Steven (8.1 MB) is an advanced e-mail-checking system that validates the sender of an email message rather than scanning the message content. Steven does this by replying to all email it retrieves with a brief message asking the sender to validate the message sent to you. Validation is only necessary once. The program will also delete attachments automatically that might be harmful to your system. Free Beta version for Windows 98SE/ Me/ 2000/ XP.
Xobni (3.2 MB) is an Outlook plug-in that saves you time finding email conversations, contacts and attachments. Features include lightning fast email search, email analytics, phone number extraction, appointment scheduler, etc. Requires Outlook 2003 or 2007, 2 GHz processor and 1+ GB RAM. Freeware for Windows XP/ Vista.
Zeta Uploader 1.2 (1.13 MB) is an online service that allows you to send large files via email, even to recipients with attachment size limitations. Using the app, just select the files to be sent, upload them as a compressed package to the Zeta server, and a download link is emailed to the recipient. Freeware for Windows 2K/ XP/ 2003/ Vista/ 7. Requires .NET Framework 2.0.
Advanced Email Verifier (1.6 MB) is a powerful solution for the standard "message delivery error." Advanced Email Verifier verifies every e-mail address from a given mailing list, finding 80-90% of "dead" email addresses. For Windows 9x/Me/NT4/2000. Reg. version $29.95.
Kookie Jar (1.1 MB) is a tool that generates signatures for use with your favorite email or news program. Signatures can include a random quote or tagline chosen from a file that you specify (samples are included). Apart from an optional random quote, the program can place many other pieces of information in your signature line. Signature layouts can be stored in a special template (sample included). For all versions of Windows.
Sylpheed (5.3 MB) is a simple, lightweight, feature rich e-mail client with powerful search and security features, filtering and junk controls as well as multilingual support. Freeware for Windows 2000/ XP.
Powder AntiSpam Beta (2.4 MB) for Outlook 2003/2007 deletes all non-solicited mail from your mailbox without any configuration. No personal email is ever deleted. Freeware for Windows XP/ Vista.
Mail Attachment Downloader 1.4 (425 KB) allows you to download email attachments from your online mail account and save them to your computer. You can download all attachments or only new email messages, set download limit filters; filter by sender, subject, or body content. Works with AOL, Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail/Live Mail, etc. Freeware for Windows XP/ Vista/ 7.
EmC (2.7 MB) is an anti-spam, anti-virus program that works with a combination of customizable filters and checks email while it is still on your ISP's server. Based on your filter criteria, it processes mail and optionally deletes all Spam or marks it for deletion. EmC also works as an email checker, allowing you to view messages on the server before downloading. In addition, it checks your mail for any script based viruses or other hazards before downloading to your computer. Freeware. For Windows 95/ 98/ ME/ 2000/ NT/ XP.
POP Peeper (660 KB)is a utility that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on any of your POP3, Hotmail, MSN or Yahoo accounts. You can also use POP Peeper to read and delete your email. Supports HTML email, so you can see your email the same way as you would in your email client. Freeware. For Windows 9x/ Me/ NT/ 2000/ XP./