The Bat!
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Developer(s)Ritlabs, SRL
Initial releaseMarch 1997; 25 years ago (1997-03)
Stable release
9.5.1[1] Edit this on Wikidata / 26 January 2022
Operating systemWindows
Size340 MB
TypeEmail client
LicenseShareware
Websiteritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/

The Bat! is an email client for the Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by Ritlabs, SRL, a company based in Chişinău, Moldova. There are two versions: a Home version and a Professional version. The Professional version includes a portable module, The Bat Voyager. [2]

Reviews

Reviews indicate that The Bat! has been regarded as an alternative email client for email users who seek a strong emphasis on security, as well as having many customization and filtering options, yet has also been criticized for its complexity and difficulty in learning.

Features

Message Protocol

The Bat! supports POP3, IMAP, and Microsoft Exchange Server email.

Message Management

The Bat! provides virtual folders, advanced filtering, extensive search, a macro language, templates, tags, and color groups to assist in managing email.

Themes and Customization

In November 2020, with release of version 9.3 The Bat! introduced a number of themes to change its look and feel, also providing the ability for further color changes to the themes as provided. Toolbars and menus may also be modified, although doing that is difficult and not well documented.

Data security

Productivity

History

System requirements

Compatible with Microsoft Windows XP and later versions. No minimum requirements for memory size or CPU speed. Runs on any Windows PC platform with at least 1024x768 screen resolution, and on Windows tablets.

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.ritlabs.com/ru/products/thebat/revision-history/7728/.
  2. ^ ""The Bat! Voyager".
  3. ^ "This Bat really flies". techbyter.com. 28 May 2000. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "The Bat! 2.0". pcmag.com. 17 February 2004. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  5. ^ "The Bat! Best Email Client". DonationCoder.com. May 2005. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  6. ^ "The Bat! 3.6 Professional review". alphr.com. 17 February 2006. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  7. ^ "The Bat! 4.0.34 - Spooky Good E-mail Client". Brighthub.com. 26 October 2008. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  8. ^ "The Bat! Professional Review". Softpedia.com. 5 July 2011. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  9. ^ "The Bat Professional Is Not an Easier Email Client". PCWorld.com. 11 July 2012. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  10. ^ "The Bat! Pro Review". Filecritic.com. March 2016. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  11. ^ "What is The Bat! email Client?". TechNews. September 2016. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  12. ^ "The Bat! Review". VPNCrew.com. 1 February 2018. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  13. ^ "The Bat Review". Pandia.com. May 2018. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  14. ^ "Best Email Clients for Windows". Zapier.com. March 2019. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  15. ^ "The Bat! Email Client". GadgetSpeak.com. June 2019. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  16. ^ "6 Best Email Clients for Windows 10". TechGrinch.com. November 2020. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  17. ^ "The Bat! 9.4.4". Maddownload.com. 23 August 2021. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  18. ^ "The Bat! 9.4.4". DownloadCrew.com. 24 August 2021. ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)