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PowerMail

Version 6.2.1

Fast and powerful email client.

PowerMail overview

PowerMail is built on top of the PowerMail Engine, a robust cross-platform foundation encapsulating 11 years of messaging and directory experience, PowerMail is continuously enhanced with the following objectives:
  • Establish a lean, mean and efficient alternative e-mail client for people who care about e-mail
  • Acknowledge the importance of our user's data accesibility by offering reliable storage, high-speed indexing and the ability to export to a variety of standard formats
  • Design and implement a clean, robust Macintosh user-interface with best-of-class Mac OS X support
  • Contribute to the on-going diversity of mail clients on the Mac
  • Evolve our code base on a regular basis to meet customer needs
  • Excel in supporting multi-lingual, world-wide mail using Unicode standards
  • Support advanced Mac OS 9 technologies as well native multi-tasking and memory protection on Mac OS X
  • Provide a smooth migration experience to users of Microsoft Entourage, Outlook Express, Claris Emailer and Netscape Communicator 4.x

What’s new in version 6.2.1

Updated on Dec 02 2013

Version 6.2.1:
  • Fix for an occasional SMTP sending problem introduced with the Mavericks networking code rewrite
  • The "PowerMail Additions" folder location has changed inside the application package
  • Latest version of SpamSieve 2.9.11 now included on the disk image

