Sylpheed 3.5 Lightweight and User-friendly E-mail client Released

Sylpheed 3.5 recently released, 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. Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems. Sylpheed uses GTK+ GUI toolkit. The newest version of Sylpheed works with GTK+ 2.4 or later (2.6 or later is recommended).


This latest release, comes with:

  • update to the runtime libraries in the Windows version and many UI improvements.
  • High DPI environment was also supported.
  • Many other improvements and bugfixes have been also made.

Changes since Sylpheed 3.4.3

  • New features
    • Windows / widgets are now adjusted to their optimal sizes by reference to system DPI value.
    • Fade effect was added to the notification window.
    • The option to specify startup online mode was added.
  • Improvements
    • Win32: Menus became more native-looking.
    • Win32: File dialogs were improved.
    • Win32: sylpheed.exe executable became DPI-Aware.
    • Mbox locking became NFS-safe (#202).
    • Sylpheed.desktop file was updated.
    • The original file names of attachments are kept when opening them, and shorter suffixes are added in the case they conflict.
    • TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2 will be enabled for STARTTLS when OpenSSL 1.0.1 or above is used.
  • Other changes
    • Hebrew translation was added.
  • Component updates
    • Win32: included third-party libraries were updated:
      • GTK+ 2.24.23
      • GLib 2.38.2
      • GDK-Pixbuf 2.30.7
      • Pango 1.36.3
      • Cairo 1.10.2
      • libpng 1.14.19
      • GPGME 1.4.3
      • OpenSSL 0.9.8zh
    • Win32: dependency on libtiff was removed (GDI+ is used to support tiff images).
  • Bugfixes
    • Win32: System Icon issue when ran on Windows 7 (#13, #85)
    • Win32: Scroll jumping issue on text views when using Japanese IME
    • Win32: the bug that maximized state was unset on minimize was fixed.
    • Win32: the crash when linked with newer MSVCRT was fixed.
    • A bug that reorder of filter rules by DnD was not saved was fixed.
    • A fix for ARM architecture was made.
    • Other bugfixes and stability improvements were made.

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