GarageSale 4 is now shipping. We don’t think it’s an exaggeration to call this “The most extensive update in GarageSale history!“. Read on to find out why we think so:
Greatly improved interface
We invested a lot of effort in making sure the interface harmonizes perfectly with the world of Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) – while still offering a familiar experience to long-time GarageSalers. The distinct modes for auctions and template have been unified into a single view where each item is accessible with a single click.
Now edit your auctions without ever leaving preview mode. This includes not only the title, description, and images – you can also specify categories and set item attributes there too. You never have to switch between the auction edit and preview modes again!
Our updated GarageSale tutorial movie should give you an idea of how editing in preview mode feels like.
If you’ve been using custom auction designs in GarageSale, you’ll be delighted to hear that your existing designs will get all theses features ‘for free’ – no code tweaking required. (And yes, you can still edit templates the traditional way if you prefer.)
Faster auction uploads
Since most new Macs ship with multiple CPUs, it only made sense for us to rewrite GarageSale’s auction upload engine from scratch to take advantage of this. GarageSale will now upload auctions and images concurrently.
Graphical auction scheduling
GarageSale’s built-in auction scheduler has grown up. Auctions can now be scheduled with drag-and-drop – just like you’re used to from your favorite calendar application.
Improved eBay messaging
With past versions of GarageSale you could send messages to buyers or view incoming messages via eBay’s messaging system. We’ve now taken this one step further: You can reply to incoming questions from within the application itself. And whether or not a question has been answered is synchronized over multiple copies of GarageSale, making this a killer feature for small businesses.
GarageSale 4 can monitor multiple PayPal accounts for incoming payments. See your accounts history with a single click instead of waiting for PayPal’s web page to load.
Even more auction designs
As if the number of auction themes wasn’t already overwhelming, our design team has been busy adding 8 new ones for GarageSale 4. As usual, each encompasses multiple layouts – actually making it 20 different designs. You can see why we stopped counting the number of possible design variants a long time ago.
For more information please visit the GarageSale homepage.
As with previous versions you’re welcome to try before you buy GarageSale 4: Download GarageSale right now and post three auctions to eBay. If you like what you see you can purchase a license for USD/EUR 29.99. (If you already own a license for GarageSale you can upgrade for just USD/EUR 14.99.)
Will you be attending MacWorld 2008? We’d love to give you a first-hand demonstration of GarageSale’s amazing new features at our booth #2544. Be sure to ask us about the special show offer for MacWorld attendees.