KidzMail X
KidzMail X
1.5.1

3.5

KidzMail X free download for Mac

KidzMail X

1.5.1
22 January 2005

Email client for kids.

Overview

KidzMail is a full-featured email client designed for children. With KidzMail, children draw pictures and send them to people in their address book. Addressing email is as simple as choosing recipients from a list of pictures and names. Parents control the address book, so they know who their children are sending email to. KidzMail is made with REALbasic from REAL Software, Inc.

KidzMail sends real email that any email client will accept. Pictures are sent as both JPEGs (a popular picture format found on the Internet) and KidzMail pictures. Even somebody without KidzMail can receive and view KidzMail pictures.

What's new in KidzMail X

Version 1.5.1:
    Fixed several cosmetic bugs with the addresses list box in the setup wizard.
  • Pointed Help menu items to their correct URLs.
  • Opening mail with no picture once again defaults to the Write tab (instead of the Draw tab).
  • Fixed a text encoding problem with giving address book entries a Japanese nickname.
  • The mailbox window now opens to the correct size when you first launch KidzMail.

2 KidzMail X Reviews

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Anonymous
25 August 2004

Most helpful

Ouch! Gotta say I liked the older version's interface much better. This seems a bit too primitive and unappealing for a kid's program. That point aside, the application is good program. It's simple to operate (from a child's perspective) and it's safe enough to prevent spam and other unnecessary mail. The drawing tools are just robust enough but a bigger color palette would be nice as well as an import option for pictures/jpegs. My biggest gripe is the inability to receive non-KidzMail pictures from email senders, such as family photos. Overall, it serves a good purpose but for $19 it needs more work... and a change back to the old interface!
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Version 1.5
Anonymous
22 January 2005
weird program. It has a User's Guide explaining every part of the program, but yet, it's meant to be simple enough for a kid to use? Half of the app has its own interface, and the other half uses the Mac OS X Aqua interface for program setup - There shouldn't be a complex setup including words like "POP3" and SMTP, how should I kid know what these are? Ok, yes, ideally, an adult would set it up, But its just not very friendly. The main window contains words like "Drafts" , "trash", "file", and "received" - I doubt a kid would understand all of these. This app would be better if it had a little "helper" window, a virtual friend or animal that helps the kid use the program, and while that is open, it could speak to them. This would make it much more friendly to a kid. thicker pen sizes in the draw tab would be nice. if there is going to be an adult there to read the user guide for the kid, and help the kid use it, then they might as well teach them how to use Apple's Mail program in the first place...
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Version 1.5.1
Anonymous
25 August 2004
Ouch! Gotta say I liked the older version's interface much better. This seems a bit too primitive and unappealing for a kid's program. That point aside, the application is good program. It's simple to operate (from a child's perspective) and it's safe enough to prevent spam and other unnecessary mail. The drawing tools are just robust enough but a bigger color palette would be nice as well as an import option for pictures/jpegs. My biggest gripe is the inability to receive non-KidzMail pictures from email senders, such as family photos. Overall, it serves a good purpose but for $19 it needs more work... and a change back to the old interface!
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Version 1.5
$19.00

3.5

App requirements: 
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later
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