Canary Mail

Easy, elegant, email for Mac

#5 Product of the DayFebruary 09, 2016

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Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
Canary Mail is a stunning new email client for Mac with powerful features.. -Read tracking -Universal IMAP support -Snooze -Gmail labels & filters such as social/promo etc -Attachments browser -Instant search (even when offline) ..seamlessly integrated into a clean, intuitive UI that is incredibly snappy to use. Beta testers say that Canary syncs instantly and reliably, is a joy to use, and is the best email client for Mac - but maybe you'd like to verify this yourself by downloading the free OS X beta now at http://canarymail.io ! Follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/canarymailapp) for iOS and other updates.
Tom Flemming@tomflemming
@sohelsanghani yes, please. just signed up for beta.
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@tomflemming Awesome!
OscarAlaniz@oscaralaniz · Freelance Designer
@sohelsanghani Yeah! I love to try new email apps!
Patrick SullivanHiring@patsully88 · Head of Mobile Development at Shipt
@sohelsanghani Looks great! Can't wait to give it a try 👍
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@oscaralaniz Makes sense - despite all the new chat apps, we think email is still the most important business tool!
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@patsully88 Sounds great - eager to know what you think!
Alex Lukianov@ligoalexandr · LigoDrive
@sohelsanghani @canarymailapp Good job, guys! Will wait for it with the impatience!
Melissa Monte@melissamonteee · Director of Media & Startup Growth
@sohelsanghani Just sent a DM! Excited to try it out
Luanna Williams@ellewms · City Launcher & Growth Marketer
@sohelsanghani Would love to try this! Still looking for Mac email client that I love. :-/ Signed up for beta; hopefully don't have to wait 2 weeks!
Peter van Teeseling@pvantees · Global printhacking community connector
@sohelsanghani looks nice and clean - on the waiting list :)
j5uh@j5uh · ux
@sohelsanghani Signed up!
Louis de Vaumas@louisdv · Co-founder @ Ubicar.fr
@sohelsanghani Hi! Would be happy to try the beta, just sign up on your website (not possible to DM you on twitter if you don't follow) :)
Amber Leigh Turner@amberlturner · Owner, January Creative
@sohelsanghani Signed up for beta too. Comes at good timing as I'm interested in a desktop client to manage all of my email accounts.
Edwin Klesman@eekayonline · Cross-Platform Mobile Developer
@sohelsanghani signed up for the beta *cracking my knuckles* as soon as i get the smell of it i'm jumping on board :)
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
I can't, for the life of me, stick to using a native email app. It's just so easy to fire up a Chrome tab and open gmail (since Chrome's basically open 24/7 anyway). For some reason, I **want** to be a native app user, but I just always find myself back in Chrome. Can someone chime in and tell me the main benefits of a native app over just jumping into Gmail in your browser? Curious how others are using this and if there's something I'm missing.
Ben Fox@benjaminefox · Co-Founder, FlowPress
@chrisgscott I have the same issue but I keep trying because I like the idea of a native app. The trouble is that I use things like MixMax that do so much and are Gmail in Chrome only.
Jeff Nolan@jeff_nolan · VP Marketing at NowSecure
@chrisgscott for folks who are using legacy email servers like Exchange or need a better offline capability, native is pretty compelling. I agree that the Gmail web-based experience is pretty hard to beat for web-based email.
Shlomo Fellig@shlomofellig · Founder, Outgrow.me
@chrisgscott I really wanted an answer to this. I too inexplicably "want" to go native but have no idea why.
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
@benjaminefox yeah, same situation here. I need something to tame the beast and I love the idea of a nice, clean native app. I just can't get any of them to "stick".
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
@shlomofellig it's so funny how we have this unexplainable desire to find a native app. Always searching for something better, I guess.
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
@jeff_nolan yeah, that definitely makes sense.
David Cizek@dadc · founder, Origamica
@chrisgscott 2 years ago I was using native and "wanted" to use webapp but always found myself in native app 😄 Then become important: 1) minimum used disk space (I upgraded to ssd) 2) no config when reinstall comp (I had to make it 3 times that year) and 3) not to be always on 😄 … yes still I'm always in the browser but not in gmail. NativeApp is usually running all the time. The only big reason to come back would be speed, because gmail inbox is slooooow.
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
@dadc agreed, especially on #3.
Martin Garrido@89nodes · Product Designer
@chrisgscott One of the reasons that why I love some native apps it's because gmail sometimes does not show correctly the body of an email (newsletters for example). Also bugs like horizontal scrolls, misaligned body-texts, etc. Other thing that I always do it is keep my chrome browser lighter without too much tabs running...
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@chrisgscott Hi Chris, using a native client makes sense for people who: 1. Have multiple email accounts that they prefer to not pool into a common account 2. Need offline access to their email 3. Value snappy performance 4. Need to periodically make offline backups of their email 5. Prefer to have notifications, unread counts in the dock & menu, etc, even when not having browser tabs open We thought of building a web app that supports multiple IMAP accounts but that came with the obvious caveat of needing to store user credentials and data, including emails, on our own server. A native app offers much better privacy since it connects directly to email providers. That being said, for those who only access a single email account and do not need push notifications, webmail should be sufficient. Hope this helps!
Chris Scott@chrisgscott · I make stuff for pro photographers.
@sohelsanghani very helpful. Appreciate you chiming in! I love the idea, just need one of them to stick for me.
@chrisgscott the gmail web app is becoming so slow and bloated, crashes often for me - plus if you use keyboard shortcuts its more effective in a native app... I like the ability to have a native app for both laptop and mobile. Used to love mailbox but somehow they didn't deliver, wonder who in between these guys, spark and polymail will deliver a full reliable experience... and not go out of business.
Daniel Kempe@danielkempe · Co-Founder @ Quuu.co
Slightly annoying that I can't try out a product on Product Hunt..
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@danielkempe Bear with us Daniel, we're working hard to get the beta out asap!
Zac Coffman-Magaha@zaccoffman · Marketing Consultant/Social @ 123bet.com
On behalf of the Airmail team, welcome aboard Canary!
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@zaccoffman Thanks! Love your app, good to see you guys making waves on iOS as well :)
Zac Coffman-Magaha@zaccoffman · Marketing Consultant/Social @ 123bet.com
@sohelsanghani Thank you, we did appreciate the shout out on Twitter the other day -- been a little busy so not sure if anyone was able to reply on there with a thank you.
Jaanus Jagomägi@jagomagi · UI/UX Designer; Thorgate
Not very keen on the side navigation icons, typography looks very heavy as well.
Sohel Sanghani
Maker
@sohelsanghani · Co-Founder @CanaryMailApp
@jagomagi Would be great if you could share detailed feedback once you've had a look at the beta: info at canarymail. io