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Postbox 4.0.1

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Postbox [1] has issued version 4.0 of its eponymous email client with a modernized look, plus added support for Dropbox, Box, and OneDrive via the Cloud Sharing Add-on [2]. Postbox improves the Focus Pane with the addition of more attributes and the capability to simultaneously select multiple attributes, topics, contacts, and/or dates. The release also introduces the Quick Bar, which enables you to drop signatures, topics, standardized responses, and more into a message (press Command-L to bring it up), a Domain Fencing feature that can warn you if you’re sending an email to a recipient from the wrong account, a new Composition Goals feature that can tell you if you’ve hit a specified word or character count, a full HTML editor for the Compose window, and support for custom quote colors. Shortly after this release, Postbox updated the email app to version 4.0.1 to disable older language pack add-ons, fix an issue with accessing iPhoto menus, and fix errors that could occur when deleting an account. While there is no upgrade pricing available, those who purchased Postbox 3 on or after 20 November 2014 have a license key that will work with Postbox 4. ($15 new, free update, 25.9 MB, release notes [3], 10.9+)

[1]: http://www.postbox-inc.com/
[2]: https://www.postbox-inc.com/add-ons
[3]: https://www.postbox-inc.com/product/releasenotes