Review: MailMate 1.5 is no frills, all business when it comes to email
Posted 20 December 2012 - 07:12 AM
Exchange support I can live without – it's a proprietary standard, not an open one – so this app is very, very interesting to me. I've had no end of problems with Mail (particularly its inability to quit when told to do so by a system Shutdown or Restart request, forcing me to sit there and wait for the damned thing to bugger off in its own sweet time).
I've also tried Postbox, but that's even worse, often silently failing to even _send_ emails. As someone who relies heavily on email for work, this is unacceptable.
And I care not one iota for pretty templates with cute puppies, or HTML in emails. I'm a plain text kind of guy.
Posted 20 December 2012 - 01:30 PM
Assuming it's a choice at all. Some providers don't offer IMAP. And, of course, some people don't have multiple devices, or at least don't use multiple devices for mail.
Ditto. I've got Mail configured to default to plain text for composition and viewing.
Posted 20 December 2012 - 02:09 PM
Posted 20 December 2012 - 05:07 PM
Postbox is working wonderfully as an IMAP client for me. They only time I've had issues sending mail was during and after a VPN connection. Once I disconnected from the VPN and re-started Postbox the mail was sent instantly. I ditched Outlook for it and only wish I'd done it sooner.
Posted 30 January 2013 - 04:45 PM
Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:42 PM
It's kind of hard to recommend a good replacement for a program when you don't identify which features or behaviors of that program you really are looking for. That said, you might consider this: