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Release 5.0.5

(2017-06-13 16:49:50)

    Addresses performance and other issues

  • Fixed: Changing count frequency in preference now has immediate effect.
  • Fixed: Compatibility with reading projects from Things 3
  • Fixed: Critical performance issues when working with Gmail Accounts in some instances
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with indexing of keywords as Finder tags.
  • Fixed: Issue with Mail Library conflicts when working with gmail accounts.
  • Fixed: Performance improvements when counting messages and loading tags from database.
  • Fixed: Potential Display of unintended unicode characters in keywords.
  • Fixed: Tags not updating in message list immediately.
  • Fixed: Tags set on Composer via Applescript not being preserved.
  • Fixed: Use of escape to exit tag window improperly also exiting full screen mode.

Release 5.0.4

(2017-03-14 17:23:23)

    Provides macOS 10.12.4 compatibility and addresses performance and other issues

  • New: Adds Count Frequency to Messages Preference tab. Reduce frequency if you are experiencing CPU or performance issues.
  • Fixed: Addresses issue where Mail may appear blank in some instances. Message content in these cases are still available on servers.
  • Fixed: Crash caused by potential circular smart mailbox criterion.
  • Fixed: Crash when exporting MailTags smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with archiving messages immediately after tagging.
  • Fixed: Issue with multiple Gmail draft messages.
  • Fixed: Issues indexing tags for searching via Spotlight and Finder searches.
  • Fixed: Issues with validating registration is excess returns and spaces.
  • Fixed: Keywords now appear in alphabetic order in sort configuration menus.
  • Fixed: Message Color not updating when pasting tags containing color.
  • Fixed: Performance issue when displaying messages snippet views.
  • Fixed: Problem copying Message URL if message-id contained % character.
  • Fixed: Problems validating extended trial codes.
  • Fixed: Problems when sorting threads by date sent in classic view.
  • Fixed: Rollover toolbar buttons overlapping in some cases.
  • Fixed: Sorting issues when opening mailboxes in classic view.
  • Fixed: Stability issue on 10.11 for Public Beta of March 2, 2017
  • Fixed: Tickle Date completion suggesting past dates when it should be future dates.
  • Fixed: Waiting for reply issues on Exchange servers.
  • OS Support: Adds compatibility for macOS 10.12.4.

Release 5.0.3

(2016-12-07 20:48:14)

    Provides macOS 10.12 compatibility and addresses performance and other issues

  • Fixed: Addresses issues with counts being incorrect.
  • Fixed: Issue where some tag mailboxes may show no messages.
  • Fixed: Keyword tokens not appearing as selected when selected.
  • Fixed: Messages not being indexed by spotlight properly in instances.
  • Fixed: Performance and memory related issues.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when accessing message information.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when updating messages to IMAP servers.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when validating rules.
  • Fixed: Sort by Tags not working on 10.11
  • Fixed: Tag original not working.
  • Fixed: Tag toolbar item not showing in Rollover toolbar on 10.12.2

Release 5.0.3

(2016-12-07 17:13:02)

    Provides macOS 10.12 compatibility and addresses performance and other issues

  • Fixed: Addresses issues with counts being incorrect.
  • Fixed: Issue where some tag mailboxes may show no messages.
  • Fixed: Keyword tokens not appearing as selected when selected.
  • Fixed: Messages not being indexed by spotlight properly in instances.
  • Fixed: Performance and memory related issues.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when accessing message information.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when updating messages to IMAP servers.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when validating rules.
  • Fixed: Sort by Tags not working on 10.11
  • Fixed: Tag original not working.
  • Fixed: Tag toolbar item not showing in Rollover toolbar on 10.12.2

Release 5.0.2

(2016-11-03 16:47:40)

    Bug fixes

  • Fixed: Messages with importance set not showing their importance/colour
  • Fixed: Problems setting importance on messages
  • Fixed: Stability issue related to application of Act-On Outbox Rules to sent messages
  • Fixed: Stability issues with exchange accounts on OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

