You can easily output a list deals of downloadable products using the [edd_home_deals] short code. This short code accepts a variety of parameters that allow you to specify what deals are displayed, and how they are displayed.
To show deals with the default configuration, use this:
If you wish to modify this output, here is a list of the parameters:
Number of Deals
Enter the number of deals you want to display. Leave it blank if you don't want to limit deals listing.
Home Deals Frontend
After inserted shortcode it will look something like the one shown in the image below on front-end.