Checkout our Video Tutorials and our Knowledge Base for additional training.
This installs new version 10. If you have already installed BidMagic, DO NOT rerun the installers above!
*Annual Software Assurance includes your license to use BidMagic and level 1 tech support and software updates until Jan 31, 2020. Level 1 support includes basic support and installation assistance. This does not include Level 2 support for moving BidMagic to a new PC, configuration of SQL, networking, anti-virus issues, firewalls and advanced configuration. Level 2 support services can be purchased at $70 per hour.
BidMagic 9504 updater Save and unzip to C:\Program Files(x86)\BidMagic – If prompted, allow permission to run anyway.
How to Install BidMagic on additional PCs
Download SnapAV Products (dealer login required)
Download Latest Templates (version 10)
Unzip and copy into your active templates folder. Use caution not to overwrite any of your custom templates.
Keep Safe Backups – (PDF)
Understanding Options for SQL Database Connectivity – (PDF)
How to Setup a VPN (Virtual Private Network) for Windows – (PDF)
Download BidMagic application without SQL
How to Setup Tech Calendar and connect to Mobile Phones
(Save/Unzip run Setup.exe as administrator)
Training, Tips and Resources
BidMagic comes with 2 hours of video tutorials to help new users get started. There is a searchable PDF User Guide and an additional guide for Enterprise features. We also offer regular webinars on our home page, where participants can receive training and ask questions to the instructor. These include basic training and new Power training sessions for advanced users. Active registered BidMagic users receive Level 1 Support. This includes telephone installation support and bug support. A software bug is a reproduceable defect that does not perform according to documentation. Unexpected behavior that can be isolated to a user’s specific configuration or environment does not constitute a product defect.
Newest BidMagic User Guide – PDF) Search or printout for quick reference.
Miss our last webinar? Click here for a recorded version. Speakers or headphones required.
All users are advised to upgrade to SQL express 2016 from older versions for best performance. Here is a helpful video showing steps for SQL. The steps are the same for SQL Express, but you will need to select a different download for that version.
This upgrade requires a level of IT experience. Our level 2 support team can assist you with this upgrade for a nominal fee.
These links are for first installation
To install SQL Express 64 bit systems
To install SQL Express 32 bit systems
Watch the Video Tutorials! Here are the latest training videos.
BidMagic Tour: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/BMTour/BMTour.mp4
Getting Started: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/GetStart/GetStart.mp4
Creating Bids: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/CreateBid/CreateBid.mp4
Tips and Features: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/TipsFeatures/TipsFeatures.mp4
Tech Calendar: https://vimeo.com/171455980
Tech Calendar for Mobile Phone Users: https://vimeo.com/199926110
Customizing Templates: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/CustTemplates/CustTemplates.mp4
Optional Features: https://bidmagic.com/Tutorials/Optional/Optional.mp4