Downloadable Product Options

These are global settings for your downloadable products.

Order Item Status to Enable Downloads-Pending
When set to Pending files can be downloaded immediately after placing the order. Invoiced will allow the download after the order is invoiced, meaning that the payment has been captured.
Default Maximum Number of DownloadsNumeric value like 10Will set a global number as of how many times a customer can download the product.
Only set to Yes if you do want to allow for your customers to share the link. This means that when shared any other person is not paying for the product.
Default Sample TitleEnter the default title for samples
Default Link TitleEnter the default title for links
Open Links in New Window-Yes
Yes will open the link in a new window or tab. No will open it within the same tab.
Use Content-DispositionInline
When set to Inline the browser attempts to open the file in a browser window. When set to Attachment it will force the browser to open a “Save As” dialog.
Disable Guest Checkout if Cart Contains Downloadable Items-Yes
This should be set to No, as downloadable products require user authentication, which guest checkout can't provide.