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System Requirements

Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
266 MHz or faster computer processor
1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution recommended
1 GB RAM, 512 MB free hard disk space
Internet connection

Releases

March #1 (March 1) - 11.0.3138
February #1 (February 17) - 11.0.3112
January #5 (January 27) - 11.0.3080
January #4 (January 14) - 11.0.3046
January #3 (January 12) - 11.0.3043
January #2 (January 11) - 11.0.3037
January #1 (January 6) - 11.0.3012
December #3 (December 15) - 11.0.3001
December #2 (December 8) - 11.0.2984
December #1 (December 2) - 11.0.2978
November #4 (November 20) - 11.0.2974
November #3 (November 18) - 11.0.2968
November #2 (November 12) - 11.0.2951
November #1 (November 9) - 11.0.2926
October #4 (October 26) - 11.0.2914
October #3 (October 19) - 11.0.2899
October #2 (October 7) - 11.0.2881
October #1 (October 5) - 11.0.2878
September #3 (September 29) - 11.0.2847
September #2 (September 22) - 11.0.2844
September #1 (September 3) - 11.0.2811
August #4 (August 24) - 11.0.2793
August #3 (August 14) - 11.0.2769
August #2 (August 10) - 11.0.2760
August #1 (August 5) - 11.0.2758
July #2 (July 30) - 11.0.2745
July #1 (July 16) - 11.0.2738
June #4 (June 29) - 11.0.2725
June #3 (June 18) - 11.0.2709
June #2 (June 11) - 11.0.2706
June #1 (June 10) - 11.0.2705
May #3 (May 27) - 11.0.2690
May #2 (May 7) - 11.0.2664
May #1 (May 5) - 11.0.2658
April #2 (April 20) - 11.0.2643
April #1 (April 7) - 11.0.2617
March #3 (March 23) - 11.0.2595
March #2 (March 17) - 11.0.2591
March #1 (March 11) - 11.0.2586
February #3 (February 21) - 11.0.2566
February #2 (February 20) - 11.0.2564
February #1 (February 19) - 11.0.2561
January #3 (January 28) - 11.0.2541
January #2 (January 23) - 11.0.2535
January #1 (January 14) - 11.0.2529
December #2 (December 13) - 11.0.2510
December #1 (December 12) - 11.0.2509
November #4 (November 14) - 11.0.2481
November #3 (November 13) - 11.0.2479
November #2 (November 12) - 11.0.2478
November #1 (November 7) - 11.0.2475
October #4 (October 30) - 11.0.2470
October #3 (October 24) - 11.0.2466
October #2 (October 16) - 11.0.2454
October #1 (October 4) - 11.0.2431
September #4 (September 27) - 11.0.2428
September #3 (September 13) - 11.0.2414
September #2 (September 12) - 11.0.2411
September #1 (September 4) - 11.0.2402
August #2 (August 28) - 11.0.2392
August #1 (August 19) - 11.0.2384
July #4 (July 29) - 11.0.2359
July #3 (July 24) - 11.0.2355
July #2 (July 11) - 11.0.2347
July #1 (July 2) - 11.0.2336
June #4 (June 27) - 11.0.2330
June #3 (June 13) - 11.0.2319
June #2 (June 10) - 11.0.2305
June #1 (June 5) - 11.0.2303
May #4 (May 29) - 11.0.2295
May #3 (May 20) - 11.0.2285
May #2 (May 15) - 11.0.2281
May #1 (May 1) - 11.0.2266
April #4 (April 17) - 11.0.2246
April #3 (April 11) - 11.0.2242
April #2 (April 3) - 11.0.2232
April #1 (April 1) - 11.0.2227
March #5 (March 29) - 11.0.2226
March #4 (March 27) - 11.0.2220
March #3 (March 12) - 11.0.2209
March #2 (March 4) - 11.0.2197
March #1 (March 4) - 11.0.2196
February #5 (February 25) - 11.0.2188
February #4 (February 21) - 11.0.2186
February #3 (February 13) - 11.0.2174
February #2 (February 11) - 11.0.2172
February #1 (February 6) - 11.0.2166
January #6 (January 25) - 11.0.2163
January #5 (January 25) - 11.0.2152
January #4 (January 25) - 11.0.2151
January #3 (January 14) - 11.0.2144
January #2 (January 2) - 11.0.2131
January #1 (January 2) - 11.0.2126
December #2 (December 13) - 11.0.2112
December #1 (December 6) - 11.0.2102
November #4 (November 27) - 11.0.2084
November #3 (November 13) - 11.0.2066
November #2 (November 3) - 11.0.2052
November #1 (November 2) - 11.0.2049
October #6 (October 31) - 11.0.2043
October #5 (October 25) - 11.0.2037
October #4 (October 16) - 11.0.2024
October #3 (October 9) - 11.0.2007
October #2 (October 9) - 11.0.2001
October #1 (October 2) - 11.0.1999
September #6 (September 21) - 11.0.1975
September #5 (September 19) - 11.0.1974
September #4 (September 17) - 11.0.1972
September #3 (September 15) - 11.0.1969
