GarageSale 7 Beta 26 Released

Dear GarageSale Users,

Beta 26 of GarageSale 7 is available for you to download from this URL (or by using the built-in updater if you are already running an earlier beta version GS 7):

In case you are planning to use this GarageSale Beta release in production, please make sure you have working have a backup system (e.g. Time Machine) in place.

What’s new since the last Beta release

  • the count down in the scheduler window does automatically update now (thanks @fonky1)
  • fixed an issue in the scheduler where errors received from eBay while starting a listing weren’t shown (thanks @fonky1)
  • fixed a crash when invoking undo after you selected a different listing after a change
  • fixed an issue where the media browser would shrink in size after every restart of GarageSale
  • fixed a crash when importing listings exported to file by older beta versions (thanks @vintagecrave)

What’s new in 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 hopefully 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 design are now optimized for mobile devices
  • local live validation of most eBay errors in new “Preflight” panel
  • listing images can be edit 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 no a dedicated field for the vehicle ID (VIM or VRM)
  • the ‘Import from My eBay’ command now downloads large images from existing eBay listings
  • can automatically generate SKU for your variations
  • much more

System Requirements

  • GarageSale 7 requires OS X 10.10 or later

Upgrades and Pricing

GarageSale 7 is a paid upgrade from any previous version of GarageSale. The upgrade costs €/$ 19.99. During the public beta phase the GarageSale 7 upgrade is available for €/$ 16.99. Upgrade licenses are only available from within GarageSale 7.

If you purchased your GarageSale 6 license directly from iwascoding after August 1st 2015, you are eligible for a free upgrade to GarageSale 7. GarageSale 7 will offer you a free license once you start the purchase flow within the application. Unfortunately this free upgrade is not available for customers who bought GarageSale from the Mac App Store.

The full price for GarageSale 7 will be €/$ 39.99.

Migrating from GarageSale 6

  • GarageSale 7 has a new application identifier and uses its on database and 'Application Support folders, so you can run it along side GS 6 without side-effects
  • it should import your GS 6 library and your accounts (this process may take a while upon first launch)

How to import your GarageSale 6 library again

Sometimes there a bugs discovered and fixed in the component that migrates your GarageSale 6 library to GarageSale 7’s new format. If the bug effects you, here is how to run to import process again:

  1. Export any listing you created in GarageSale 7 and want to keep
  2. Quit GarageSale 7
  3. Rename the folder at ‘Library/Containers/com.iwascoding.garagesale7’ in your home directory to something like ‘com.iwascoding.garagesale7-old’
  4. Restart GarageSale 7
  5. Import any listings you exported in step #1

What’s still missing

  • localized user interface for languages other than English
  • a user manual
  • fixes for yet undiscovered bugs

Thanks for using GarageSale,
Ilja on behalf of the iwascoding team

Apologies if I am missing something obvious in the new version but in GS 6 we used to list 1 or 2 classified ads.

When I try the same template in GS 7 I get errors:

I can’t seem to find a way of removing the Payment or postage and whenever I tick “List a Classified Ad” the box above “Private Auction” gets ticked automatically and can’t be unchecked.

Edit: I should add the category is “Other Motorcycles” as the product is made to order and priced based on individual specification so not really suitable for auctions or buy it now.


thanks for your feedback. I just fixed this for the next beta.


Thank Paul - with Beta 27 I can now just tick the “list as classified Ad” without private auction getting selected, however I’m still struggling to get classified ads started for some reason:

The yellow alerts I guess shouldn’t matter as it says they get removed (and I cat see how to disable these first) but it doesn’t seem to like any duration I have tried ( 30 days, 10 days, 7 days - anything less seems not worthwhile).

I tried refreshing the category list via the gear icon and reselecting - any ideas and/or is anyone listing classifieds OK?

Can you please export the listing you are having these errors with, compress them as .zip file and post them here?

OK attached:Classified (702.6 KB)

Thanks. Seems we need to improve the classified support in GS 7. We’ll try to do this next week.

Are you able to list your listing once you set the duration to 28 days?

I don’t get that as an option in the menu:

Sorry, it seems there is a problem with the live preview. If you open the inspector in the left sidebar, you should see the correct durations there.

Thanks - setting 28 days there works

It’s just confusing with the preview mode showing it as 1 day.

I just get the other yellow alerts now but they don’t stop it going up.