What is the best alternative to The Bat! Professional?
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Currently (June 2022) the price is at US $79. That's absolutely ridiculous for an E-Mail client. The design alone is pretty but neither does that or the functionality in any way justify the pricing. Thunderbird hasn't such a clean interface, but can do the same with even more options and ... it's for FREE. See More
Reminding the user that they forgot to attach the file if they mentioned one in the body of the email is one of the most useful features of any email client and so many don't include this. Postbox is pre-configured to look for certain keywords (attached, CV, spreadsheet, pdf etc) and you can specify your own keywords in addition. See More
Users who only need to use the basic features of the app have a free version available, though it does limit to only 1 account. There is a paid Mailbird Pro version that does extend functionality and allows for unlimited accounts but it does cost $1.00 a month or $45.00 as a one time fee. See More
Smart lookup is a feature where the Bing search engine is bundled in the app to allow users to automatically search for relevant websites, information and images based on the word highlighted by users, without need to open external browsers. The results will be shown on the right pane of the window. See More
Always has issues with sign-in, and you have to regularly prove you're not a robot by re-typing the password Can mysteriously drop a specific Hotmail email account, which you have to re-add every time you load up Crashes often, particularly if you're working on more than one email (popped-out) at a time Sometimes the copy/paste function does not work See More
Users who only need to use the basic features of the app have a free version available, though it does limit to only 3 sync'd accounts. There is a paid version that does extend functionality and allows for unlimited account but it does cost $1.00 a month or $45.00 as a one time fee. See More
You can only import your contacts data via CSV, which isn't the most popular choice. Much more convenient ways to do so exist. Even the older Windows Life Mail program is more flexible when it comes to contacts and offers such features as duplicate checks. See More