September #2 (September 6) - 11.0.1966 (Same as 11.0.1964)
September #1 (September 5) - 11.0.1964
August #6 (August 29) - 11.0.1952
August #5 (August 24) - 11.0.1942
August #4 (August 20) - 11.0.1935
August #3 (August 13) - 11.0.1928
August #2 (August 8) - 11.0.1926
August #1 (August 3) - 11.0.1916
July #4 (July 27) - 11.0.1912
July #3 (July 20) - 11.0.1904
July #2 (July 17) - 11.0.1899
July #1 (July 9) - 11.0.1892
June #3 (June 28) - 11.0.1883
June #2 (June 12) - 11.0.1855
June #1 (June 5) - 11.0.1839
May #4 (May 31) - 11.0.1831
May #3 (May 29) - 11.0.1828
May #2 (May 14) - 11.0.1805
May #1 (May 10) - 11.0.1804
April #10 (April 30) - 11.0.1781
April #9 (April 25) - 11.0.1777
April #8 (April 23) - 11.0.1761
April #7 (April 19) - 11.0.1759
April #6 (April 18) - 11.0.1757
April #5 (April 17) - 11.0.1754
April #4 (April 16) - 11.0.1752
April #3 (April 11) - 11.0.1748
April #2 (April 10) - 11.0.1746
April #1 (April 04) - 11.0.1732
March #4 (March 28) - 11.0.1713
March #3 (March 23) - 11.0.1703
March #2 (March 16) - 11.0.1695
March #1 (March 7) - 11.0.1671
February #4 (February 27) - 11.0.1648
February #3 (February 21) - 11.0.1630
February #2 (February 15) - 11.0.1621
February #1 (February 2) - 11.0.1589
January #4 (January 26) - 11.0.1579
January #3 (January 19) - 11.0.1567
January #2 (January 9) - 11.0.1550
January #1 (January 5) - 11.0.1546
December #6 (December 21) - 11.0.1537
December #5 (December 15) - 11.0.1518
December #4 (December 13) - 11.0.1517
December #3 (December 6) - 11.0.1503
December #2 (December 5) - 11.0.1500
December #1 (December 1) - 11.0.1496
November #5 (November 30) - 11.0.1491
November #4 (November 17) - 11.0.1477
November #3 (November 16) - 11.0.1474
November #2 (November 15) - 11.0.1471
November #1 (November 8) - 11.0.1455
October #7 (October 31) - 11.0.1443
October #6 (October 25) - 11.0.1431
October #5 (October 20) - 11.0.1427
October #4 (October 18) - 11.0.1425
October #3 (October 16) - 11.0.1422
October #2 (October 5) - 11.0.1406
October #1 (October 4) - 11.0.1404
September #6 (September 28) - 11.0.1395
September #5 (September 26) - 11.0.1386
September #4 (September 21) - 11.0.1374
September #3 (September 13) - 11.0.1358
September #2 (September 8) - 11.0.1347
September #1 (September 6) - 11.0.1337
August #9 (August 30) - 11.0.1325
August #8 (August 28) - 11.0.1318
August #7 (August 28) - 11.0.1314
August #6 (August 23) - 11.0.1308
August #5 (August 22) - 11.0.1305
August #4 (August 17) - 11.0.1300
August #3 (August 7; PM) - 11.0.1271
August #2 (August 7; AM) - 11.0.1269
August #1 (August 4) - 11.0.1268
July #4 (July 26) - 11.0.1244
July #3 (July 21) - 11.0.1230
July #2 (July 18) - 11.0.1225
July #1 (July 14) - 11.0.1220
June #3 (June 28) - 11.0.1187
June #2 (June 21) - 11.0.1175
June #1 (June 13) - 11.0.1170
May #6 (May 30) - 11.0.1144/1145
May #5 (May 26) - 11.0.1143
May #4 (May 18) - 11.0.1122
May #3 (May 16) - 11.0.1120
May #2 (May 2) - 11.0.1088
May #1 (May 1) - 11.0.1087
April #2 (April 19) - 11.0.1066
April #1 (April 4) - 11.0.1028
March #2 (March 21) - 11.0.999
March #1 Refresh (March 7) - 11.0.967
March #1 (March 3) - 11.0.966
Feb #2 Refresh #2 (Feb 23) - 11.0.943
Feb #2 Refresh (Feb 22) - 11.0.941
Feb #2 (Feb 20) - 11.0.939
Feb #1 Refresh (Feb 8) - 11.0.914
Feb #1 (Feb 6) - 11.0.912
Jan #3 Refresh (Jan 25) - 11.0.892
Jan #3 (Jan 23) - 11.0.888
Jan #2 (Jan 10) - 11.0.861
Jan #1 (Jan 9) - 11.0.858
Beta 8++ (Dec 16) - 11.0.839
Beta 8+ (Dec 6) - 11.0.810
Beta 8R (Dec 2) - 11.0.804
Beta 8 (Dec 1) - 11.0.791
Beta 7+ (Nov 16) - 11.0.761
Beta 7 (Oct 28) - 11.0.719
Beta 6+ (19 Oct.) - 11.0.717
Beta 6 (5 Oct.) - 11.0.672
Beta 5+ (20 Sept.) - 11.0.648
Beta 5+ (20 Sept.) - 11.0.645
Beta 5 (6 Sept.) - 11.0.607
Beta 4++ (23 August) - 11.0.580
Beta 4+ (10 August) - 11.0.565
Beta 4R (26 July) - 11.0.546
Beta 4 (25 July) - 11.0.544
Beta 3+ (11 July) - 11.0.522
Beta 3 (27 June) - 11.0.504
Beta 2+ (13 June) - 11.0.485
Beta 2 (31 May) - 11.0.464
Beta 1+ (16 May) - 11.0.446
Beta 1 (02 May) - 11.0.422
March Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

