The Vivaldi net browser isn’t only a browser: it added an electronic mail shopper final 12 months as a beta characteristic. Now the e-mail shopper is formally exiting beta with in the present day’s 1.0 launch.
Vivaldi Mail is a full-featured mail shopper constructed into the Vivaldi net browser, accessible for Mac, Home windows, and Linux. It’s just like apps like Apple Mail and Thunderbird, with a locally-synchronized copy of all of your electronic mail in a searchable index — in different phrases, it doesn’t depend on a cloud service with copies of all of your messages, which could be a downside with with Newton Mail and another apps. You’ll be able to synchronize a number of electronic mail accounts (each IMAP and POP3 are supported), seek for messages, set signatures, and much more.
There are a couple of extra distinctive options in Vivaldi Mail. Navigation and sorting is a core focus, with “sixteen configurable shortcuts for actions resembling composing new emails, replying to emails, and extra,” all of that are accessible out of your keyboard or the HUD-like quick command bar. You too can change between a three-panel format that matches Gmail, or a horizontal cut up design that appears extra like Thunderbird and older variations of Microsoft Outlook.
The e-mail shopper additionally integrates into Vivaldi Calendar, a calendar shopper with assist for synchronization with cloud accounts, and Vivaldi Feeds, an RSS reader. All these options makes Vivaldi right into a one-stop store for productiveness work and net shopping, within the spirit of the previous Netscape Communicator and Mozilla Application Suite. Better of all, in case you use Vivaldi for net shopping however don’t care concerning the new stuff, it will probably all be turned off from a single checkbox within the settings.
Vivaldi Mail appears to be half of a bigger resurgence in desktop electronic mail purposes, even when solely by coincidence. Mozilla Thunderbird is engaged on main updates, because of an expanded workforce and new group, with an Android model within the works. Microsoft can be beginning to check a model new Outlook app for Home windows, however the present model is lacking many options.
Vivaldi Mail, Calendar, and Feed Reader are rolling out within the desktop variations of the browser (on macOS, Home windows, and Linux). The Android and iPhone/iPad variations of Vivaldi are nonetheless simply common net browsers, a minimum of for now.
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