Shopify vs WooCommerce

Simple, Beautiful, and Flexible End-to-End E-Commerce Solution. Simply choose a stylish ecommerce website design, easily customize your online store, add products, and you're pretty much ready to accept payments. Whether you already have products, are looking to sell digital goods or are interested in drop shipping — Shopify has a complete solution for you.
WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. And it's available for free. Packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your self-hosted WordPress website.Watch the 2 minute plugin overview
Comparing Shopify vs WooCommerce is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like WooCommerce has more user-friendly interface than Shopify because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots

To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Shopify is more popular than WooCommerce

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Shopify allows to create an online store from mobile phone (in 2015)
- Shopify launched add-on apps for its iPad POS (in 2015)
- Google Wallet integrates with Shopify and other merchant platforms (in 2015)
- Shopify allows to accept payments in Bitcoin (in 2014)

Looks like Shopify was recently more active than WooCommerce (at least in our news).