The Bat! 8.0.18
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.
The Download Manager writes additional information to the ex_log.txt file whenever there is an exception inside a WinInet API function call.
Added some root certificates used by Google mail servers.
Better description for the registration key validity version.
More debug messages will be added to the ex_log.txt with /startup_timing_log command line option to figure out why The Bat! hangs at startup.
Fixed a "stack overflow" error which could occur when a message got loaded, e.g. on IMAP.
Fixed an access violation at startup.
Some normal connection state changes were written to the ex_log.txt file.
The MailTicker was sometimes grey and didn't move.
Column "Tags" in message list cannot be size-adjusted by double click.
Copying of Sorting Office filters with hot keys is incomplete.
MailTicker goes to background even of the "Always on top" option is enabled.
Double-clicking a word with national characters doesn't select it.
Table paste not keeping columns widths.
Attachments' names in national characters are converted to underscore.
Shift+Arrows or Ctrl+Arrows don't work as expected in HTML message preview.
Names of the attachments are displayed incorrectly.
%CURSOR is ignored in Quick Template.
On 4K monitors, the mail ticker is too slow.
POP3 Message Dispatcher hangs with an error message.
Quick Template is not inserted into Quick Reply.
UI elements misplaced in filter conditions.
Quick search filter doesn't clear filter on empty filter text.
No caption "paste as text" while pasting smiles in the HTML editor.
Multiple quotes are rendered too wide.
Empty brackets for quick templates in the drop-down menus.
Needles confirmation on closing editor window after saving the message via Ctrl+S.
Access Violation on pasting smilies.
"Undo" and "Redo" work erratically.
"Paste as plain text" does not replace the highlighted text.