Feature Overview

Auction Tracking

Track your running auctions from within GarageSale.
The Inspector shows you all information about your auction, like current bid, watchers, listing fees and everything else.
When an auction has finished you'll be informed about the buyer's name, the address and you can add him or her to your addresbook or find the buyer's location through Google Maps. You can leave buyer feedback, too.
Since GarageSale 6 you can upload your local transaction states (e.g. paid, shipped) to eBay from GarageSale before leaving feedback by clicking the little upload icon next to 'Item Shipped'.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Variation Support

GarageSale 6 supports eBay's item variation feature!
You can now list several variations of your items, for instance shoes in different sizes or t-shirts in different colors, in a single listing. Item variations are available in supported categories. This feature integrates with GarageSale's new inventory tracking feature (see below).
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Inventory Tracking

You can now define products and assign them title, pricing information, images, and quantity. You can link your auction templates or a variation from a variation-enabled listing with your product through the SKU field.
Every time an item sells, GarageSale will decrease the remaining quantity for the linked product.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

eBay Store Support

GarageSale fully supports eBay stores. Just download your store categories in the 'Accounts' preferences panel and use GarageSale to upload items to your eBay Store.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Free Image Hosting

Store up to twenty images per auction free of charge on our servers and say 'Goodbye' to eBay's image hosting fees.The quality and number of your auctions pictures is crucial for the success of your auction. With GarageSale you can store up to 20 auction images per auction with a maximum size of 800 pixels on our servers without paying image hosting fees to eBay. (Auctions with a 'Good Till Canceled' duration are not supported by this free service.)
Don't forget to switch your settings in the GarageSale preferences>ImageServer to 'GarageSale's free image service' before you start your first auction.
Of course you can also use eBay's Picture Service (EPS) or your own web server for image hosting.
Please note: If you make use of GarageSale's free image service and want to relist your auction, make sure to use GarageSale built-in relist function. If you relist through eBay, there's no way for GarageSale to notice and prolong the picture life time.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

GTC Image Option

We have been offering free image hosting to GarageSale users for a few years now, but so far we've always excluded images using in 'Good Till Canceled' (GTC) listings from that service.
GarageSale 6.4 adds a paid service for storing images for your GTC listings on our server: The GTC Image Option. This option allows you to use GarageSale's easy-to-use and reliable image service starting at USD 3.99. You can sign up for that service directly from within GarageSale's 'Image Server' preferences panel. Please visit the manual for more details.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Free Scheduler built-in

Start your auctions anytime you want to - WITHOUT paying extra. The end time of your auction greatly influences its winning bid. Use GarageSale to let your auctions finish when your buyers are most likely to be on-line. Unlike eBay's scheduling feature GarageSale's built-in scheduler is free to use.
Watch the "Scheduling Auctions" video tutorial in the Support section.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Use Multiple eBay Accounts

GarageSale supports an unlimited number of eBay accounts. Each time you you are going to upload an auction you can choose what account should be used. Each account can be linked to a different PayPal account.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Batch Editing

Controls in Inspector window apply to all selected templates!
Changing any control in GarageSale's inspector window now changes that value (e.g. duration, starting price, shipping info) for all selected templates, making batch changes to your auction templates a lot easier.
In addition GarageSale's new 'Batch Find & Replace' feature lets you replace parts of your auction description or title in multiple auction templates at once (see screenshot).

140 Unique Auction Designs

Enhance your listing with one of over 140 auctions designs. With each of them you can change how images and description are laid out.
Visit the Listing Design page to preview the included designs.
Our free listing designs offer an easy way to make your auction vastly more attractive. GarageSale comes with over 140 flexible listing designs for you to choose from. You can pick a listing design by browsing through a CoverFlow-style view. Customize and fine-tune the designs in the 'Properties' Inspector.
GarageSale also features a built-in Listing Design Manager that lets you update the built-in listing designs when improved version are available online without having to quit and restart the application.
And of course you can create you own listing design templates if you're familiar with HTML. But you don't need to stop there: GarageSale's mighty design template language let's you get as sophisticated as you want to.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Pro Designs

