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The missing desktop client for Gmail & Google Inbox

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Release Channel

Tested by the community and ready to go. Generally more stable than the Pre-Release channel but missing some of the latest features

Latest Release v2.2.0

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Release Notes

This release contains over 130 commits from the last release! It has loads of bug fixes and features tested by the community from the prerelease channel. A huge thanks goes out to everyone who`s been reporting bugs and raising pull requests!

Upgrades

All the core libraries WMail uses have been upgraded. These include…

Updated to electron 1.6.1 Updated to React 15.4.2 Updated to Material-ui 0.17.0

Features

  • Option to nuke account that artificially persists cookies
  • Added delete account button to settings
  • Added cmd+click for account icons
  • Added unread count in window titlebar
  • Option to disable smooth scrolling
  • Added support for Shift+Click emails in Gmail
  • Clicking on the Tray icon now toggles the visibility of the app between shown and hidden for platforms that support it
  • Added Mailto link handling on windows and osx
  • Added Mailto link handling from command line
  • Added compose into tray icon
  • Added configuration wizards when adding Mailboxes
  • Added app setup wizard
  • Check unread count updates more reliably by reading changes the DOM
  • Better tooltips on side list items and accounts
  • Improved welcome screen
  • Added desktop file into linux tar builds
  • Added the WMail version into the settings
  • Added Cmd+Ctrl+{ and Cmd+Ctrl+} global shortcuts to switch accounts in a similar way to chrome (Thanks to @theRealWardo for the pull request)
  • Added WMail News

Bugs

  • Fix to installer when upgrading WMail on windows
  • Fix launching WMail with hidden flag when it was maximised last
  • Fix for windows forgetting window position after being maximised
  • Change name of 32bit builds to have ia32 suffix and 64bit builds to have x86_64 suffix
  • Fix for opening links in inbox
  • Fix for deb installer where desktop-file-install isn’t available
  • Fixes to unread count reporting higher number than actually unread
  • Fixes to unread count not reporting correctly for users with more than 100 unread messages
  • Fix missing libtrayindicator1 dependency for ubuntu 16+
  • Fixed WMail fully quitting when clicking the close window button whilst the window is out of focus
  • Fixed parsing email subjects that would fail under certain circumstances
  • Fixes to the windows installer that was silently quitting for some users
  • Reduced the binary file size by stripping out some platform specific code
  • Fixed dragging images out of the window making the app clear down
  • Disabled dragging images from sidebar
  • Changed the default setting of Ignore GPU blacklist to improve compatibility on linux
  • Fixed crash on exit (osx)
  • Proxy server now automatically uses the same configuration as chrome, so unread counts and notifications should just work without any proxy configuration

Pre-Release Channel

Released more often than the Release channel with all the cutting edge features ready for testing

Latest Pre-Release v2.2.1

Information on Installing Prereleases

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Release Notes

This release contains some fixes over the previous prerelease. A huge thanks to everyone who`s been reporting bugs and raising pull requests! Some features (such as services) have not yet made it into the release channel and continue to be prerelease only.

  • Upgraded electron to 1.6.1
  • Upgraded other libraries
  • Fixed crash on exit (osx)
  • Proxy server now automatically uses the same configuration as chrome, so unread counts and notifications should just work without any proxy configuration
  • Removed DOM scraping from Google Inbox, but replaced it with a better API query that should provide better notifications and unread counts
  • Clicking the tray icon on windows now focuses the WMail window
  • Opening a mailto link now makes sure the WMail window is focused when using multiple desktops
  • Relaxed the version requirements for libappindicator1 for linux distributions that still use version 4.*.*
  • Removed the long description for sub-processes on windows
  • Added Google Hangouts service (Thanks to @inikolaev for the pull request)
  • Added Cmd+Ctrl+{ and Cmd+Ctrl+} global shortcuts to switch accounts in a similar way to chrome (Thanks to @theRealWardo for the pull request)
  • Added some more information to the sleepable settings to make it clearer what they do (Thanks to @gkatsev for the pull request)
  • Added WMail News

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