Spark

Spark

All in one email solution.
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259 Reviews
Adi Goldstein
Adi Goldstein-Composer & Music Producer
29 reviews
I can't believe I'm saying this about Spark Email, but after using it for five years, they have managed to make it so bad that it's hardly usable! All the nonsense AI features are so annoying, and the new design is messy and uncomfortable. I'm so disappointed!
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Mallowigi
Mallowigi
@mallowigi
8 reviews
I didn't like the new experience. They tried to change the status quo but it didn't connect with me.
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Sokratus
Sokratus
Product Designer
2 reviews
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A really long-time user of Spark. Unfortunately I was unable to use the new spark because it was super slow and the experience was confusing. I had to delete it from my phone and revert back to Spark 2 on my Mac.
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Brad Gessler
@bradgessler
1 review
Spark was great until v3 took away their attention from fixing bugs in v2 and killed the third column in v3. Because of the lack of 3 columns, it is pretty much unusable on a tablet or laptop. Sparks support team has always been a, “that’s great; we’ll tell our product manager” and then nothing happens. This seems to be happening with the third column, which is disappointing. I switched to Canary mail, which has its own set of issues as they try to throw AI at everything, but if you turn all that off and customize the toolbar a bit, you get what Spark was with 3 columns.
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Olena Obilets
Hi Brad, thank you for the feedback. We are currently working on the 3-column view, and we hope to launch it in the end of February - hope you can come back to take a look once it's done. If you wish - we can even share with you some work-in-progress mockups to get your feedback on them (but I think we might release it to the beta soon so you can test it live)

Ashok Raju
Software Engineer @ Wherever
4 reviews
Sparkmail went from an incredible app to the slowest, most unreliable, constantly crashing app of all time. I can't go more than two days without the app freezing on me. It blows my mind how the development team took such a wrong turn. Stay away from Spark. It's upsetting to say this because I used to love Spark. But their latest version basically ignores the most basic and critical aspect of a good app: performance. If I have to wait 2 seconds for an email to open up then you're failing miserably.
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DeepBlackMonster
Developer
1 review
New spark is a UX mess
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Philippe Gauvin
Sales & startups
5 reviews
I was coming back to Spark after a 1 year break and I am underwhelmed by the redesign. All the things I like (sidebar menu, the swipes) are gone. It looks like Gmail now. I don't see a reason to use it anymore.
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Mislav Paparella
Software developer
1 review
Most of the ratings and awards are misleading since those don't have anything to do with the new resource-hungry Electron app with, in my opinion, horrible user experience. Readdle made a "revolutionary" change to the new UI which makes you "more focused" by removing the 3 column view and showing you one column at the time so you can click more and lose the larger picture and context as a bonus. Readdle, please at least fix e-mail content slow scrolling issue in latest version of MacOS native app so we can continue using it. Thank you.
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Shaoolin
Shaoolin
Making this mandatory is not smart
1 review
Sorry guys, you lost me at the last upgrade. The design is way too directive for my comfort. Coming from Spark 2, forcing me to use emails in a completely different and frankly pretty restrictive way you've designed for Spark 3 without any other option is the opposite of what I envision a good user experience to be. Also this product is clearly not ready for market, and I'm tired of the launch it first and fix it later attitude of many software vendors. Thanks for providing Spark 2 for all these years, but I'm done.
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Bruce
Bruce
@realbrucemartin
1 review
The last update made this app almost unusable. Wish they would just revert back to the previous design. Had to move most of my email accounts to an alternative.
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