Pro Designs are advanced auction designs, specially designed for use with your eBay store listings. They allow you to add your store name, store categories and individual text boxes (e.g. for Shipping Info, Payment Info, Return Policy, Terms,...).
All this can easily be done in the new Design Properties Inspector in GarageSale 6. Pro Designs let you create highly professional listings. If you run an eBay store you'll love them.
4 Pro Designs are already included in GarageSale, more are available in the Design Store.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Design Properties

GarageSale's new 'Design Properties' give you fine grained control about many aspects of an auction design. Depending on the chosen auction design, you can now control change the color of the auction title, use an alternate title on the auction page, use a different page width, or remove the border around embedded auction images.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Image Captions

Since GarageSale version 6 you can assign captions to your auction images!


Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Design Store

GarageSale offers an integrated design store that lets you buy additional auction designs from within the application.
The GarageSale Design Store offers a (still growing) variety of high-quality listing designs starting at USD/EUR 1.99. They work perfectly with your GarageSale application and come with several great layout choices. All designs can be previewed and purchased directly from within GarageSale and are automatically downloaded and installed.
Please note: the Design Store is not available in the Mac App Store version of GarageSale.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

iPhoto and Aperture integration

The Media Browser lets you import photos from different sources easily. Access all your images from iPhoto and Aperture directly from within GarageSale. - even those used in other GarageSale templates or anywhere else on your hard disk! No more copying, pasting or exporting each individual picture from iPhoto. It just works!
The Media Browser requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Financial Report Generator

Use the Report Generator to stay in control of your business.
It's crucial to your business success to keep track of your eBay income and expenses.
GarageSale lets you create custom reports showing the data you are interested in, including PayPal and eBay fees, for any given date range.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Revise and Relist

If you need to modify a listing after starting it, you can do this easily from within GarageSale.
Watch the "Revising Auctions" video tutorial in the Support section.
Finished auctions that haven't received any bids can be relisted without paying listing fees twice (depending on eBay's relisting policy). You can use GarageSale's relist function to relist several auctions at once with just a few clicks. GarageSale is also giving you control about what auction attributes to update, if you need to change your auctions before relisting. This way you can keep your recent sales score for fixed price items and retain your Best Match rank in eBay's search result.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Auto Re-list

The automatic relist feature starts new listings once you item has sold out on eBay. Using "re-list" will preserve the existing search rank of your ended auction and carry it over to the re-listed auction.
Since GarageSale 6.4 this feature is linked with GarageSale's inventory management. If you have less inventory in stock than what you are offering for sale in your auction template, GarageSale will not start the auction.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

FTP and WebDAV Image Serving

Upload as many images as you like to your web server via FTP or WebDAV without paying image hosting fees to eBay.
The quality and number of your auctions pictures is crucial for the success of your auction. While GarageSale allows you to use its Free Image Hosting service or eBay's Picture Service (EPS) for storing your auction images, it can also upload your auction images to your own webserver. GarageSale will automatically scale your images to the right size before it uploads your images.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Network Sharing

Share your prepared auctions with other GarageSale users on your local network with Apple's Bonjour technology.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Twitter Support

Automatically update your Twitter status when you post items to eBay.
You can now authorize GarageSale for your Twitter account in the Preferences panel. Once you have done this, GarageSale will post a customizable tweet every time you start a new auction.


YouTube Videos

Hook into your YouTube account, browse your videos, and select the one you want GarageSale to include in your eBay listing.
Just select 'Edit YouTube Videos...' from the Template menu in GarageSale.

