Tag: mailmate

MailMate bundles for fun and profit

I usually think of MailMate like the A-10 Warthog of OS X email programs: it’s not as sleek and sexy as the average new email app you see coming out of indie devs’ doors, but it makes up for that in sheer power and efficiency when it comes to dealing with your email.1

One part of MailMate that seems pretty opaque to newbies is MailMate’s ability to run Commands on messages. If you’ve used MailMate in the past, you’ll probably have noticed the “Commands” menu item nestling on the top of your screen, but you may not have investigated it. Or maybe you use one or two of the default command bundles available for download, but have never thought about the fact that you can make your own custom commands.

Custom keybindings in MailMate

MailMate is easily my favourite email client. If mutt is the vim of email clients, then MailMate is the Sublime Text: incredibly geeky under the hood, but with just enough of a polished veneer that I don’t have to :wq to get out of a half-written draft.

One of the problems I’ve found recently is that there’s no way to archive an entire thread. Consider the following situation1: