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Submit Software

Freeware: Please use our Freeware Submission Form if your software is licensed as freeware.

Updates: Please use our Update Submission Form if you would like to update a program that is already listed at 5 Star.

Shareware Authors

We're glad you're interested in partnering with 5 Star to offer your shareware for sale and download! 5 Star attracts a large, clearly-defined audience of both experienced and beginner-level Internet users worldwide. No matter what type of software your company produces, 5 Star has the perfect audience for your programs.

We have developed a partner program to give shareware authors a simple, yet powerful way to offer their programs for download and sale through 5 Star. Sign-up is free, quick and easy, and once you complete the following steps, your software will be listed throughout 5 Star's Network of Downloads websites. These include:

5 Star Shareware
The largest independent shareware and freeware downloads service in the UK.
PC Pro
An extremley popular high-end online PC magazine with a phenomenal subscription base.
Computer Buyer
A very popular online PC hardware magazine with a huge following.
Custom PC
An excellent technology-geared website of particular intrest to computer hardware enthusiasts.
Supanet
Another large Internet service provider and one of the fastest growing in the UK, now with over a million registered subscribers.
Computer Shopper
Frequently visited by users buying PC's and other computer-kit in the UK.

Requirements

We try to keep the partnering process as simple as possible for you, however 5 Star does require a few things before your software can be listed and promoted throughout the 5 Star network:

  • You currently must have an account with either RegNow, eSellerate, RegSoft, Share-It or Plimus. (If you do not, please contact us with the service you use for consideration; we are always open to new ideas.)
  • Your program file(s) must be Virus/Trojan-free.
  • Your software must be of acceptable quality and not be used for sending bulk emails or any other practice 5 Star deems unacceptable.

What You Get

  • Fast-track review and listing over the entire 5 Star Network.
  • File hosting - guaranteeing a quick download for users and saving you on bandwidth costs.
  • Promotion via banners, text links, buttons and other selected places throughout 5 Star (prime promotional spots not included).
  • Nomination for inclusion in the 5 Star Newsletter.

Requirements for RegNow Users

  • 5 Star requires 30% of all sales made through our network of websites.
  • A custom-version of your software will be required with our affiliate purchase links available from all online purchase points within your software.
Submit as a RegNow user »

Requirements for eSellerate Users

  • 5 Star requires 30% of all sales made through our network of websites.
  • An eSellerate "est" download must be provided for the program you are submitting.
Submit as an eSellerate user »

Requirements for Share-It Users

  • 5 Star requires 30% of all sales made through our network of websites.
  • A custom-version of your software will be required with our affiliate purchase links available from all online purchase points within your software.
Submit as an Share-It user »

Requirements for RegSoft (SellShareware.com) Users

  • 5 Star requires 30% of all sales made through our network of websites.
  • A custom-version of your software will be required with our affiliate purchase links available from all online purchase points within your software.
Submit as a RegSoft user »

Requirements for Plimus Users

  • 5 Star requires 30% of all sales made through our network of websites.
  • A custom-version of your software will be required with our affiliate purchase links available from all online purchase points within your software.
Submit as a Plimus user »

Questions

If you have any questions or concerns that haven't been addressed here, please feel free to contact us.

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