Virtue Mart is an Open Source E-Commerce solution for Joomla. It offers a large number of features to support a full scale ecommerce operation.
In comparison, Easy Paypal is much simpler, and it is much easier to setup.
Here are Easy Paypal's advantages:
- Easy to setpup
- As a plugin, you have great control over how and where do you want to see the Paypal buttons.
- There is no need for end user to register and provide detailed personal information
Here are Easy Paypal's disadvantages:
- Replies on Paypal Only, and do not support other payment gateways
- Does not have catalog that can be easily displayed
In addition, Easy Paypal can be used, in conjuction with Virtue Mart to provide a nice catalog, without cumbersome user registration process. In order to do this, you need to enable plugin support in Virtue Mart