osCommerce is one of the well known open source shopping carts that can be obtained online. It is created by a team of self professed geeks. From past 12 years it has been running successfully. The platform consists lots of feature allowed by default to offer complete “out of box” explanation.
WooCommerce is particularly built for WordPress user. It promises to convert their WordPress site into a bred ecommerce store for free of cost. It is very easy to use by customers and store owners. There are loads of themes to select from to obtain customize look and feel of the store front.
Magento is in the third position among top 5 open source eCommerce. It is an eBay owned eCommerce platform. It consists of three various flavours, two of them are paid version and the third is the open source. It is best suited for larger stores.
It is the second most well known eCommerce platform. Zen Cart is published under General Public License. The heritage of Zen Cart is similar to that of osCommerce. It is created in 2003 when there was a change in architectural code.
VirtueMart is the top most open source Commerce platform. It is build on Joomla! Content management system and there is a whole load of extra extensions to enhance the look. It has got an excellent reputation and also enough features for most of the stores. The quality of VirtueMart stores is bit low.