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Postbox 6.0.8

New commercial cross-platform email client that offers a range of professional features

by Bob Thornton

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Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Windows 10, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English
Software Cost: $29.95 (Windows) $29.95 (Mac)
Date Updated: 11 May 2018
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Downloads To Date: 4043
Developer: Postbox
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Postbox 6.0.8
Try this new powerful cross-platform email client

When you think of installing a new email client, there aren’t too many options. If you happen to be both a Windows and Mac user, and want to use the same client across both computers, Thunderbird would be your most obvious choice.

Microsoft Outlook and the Mac-based Entourage are obvious options. However, Entourage isn’t the best commercial e-mail client and, to be fair, it isn’t cheap. You have to purchase Mac Office to install it on your computer and most users prefer the free Apple Mail.

Another choice is Postbox. This is a cross-platform commercial email client, based on the Mozilla platform, but with a whole host of new and powerful features that make it worth considering. If you’re used to a tabbed interface in your web browser, then using Postbox will be a breeze. You can open multiple emails within tabs, rather than separate windows. It separates the components of your email, so you can quickly see the main message, attachments, images, links and contacts associated with the email.

Search for an email within Postbox and you do not have to wait minutes for the result. The search options are presented immediately, much like spotlight in Mac OS X.

Reading emails through Postbox is made easy by the use of threaded discussions, so it will group together emails from various people, around the same topic. You can quickly open the topic and see every response. Ideal for following a conversation.

Postbox 6.0.8 brings these changes (see the changelog for more info):

- Made application quits / exits even faster 
- Notification Center alerts will now only display when Postbox is in the background 
- Comma delimited display names can now be pasted into the addressing fields 
- Added convert maildir to mbox Troubleshooting action 
- Fixed an issue automatic configuration of new email accounts 
- Fixed folder picker display in the Smart Folders/Saved Searches editor 
- Fixed an issue with LDAP server entries only displaying server name 
- Fixed an issue that prevented commmand/ctrl-enter from sending messages from the addressing fields 
- Fixed the Mail PDF with Postbox action on macOS

Verdict:

This new email client is ideal for both Windows and Mac users who is seeking a powerful system with a range of professional features

Your Comments & Opinion
 

Why would I buy this, exactly???

Posted by: Paul Szilard, 29 August 2012 12:36

I use both Mac and Windows. So I would need to buy BOTH versions of PostBox for a combined price of $60, when I can have Thunderbord, Opera, Mac Mail, Sparrow all for free.

So why on earth would I want to pay for this?
The PC & Tech Authority "review" is a joke. It doesn't list any special features or makes any comparisons with other mail clients. It is simply a repeat of the maker's publicity article!

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