March Update #1 - 3/1/2021
(Version 11.0.3138)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - download settings
  • HOT New! - address book print
  • HOT New! - address book context menus
  • HOT Fixed! - focus/selection lost in mail list
  • HOT Fixed! - Next/Previous in browser/mail find is not moving
  • Fixed! - in some cases mail attachment failing
  • Fixed! - expand group list when click on Group item
  • New! - highlight target when dragging mail items
  • New! - settings layout consistency
  • Fixed! - address book edit job title lost
  • Fixed! - address book physical address edit not saved
  • Updated! - address book right rail display changes

February Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

February Update #1 - 2/17/2021
(Version 11.0.3112)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - restore minimized mail if try to reopen it
  • HOT Updated! - remove screen name from address card
  • HOT Fixed! - remove contact in reply mail, original mail comes to front
  • HOT New! - address book context menu groups
  • Fixed! - settings that should be indented if child pref, disabled when its parent is not selected
  • New! - make search history a link

January Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

January Update #5 - 1/27/2021
(Version 11.0.3080)

Focus Testing this release
  • browser tab size - a preference is now available in Browser settings, Tab tab that will resize the browser tabs smaller to fit as you open more and more tabs. Previously they remained a set size and would add scroll controls to get to ones not displayed. This change will allow them to shrink down to the size of the fav icon. Give ti a go!
  • Counts of mails - Now the count of mails (both unread and/or total depending on preference setting) are shown in the Folder view and when hovering over the folder (in the tooltip).
Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - print/print preview printing blank pages
  • HOT Fixed! - stop/reload often incorrect state
  • HOT New! - total count for mail folders
  • HOT New! - browser tab resize
  • HOT New! - new - attachment size display in compose mail
  • Updated! - mail search default to search all

