Leo Bassam
Leo BassamFounder, CEO at Plutio.com

What mail client do you use on your Mac?

I'm using the built in Apple Mail, but i hate it... it is pretty bad at flirting spam and missing tons of useful features. What do you use?
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    New Gmail

    The new version of Gmail web

    Thomas DIDIER
    Thomas DIDIER6Marketing, Forest Admin 🌲 · Written
    I'm using Gmail app via Station (www.getstation.com). Working fine so far.
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    • Eric Wilson
      Eric WilsonProduct Lead & Co-founder, Pro.com

      Disappointed is how I'd describe my overall reaction to this "new Gmail." Lots of features borrowed from Google Inbox and some other competitors (Protonmail), but nothing resembling the reinvention of the "experience" of using email that I crave. "New Gmail" does not make actually dealing with email any more pleasant for me.

      The most innovative thing about this is probably the "secure message" feature I saw promoted in the press release, but even that doesn't seem enabled yet on my account. But it's not something I would use more than a couple of times a year.

      I still use Gmail for work, but have moved on to greener pastures with my personal email. The cost/benefit of Google invading my privacy no longer pans out.

    • I don't know what to make of this new interface. There are few things to like - the integrated calendar, tasks, smart replies etc. but the overall design is extremely incoherent.

      I'm not even sure how the compose button made it through all those reviews before production release. Some UI elements seem to have slightly rounded edges (search bar) while others have fully rounded corners (compose, active item in the left side menu).

      This also doesn't appear to be a full redesign. There are remnants of the older UI throughout the product:

      - The settings pages weren't updated. Why?

      - The account dropdown on the top right still has elements of the old UI

      - Hangouts hasn't changed much

      I also don't like the fact that buttons that were super clear in the past are no longer easy to recognize - back, archive etc. They have all been replaced with icons that you need to get used to.

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    Spark for Mac

    Beautiful and intelligent email app

    Kirill Soloviev
    Kirill Solovievname for your startup here ==> · Written
    I'm using Spark as it has a very consistent UX across desktop, mobile, and tablet apps.
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    • Alex Haff
      Alex HaffEntertainment // Media // Technology

      I've been using Spark since the very beginning. I was an original waitlist-starting user of Mailbox, and was excited to find spark almost immediately after Mailbox went extinct. This is the best email experience on every platform, and has a variety of productivity features that make it my go-to.

    • Ever since Mailbox became a graveyard app, I have been looking for a worthy replacement – and Spark is as close as it gets! The UI is clean, combining dark and light colors which helps with using the app; the side menu being dark while the rest of the UI has a white background makes you focus on the important stuff (the mail list and the mail in focus)!

  3. Stefano Toffolo
    Stefano ToffoloFull stack DEV + UX enthusiast · Written
    Much better than Mail: more lightweight, fast, doesn't crash, handles many mailboxes without getting stuck.
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