Postage $aver Pro
and Postage $aver Lite

Low-cost USPS-certified postal presort software that makes it easy for you to save postage with low USPS bulk mail rates!

Now prints clear line-by-line instructions for filling out the USPS Postal Wizard for your specific mailing!


Bulk postage rates aren't just for large-volume mailers! Postage $aver bulk mailing software prepares your mailings to USPS requirements so you can qualify for these low rates, too! Use it for cards, envelopes, tri-folds, booklets ... you name it!

And, Postage $aver Pro adds full-service Intelligent Mail barcodes to your mail, for more savings and free tracking. Use full-service barcodes on all of your bulk mailings and USPS will waive your annual mailing fee, a $350 annual savings!

Postage $aver users also get a promo code for $5 off every CASS or NCOA order from UpdateYourList.com!*

Here's what Postage $aver does for you:

√ Sorts your mailing list file as required by USPS to qualify for bulk rates.

√ Adds Intelligent Mail barcodes (IMBs) if selected (Pro version).

√ Prints your addresses in order on popular label formats or directly on your mail, with optional endorsement lines and "or current resident" lines, as applicable. Or prepares and sorts your file for use in a mail merge or variable data printing if selected.

√ Prints easy-to-follow instructions for which pieces go in which trays, bundles and sacks for each specific mailing, and tells you how much postage you're saving, including the new USPS catalog discount where applicable.

√ NEW - Prints specific line-by-line instructions for entering your mailing into the USPS Postal Wizard. You don't need expensive Mail.dat software!

√ Fills out and prints the USPS postage statement form, tray/sack tags and other postal paperwork.

Postage $aver is perfect for small businesses, churches and religious organizations, nonprofits, community newspapers, political candidates or most anyone who needs to prepare bulk mailings.

And it's great for print shops and shipping centers who serve those mailers. Check out our tips for more profit for print providers offering mailing services!

Use Postage $aver to prepare your mailings for discount rates using:

√ USPS Marketing Mail.
√ USPS Nonprofit Marketing Mail.
√ Presorted First Class Mail.
√ Nonpresorted First Class Mail with permit imprint (aka "indicia").
√ USPS Periodicals Class.
√ Bound Printed Matter (pro version only), including same weight shipments of any quantity and mixed weight shipments up to 299 pieces.


Postage $aver sorting progress screen

Here's a walkthrough
of how Postage $aver
bulk mailing software works.

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"The Postage $aver instructions sheet [customized for each mailing] made it easy enough that I could show a temp what I was doing and have them finish it for me. The "easy to follow instructions" claim on your site is 100% accurate." Drake, Aztec Printing and Design.
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Choose the version that's best for you:


Postage $aver Pro - our most popular solution:

√ Downloadable software for Windows or Macintosh.
√ Texas-based 5-star rated phone support.
√ USPS Marketing Mail, USPS Presorted First Class Mail, Nonpresorted First Class, USPS Periodicals Class and Bound Printed Matter.
√ Postcards, letters and flats (for parcels, use Postage $aver for Parcels).
√ All weights allowed by USPS.
√ Barcoded or nonbarcoded bulk mailings.
√ Includes our SmartBars 12 Intelligent Mail barcode font, a $15 value, FREE!
√ Free listing in our online directory for local print and mail providers.
√ Promo code for $5 off every CASS or NCOA order from UpdateYourList.com.*

Buy now - One-time payment. Just 98.50 complete!
Includes all USPS updates for a full year. Just $44/year to continue updates after the first year.
Try it free for 30 days!

Special! Track your mail, too!
Save $10
when you buy Quick Lettertracker with Postage $aver Pro!
Just $118 for both! Buy now

Postage $aver Lite - our economy solution:

√ Downloadable software for Windows or Macintosh.
√ Texas-based 5-star rated phone support.
√ USPS Marketing Mail, USPS Presorted First Class Mail, Nonpresorted First Class, and USPS Periodicals Class.
√ Postcards, letters and flats (for parcels, use Postage $aver for Parcels).
√ Weights up to 3 ounces.
√ Nonbarcoded bulk mailings only.
√ Free listing in our online directory for local print and mail providers.
√ Promo code for $5 off every CASS or NCOA order from UpdateYourList.com.*

Buy now - One-time payment. Just 49.50 complete!
Includes all USPS updates for a full year. Just $28/year to continue updates after the first year.
Try it free for 30 days!

Postage $aver Pro and Lite are user-friendly. Both versions work with all standard spreadsheet and database formats, including Excel, csv, Access, dBase, Filemaker Pro, and most others, so you save time and money and don't have to re-enter your list.

