Free eBay sniping, bidding & monitoring

Simplify your eBay experience!
No longer supported as of March, 2021. Thanks for the years of support and enthusiasm! It was a good run...
Try Gixen for your sniping needs; I respect the author a lot, and they've been doing it around as long as I had.


Stable Version
May 25, 2014
JBidwatcher 2.5.6

Edge Version
January 13, 2016
JBidwatcher 2.99pre5
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JBidwatcher Screenshots

I've split off the configuration screenshots to their own page, because there's a number of them. Rather than spam them all in here, I put them on their own page, with explanations.

Showing multiple auctions, with multiple different currencies.
The main display, showing multiple currencies and everything.

Showing an existing multisnipe group, and me about to add several more auctions to it.
A multisnipe, and extra auctions selected about to be added to it.

The completed display, with a pink (Salmon?) colored background (configurable from the 'Edit' menu). Note a few interesting things:
  • The Lea Stein Fox Brooch has 'unk:' as its currency. This is because of an eBay currency formatting issue that crops up sometimes. Updating the auction usually fixes it.
  • The Lamborghini Diablo SV is not red, but it has bids. It didn't meet reserve.
  • The 'Chobits Wall Scroll' and 'Limited Cardcaptor Sakura + Pocketstation Set' that I won, don't have a Max Bid listed for them. That means I bid outside of JBidwatcher. (Actually, I sniped from JBidwatcher, but on another machine.)
  • The million dollar Hands Free Cell Phone Adapter has strikeout through it, because it was deleted by eBay. (It was a joke auction.)
Completed display, with pink background.

The 'snipe' dialog for a single auction item.
Single-item snipe entry dialog.

On closing, if there's a snipe outstanding, it will warn you that you might not really want to close the program down.
Snipe outstanding warning & checkbox.