You should be aware that, if you use Mail Bird from a public network your email and name can be easily spoofed (by just opening the application, you don’t even need to check for email). is an incredibly light and sophisticated email client. It uses an internal address book and an internal HTML viewer, both designed to avoid virus attacks to known Windows and Internet Explorer vulnerabilities. is a solid and elaborated application, but all this power comes to a cost: it is quite complicated and tedious to configure.I can’t recommend to install Mail Bird and if you already did, you should remove it. It’s a fine and refreshing email client but it still lacks some important features such as an unified inbox if you need to manage more than one email address (who doesn’t? Anyway, it could be the best client on the planet, until they don’t let you decide what information is sent back to them, the software should be avoided. In my tests Task Manager never exceeded the 15MB mark with an average of just 8-11MB of ram constantly used. None of the email accounts I tried have been configured automatically, not even the usual suspects (hotmail and gmail).I handle most of my emails through gmail’s web interface.It’s a fantastic application and it spoiled me to the point that leaving it has become almost impossible.I see it as a porting to the desktop of the gmail web interface, which is actually a good thing.
They also collect usage statistics to “improve user experience”.
From the few emails we exchanged I had the feeling that there’s no The account name and email to my understanding based on our research is not considered confidential data according to the law in this case, which is why it’s not sent encrypted.
Your password is never sent to us or any confidential data. I didn’t mean it to sound like we’re not willing to add it [an encrypted connection], I just meant that we didn’t feel like it was required at the time we decided this, since the email isn’t typically considered confidential data as I’m aware.
So here starts my hunt for the perfect desktop mail client.
It seems that all efforts nowadays are spent on mobile. Am I just a retro-junkie, a dinosaur that will have to adapt or extinguish? First of all let me say that it’s kinda sad that your privacy is always the last thing companies care about. I’m happy to see that they finally encrypted the data!