Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client.
Sylpheed provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so Sylpheed can be widely used from beginners to power users.
Multi-threading was introduced. Connection to servers, IMAP4
protocol communication, query search and external commands execution
will run on another thread. This will reduce the situation where user
actions are blocked.
The feature to add new recipients to address book automatically on
sending was added.
The new filter match type 'is in addressbook' was added. This can be
used from filtering, query search and quick search.
Address book is now sortable by each column.
Address book search feature was added.
The setup dialog on the first run became user-friendly.
The new account setup dialog was implemented. It also supports easy
SHA1/MD5 fingerprint and validity period of certificate is now
displayed when the verification of server SSL certificate failed.
The menu item to request disposition notification was added to the
The feature to customize the color label text was added.
The option to set only mail address of recipients when replying was
Summary caches are updated on the fly (on receive/move/copy/delete).
This improves the performance of opening folders with many new messages.
The user interface of address book was rewritten using the new API
(GtkTreeView). This will reduce the glitches in the older versions.
Several new APIs were added to the plug-in library.
Progress is displayed while scanning folders.
The visibility of message number columns in the folder view is now
configurable for each column.
'Last 7 days' was added to the quick search options.
The number of matched messages is displayed at the side of quick
Description is displayed on the quick search entry when it does not
Always show warning dialog when SSL certificate is expired.
When messages are added to IMAP folders, received-date information
is also set using Date header (mainly for Gmail).
Color labels are saved on IMAP server now (partially compatible with
The auto-wrapping setting is preserved for draft messages now.
The spell-checking and PGP settings are preserved for draft messages
The 'Enable address auto-completion' setting was added.
Update check (curl command) timeout was set to 10 seconds.
The update check dialog will not be displayed if modal dialog exists
or receiving of mail is active to prevent dialogs becoming
The button order of the folder selection dialog was modified.
Win32: the button order of close confirmation dialog of compose
window was modified.
A workaround for crash caused by enchant with zemberek was added
(requires dbus-glib-1 if enchant is equal or greater than 1.4.2).
The bug that IMAP caches with UIDs larger than INT_MAX were never
deleted was fixed.
The problem that beep sound was out when opening folders which were
sorted in descending order was fixed (with GTK+ 2.12 or later).
The address completion was modified.
Win32: The problem that GnuPG was not detected correctly was fixed,
and Sylpheed can also detect gpg.exe put in Sylpheed folder now.
Win32: multiple reference to a folder with different letter case is
prohibited when creating a new one.
Some other bugs were fixed.
Included Sylpheed FAQ (English) was updated.
The Japanese manual was updated.
The message catalogs were updated.
The folder icons were renewed.
Win32: 48x48(32bpp) icon was added.
Win32: OpenSSL was updated to 0.9.8l.
Win32: GPGME library was updated to 1.1.8.
Win32: requestedExecutionLevel attribute was added to the manifest
of the installer executable.
The configure option '--disable-updatecheck' which disables the
update check feature was added.
The configure option '--enable-silent-rules' is enabled if automake
is equal or greater than 1.11.
Program Information Category:
Tools and Utilities Type:
Free Version: 3.0 Size: 6.1MB Works on: Windows