Text Block Feature

In GarageSale you can create re-usable text blocks in the "Text Block Manager" (Window menu). This way you don't have to re-type the same text again and again. You can text blocks easily to your item descriptions through the "T" drop-down menu in GarageSale's Editor mode or through the context menu in GarageSale's web edit mode (Preview mode).
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

User Properties

User properties are user-definable text blocks specific to an auction template. These properties can be included in the item description with GarageSale's design language.
If you are selling almost similar items which only differ in a few aspects, e.g. power supplies with different output voltages, you can now use the very same description in all your auction templates. Instead of inserting different voltage value in possibly several locations of your item description, you include the voltage user property in your description. This voltage user property can be conveniently changed from GarageSale's inspector window for each template of your items. You can paste the language design language command to include a user property into your description from the auction preview's context menu
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Mail Templates

GarageSale allows you to send messages to your buyers using message templates, which can be customized to meet your personal needs. Go to the 'Windows' menu and select 'Show Mail Template Panel' to bring up GarageSale's mail template editor.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

eBay Motors

With GarageSale you can also list cars and car parts on eBay Motors. Just select the eBay Motors site in the 'Advanced' Inspector.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Support for 'NRGship UPS'

GarageSale 6 added support for NRGship UPS desktop shipping application. NRGship UPS is the fastest, easiest way to ship your auctions UPS from your Mac. Get UPS rates, print shipping labels and return tracking information to your auction in a simple click. Works with all domestic UPS services and supports negotiated rates.
Visit www.nrgsoft.com for more information.

Built-in Image Editor

Use the new Image Editor to greatly enhance image quality.
You can crop your images directly in GarageSale. You can also apply various image filters to your images. Great for images you directly imported from a file on your hard disk or from your digital camera.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

Dashboard Widget

Have a quick look at your active auctions with our new Dashboard widget.
Use the GarageSale's Dashboard widget to keep track of your auctions no matter if you started them using GarageSale or eBay's website.The widget can be installed by choosing 'Download Widget' from the GarageSale menu or visit the Widget page.
Learn more about this feature in the GarageSale Online Manual ›››

More Features:

Smart Groups

Create intelligent folders (smart groups) which sort your templates or auctions by your very own criteria.
With GarageSale 6 you can also create smart groups that filter your auctions on the transaction level. This new smart group type makes it easier for sellers of multi-item auctions to tailor GarageSale to their work flow.
Learn more ›››

Advanced Import Function

GarageSale can import your TurboLister, eLister and XML files.
Furthermore, GarageSale can import your running auctions and convert them into editable auction templates!
Learn more ›››

Intuitive Interface

Use GarageSales mac-like user interface to create auctions conveniently. That means no more waiting on eBay's webserver to guide you through to several pages step by step. GarageSale is fast, easy to use and comes with everything you need to create, list and track your auctions.
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Full eBay Attribute Support

GarageSale supports eBay's traditional attribute system as well as the new community driven item specifics.
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Pre-Filled Items

List your items with less hassle and let eBay add product information for books, DVDs, CDs, games and eletronics to your auction. ISBN and UPC are supported, too.
Learn more ›››

Integrated Feedback Function

With GarageSale you can leave feedback for your buyers without ever leaving the appliction. For multi-item auctions you can also rate several buyers with one click.
Learn more ›››

Cover Flow

Browse through GarageSale's CoverFlow view and select from over 140 free professional listing designs.
Each design comes with multiple layout choices!
Learn more ›››

Google Maps

You can find the buyer's location through Google Maps.

Growl Support

GarageSale supports the free Growl notification system to display on-screen messages whenever you receive bids or your auction finishes.

All options included

The template Inspector presents nearly every settings and options which are offered by eBay.
GarageSale can also mark extra fee options and show you eBay's listing fees!
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AppleScript Support

Using AppleScript you can modify various properties of a single auction template or a group of auction template. AppleScript is a scripting language invented by Apple to automate certain task. It's more complex than using Automator actions, but has offers a greater degree of freedom.
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Addressbook Support

You can add buyer addresses directly to Apple's Addressbook application.

Spotlight and Quicklook

Search and find your auction templates with Spotlight and preview them quickly with Quicklook.

Direct from Camera Importer

Import images directly from your digital camera.
Just connect your camera to your Mac and select the images you want to add to the current auction template.
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Give these features a try and test GarageSale for free! You'll find the download link in the Downloads section.