Information

License

Demo

Size

21.9 MB

Downloads

42928

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later
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Pirx
Pirx
Jul 4 2021
6.2.1
3.5
Jul 4 2021
3.5
Version: 6.2.1
PowerMail was great. Status is now as per CTM website: "PowerMail is not compatible with macOS 10.15 Catalina or later" Real pity.
kspope
kspope
Oct 17 2014
6.2.1
5.0
Oct 17 2014
5.0
Version: 6.2.1
A great program--fast sleek, and intuitive -- does just what I need. I currently use it with Mavericks -- Does anyone know if it is compatible with Yosemite?
Hervé-5
Hervé-5
Sep 21 2013
6.1.5
5.0
Sep 21 2013
5.0
Version: 6.1.5
Handling thousands of mails on more than a dozen accounts with the only bayesian filter that beats Apple's own (and started earlier than them*), Powermail has been my baseline for years. Once that I was setting a linux emailer unproperly and its first connection erased more than 1000 mails from a server where I did want to leave them, I connected through IMAP with Powermail and re-uploaded everything, in a single pass. I just never found a software as powerful than Powermail. (*) Powermail search capacity also is instant among Gbytes of mails (and compatible with Spotlight, of course)
Pirx
Pirx
Dec 8 2012
6.1.4
3.5
Dec 8 2012
3.5
Version: 6.1.4
Finally! Kneel down with me and praise The Lord! The mercy he has bestowed on us in His infinite wisdom: An update of PowerMail...
NotUsed
NotUsed
Aug 3 2012
6.1
4.5
Aug 3 2012
4.5
Version: 6.1
Update to earlier review. The 6.1.1 update has major keychain issues. The great folks have corrected the issues with the 6.1.3 update. Version 6.1.3 is a fast and stable as ever. Great app.
NotUsed
NotUsed
Aug 1 2012
6.1.1
4.5
Aug 1 2012
4.5
Version: 6.1.1
OS10.6.8 users with Powermail 6.1.0 BEWARE!! I love Powermail. I've been using it since version 3 and have never had any issues with it. However, the 6.1.1 update wreaked havoc on my mail. Couldn't send or receive. Constant error messages. I had to use a backup and revert to version 6.1.0 in order to get ANY mail services to work again. Beware of this update and have a backup before applying it.
Pirx
Pirx
Jun 24 2012
6.1
3.5
Jun 24 2012
3.5
Version: 6.1
I of course could not bear to stay with MS Outlook, so still stuck with PowerMail. I sent a humble request for support to CTM 10 days ago. No reply. Managed to solve the problem myself. Also asked them if PowerMail is still being actively developed. Also no reply. Is this abandonware?
Francisco-Medina-Espinosa
Francisco-Medina-Espinosa
Feb 29 2012
6.1
5.0
Feb 29 2012
5.0
Version: 6.1
Working at the International Desk of the largest non profitable NGO in Mexico means to me to deal with thousands of emails every year. I tried several email clients during the last years but none was strong enough to professionaly cop with my heavy work... until I found PowerMail. It's really amazing, how quickly I can find now (in seconds!) the right mail I need. I'm absolutely satisfied with it: it's got a intuitive interface, it doesn't split my several accounts, it's simply powerful and it perfectly integrates with Spamsieve and Devonthink Pro Office. The people at CTM have defined a high standard. It's not a matter of "works" but of quality and efficency. Thanks a lot!
kspope
kspope
Aug 6 2011
6.1
5.0
Aug 6 2011
5.0
Version: 6.1
I've given this program heavy use over the years and been very happy with it and with the customer support.
Pirx
Pirx
Jun 19 2011
6.1b1
3.5
Jun 19 2011
3.5
Version: 6.1b1
Finally CTM seem to be working on an update. Its alive! My humble request - apart from the obvious update needs - would be to have a Swiss-precision GNUPG integration or at least a plugin. Having gone through several e-mail clients, to me Powermail is still by far the best e-mail client on OS X.
Mikael-B
Mikael-B
Jun 10 2011
6.1b1
0.0
Jun 10 2011
0.0
Version: 6.1b1
I just can't be bothered anymore. Mail is not that good, but it doesn't get in the way and most importantly, it's puts IMAP at the same standard as POP. It beats me why they never opensourced PM.
Pirx
Pirx
May 16 2011
6.0.6
3.5
May 16 2011
3.5
Version: 6.0.6
How about 64 bit?
Pirx
Pirx
May 8 2011
6.0.6
3.5
May 8 2011
3.5
Version: 6.0.6
Where are the updates? There is so much to do! Guys, get it going!
Ramito
Ramito
Feb 11 2011
6.0.6
3.0
Feb 11 2011
3.0
Version: 6.0.6
Used it for years - best and fastest.search.ever! Clean & felxible if you don't care about html display where it sometimes chokes BUT - a big but- ridiculous price, including for upgrades. I wont pay for v.6 after $30 for v.5 Poor integration w/ Mac OS, steep price, almost zero support. Cut the price include lifetime upgrades and the app won't die the death it seems doomed to die. A real pity, because it could have a niche.
Oldmiller
Oldmiller
Dec 20 2010
6.0.6
3.5
Dec 20 2010
3.5
Version: 6.0.6
Still my favored email client. I just love how fast it start's - boom and it's there -, how fast it executes my many pop-accounts and I especially like the great search engine. The attachments are stored external and not within the database. Though I agree, that the database limit of 2gb can be a limitation, I see myself not approaching that limit for the next ten years with 9 years of email already behind me. Databases need mantaining and I cannot follow the complaints here. I have supported users of Apple Mail and Entourage for years and to me PowerMail is the one app I trust the most, when I think back about database problems I worked on. I never had problems with PowerMail, this app runs not only very fast but also absolute stable here for years. I wish, CTM support were more active. They are there somehow and they show up, when problems arise (seldom enough), but there is more to support than only putting out fires. And there could be so much more to PowerMail, than 'only' maintaining the app, but thanks for keeping it alive anyway. But I so much wish CTM would make PowerMail a more modern and competing app. They just need to listen to their user base here and on their discussions a little bit more.
Macnerd1984
Macnerd1984
Dec 19 2010
6.0.6
1.5
Dec 19 2010
1.5
Version: 6.0.6
Powermail is a relic of a bygone era. In the old days it was passable, but these days it is struggling to keep up, and has been for years. There are so many things wrong with it that there is not space to list them all, but suffice to say that so much of what a modern day mail client should be is simply missing, or implemented in a half arsed way. Finally, I can't finish without commenting on the interface - It has always been horrible, but now it's even worse. Instead of a full interface redesign/rebuild for OS X they just slapped in a few nasty looking generic icons and that was that. It looks like what it is - An old app, patched up to try and look like something that's current. "Screaming fast" it may be, but these days that's not enough. I love the way that as a feature it lists "Mail archiving o circumvent the 2GB Single- Database limitation". Rather than actually not have that ridiculous limitation in the first place, they chose to make you archive your stuff to get around it. That should tell you all you need to know, and should also ensure you don't waste a ridiculous $59 on this relic. Queen Elizabeth's snatch is fresher than this....
Rlevent
Rlevent
Nov 20 2010
6.0.5
1.0
Nov 20 2010
1.0
Version: 6.0.5
Very bad program. The mail database is limited to 2 GB. When you exceed this limit the program crashes and will not relaunch. All your mail is lost. The developer says it would be too much work to fix this problem. To compete against the competition, they need to rewrite the software to meet modern standards and expectations.
Tannin
Tannin
Oct 12 2010
6.0.5
2.0
Oct 12 2010
2.0
Version: 6.0.5
Powermail has always been blazingly fast, both in mail handling as in searching, and searches are highly customizable too. It still is. Unfortunately, the developers have not been able to keep up with changing conditions. Powermail is still *terrible* in IMAP (it only supports one IMAP account at a time, and that one often crashes, while the handling is extremely poor if it doesn't crash). Powermail does not fully support Unicode (you cannot write in Unicode), or html. Its text engine was developed in the last-century, and the unicode update of WASTE has not been used in updates of Powermail. It is telling, too, that we're still at version 6 in October 2010. The folks at CTM probably just keep those customers who did not yet abandon them happy. Not the time to buy into it, then. I've had versions 2 to 5, but passed on 6 (after a try-out). I would happily fork out the full price if it were up-to-date.
Corpsecorps
Corpsecorps
Sep 25 2010
6.0.5
0.0
Sep 25 2010
0.0
Version: 6.0.5
$59 and after all this time it's still a CARBON app?! 8^(
Macupdate46
Macupdate46
Apr 9 2010
6.0.4
0.0
Apr 9 2010
0.0
Version: 6.0.4
Give PowerMail better implementation of HTML, like the ability to display images in-line, and it would be a world beating e-mail client: as it is, unfortunately it's no more than an interesting curiosity. We all agreed with the tenet of lean, fast text-only e-mail, back in the days of slow modems and limited bandwidth but the world's moved on - if PowerMail had, we'd all be using it now.
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