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Paddle announces first non-Apple payment method for iOS users

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Revenue platform Paddle has announced that it will offer the first alternative payments for Apple users, not in-house payment software.After recently Apple vs Epic A court ruling prevents Apple from banning this type of software from being provided by apps.

Paddle payment software For iOS has a UI that looks and features very similar to Apple’s in-app purchase software, probably for ease of use. When the user presses a button, they are redirected to Paddle’s site where they can pay with a variety of payment methods such as credit card, PayPal and Apple Pay.

According to Paddle, the software avoids Apple’s 30% commission, and Paddle itself charges 10% for transactions under $ 10 and 5% for transactions above $ 10. Paddle also claims that the software provides developers with better options for customer support, subscription control and refunds, and purchase data.

The Epic v. Apple ruling generally denied all the permits Epic wanted, but acknowledged that it had to allow Apple to offer its apps its own payment method. According to the ruling, Apple has permanently restricted and banned developers from including them in apps, metadata buttons, external links, or other action calls that direct customers to the purchasing mechanism. rice field…”.

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Hopefully this will be the first of several alternative payment methods offered on iOS, as there is nothing more to prevent developers from implementing them. However, it depends on how well it is accepted by Apple customers who have long been accustomed to a single payment method.

Paddle’s software will be released on December 7, almost as soon as the court’s injunction against Apple’s restrictions comes into effect.

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Paddle announces first non-Apple payment method for iOS users

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