|What's New in PopTray 3.0
New features and enhancements added since version 2.1.
Some of the most significant changes are:
All toolbars and buttons now look more like Windows XP
applications. All icons are true color (including the
tray icon). The PopTray controls now also support
PopTray 3.x now supports plug-ins. These are DLLs copied
into your plugins directory for more functionality in
PopTray. PopTray 3.0 supports two types of plugins:
Protocol and Notify. Example plugins (like IMAP4, POP3SSL,
Hotmail) are available for download
from the PopTray website.
The preview screen now has proper support for attachments.
It will list them with icons, and you can save them to disk.
White List / Black List
Quickly list your friends and enemy email address. Messages
from anyone in the black list will be deleted (or marked as spam)
without you having to create a rule. Mail from people in the white
list will be protected against auto-deletion.
There are three fully customizable toolbars (mail,accounts,rules).
Use drag-and-drop to add and remove buttons from the toolbar.
Options new look
The options screen has been redesigned with a tree-view
to break the options into logical divisions.
- New Options
The following new options have been added:
- Remember viewed Messages
- Poptray will remember when you've viewed a message and
save the IDs to disk so it will be saved even after quiting
- Quick Checking
- Quick Checking has been improved a lot. With this option
only new message headers will be downloaded.
- Advanced Show Info
- This will popup a info window showing all new messages since
your last check. Also show a summary of all your accounts, and
includes buttons to quickly run your email client or ignore the
- Hide Viewed Messages
- This is handy for people the leave their messages on the server
and don't want the PopTray window cluttered with old messages.
- Don't Check between
- Specify the hours that you want to automatically disable
checking in PopTray.
- Retrieve Body while Checking
- Usefull when you have fast connection. The complete body can
be checked by the rules, and also external Bayesian filters can
analize your message body.
PopTray now supports calling actions
from the command-line for powerful scheduling options.
For more details about PopTray changes, see History.txt.
The Future of PopTray
For hints on where the development of PopTray is heading
in the future, regularly check the forums at http://forum.poptray.org.