Sylpheed Sylpheed 3.7 for Windows

by Hiroyuki Yamamoto

Avg. Rating 4.1 (327 votes)

File Details

File Size 7.9 MB
License Open Source
Operating System Windows (All)
Date Added
Total Downloads 9,992
Publisher Hiroyuki Yamamoto
Homepage Sylpheed

Publisher's Description

Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. It provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so it can be widely used from beginners to power users.

Latest Reviews

darkNiGHTS

darkNiGHTS reviewed v3.4.2 on Jun 30, 2014

Email with people in the 21st century? This email client doesn't support any kind of layout, just plain text. Images are displayed as links turning newsletters into unreadable blobs of text. I've read it's intentionally not supported - too bad for a pretentious attitude ruining an otherwise great e-mail client.

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v3.2 Beta 2 on Aug 16, 2011

This is a stupid program. It doesn't let you select language :(

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1 Beta 6 on Dec 27, 2010

I've been using the latest devs and noticed that it occasionally will use up to 400mb of memory for some reason. Sitting idle as it does most of the time it is using quite a bit atm around 80mb. If your looking for something super light weight checkout komamail. This has encryption which koma doesn't but you have to have gpg4win installed and running for that even to work.
Don't forget to down bsfilterw.exe (or other) if you are running it in portable mode. I did not realize the exe was even missing til just now and thought it was working. Beta 5 review

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1.0 Beta 4 on Dec 9, 2010

Beta5 came out the ninth

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1.0 Beta 3 on Aug 18, 2010

I still can't drag the total column. It stays stuck to the view pane and will disappear if the view pane is too close to the accts column.
BTW, in portable mode DO NOT simply overwrite the theme files. If you do and try to use it in an envirinment without gtk, it may not display a legible font at all.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1 Beta 1 on Jun 28, 2010

In this latest awesome version I tried to change the theme and it did not work for some reason. So I deleted all but the MS-Windows folder theme and copied the theme I chose in gtk (metal) (just the root file gtkrc) to the ms-windows one and it worked perfect.
The only gripe is the total tab which is locked to the border it sits next to. If you pull the border too close to the folder tab, the total tab disappears. minor
Using it in portable mode.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v3.0 Beta 3 on Dec 14, 2009

This was such a breath of fresh air after trying some of the other email clients and I think I'll continue to use it ... hope it keeps up with the times.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v2.7.1 on Oct 2, 2009

271 does not work at all for me. Why is ssl at 0985?

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v2.7.0 on Jul 23, 2009

Works excellent. OpenSSL is old (0.9.8.5 ?); http://www.shininglightp...Win32OpenSSL-0_9_8k.exe.
GTK runtime & themes:
http://gtk-win.sourceforge.net/home/index.php/Downloads

timbuctoo

timbuctoo reviewed v2.6.0 on Mar 22, 2009

The fastest and feature packed e-mail I have used. Supports IMAP too.

5 stars for being everything, and open source!

@anomoly: Thank you for letting know how to change the theme. I was scouring all over the web trying to figure how to get it done.

Avg. Rating 4.1 (327 votes)
Your Rating
darkNiGHTS

darkNiGHTS reviewed v3.4.2 on Jun 30, 2014

Email with people in the 21st century? This email client doesn't support any kind of layout, just plain text. Images are displayed as links turning newsletters into unreadable blobs of text. I've read it's intentionally not supported - too bad for a pretentious attitude ruining an otherwise great e-mail client.

FatBastard

FatBastard reviewed v3.2 Beta 2 on Aug 16, 2011

This is a stupid program. It doesn't let you select language :(

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1 Beta 6 on Dec 27, 2010

I've been using the latest devs and noticed that it occasionally will use up to 400mb of memory for some reason. Sitting idle as it does most of the time it is using quite a bit atm around 80mb. If your looking for something super light weight checkout komamail. This has encryption which koma doesn't but you have to have gpg4win installed and running for that even to work.
Don't forget to down bsfilterw.exe (or other) if you are running it in portable mode. I did not realize the exe was even missing til just now and thought it was working. Beta 5 review

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1.0 Beta 4 on Dec 9, 2010

Beta5 came out the ninth

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1.0 Beta 3 on Aug 18, 2010

I still can't drag the total column. It stays stuck to the view pane and will disappear if the view pane is too close to the accts column.
BTW, in portable mode DO NOT simply overwrite the theme files. If you do and try to use it in an envirinment without gtk, it may not display a legible font at all.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v3.1 Beta 1 on Jun 28, 2010

In this latest awesome version I tried to change the theme and it did not work for some reason. So I deleted all but the MS-Windows folder theme and copied the theme I chose in gtk (metal) (just the root file gtkrc) to the ms-windows one and it worked perfect.
The only gripe is the total tab which is locked to the border it sits next to. If you pull the border too close to the folder tab, the total tab disappears. minor
Using it in portable mode.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v3.0 Beta 3 on Dec 14, 2009

This was such a breath of fresh air after trying some of the other email clients and I think I'll continue to use it ... hope it keeps up with the times.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v2.7.1 on Oct 2, 2009

271 does not work at all for me. Why is ssl at 0985?

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v2.7.0 on Jul 23, 2009

Works excellent. OpenSSL is old (0.9.8.5 ?); http://www.shininglightp...Win32OpenSSL-0_9_8k.exe.
GTK runtime & themes:
http://gtk-win.sourceforge.net/home/index.php/Downloads

timbuctoo

timbuctoo reviewed v2.6.0 on Mar 22, 2009

The fastest and feature packed e-mail I have used. Supports IMAP too.

5 stars for being everything, and open source!

@anomoly: Thank you for letting know how to change the theme. I was scouring all over the web trying to figure how to get it done.

anomoly

anomoly reviewed v2.6.0 on Mar 6, 2009

Switched from tbird to popeeper to this & couldn't be happier. Portable by simply renaming sample-sylpheed.ini. to sylpheed.ini. Theming is sooo easy. Install gtk+runtime environment with the theme selector. Copy it's themes from it's share folder to syplheed's same shared folder. Use selector in gtk and reopen sylpheed to see change. Pop peeper works great but no spam filter, no encryption, and no easy way to keep track of anything sent from it without doing a manual search.
You will have to edit & update your mail server settings & recreate acct in sylpheed if necessary. Gmail can now handle other accts like hotmail and sylpheed only needs the one. Impressive

tylerhw

tylerhw reviewed v2.6.0 on Dec 19, 2008

This app is meant to be light, not beautiful, hence a 5/5. It works wonderful, even on dial-up connections with an older computer with 512 mb ram. Perfect for just email and nothing else.

netean

netean reviewed v2.6 Beta 2 on Nov 14, 2008

i'm currently a thunderbird user, but I'm really looking for something just a bit more... well..err... interesting. Thunderbird is ok, but starting to bug me with it's speed and need for addons.

So I'm looking..

Does sylpheed really look the screenshot, because it's fugly. Looks like an app that was created 10+ years ago.

Surely there's a mail client out there that is fast, functionality, and actually enjoyable to use and pleasing on the eye (doesn't need to be all eye-candy, just not fugly!)

AsianAngel

AsianAngel reviewed v2.6 Beta 1 on Sep 30, 2008

Sweet and simple app that I love. ^__^

Very nice indeed. ^__^

finalcut

finalcut reviewed v2.5.0 RC on May 20, 2008

dhry, iscribe is for 1 pop mail only for your information. To have multiple pop account, you have to buy inscribe

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