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GarageSale 8.2 Released

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

GarageSale 8.2 is out and it's all about performance: No matter if you are selecting several thousands eBay listing, frequently perform searches that return a lot of results, or simply want to move a couple of hundred listings to the Trash, you will notice a definite improvement in GarageSale's responsiveness.

While we are at it, we also removed the old limit of 5000 items which could be bulk-edited simultaneously in the Inspector.

GarageSale 8.2 also includes improvements for working with smart groups and selling car parts. More details can be found on GarageSale's download page.

If you have questions about GarageSale, don't hesitate to get in touch with us, either through the GarageSale forum or by contacting us directly.

GarageSale 8.1 Released

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

GarageSale 8.1, a much improved version of our eBay client for the Mac, is out.

Here is a short list of the most important changes for GarageSale 8.1:

Parts Compatibility: When listing vehicle parts, you can now specify a list of compatible vehicles on eBay USA Motors, eBay Germany, eBay Australia and eBay UK.

CSV Import for Listings: GarageSale can import listings from files in arbitrary CSV formats. You can specify what column in your CSV file is mapped to what listing or inventory field in GarageSale.

Automatic Cancellation: When listings fixed-price items, you can now tell GarageSale to cancel your listing automatically a certain period before eBay renews your listings.

A comprehensive list of new features for GarageSale 8 and 8.1 is available here. To download GarageSale 8.1 on to your Mac right away, please visit our GarageSale page.

GarageSale 8.0 Released

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

GarageSale 8, a major upgrade to our eBay client for the Mac, is out.

This new version improves performance to let you manage even more listings on your Mac, comes with an improved interface to get your work done more quickly, and offers Mac-to-Mac synching that lets teams collaborate on the same listings.

A complete list of new features and changes is available here.

GarageSale 8 pricing starts at $39.99 for new users, or $19.99 for the upgrade from earlier versions.
(The upgrade is free if you bought your GarageSale license after April, 1st 2018).

We are also introducing a GarageSale Pro subscription for certain users. More details about the new pricing structure can be found here available here.

GarageSale 8 Pricing

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Since we first introduced GarageSale in 2004 eBay has changed a lot, which has implication on our business as well.

In the past years, the number of small, casual sellers using GarageSale has declined. This group was GarageSale's target audience when first launched 15 years ago. At the same time the share of professional and semi-professional sellers among our users has went up.

As a result, we have now less, but more ambitious GarageSale users. To keep publishing GarageSale a viable business, we are introducing a dual license model with the upcoming GarageSale 8 (due very shortly):

If you are listing less than 50 items on eBay per month and don't need the 'Synching' feature, the upgrade process won't change compared to previous paid upgrades.
You can purchase or upgrade to GarageSale 8 for a one time fee of $39.99 (new license) or $19.99 (upgrade fee). The upgrade will be free of charge if you purchased GarageSale 7 after April 1st, 2018.

However, if you are listing more than 50 items per month, you'll need a GarageSale Pro subscription for $14.99/month (can be canceled any time) or $149.99/year, which includes these benefits:

  • Free major upgrades
  • Unlimited listing starts
  • Database Synching between Macs
  • Use GarageSale's image service for GTC listings with support for up to 50 larger images per listing

We don't take this step easily. We discussed different licensing models, and decided that our chosen model is the most likely to keep small sellers onboard, while not placing too much financial burden on larger sellers.

We are looking forward to the release of GarageSale 8. We’re sure you’ll love the new features and improvements.

Beta Testing GarageSale 7

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

For the past two years we’ve been pouring our hearts and souls into an entirely new version of GarageSale for OS X. It’s called GarageSale 7, and it will make managing your eBay business from your Mac easier and more pleasant than ever.

Testing in Progress

Before the final release of GarageSale 7 (sometime in the next few weeks), we’re looking for more feedback from testers on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) to try it out.

If you have a few minutes to spare, please give GarageSale 7 a try. Your GarageSale 6 installation will not be altered by trying out GarageSale 7.

You can download the latest beta version from this link:
https://downloads.iwascoding.com/downloads/GarageSale_7.0b43.zip

(This beta version is localized in English, German, Italian, and French.)

If you have comments, suggestions, or questions please post them to our user group (English preferred) or contact us in private (English or German).

What’s new GarageSale 7

  • completely modernized interface with instant error reporting
  • can import listing drafts from the GarageSale Scout app on iPhone
  • a new custom database engine, which deals better with large amounts of data and allows us to adapt to eBay changes more quickly
  • GarageSale 7 does away with the template/auction differentiation – it only offers listings, which can either be running or not
  • a new Orders sections which shows information about purchased items and buyers
  • Reports can generate diagrams in addition to text tables
  • automatic update of eBay category information as needed
  • listing designs are now optimized for mobile devices
  • local live validation of most eBay errors in new “Preflight” panel
  • listing images can be edited using image editing apps installed on your Mac and with image editing extensions
  • listing images can be copied and pasted between images
  • support for barcodes on the variation level
  • you can copy specific settings from one listing and paste them into other listings
  • added a preference setting ‘Load Flash’ to prevent Flash plugin crashes
  • inventory items can be exported and imported
  • you can now set the quantity of ‘Good ’til cancelled’ listings to zero to mark the item “out of stock” (you need to enable the ‘Out of Stock’ feature in your selling preferences on eBay’s website)
  • when selling cars on eBay Motors or eBay UK, there is now a dedicated field for the vehicle ID (VIN or VRM)
  • the ‘Import from My eBay’ command now downloads large images from existing eBay listings
  • can automatically generate SKU for your variations
  • added a “Reveal Original” command to the outline view context menu when a smart group item is selected. Using that command, you can easily jump to the original item of an item shown in the smart group, for instance to delete it or move it to a different folder
  • return policy, payment options, and tax settings can be specified in GarageSale’s XML import format
  • added support for specifying shipping insurance cost on eBay Italy and France
  • added 4 new internal designs and 4 new Pro Designs in the Design Store
  • when in Listing Editor mode, there’s now basic syntax highlighting and auto-completion for tags when in HTML or Markdown mode
  • much more