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Canary Mail
Canary Mail
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Canary Mail free download for Mac

Canary Mail

Version 3.63

Easy and elegant e-mail client.

3.4
Based on 48 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
In-app purchases

Canary Mail overview

Canary Mail is an exciting new email client for Mac that offers a full set of powerful features with one key difference - your emails are not stored on a 3rd-party server. Every facet of Canary has been designed in accordance with our core philosophy of ensuring complete user privacy and offering reliable and snappy performance. Unlike other apps/services, using Canary is not contingent on providing access to your data.

  • Read Tracking - Canary notifies you instantly when your email is read.
  • Email Snooze - Declutter your Inbox in an instant and deal with emails at your convenience.
  • Unified Inbox - Canary features a unified inbox and supports Gmail, Yahoo!, Outlook, FastMail and universal IMAP.
  • Fully Local - Your emails are encrypted and stored locally and securely on your Mac, not on an online server.
  • Gmail Labels and Filters - Canary supports labels and social/promotional email segregation that Gmail users love.
  • Attachments Browser - Quickly find, download, and open every file that you've ever sent or received.
  • Quick Reply - Compose at the speed of thought with inline replies and direct keyboard shortcuts for your favorite contacts.
  • Powerful Search - Instantly find an email with powerful predicate-based search that works even when you're offline.
  • Amazing Performance - Canary is engineered to offer an incredibly snappy user experience, with minimal CPU and RAM use.

What’s new in version 3.63

Updated on Sep 07 2022

  • Introducing iOS + macOS Subscription Bundles! You can now save 10% or more when using Canary across all of your devices! If you have already purchased separate subscriptions for iOS & macOS, you can switch to the bundle via App Store > Subscriptions.

Information

License

Free

Size

62.7 MB

Developer’s website

https://canarymail.io

Downloads

11765

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.14.0 or later
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What customer like

