MailMate
MailMate
1.13.2

4.5

MailMate free download for Mac
03 September 2020

Mail client designed exclusively for IMAP.

Overview

MailMate is an ambitious, powerful email client for OS X. It is designed for and only supports IMAP while still working in full when offline. MailMate has state-of-the-art searching capabilities and correspondingly advanced smart mailboxes. Extensive keyboard control and dynamic signatures ensure a highly efficient workflow when reading and answering emails. Alternative message viewer layouts and a browser-inspired design ensure easy and rapid access to related messages.

Features:
  • Universal mailboxes: One Inbox for all of your IMAP accounts.
  • Extensive keyboard control: Switch mailboxes or move messages using the keyboard only.
  • Advanced smart mailboxes: Make any/all combinations of other (smart) mailboxes and use any/all combinations of matching conditions.
  • Tags: Organize your emails using tags.
  • Link-searching: Search for related messages using search links.
  • Dynamic signatures: Default signature based on the history of sent messages.
  • Notifications: Multiple dock/menu bar counters and Growl notifications.
  • Mailing list support: Mailing list messages are automatically organized in smart mailboxes.
  • Alternative message views: Easily browse email statistics or use thread arcs to navigate in a message thread.
  • SpamSieve integration and full control over image blocking.
  • Support for both S/MIME and OpenPGP.
  • Support for tags using IMAP keywords for synchronization.
  • Support for Spotlight searches.

What's new in MailMate

Version 1.13.2:
Improved:
  • Security when handling OpenPGP and S/MIME drafts.
  • Security when handling mailto: links.
Fixed:
  • S/MIME related issue. Thanks to Heike Knobbe for the report!
  • Startup issue on Big Sur (macOS 10.16).

Fixes/Changes can be found in the release notes.

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72 Reviews of MailMate

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5
Awado
05 December 2019
Version: 1.13.1

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After years of struggling with Apple Mail I decided to give it a try. This is the way a mail application should be! Clean, robust and feature rich. No more crashes, lost mails, eternal downloads and so on. It just works. It fully worth the money.
(3)
5
Dana_Nau
11 July 2020
Version: 1.13.1
The more I use MailMate, the more impressed I become. I purchased a copy of MailMate several years ago, but didn't start using it in earnest until recently -- partly because of some interface things that I (initially) disliked. But each of those things has either become very useful now that I understand how it works, or else could be reconfigured to get something I liked. I'm especially happy with MailMate's powerful search syntax and display options. As part of my work, I frequently need to search through a large archive of old emails, and Apple Mail's limited search options often made it difficult and frustrating to find what I was looking for. MailMate makes it much easier.
(0)
4
Aargl
07 June 2020
Version: 1.13.1
I'm taking a new trial with this version and yes it's a lot better and fast than Apple Mail, is compatible with Spamsieve, but oh, what a price! Currently, clicking BUY NOW on their website says 60 bucks! :-o (including French VAT) I already thought 50 was pretty expensive when there are free mail apps: probably negligible for a corporate, but way too much for a single user, even if, I admit it, it's faster than any other one I've tried.
(0)
5
prmmupd
25 February 2020
Version: 1.13.1
Without any doubt the best mail client for MacOS. Security, Filters, Tags, Search, ...all of this is very well implemented. The learning curve is a little steep but it's worth it! A better documentation would be great. For example a list of all Hidden-Prefernces.
(0)
5
Simon3
08 December 2019
Version: 1.13.1
Truly powerful! Great searching capabilities. And markdown support is amazing.
(1)
5
Awado
05 December 2019
Version: 1.13.1
After years of struggling with Apple Mail I decided to give it a try. This is the way a mail application should be! Clean, robust and feature rich. No more crashes, lost mails, eternal downloads and so on. It just works. It fully worth the money.
(3)
Bub1200
24 June 2019
Version: 1.12.5
As I understand MailMate collects mails from all accounts into only one inbox. So I have private and work mails mixed up. There was a request in 2014 in the forum to change this but was moved to "bluesky". This makes MailMate a no-go thing. Too bad.
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5
Odysseus
27 May 2019
Version: 1.12.5
The best, in so many big and small ways. Some may be bothered by the old-fashioned mailbox list, but beauty here goes very, very deep. This is the only email client where I can unfailingly find everything I want. It's the labor of love of one developer who gives outstanding support.
(0)
5
prmmupd
20 March 2019
Version: 1.12.4
Without a question my favorite mail client. Fast, PGP and SMINE integration, powerful filters, markdown, custom keybindings, good offline support, different layouts, the list goes on and on. It takes a while to get used to it but it's worth the time.
(0)
5
Nicksloan
22 February 2019
Version: 1.12.4
For years I wanted to use MailMate but could not because of a dependence on local mailboxes, which it does not support. Eventually I rethought my approach to message archiving, fully embraced IMAP and moved over to MailMate. It has been like the enjoyment of spring after a long winter. MM does almost everything differently, and it takes a little while to understand its ways, but having done so, a steely logic becomes apparent and infinite scope for adapting it to individual preferences. The implementation of smart mailboxes is wonderfully flexible and consistent, and the combination of those with a very sophisticated search system makes MM the perfect environment for retrieving old messages —which is most of what is involved when working with emails. Add a clean, customisable interface, a very responsive developer and rock-like stability, and you have the ideal email client.
(0)
4.5
Cottser
28 January 2019
Version: 1.12.4
Best mail client on the Mac for power users, no question. I continue to be impressed with the usefulness of MailMate's search and filter tools and in general how customizable the app is. MailMate is worth it.
(0)
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
License: 
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