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Listing CounterThis is the number of all currently running eBay listings, created with GarageSale. This makes it the most popular eBay tool for Mac!
June 19th, 2008:

New releases at eBay Live! 2008

Right in time for this year’s eBay Live! in Chicago we are coming up with three new releases to make your life as a Mac user on eBay even more convenient:

Out flagship product GarageSale has now arrived at version 5.

This release adds auction template sharing on your local network via Apple’s Bonjour technology. You can now share all your prepared auctions (or only the ones you want to share) with fellow GarageSale 5 users hooked up to the same WiFi or ethernet network. Importing a template from a different Mac is as easy as selecting another user’s shared library, locating the right template and pressing the ‘Import’ button.

Also new is a report generator, that lets you create, view, and print customized reports showing a summary of your eBay income and expenses (this includes PayPal fees as well) for a user-defined date range.

Last but certainly not least is GarageSale’s new integration with YouTube. Once you entered your YouTube username and password in GarageSale, it will display thumbnails of the videos you uploaded to your YouTube account. Simply select the video you want to include next time you start an auction.

GarageSale is a free update to all existing GarageSale 4 owners, which means that GarageSale 4 licenses will simply work – no action required. If you are still using GarageSale 3, you can purchase an upgrade to GarageSale 5 at the Kagi online store.

GarageSale Basic is a simplified version of GarageSale, that focuses on making selling on eBay even easier – while offering all the features a casual seller would need. It ships with the same auction designs as its big brother GarageSale and integrates seamless with our free image server.

Also new is GaragePay, a PayPal client for your Mac desktop. It downloads all your PayPal transaction data onto your Mac for fast and convenient access, lets you create ‘Smart Folders’ to organize your transactions, and displays the current balance for all your accounts.

If you are at eBay Live! 2008 in Chicago, we’d love to demonstrate these new apps to you. The iwascoding team is at booth #1061 near eBay’s ribbon printing station.

June 18th, 2008:

eBay loves GarageBuy!

Honouring what we have achieved with GarageBuy in the past year, eBay has named us ‘Runner Up’ in the ‘Early Adaptor’ category of this year’s Star Developer Award. The announcement was made at the kick-off keynote at eBay’s anual developer conference. eBay’s developer blog has the transcript.

May 26th, 2008:

Reminder: Scheduled GS Image Server downtime tomorrow


As we announced earlier GarageSale’s Free Image hosting won’t be available tomorrow (May 27th) for a few hours.
You won’t able to upload new images and your auction images won’t show during this period – but once the system has arrived at it new home everything will be fine again.

May 26th, 2008:

iwascoding at eBay Live! 2008

This years eBay Live! takes place in less than a month in Chicago. If you haven’t done so already, please mark this date in your calendar:


For the fourth year in a row we are taking part in this special event with our own booth (#1061 ). We are looking forward to demonstrate new versions of our existing products as well as two(!) completely new applications to you.

You are more than welcome to come by our booth just to say howdy. We always like to meet our customers and get to know how they use our software or where they see room for improvement.

See in you in Chicago!

May 16th, 2008:

GarageSale updated to version 4.1

We just released GarageSale 4.1, a free update for all GarageSale 4 users, sporting several improvements and bug fixes:

Ignore for eBay warnings
Have you grown tired of those pesky eBay warnings about your PayPal payment being held? GarageSale 4.1 will cure this: When eBay sends you a warning during auction verification, you can now choose to ignore similar warnings in the future.

FTP Changes
If you have chosen to upload your images to an FTP server and this server didn’t allow for multiple image upload connections, you might not have been able to successfully upload your auction images. Starting with version 4 GarageSale uses multiple FTP connections per default. Unfortunately some low-cost web space providers restrict their customers to a single FTP connection. GarageSale 4.1 takes care of this problem by adding an option to use only single connection.

Please see the version history section on the GarageSale homepage for more information about what’s new in GarageSale 4.1.