Sylpheed   - lightweight and user-friendly e-mail client -

NEWS

17 Jun 2014 Sylpheed 3.5beta1 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.5beta1 has been released.

In this release, the GTK+ library included in the Windows version was updated, and many UI improvements were made.

On Unix, lockf()(fcntl()) now has priority over flock() for NFS-safe mbox locking.

10 Jun 2014 Sylpheed 3.4.2 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.4.2 has been released.

In this release, the OpenSSL library included in the Windows version was updated, and its security vulnerability was fixed.

The bug that POP3 remote mailbox feature didn't show error if local mailbox was inaccessible on downloading messages was also fixed.

06 Jun 2014 Win32 OpenSSL security fix

An important vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224) has been found in OpenSSL included in Sylpheed 3.4.1 (win32) and previous versions.

If you are using SSL, please apply the following patch:

sylpheed-win32-openssl-0.9.8za-patch.zip

Overwrite the extracted files into the folder Sylpheed is installed.

Sylpheed 3.4.2 will be also released soon.

Sylpheed 3.4.1-test1 for Mac OS X released

Sylpheed 3.4.1-test1 for Mac OS X (test version) has been released.

This software works on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later (64-bit application). It has been tested on 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and 10.9.2 (Marvericks). Though Sylpheed for Mac OS X is stable, please note that it has several issues because it is still testing stage.

Installation

Copy Sylpheed.app to appropriate location ("Application" folder etc.).

Download

It can be downloaded from sourceforge.jp, or directly from here.

04 Apr 2014 Sylpheed 3.4.1 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.4.1 has been released.

This release fixes an important bug that would lose mails when local mailbox was inaccessible on POP3 receiving.

All users who are using 3.4 are recommended to upgrade. 3.3.1 does not have this problem.

31 Mar 2014 Sylpheed 3.4 (stable) released

The new stable version Sylpheed 3.4 has been released.

In this release, the new message notification window was added. Icon theme feature was added. The handling of HTML messages was improved. Hostname of SSL certificate is also validated now. Mac OS X support was improved.

Many other improvements and bugfixes have been also made.

Changes between Sylpheed 3.3.1

Sylpheed 3.4-test1 for Mac OS X

Sylpheed 3.4-test1 for Mac OS X (test version) has also been released.

About Sylpheed for Mac OS X

This software works on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later (64-bit application). It has been tested on 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) and 10.9.2 (Marvericks). Though Sylpheed for Mac OS X is stable, please note that it has various issues because it is still testing stage.

Installation

Copy Sylpheed.app to appropriate location ("Application" folder etc.).

Download

It can be downloaded from here, or directly from here.

26 Mar 2014 Sylpheed 3.4rc (release candidate) released

Sylpheed 3.4rc has been released.

This is the release candidate of Sylpheed 3.4. If there is no problem, this will be released as official 3.4 without modification.

19 Mar 2014 Sylpheed 3.4beta8 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta8 has been released.

In this release, improvements of Mac OS X support, SSL certificate hostname validation, PGP encrypt-to-self feature and several UI improvements were made.

07 Mar 2014 Sylpheed 3.3.1 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.3.1 has been released.

This release includes bugfixes in 3.4beta1 - 3.4beta7.

It includes several IMAP related bugfixes, many resource leaks and error checks fix, update of the SSL certificates included in Windows version and other important bugfixes.

20 Feb 2014 About the SSL certificates included in Sylpheed 3.3 (Windows)

Sylpheed 3.3 (stable) Windows version shows "SSL certificate verify failed" warning dialog when it communicates with some mail servers via SSL since around 28 Jan 2014. This is caused by the obsolete SSL certificates included in Sylpheed 3.3, and the root certificate of GlobalSign in it has been expired.

Sylpheed 3.4beta7 has already updated the SSL certificates and it doesn't cause the problem.

