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Suggestions requested for replacement of Outlook


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#1 scotty_ncc1701

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Posted 24 August 2014 - 03:00 PM

I would like to ask for suggestions to replace M$ Outlook, but there are a few requirements:

1.  Must be free.

2.  The send/receive process must be a two step process, like this:
2.1.  Type up e-mail, and click send.  The e-mail is then in the outbox (queued) waiting to be sent.
2.2.  I click send/receive, and then the e-mail is sent, and incoming e-mails are received.

3.  It must be able to handle multiple e-mail accounts.

4.  Must be able to be selective on send/receive.  What I mean by this, is that individual accounts can be set to send, receive, or send and receive, like in Outlooks send/receive groups.

5.  Must be able to read e-mails in plain text.

6.  Must have filtering ability.  I mean for example, if it has words "X", "Y" or "Z" are in the text, I can send it to mailbox/folder (whatever).

7.  Web based email isn't an option.

8.  M$ Live Essentials isn't an option.

9.  Mozilla Thunderbird isn't an option.  This is because, I already use Mozilla Thunderbird for RSS feeds, and I don't want my e-mail and RSS feeds to be handled by the same program.  The program I used before for RSS feeds hasn't been updated since 2008.

Any suggestions are welcome.

Thanks in advance!

Have a great day!
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Posted 24 August 2014 - 05:32 PM

As to Thunderbird, it just may be an option........See if this might be a viable option for you: http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/set-separate-copies-thunderbird-windows-7/

 

It would entail your having to create a new profile. A click on a created shortcut would allow you to select which Thunderbird to open.


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Posted 24 August 2014 - 06:19 PM

As to Thunderbird, it just may be an option........See if this might be a viable option for you: http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/set-separate-copies-thunderbird-windows-7/

 

It would entail your having to create a new profile. A click on a created shortcut would allow you to select which Thunderbird to open.

 

I appreciate the suggestion, but it won't work.  I have TB running in the tray (via an add-on), and it checks for RSS updates every 30 minutes.  Per the article, "Now to switch profiles just close Thunderbird and restart using the shortcut and select the profile you wish to use".

Thanks anyway!

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