Performance
Security
Price

What needs improvements

Social media integration
Design
Customization

Canary Mail qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
4.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
3.0
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Pirx
Pirx
Sep 27 2021
3.32
4.0
Sep 27 2021
4.0
Version: 3.32
Canary is a good, solid e-mail client. There are some bells and whistles that would be good to have. But Canary's purpose is security. In terms of that, I would actually want to see S/MIME supported. Among bells and whistles, message tagging, virtual folders and finally control over the fonts would be nice to have, but again, it is about communication security.
Sid_Sid
Sid_Sid
May 7 2021
3.26
5.0
May 7 2021
5.0
Version: 3.26
Try to use this app, I hope, everything will be fine!
Benichols
Benichols
Nov 9 2020
3.17
5.0
Nov 9 2020
5.0
Version: 3.17
Best privacy features amongst competitors. Visually pleasing and cross-sync functioning more reliably now. FYI, these reviews are inconsistent with App Store reviews (4 stars), which makes one wonder if reviewers are unbiased.
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Nov 4 2020
3.16
2.0
Nov 4 2020
2.0
Version: 3.16
I tried this before purchasing. Alas, after purchasing, I discovered that it doesn't update my iCloud email. I wrote to the developers for help and was asked to send them some log files. I did so, directly from their Canary application. Then they turned around and told me that those were encrypted and that I should do something else, yet they didn't specify exactly what. I mean, if their own program can't do this, what am I supposed to do? I eventually copied and pasted all of their log data into an email and sent that. Since then, I haven't heard jack from them. They've abandoned this problem after gladly taking my money. I know people on MU ask for ratings based on the program and not on service, and I am trying to do that here. But my experience with the program is not good, and my experience with their customer service is far worse. I have little choice but to advise against this program.
johnnuzzo
johnnuzzo
Apr 15 2020
3.07
3.0
Apr 15 2020
3.0
Version: 3.07
Overall, I'm a little disappointed. Canary looks good, is fast, and has solid security support. Then there are the basic functions that are missing: - message tagging - some kind of rules-based sorting feature, to automate moving messages to folders Finally, the defect in the message editor incorrectly creating email or phone number links. To be fair, I've observed in Spark and Airmail: the message editor does not create links properly. Try creating a link for your signature, containing an email address or phone number. Canary (and Spark and Airmail) simply prefix the link text with 'https://'. Insert a phone number, say 333-333-3333 as 'tel:3333333333' and you get 'https://tel:+13333333333'. Click it, instead of opening your dialer, it opens a browser and fails to find the site. Try an email address link, and 'mailto:abc@xyz.com' becomes 'https://mailto:abc@xyz.com'. Click that, and again you open a browser instead of creating a new message to that recipient.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Mar 26 2020
3.07
3.0
Mar 26 2020
3.0
Version: 3.07
wanted to use Canary, but it does not accept digital attachments even 18 mb !!! why??? Spark has no problem with that. But the search in Canary is fast, while spark's search is useless.
joopsiroop2
joopsiroop2
Feb 24 2020
3.06
1.0
Feb 24 2020
1.0
Version: 3.06
Encourage you to read: https://www.reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO/comments/5us6rz/canary_mail_is_this_email_app_worth_something/ and then dicide if you really want to use this "secure"mail client.
lrsquires
lrsquires
Dec 19 2019
3.04
0.0
Dec 19 2019
0.0
Version: 3.04
I am installed canary and upgraded it to Pro on my imac OS10.15.2 because Apple Mail suddenly stopped send my emails. I think I've wasted my money on Canary. Canary help is useless. I cannot get ordinary features to work. No stars from me.
Pirx
Pirx
Dec 8 2019
3.03
4.0
Dec 8 2019
4.0
Version: 3.03
It is good and solid, says what it does, does what it says.
sally-20
sally-20
Dec 3 2019
3.03
1.0
Dec 3 2019
1.0
Version: 3.03
This App drives me crazy! I no sooner get used to Canary, putting up with some weird anomalies when suddenly I get Canary Pro - I don't want the trial! How do I restore my originally purchased Canary programme? Canary search is difficult, Canary Pro doesn't seem to offer me the option to use my own colour and font when I compose and keep it for every email ( I have to change it every time I compose a new email - what!!!?) Oh heavens - and how the heck to do I contact anyone at Canary??? HELP.
Bupkis
Bupkis
Mar 21 2019
2.21
3.0
Mar 21 2019
3.0
Version: 2.21
This would be a great competitor to Airmail and Spark except for one thing: it insists that the user go to their gmail account and make "All Mail" visible. That creates havoc with my email, making it impossible to find anything. No other client insists on this. Otherwise I like most things about it: the look, the integration of OpenPGP (which Airmail and Spark do not have), the workflow.
cjred
cjred
Oct 1 2018
2.13
4.0
Oct 1 2018
4.0
Version: 2.13
So far OK. The interface needs some tweaking to make it more user friendly and simpler because right now it is quite cumbersome. Read receipts are cool (coming from a Newton mail user). Also need to ramp up sync speed. IT is quite on the slow side.
Haevuus
Haevuus
Oct 1 2018
2.13
1.0
Oct 1 2018
1.0
Version: 2.13
Gets worse, costs more...good deal.
divalasvegasproductions
divalasvegasproductions
Aug 8 2018
2.07
0.0
Aug 8 2018
0.0
Version: 2.07
Is there a way to make the font size bigger in the preview pane? I love the look but was curious about that feature. Same question about the sidebar where I see all of my accounts listed.
Rjmorita
Rjmorita
Jul 17 2018
2.07
0.5
Jul 17 2018
0.5
Version: 2.07
It's a good mail app with some nice features. But there is no free trial version. You have to fork over $20 to try it. There is also no support. It took me a while to figure out how to contact the support . It's buried deep in the Help section. Even then, they are not responsive. What good is an app if you cannot get any help?
Lvdoc
Lvdoc
Jul 14 2018
2.07
2.0
Jul 14 2018
2.0
Version: 2.07
I'm not spending $20 on something that won't let me try it first. Especially given the concerns raised in the comments here.
Benichols
Benichols
Jun 27 2018
2.06
5.0
Jun 27 2018
5.0
Version: 2.06
Mac and iOS clients are unable to sync snoozed emails reliably, resulting in different inboxes between clients. This renders the snooze feature useless. I deleted iCloud data on all 3 clients (Mac, iPhone, iPad) and deleted and reinstalled app without change in behavior. Tried to contact support for 2 days with essentially no response (the one reply I got was a "what's wrong?" at 3am). If you want to use snooze and have it sync reliably across different devices look elsewhere.
fleur2metaline-1
fleur2metaline-1
Jun 14 2018
2.04
0.5
Jun 14 2018
0.5
Version: 2.04
The dark interface without transparency is coarse, it's almost only black and white, there are few shades, the fonts are too greasy and you can hardly distinguish unread emails !
mi-men
mi-men
Jun 14 2018
2.04
0.5
Jun 14 2018
0.5
Version: 2.04
Their iOS doesn't work with my Exchange account. Contacted their customer support. Had to send screenshots, logs and test results. Took them one week just to tell me that they are not able to open an xml file (!!!) and read the connectivity test results. After several more days, the conclusion was that the problem is not their app, but wrong account login details (never mind that the same account and login work in their own app on the Mac as well as in Spark, Apple Mail and Airmail on iOS.)
sbrenner
sbrenner
Jun 8 2018
2.04
0.0
Jun 8 2018
0.0
Version: 2.04
The price is $19.99, not $.9.99, I opened a ticket with MacUpdate.
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