To fix this, update to Sylpheed 3.4beta7, or download and extract the following file, overwrite the certs.crt file into (Sylpheed installed directory)\etc\ssl\certs and restart Sylpheed.

29 Nov 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta7 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta7 has been released.

In this release, several bugfixes were made. On Windows, the tray icon is recreated when explorer.exe crashes. Many defects discovered by Coverity Scan were also fixed.

29 Oct 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta6 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta6 has been released.

In this release, icon theme feature was added. Other improvements were also made.

28 Aug 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta5 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta5 has been released.

In this release, HTML link processing, IMAP parser and template feature were fixed. Basque translation was added.

29 May 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta4 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta4 has been released.

In this release, the feature to save message as plain text was added. The display of HTML messages was improved.

29 Mar 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta3 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta3 has been released.

In this release, several bugfixes and feature improvements were made.

15 Feb 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta2 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta2 has been released.

In this release, new message notification window feature was added.

31 Jan 2013 Sylpheed 3.4beta1 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.4beta1 has been released.

In this release, several new features and improvements were made.

09 Nov 2012 Sylpheed 3.3 (stable) released

The new stable version Sylpheed 3.3 has been released.

In this release, the interface for attachments and import / export feature was improved. The association of mailto link and eml file are automatically made on installation on Windows 7.

The libtiff library included in Windows version has been updated to fix an security issue.

Other improvements and bugfixes have been also made.

Changes since Sylpheed 3.2

31 Oct 2012 Sylpheed 3.3rc (release candidate) released

Sylpheed 3.3rc has been released.

This is the release candidate of Sylpheed 3.3. If there is no problem, this will be released as official 3.3 without modification.

28 Sep 2012 Sylpheed 3.3beta2 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.3beta2 has been released.

In this release, the ability of opening external rfc822 format file (.eml) was added. Tooltips were added to the header view. The included sylpheed.desktop and sylpheed.spec file were updated. The drag-without-button-press bug on IMAP folders was fixed.

27 Jul 2012 Sylpheed 3.3beta1 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.3beta1 has been released.

In this release, the modification of attachment interface made at 3.2 was revised, and improved. The import/export of messages were improved. Export of only selected messages and cancellation of process were enabled. IMAP fetch processing was fixed.

29 Jun 2012 Sylpheed 3.2 (stable) released

The new stable version Sylpheed 3.2 has been released.

In this release, the interface for attachments was refined. Other usability improvements were also made. Windows version now supports IPv6 protocol again. SylFilter is supported as the default junk mail filter. Many other improvements and bugfixes have been also made.

Changes since Sylpheed 3.1.4

25 Jun 2012 Sylpheed 3.2rc (release candidate) released

Sylpheed 3.2rc has been released.

This is the release candidate of Sylpheed 3.2. If there is no problem, this will be released as official 3.2 on 29 June without modification.

18 Jun 2012 Sylpheed 3.2beta9 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta9 has been released.

In this release, the UI for Attachments tab was changed to save the space. Users now also can do 'Save all' without switching the view. The file selector now follows Windows shortcut (.lnk). Other minor fixes and UI improvements were made.

07 Jun 2012 Sylpheed 3.2beta8 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta8 has been released.

In this release, address autocompletion fix and other fixes were made. In Windows version, an option to play sound when new messages arrive was added. The launch of the installer also became faster.

26 Apr 2012 Sylpheed 3.1.4 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.1.4 has been released.

This release contains the security update of the included components in the Windows version. Several fixes for some IMAP servers were also made.

13 Apr 2012 Sylpheed 3.2beta7 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta7 has been released.

In this release, several new features, improvements and bugfixes were made. It includes the improvements of new message notification of the tooltip of the tray icon, address auto-completion and file selection dialog.

29 Feb 2012 Sylpheed 3.1.3 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.1.3 has been released.

This release contains the security update of the included components in the Windows version. Several important bugfixes were also made.

