SoftD Author Resources Center
Welcome to SoftD Author Resources Center! From here you can:
- Submit/Update your software (accepted PAD submissions only)
- With only one submission here, your listing will show up on SoftD and all the related downloads sites.
- Read about PAD
- Learn about PAD XML format, download free PAD generator software, get acquainted about required and optional fields, avoid common mistakes, validate your PAD file online against the current PAD specification.
- Access pending submissions list
- Track the position of your submitted PAD URL in pending submissions queue (plain text mode).
- Apply for SoftD Award
- If you have a software product listed on SoftD and want it to be rated by our review staff, feel free to apply for SoftD Award. We will rate your software and display the award image both on its description page and on category/search pages.
- Get award graphics
- If your software has been rated by SoftD review staff, please feel free to save the appropriate award logo and to link it from your web site to your software description page on SoftD.
- Promote your software
- Learn more about the software promotion types we do currently provide at SoftD. Please note that all the suggested methods are free of charge.
- Request listing removal
- To remove your listing from our database, please email your request via the contact form and specify the reason of removal, PAD URL and program ID on SoftD.
- Black List for banned domains/hosts
- This is the black list (plain text mode) containing domains/hosts (without 'http://' prefix and file path) taken from PAD files we have banned due to violations of our submission terms (third party affiliates, duplicates, adware, affiliate cheating, spam, rogue & scam etc.). If you own a download site and want to clean it up from unwanted listings, feel free to export this list for further usage and do not forget to pick it up for updates periodically.