMr Site is a drag and drop website builder, the monthly fee including domain name and hosting costs.2004YES£5/month80
PersolloPersollo is designed for those who want to sell products or services directly to their clients.2015NO1% per transaction9
RocketSparkRocketSpark is an online store builder aimed at non-tech clients.2008YES$39/month32
SchemaSchema is a next generation cloud ecommerce platform, making it easy to sell 0 or 10 million products.2015NOFREE6
PayPro GlobalSell software online with PayPro Global, they give you everything you need to do so.2006NO4.9% +1$ per transaction53
FlickRocketA cloud based ecommerce platform, FlickRocket focuses on the secure distribution of digital content.2010NOtransaction fees vary depending on the content you sell45
Ecommerce TemplatesShopping cart software for Frontpage, Dreamweaver, Expression Web, CSS and GoLive templates.2002DEMO$229.00 one time62
ShopRocketShopRocket allows complete design freedom so and it's currently used by 8,571 sellers in 54 countries.2013DEMO2% per transaction30
SnipCartPowering 4000+ e-commerce sites, SnipCart allows you to turn any website into a powerful ecommerce store.2013DEMO2% per transaction +payment gateway fees35
KenticoKentico offers integration with third-party ERPs, CRMs, and payment gateways and also has full integration with their Online Marketing tool.2004DEMO$3,49969
VevoCartVevoCart is an ASP.NET ecommerce solution that's easily customized and configured.2006FREEFREE51YES
k-eCommerceOffering Microsoft Dynamics, SAP business one, and ERP integration, k-eCommerce is targeted towards enterprises.1999DEMOTBC51
Create or migrate your old store to Easy Store Hosting with Easy Store Hosting, it's already trusted by 1150 store owners.2006NOFREE39
BV CommerceBV Commerce is an ASP.NET shopping cart with limitless flexibility.2002DEMO $995 one time38
CreateCreate is an intuitive and professional looking ecommerce platform used by over 10,000 business owners.2001YES£5/month69
EonicEonic's eoniccart plugin is highly customizabile and built on their eonicweb CMS.2002NOTBC44
Shopcloud.ioShopCloud.io is a complete ecommerce solution with a multitude of addons that will make your life easier.1998YES€50/month31
EshopsgaloreEshopsgalore offers a next generation cloud ecommerce platform that's based on OpenCart.2014YES€19.99 /month6
ExpandlyExpandly allows you to succesfully sell on multiple marketplaces, having 35+ e-commerce sales channels in one place.2013YESFREE23
FashmarkFashmark is a scalable ecommerce platform built on open source coding.2006YES$949 one time41YES
Shout CMSCreating content, managing sales and invoices, Shout CMS offers all this in one single platform.2007NO$59/month38
VeraCartVeraCart is a hosted shopping cart software with award winning customer support.2003YES$24/month43
UnieMerchantUnieMerchant's multi-vendor shopping cart software is targeted towards bigger businesses.2008DEMOTBC35
NexternalSuited for merchants of all sizes, Nexternal includes a powerful XML toolset making it easy to sell online.1999YESTBC69
Vilkas GroupVilkas Groups offers easy to use tools to set up your online store.1995YES€18/month33
eStoreAdvancedeStoreAdvanced is an intuitive and full-featured store builder that also works with existing websites.2008YES$37/month33
AplusAplus lets your create a mobile-ready storefront with their built-in Pinnacle shopping cart.1992NO$12/month79
SideCommerceSideCommerce is an enterprise ecommerce solution for growing brands.2008DEMOTBC33
SprykerSpryker is an analytics driven, complete ecommerce platform with a fast and scalable store front.2014DEMO€1,625/month38YES
Stiva Shopping CartA PHP shopping cart, Stiva's script is offered under two licensing options- user and developer.2009DEMO$49 one time51
TheliaThelia is on open-source platforms based on Symfony2 that powers more than 7000 store2005FREEFREE54YES
WP Easy Cart is a Wordpress ecommerce cart that's simple, flexible, and affordable.2013YES$50/site38
Upshot CommerceUpshot Commerce is an omni-channel commerce cloud platform built for all business models.2012NOTBC54
VirtoCommerceVirtoCommerce allows yout o quickly create powerful and unique online stores.2011FREEFREE36YES
Loaded CommerceLoaded Commerce is an open source ecommerce platform that powers more than 10,000 stores.2003FREEFREE57YES
AbanteCartAbante Cart is a free open source shopping cart application suited for any businesses.2012FREEFREE67YES
ItemHutProvides a one-click install solution for a fully integrated ecommerce system.2015FREEFREE5YES
GoCartGoCart is an open source ecommerce solution with a clean and intuitive UI.2011FREEFREE34YES
SolidCommerceSolidCommerce offers complete automation on multiple channels , making multi-marketplace selling easy.2008DEMOTBC43NO
GrandNodeGrandNode is open source e-commerce software based on ASP.NET and
MongoDB.
2015FREEFREE25YES
UberCartA free open source ecommerce solution, UberCart is based on Drupal and supported by a strong forum.2006FREEFREE77YES
LiteCommerceCompatible with Drupal. LiteCommerce is very customizable and it comes with ready-made extensions. sh2010FREEFREE51YES
Shoop.ioShoop.io is another free open source ecommerce foundation that supports omnichannel platforms.2014FREEFREE19YES
ArasttaArastta is an open source ecommerce software built with modern technologies such as Symfony, MVC, Bootstrap, jQuery, Swift Mailer etc.2015FREEFREE34YES
YesCartYesCrat is an open source omni-channel ecommerce platform that uses Java technology.2009FREEFREE19YES
VP-CartWith over 50,000 installations globally, VP-Cart's open-source coding makes it an all-in-one solution for any business.2000FREEFREE55YES
SolidShopsSolidShops is a simple hosted ecommerce solution for website designers.2006YES€2942NO
eCRATEReCrater is simple to use and it also provides a marketplace for your products.2004NO2.9% per transaction63NO
YokabooYokaboo helps you to create a simple ecommerce store without a single line of coding.2008NOFREE47NO
ZeusCArtZeusCart is an open source, PHP/MYSQL shopping cart software.2007FREEFREE47YES
Cart42Another open source, Cart42 is cloud ready easy to mnage.2014FREEFREE11YES
SamCartA shopping cart for marketers, by marketers.

2015NO$9945NOEP rating

Few notes:
– Usually, open-source platforms are marked as “FREE” both in the “FREE trial” and “Starting from” tabs except those shopping carts that were built using open-source frameworks;
– “Domain Authority” is a measure of the power of a domain name and is one of many search engine ranking factors. Domain authority is based on three factors: Age, Popularity, and Size. Here we've used this tool to find the DA of each site;
– “TBC” stands for “To be contacted” as some of these companies decided to disclose their fees only upon being contacted.

This is a work in progress so please feel free to leave a comment if we've missed anything or if you spot any inaccuracies and we'll update it asap.

Catalin Zorzini

I'm a web design blogger and started this project after spending a few weeks struggling to find out which is the best ecommerce platform for myself. Check out my current top 10 ecommerce site builders.