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Shareware; $18

Current Version: 1.5.9 (October 13, 2009)

GyazMail is a multilingual e-mail client for Mac OS X, developed from scratch to be simple, easy-to-use, and feature-filled. The main features of GyazMail are as follows:

  • Multiple accounts
  • Storing individual messages as single files (RFC 822 format)
  • Multiple character set support, including UTF-8 (Unicode)
  • Main window with 2 or 3 panes
  • Complete customization of display fonts & window colors
  • Message threading
  • HTML message display
  • Junk (Spam) Mail Filter (SpamSieve) support
  • Ability to search messages across multiple folders and with multiple criteria
  • Rules and Filters for incoming messages
  • Templates and Editable reply header for outgoing messages
  • Sends messages individually or in batches
  • POP3/IMAP/SMTP support
  • SSL/TLS support
  • IPv6 support
  • Remote message function
  • Fully customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Synchronization with Apple's Address Book (Mac OS X 10.2 or later)
  • Mail address auto-completion
  • Numerous Dock-related features
  • Message import (Unix Mailbox, Apple Mail)
  • Message export (Unix Mailbox)
  • Regular Expressions support (Oniguruma)
  • AppleScript support (iCal e-mail Notifications, iPhoto Mailer Patcher)
  • Growl support

The following features are planned for the future:

  • Encrypted Mail / Digital Signatures support
  • Spotlight support
  • LDAP support
  • More AppleScript support
  • More Localizations
  • NNTP support
  • More

The download may be tried for free for 40 days before requiring purchase.

Version 1.5.9 adds/changes the following:

  • Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • Minor bugs squashed.

User Reviews

"Been using GyazMail for a few months now...find it to be a GREAT simple mail app. No HTML mail yet (I don't care), but is promised in a future release. The integration with Apple's Address Book is nice. No junk mail filter, but like I said, it's a simple mail app. It's pretty solid, and I haven't had any crashes, unexpected quits, or quirkiness. Runs really well on my old B&W 350, which is a refreshing change to the constant beachballing of M$ Entourage. Their updates have been timely; I will gladly plunk down the few $$$ they are asking for once it hits version 1.0."
—D. Micalizzi

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Related Links

Andrew Starr has a marvelous page of Eudora plug-ins and enhancements that Eudora users must check out. His entire site (known as eMailman) is worthwhile for every email junkie out there.

Graham Orndorff has written a superb collection of articles on setting up email servers and secure email clients on Mac OS X.

Adam Engst has put together a comprehensive overview of email attachment formats that is invaluable for anyone who wants or needs to understand the complexities behind them.

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