USPS Pave logo Both versions are PAVE-Gold certified by USPS the highest level of USPS certification for bulk mail presorting software. That means your mail will sail through check-in at the post office! If your post office questions the way you have prepared your mailing, we'll help you find and correct the problem.

25 years Best of all, Postage $aver Pro and Lite are from Postage $aver Software, the leader in helping small businesses and nonprofits save postage for more than 25 years!

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"I can't say enough about support, although I've only needed it two or three times. I was contacted far quicker than I expected, and the support team knows their product. No hemming and hawing about, he got me fixed in an instant, or knew what MY problem was. You get rock star service." Paul, Sarcoxie Publishing.
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User Guides and Quick Start Instructions:


(click icons to view or download)

User Guide:
Complete Postage $aver User Guide:
Windows

Mail Merge Help (Video with text):
Using a mail merge in Word to print your addresses with barcodes:
video

Quick Start Guides:
Using Postage $aver with Excel (.xls, .xlsx) files:
Windows

Using Postage $aver with comma-separated or tab-separated text (.csv, .tab, .txt) files:
Windows

Using Postage $aver with Access (.mdb, .accdb) files:
Windows

Using Postage $aver with Filemaker Pro files:
Windows

Using Postage $aver with dBase (.dbf) files:
Windows

Using Postage $aver with other file formats:
Windows
"We are a very small religious non-profit with a bi-monthly mailing of around 3000. Postage Saver has made our mailing a blessing to the Post Office as it is so 'correct'; they always smile when I deliver the trays!" Jessie, Fishers of Men Ministries International.
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Features and Specifications:


All features and specs apply to both Postage $aver Pro and Postage $aver Lite, unless indicated.

Maximum pieces in a single mailing: 100,000.
Maximum pieces per month or per year: Unlimited.

Classes of mail you can prepare:
USPS Marketing Mail - commercial and USPS nonprofit rates.
Presorted First Class Mail.
Nonpresorted First Class Mail with permit imprint (aka "indicia").
USPS Periodicals Class - in-county and outside-county rates,
 DDU, nonprofit, classroom & agriculture discounts.
Bound Printed Matter (Postage $aver Pro only), including same weight shipments of any quantity and mixed weight shipments up to 299 pieces.

Mailing sizes supported:
Postcards.
Letters.
Flats.
Periodicals class parcels (For all other parcels, use Postage $aver for Parcels).

Intelligent Mail (IMB) barcoding for addresses:
Postage $aver Pro only (includes SmartBars 12 barcode font free).

Maximum weight per mail piece:
Postage $aver Lite: 3 ounces.
Postage $aver Pro: maximum allowed by USPS for each mail category.

Address label formats: (click links to view samples)
30 per page, 1" x 2 5/8", 3 columns, Avery 5160/8160, etc. (Nonbarcoded mailings only).
20 per page, 1" x 4", 2 columns, Avery 5161/8161, etc.
14 per page, 1 1/3" x 4", 2 columns, Avery 5162/8162, etc.
10 per page, 2" x 4", 2 columns, Avery 5163/8163, etc., with option to print indicia on label.

Or, don't use labels and print directly on your mail piece!

Postage $aver can also prepare your mailing list file to print with other software, like Word or InDesign, using a mail merge or variable data.

Reports provided: (click links to view samples)
Step-by-step instructions for assembling each mailing.
Line-by-line instructions for filling out the USPS Postal Wizard.
USPS postage statements:
USPS Commercial Marketing Mail - Form 3602-R
USPS Nonprofit Marketing Mail - Form 3602-N
Presorted/Nonpresorted First Class Mail - Form 3600-FCM
USPS Periodicals class - Form 3541
Bound Printed Matter - Form 3605-R
Barcoded tray and sack tags.
Price qualification report.
USPS Periodicals class qualification, entry, bundle and container report.
Weight report for mixed weight Bound Printed Matter shipments of fewer than 300 pieces.

Postage $aver can read files in the following formats without you needing to export your list:
Access, all versions (Windows only).
ascii comma-delimited (.csv).
ascii tab-delimited.
dBase.
Excel (Excel 97 or later).
Word mail merge.
Plus... Postage $aver can handle almost any other data base software by doing an easy data export.

Postage $aver creates bundles, trays and sacks at the following levels,
subject to the requirements of each postal presort category:
5-digit/5-Digit Scheme.
3-digit/3-Digit Scheme.
SCF.
ADC/AADC.
Origin Mixed ADC/AADC.
Mixed ADC/AADC.

Computer Requirements:
Windows: Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8.
Macintosh: MacOS v11, v12, v13, v14 (Big Sur, Monterey, Ventura, Sonoma).

Current Version: 11.3.4, released July, 2024.