Mailspring — cross-platform mail client. It has all the basic features of working with e-mail. Has a modern interface.
Key features Mailspring:
- Search for messages by using a query language (in, has:attachment, subject, from, to, and so on)
- View available information about the sender profiles in social networks, message history and more.
- Track open and read sent emails.
- Sending emails at a specified time.
- Creating rules for processing mail.
- Custom signatures.
- Creating email templates.
- Snoozing — the ability to set the message a certain time after which it has to remind myself. This is useful when you have no way to respond to the letter right now and you don’t want to see it in your Inbox. The letter would be delivered to you again later at a certain time.
- Support hot keys. You can select the profile (as in Outlook, Gmail).
- Support themes.
Supports automatic import settings for the following email services:
- G Suite
- Office 365
- Outlook.com (Hotmail)
First run wizard
When you first start the program opens a wizard through which you can perform initial setup and enter data about your email account. In the first step, you will be prompted to create an account Mailspring ID. Account need to work some extended functions, and to synchronize data when using the program on different computers. Passwords to mailboxes are never sent to the cloud. Unfortunately, skip this step impossible. It is definitely a drawback of the program.
Interface Mailspring made in modern lightweight design.
In the upper part of the window displays the menu bar and toolbar, including the search string.
The main workspace is divided into columns: folders for cataloging and sample letters, emails, view emails, information about the sender.
The interface is responsive, there is a tooltip. Drag letters with the mouse, folding, grouping of letters within the same conversation (themes).
You can change themes. There are several themes, featuring mostly the color scheme. You can create your own themes (there are instructions on GitHub).
Installation Mailspring in Linux
Under Linux on the official website of the program available for download DEB and RPM packages. They can be installed by regular means of distribution, by double-clicking on the file or from the command line:
sudo dpkg-i mailspring-1.5.5-amd64.deb sudo dnf install mailspring-1.5.5-amd64.rpm sudo rpm-ivh mailspring-1.5.5-amd64.rpm
Mailspring also available in snap-pack. To install Ubuntu Linux from SNAP-package, execute command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd sudo install snap mailspring
You can run the program from the main menu (Internet→Mailspring) or from the command line:
The program is quite voluminous. The installation file is about 100Mb.
Windows available EXE-installer under MacOS available the resulting executable file (Packed in ZIP-archive).
Originally Mailspring is launched with the interface English. Russian language can be choose in the settings.
To do this, select the menu item Edit→Preferences and in the General tab of General settings (it opens at once) select a language from the Interface Language list. Restart the program (you can click the appeared button Relaunch).
The program exists in two versions. Base available all the basic functionality of the mail client and enhanced with additional features. The basic version is free. Extended — paid subscription — about$ 8 per month, for the average user, in my opinion, very much.
The program website (free download):Mailspring
The program is cross-platform and works in:
Screenshots of the program
- Mail client Mailspring (version: 1.5.5)
- A dark color theme (version: 1.5.5)