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Downloading the file

Mark b This may be a simple question, but once the file is compiled - how is it downloaded to the customers computer?  Do I have to buy additional software to do that?


Posted on: 12:22 am on August 18, 2007
RiffRaff Hi, Mark b...
Depends if you're selling it or just sending it to friends.
First thing I'd do is to zip the exe file that the Activ compiler has just made for you.
If you're just giving it to other folk, send it as an email attachment, or upload to your website (if you have one) and let folk download from there.

Posted on: 3:27 pm on August 18, 2007
Mark b Hi, If I upload it my website, how does the customer download it?  There has to be some protocol that has to be implemented to make this happen.  It's this implemention and "how it happens" that I don't understand.



Posted on: 4:39 pm on August 18, 2007
RiffRaff You say "customer"....so you're selling it, as opposed to just providing a link to download free of charge?

Posted on: 5:57 pm on August 18, 2007
RiffRaff [Sorry - didn't finish before posting!]
If so, condider buying HYPrLock - you'll have seen it mentioned many times on this forum.
I sell my books through eBay (as opposed to from a website) and H takes care of the security side of things, with buyers being directed to the site where my books are stored.

Posted on: 6:02 pm on August 18, 2007
Mark b Hi, either way, they would still have to download it from the website.


Posted on: 6:03 pm on August 18, 2007
Mark b LOL,  as you can see I slid in between posts.



Posted on: 6:05 pm on August 18, 2007
rlemire Mark b;

All it takes is some simple code for an href link like the following:

<a href="http://www.yourwebsite.com/yourEBook.exe">Download myEBook</a>

The text "Download myEBook" is what your customers would see on your web page.

Many examples of this can be found using Google..

I hope this is what you're looking for


Posted on: 7:29 am on August 24, 2007


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