29 Feb 2012 Sylpheed 3.2beta6 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta6 has been released.

This release contains the security update of the included components in the Windows version. Some bugfixes and improvements were also made.

06 Jan 2012 Official announcement of bug tracking system

The Sylpheed bug tracking system, which has been tested since the last November, is officially open today.

Sylpheed Bug Tracking System

This BTS can be used freely for bug report and feature request of Sylpheed and its derived projects.

This BTS is based on Redmine.

28 Dec 2011 Sylpheed 3.2beta5 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta5 has been released.

29 Nov 2011 Sylpheed 3.2beta4 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta4 has been released.

08 Sep 2011 Sylpheed 3.1.2 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.1.2 has been released.

In this release, minor bugfixes were made. GTK+ and libpng modules were updated for the security fix. Please update as soon as possible.

Note: If you are using the zip archive version of 3.1.1 or before, do not use the auto-update feature. Download the zip archive manually and overwrite it to update.

08 Sep 2011 Sylpheed 3.2beta3 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta3 has been released.

In this release, the manual and translation were updated. GTK+ and libpng modules were updated for the security fix. Please update as soon as possible.

11 Aug 2011 Sylpheed 3.2beta2 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta2 has been released.

In this release, the performance of cache reading was improved.

11 Aug 2011 Request for the update of PGP public key

The PGP public key currently used for signing released files has been expired since 30 Jul 2011 and the signatures cannot be verified correctly now.

I have put the PGP public key which has the expiration time updated to the following location. Please re-import it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

mypubkey-updated.txt

01 Jul 2011 Sylpheed 3.2beta1 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.2beta1 has been released.

In this release, the display method of attachments on message view was modified and their operation became easier. IPv6 support on Windows version was enabled (IPv4 only on Windows 2000). Some improvements and bugfixes, internal code enhancements were also made.

06 May 2011 Sylpheed 3.1.1 (stable) released

Sylpheed 3.1.1 has been released.

In this release, a crash bug was fixed, and libtiff and OpenSSL library included in Windows version have been updated to fix some security issues.

03 May 2011 DLL update of Windows version (security fix)

I made the updated DLLs available because some vulnerability have been found in libtiff, which is included in Windows version of Sylpheed, and the newer version has been released. Although there is no vulnerability by which Sylpheed is directly affected in the OpenSSL included in Sylpheed 3.1.0, the latest version of OpenSSL is also included. The updated DLLs are downloadable at the following URL:

sylpheed-3.1-win32-dll-update.zip

Libtiff 3.9.5 (libtiff3.dll) and OpenSSL 0.9.8r (libeay32.dll, ssleay32.dll) are included in the zip file. Overwrite the extracted files into the folder Sylpheed is installed.

Sylpheed 3.1.1 will be released in the near future.

18 Mar 2011 About Japan earthquake disaster on March 11

We encountered Japan (Tohoku) earthquake disaster on March 11 and it produced many victims. We are sorry for that.

This server is located at Tokyo area. Currently the area is not scheduled for rolling blackouts, but please note the service may stop temporarily when the circumstances change.

31 Feb 2011 Sylpheed 3.1 (stable) released

The new stable version Sylpheed 3.1 has been released.

This release contains many improvements for usability. The features requested by many users, such as combining partial messages, removal of attachments, automatic address completion, etc., were added. The feature to assist the migration from Outlook Express has been added. Various bugfixes have been also made.

02/01 added: sylpheed-3.1-win32.zip which was made public yesterday did not include attachment_tool (the installer version includes it). The zip file has been replaced today, so please download it again if you needs it.

24 Jan 2011 Sylpheed 3.1rc (release candidate) released

Sylpheed 3.1rc has been released.

This is the release candidate of Sylpheed 3.1. If there is no problem, this will be released as 3.1 by just modifying the version number.

17 Jan 2011 Sylpheed 3.1beta7 (development) released

Sylpheed 3.1beta7 (3.1beta7-win32) has been released.

The next development release will be 3.1RC.

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