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Airmail Users Frustrated About Sudden Switch to Subscription-Based Pricing on iPhone and iPad [Updated]

Airmail users awoke today to find out that the popular email app has switched to a subscription-based pricing model on the iPhone and iPad. Airmail for iOS is now free to download on the App Store, but push notifications and multi-account support have become premium features priced at $2.99 per month or $9.99 per year in the United States. The app was previously available for a one-time, upfront cost of $4.99 with all features unlocked. In response to this story, Airmail informed MacRumors that users who purchased the app still have access to multiple accounts but not push notifications, which it describes "a side service of the app." Those who purchased the app within the last four months will also have up to a four-month grace period. Unsurprisingly, many Airmail users have voiced their displeasure about this on Twitter and Reddit after already paying $4.99, especially since developer Bloop apparently failed to provide users with any advanced notice about the change. Push notifications now require a subscription.— Airmail (@airmailer) July 15, 2019 .@airmailer #airmail if it bothers you that email client you paid for wants you to pay subscription for *existing* features, try @SparkMailApp . Just tried it out and it feels great!And for the record, I would drop money for new features but not for that. You lost me.— Vito Meznaric (@meznaricnet) July 15, 2019 And so came an end to using #Airmail. In my opinion it is bad practice to suddenly remove a feature and make it paid one (on an paid app). Especially when the feature itself didnt really work well from

Airmail for iOS Gains Workflow and Bear App Integrations With 1.5 Update

Popular cross-platform email client Airmail received an update to its iOS component today, bringing a couple of notable extra features to the app. New with version 1.5 is support for third-party automation tool Workflow, enabling users to incorporate email and inbox actions into their custom Workflow creations. The update also brings integration with cross-platform note-taking app Bear, allowing users to create a note in the writing app that contains a shortcut to a mail in Airmail, for example. In addition to fixing some minor bugs, a handful of new Custom Actions have been included too, along with an OpenURL action, a new Default Inbox, and support for Gmail authentication. Airmail 1.5 costs $4.99 and is available for iPhone and iPad on the App Store. [Direct Link]

Airmail 3.0 for Mac Brings VIP Contacts, Smart Folders, and More

Airmail, the third party email client for Mac, has been updated to version 3, bringing some major new features to the popular application and a redesigned interface. The new update adds Smart Folders for enhanced message filtering and organization, VIP contacts, OS X notifications, and support for the "send later" feature available to Gmail and Exchange account holders. The Mac update also means that Airmail for OS X now syncs account preferences across iPhone and iPad devices, syncing rules, VIP contacts, and Smart Folders over iCloud. Airmail 3 supports multiple accounts including MS Exchange, Gmail, Google Apps, IMAP, POP3, Yahoo, AOL, Outlook.com, and Live.com. Other new changes bring options for customizable menus, gestures, keyboard shortcuts, and folders, as well as calendar integration, rules for forwarding messages, Asana and Trello integration, primary inbox support for Gmail, and redesigned message threads. Airmail 3.0 is available for El Capitan on the Mac App Store, priced at $9.99. [Direct Link]