The Bat! mail client has a lot of vital benefits and useful features that make your email experience simple and convenient. It was build to protect your correspondence against third-parties.
Protection of privacy
The Bat!’s characteristic feature is the most widespread support of authentication protocols and of encryption while working with mail servers. You will have the option to keep all information encrypted on your disk and to protect emails during communication using end-to-end encryption (E2EE). It can also work without email providers on a global scale that keep messages in the cloud, a platform where they would be stolen. By keeping your emails on your computer The Bat! keeps them safe and private.
The other side of safety is protection against malicious codes. The Bat! benefits of its own HTML viewing mechanism – Robin HTML Viewer, as well as of its own image viewing module. Malicious code and tracking pixels that spread via email are also blocked by The Bat! An efficient way to protect against email hacking.
The Bat! is certified for Windows 10 but can also be installed on previous versions. Ritlabs say there is no minimum requirements for memory size or CPU speed. It will run on any Windows PC desktop and tablet platform. It was the first email client to be Certified for Windows Vista by Microsoft Corporation, guaranteeing the highest level of compatibility between Vista and The Bat! mechanisms.
The Bottom Line
Overall The Bat! provides the perfect example of a multiple email account manager. It can allow you to promptly and efficiently access all of your email accounts in one place. Moreover The Bat! is a secure, robust and dependable programme, taking on very large message bases with a small memory footprint. This, Ritlabs say, makes The Bat! “the best mail” app for Windows.
An additional button to deselect "Trash" folders across all accounts in the Message Finder
Users of the On-The-Fly-Encryption mode can specify /DECRYPT_FILE_OTFE command line parameter to decrypt a particular file and save it to disk
Contents of the "Organization" header line is not automatically appended in parenthesis to the sender's address header line on display if the contents of the Organization has a "@" character or a parenthesis or an angle bracket
The Bat! ignores message header address line comments that contain "@" characters
0000738: Google contact synchronization did not work
0001561: Inserting Polish character "ą" cleared the text of messages
0001625: Ctrl+V didn't move messages to folders starting with the letter "O"
0001628: Assigned colors groups were not shown in the Sorting Office menu
0001629: Wrong code in HTML messages caused invisible messages
0001632: Viewer/editor profiles ignored the background color settings until another profile was selected
0001633: List settings were saved and restored incorrectly when switching between Normal and HiDPI displays: The new version stores different sizes separately to prevent wrong sizing in the older versions
0001635: Viewer profile settings were not applied right after changing the settings in options
0001637: Viewer/editor profiles were not retained after re-starting the program
0001638: Images from web-site copied to clipboard are not pasted into the HTML-editor: Added possibility to copy text with images from MS Office. For the moment to copy text with images from web page first copy it to Word and then copy to The Bat!
0001640: The internal HTML viewer failed to display certain messages
0001645: "Cannot change Visible in OnShow or OnHide" error message at every startup has been resolved
0001647: "Access Violation" error message appeared while replying to an email because of the tags
0001650: "Invalid container data (offsets)" error message appeared upon editing the Sorting Office filters
0001652: Find duplicates wizard in address book was not entirely displayed under lower resolutions
0001654: Color selector: Predefined color set and Windows UI colors were missing. More colors accessible via keyboard
0001656: There were truncated options in the settings of common folders
0001666: If email addresses were erroneously separated by spaces (not by comas or semicolons) in an address line, The Bat! displayed only the first one
0001668: Three High-DPI issues with color selector have been resolved
0001674: Message Finder didn't find anything in local (non-IMAP4) folders when search scope was "Any part"; and there is no way to stop the search process
0001676: Unicode symbols were improperly rendered in the message list
0001683: Wrong minute in the time of the message creation - 1 second was lost
Embedded images in messages bodies grew in size on each reply on high DPI monitors (original issue 0001178)
Fixed a "classname mismatch" error (TID#80840)
Fixed sizes of Tag and Duplicates wizards for HiDPI monitors
Issue when panel sizes were lost when resolution of display changed by several pixels
The Bat! crashed on startup with "Access violation" error message
Fixed issue when all tags become ignored