When comparing Microsoft Outlook vs FairEmail, the Slant community recommends FairEmail for most people. In the question“What are the best e-mail clients for Android? ” FairEmail is ranked 6th while Microsoft Outlook is ranked 10th.
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Pro Smart lookup
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.
Pro Priority messages
Microsoft Outlook comes with feature called "Clutter" to filter out incoming email based on the priority of the message set by user. User will be alerted when the high-priority message is incoming, whereas the low-priority message will be put in a separate folder.
Pro Good built-in calendar
The calendar includes agenda, day, and three-day views.
Pro Attach files from cloud
Microsoft Outlook allow users to directly attach an attachment directly from cloud services without need to download an entire file before attach to the intended e-mail.
Pro Integration with calendar and tasks
Quick conversion of a received email to a task with the deadline.
Pro VBA macros
Pro Conditional formatting
can attach files and use cloud, very good.
Pro Fun to use
clean and smooth experience, very nice and i like it.
Pro Open Source
Pro Flat conversation threading
Pro Two way synchronization
Pro Multiple account support
multiple idendities per accound, notifications per account or contact
Pro Fast and customizable
Privacy features are excellent.
Pro Identities support
Con Rather buggy
Con Crashes frequently
The only issue with Outlook 2017 is that when the Mail folder increases in size, it sometimes crashes for no reason it, causing loss of data.
Con Frustrating user experience
The "Clean Interface" approach means that normal and necessary user interface elements have been removed, such as certain scroll bars, and even the "replied to" indicator. This program becomes more frustrating with each new update.
Con No unique Inbox / global folders
Con No portable bundle available
Con No aliases
Outlook does not support email aliases other then outlook aliases