Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Postbox and the Mac App Store

The Postbox Store is powered by Fastspring, Campaign Monitor, Google Analytics, Wufoo, Zendesk, and our own in-house apps. While it took more time and effort to develop, this custom store enables us to offer…

A bunch of features over the Mac App Store, according to Postbox founder Sherman Dickman. Apple clearly wants to make the buying experience through the Mac App Store as simple as possible, but it means that there are no free trials, and no upgrade pricing (amongst many other drawbacks). It’s great for the average application, but terrible for intermediate-level users and developers.