January Update #4 - 1/14/2021
(Version 11.0.3046)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - mail away on label on mailbox
  • HOT New! - mail only from people I know/contacts label on mailbox
  • HOT Updated! - help article in address book content
  • HOT Fixed! - sent tab sort by Email not sorting
  • HOT New! - Windows 10 2004 encryption issue dialog
  • Fixed! - flash removal for EOL, menu items, checking, installing
  • Fixed! - in some cases unable to forward/reply locally saved mail
  • New! - warning when enabling contacts/people I know setting
  • New! - delete confirmation counts on dialog

January Update #3 - 1/12/2021
(Version 11.0.3043)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crash loading mailbox

January Update #2 - 1/11/2021
(Version 11.0.3037)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - focus stolen from Quick Find in mailbox after each character typed

January Update #1 - 1/6/2021
(Version 11.0.3012)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Updated! - browser rendering engine
  • HOT Fixed! - selecting/switching mail folder no item selected in list

December Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

December Update #3 - 12/15/2020
(Version 11.0.3001)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - returning directly to new mail folder after close, mail marked as read still shown
  • HOT Fixed! - marking mail as read doesn't remove it from New folder immediately
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases client crashes each time signed on

December Update #2 - 12/8/2020
(Version 11.0.2984)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases mail list not showing all mail

December Update #1 - 12/2/2020
(Version 11.0.2978)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - Files only view in Search Mail
  • HOT Fixed! - address book sort by Email not sorting
  • HOT Fixed! - return to New folder with read mail, read mail still shown
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases search for %20 page opens when opening mail box

November Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

November Update #4 - 11/20/2020
(Version 11.0.2974)

Changes in this release
  • Updated! - minor logging change to help debug issues

November Update #3 - 11/18/2020
(Version 11.0.2968)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - home and work address create/edit in address book not saved
  • HOT New! - highlight term in Search Mail tab for local search results
  • HOT Updated! - optimize filtering and displaying of mail in list when switching folders
  • HOT Fixed! - general crashes

November Update #2 - 11/12/2020
(Version 11.0.2951)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - Setting to only allow mail from contacts in address book
  • HOT Fixed! - crash fix navigating mailbox folders
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases cookies lost when clearing cache
  • HOT Fixed! - imported legacy pfc mail not accessible
  • HOT Fixed! - in address book, use logical items for contact name if no first and last name

November Update #1 - 11/9/2020
(Version 11.0.2926)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - Create new folder in Save/Move context menu disabled
  • HOT New! - Highlight search term in subject in search mail tab
  • HOT New! - mail away settings page
  • HOT Fixed! - cannot sort search results by location in search mail tab
  • HOT Fixed! - screen reader/accessibility improvements in read mail form
  • HOT Fixed! - Edit->Select All menu item not working in mail list

October Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

October Update #4 - 10/26/2020
(Version 11.0.2914)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases search mail showed previous results with new search
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases quick find and other views of mail was slow
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases folder list displayed blank
  • Fixed! - only list valid contacts in group editor
  • Fixed! - always show chat icon for chat rooms added to toolbar
  • Fixed! - toolbar web destinations open in existing tab

October Update #3 - 10/19/2020
(Version 11.0.2899)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases switching folders gets slower
  • HOT Fixed! - numerous crash fixes
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases mail opens with blank message
  • Fixed! - if a large number of saved web passwords, slow to scroll list

October Update #2 - 10/7/2020
(Version 11.0.2881)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases of db issues, still show favorite places from host
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases mailbox folders not shown

October Update #1 - 10/5/2020
(Version 11.0.2878)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - sql/db exceptions and connection issues
  • HOT Fixed! - cannot keyboard navigate read mail header/content
  • HOT Fixed! - cannot preview an image a second time
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases opening mail folder always goes to new
  • HOT Fixed! - after large number of switching mail folders, switching gets slow
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases folder list blank/missing host folders
  • Fixed! - optimizing dialog fixes to show content
  • Fixed! - ad in mailbox not refreshing

September Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

September Update #3 - 9/28/2020
(Version 11.0.2847)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases exception switching mailbox folders

September Update #2 - 9/22/2020
(Version 11.0.2844)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - slow loading/switching mailbox folders
  • HOT Fixed! - prevent DB repair in Win10 May 2020 version
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases missing mail in folders
  • HOT Fixed! - webgl not installed error
  • Fixed! - returning to favorited chat room not added to member created list
  • Fixed! - in some cases crash editing toolbar carousel item
  • Fixed! - chat now/return to chat room form not resizeable
  • Fixed! - in some cases so many dialogs open that client appears hung

September Update #1 - 9/3/2020
(Version 11.0.2811)

Focus Testing this release
  • browser tabs context menu - Consolidating and giving another method to access browser related actions. Right-click on the tab in the browser to access it.
Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - browser tab context menu
  • HOT Updated! - browser rendering engine
  • HOT Fixed! - prompt/allow enable webcam/mic
  • HOT Updated! - copyright date update
  • HOT Fixed! - address book group available immediately for use when created
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crash changing mail folders
  • Updated! - Premium Security
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases database access is slow
  • Fixed! - browser processes remaining from mail folder switches
  • Fixed! - close file preview before reply or forward of mail
  • Fixed! - Add A Favorite data appended same data each time opened
  • Fixed! - cannot manually enter Email to group

August Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

August Update #4 - 8/24/2020
(Version 11.0.2793)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - crash fix

August Update #3 - 8/14/2020
(Version 11.0.2769)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - Files Only preview
  • HOT New! - dynamic updatable toolbar to GM users
  • HOT Fixed! - save mail to host no success dialog
  • HOT Fixed! - selecting new or old in folder list may show inbox

August Update #2 - 8/10/2020
(Version 11.0.2760)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crash going to mail, specific folders

August Update #1 - 8/5/2020
(Version 11.0.2758)

Changes in this release
This auto update and installer have been pulled while we investigate a possible issue.
  • HOT Fixed! - missing favorite heart on titlebar
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases slowness opening/switching mail folders
  • Updated! - help->about copyright date
  • Fixed! - primary email contact order retained

July Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

July Update #2 - 7/30/2020
(Version 11.0.2745)

Focus Testing this release
  • Files Only View - In the mailbox, you can now view all the file attachments to the mail in the folder selected. From there you can open, download, open the mail it is attached to. There some changes pending, this is a first look at the feature, please file bug reports with functional or usability issues you run into.
Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - files only view
  • HOT Fixed! - browser history not clearing "now"
  • HOT Fixed! - mail and folder change slowness and including more logging
  • HOT Fixed! - read host pref for show images/enable links
  • Fixed! - inbox mail not bolded when saved as new

July Update #1 - 7/16/2020
(Version 11.0.2738)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases reduce database errors and logging
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crashes in read mail
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases can be slow to show history dropdown
  • Fixed! - in some cases database issues with Windows 10 May release
  • Fixed! - opening up mailbox not signed in duplicates folders

June Updates and Fixes
This update contains fixes that were discovered through beta tester feedback and contains some of the most requested features. If you like what you see, or want to vote for the next feature to be added, drop us a line of feedback!

June Update #4 - 6/29/2020
(Version 11.0.2725)

Changes in this release
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crash replying to mail
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases error EP-4010 deleting mail
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases lockup/hang/freeze/not responding switching folders
  • HOT Fixed! - Interactive Preview crash in some instances
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases mail list doesn't update
  • HOT Fixed! - saved mail missing quoted text
  • Fixed! - in some cases mail opens gray
  • Fixed! - EC-4007 at sign on
  • Fixed! - quick print goes to preview

June Update #3 - 6/18/2020
(Version 11.0.2709)

Changes in this release
  • HOT New! - file attachment preview in mail
  • HOT New! - file attachment preview context menu
  • HOT Fixed! - cannot edit contact from to field if in address book
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases crash opening mail
  • HOT Fixed! - in some cases missing images in mail sent
  • New! - new - add current users name to titlebar of compose mail
  • Fixed! - in some cases crash using chat about this site
  • Fixed! - header/footer for printing web pages
  • Fixed! - non us clients cannot create chat about web room
  • Fixed! - download all disabled if canceling single download
  • Fixed! - sounds settings accessibility

June Update #2 - 6/11/2020
(Version 11.0.2706)

Changes in this release
  • Fixed! - in some cases crash opening specific mail

June Update #1 - 6/10/2020
(Version 11.0.2705)

Changes in this release
  • Fixed! - security update