Release 5.0.1

(2016-10-31 16:33:18)

    Bug fixes

  • Fixed: Copy MailTags menu items disabled in circumstances.
  • Fixed: Messages intermittently not showing when selected.
  • Fixed: Messages not being colored according to tag data in classic mode.
  • Fixed: Messages not being indexed for spotlight properly/Messages not found in results.
  • Fixed: Minor localization issues.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when applying rules to messages.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when preparing messages for update.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when reordering mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Right click tagging now working in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Several memory related issues.
  • Fixed: Significant network performance issues when working with Exchange servers.
  • Fixed: Unnecessary repeated downloads of messages from GMail Servers.

Release 5.0

(2016-09-27 14:26:03)

    macOS 10.12 compatibility

  • New: Compatibility with macOS 10.12 Release
  • New: Remove compatibility with OS X 10.9 & 10.10
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with sort order on Sierra
  • Fixed: Fixes potential crash when updating messages to IMAP servers
  • OS Support: Updates compatiblity markers for macOS 10.12.1 beta

Release 4.2.9

(2016-09-07 16:01:53)

    Bug Fixes

  • New: Holding down option key when clicking print toolbar item will suppress printing of tags
  • Fixed: Fixes several performance issues
  • Fixed: Issues with attempting to update tags to servers in the event of connection failure.
  • Fixed: Potential Crash when applying rules.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when indexing tags for spotlight
  • Fixed: Preferred keywords conflicting with Finder Tags even if Finder Tags not showing.
  • Fixed: Problem with restoring tags from backups.
  • Fixed: Stability issue when adding Calendar Tasks

Release 4.2.8

(2016-06-15 22:42:10)

    Minor bug fixes

  • Fixed: MailTags smart mailboxes not working on OS X 10.9
  • Fixed: Potential stability issues when mailbox list is updated.

Release 4.2.7

(2016-06-13 16:32:11)

    Updates Branding to be SmallCubed and fixes minor issues.

  • New: Adds export tags button to maintenance on Message preferences. Adds import from export file option in MailTags rebuild options.
  • New: Adds rebuild option to scan reminders and calendar events for links to messages and create MailTags tasks and events if missing.
  • New: Rebuild now shows options by default.
  • New: Updates links and branding to reflect change of Indev to SmallCubed.
  • Fixed: Adhoc keywords now displayed as gmail label according to user preferences for auto adding keywords to preference list.
  • Fixed: Improve counts for Tickle MailBoxes.
  • Fixed: Issue with pasting into keyword token field.
  • Fixed: Issue with sending messages via Amazon WorkMail Exchange servers.
  • Fixed: Issue with upgrade button on registration dialog.
  • Fixed: Issue with using textExpander in keyword token field.
  • Fixed: Issues with date formatting for tickle date entry and display.
  • Fixed: Keyword autocomplete window not auto-scrolling for long suggestion lists.
  • Fixed: Missing Flag Index vocabulary in MailTags Helper AppleScript dictionary.
  • Fixed: Potential crash after rebuilding tag database.
  • Fixed: Potential crash if smart mailbox criterion have circular references.
  • Fixed: Problem maintaining mailbox selection at launch.
  • Fixed: Problems with seeing tags on exchange messages set by remote computers.
  • Fixed: Rule action to set project to None does not work as expected.
  • Fixed: Setting project to none not deleting project.
  • Fixed: Various minor memory leaks.

Release 4.2.6

(2016-03-21 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: issue where tags set in composer may not be saved on sent Mail
  • Fixed: issue where gmail system labels may be added as keywords to messages and show in message list and in headers view as blank tags.
  • Fixed: some performance issue in loading tag data for messages.
  • Fixed: performance issue when Mail recaches messages from IMAP mailboxes.
  • Fixed: potential hang when updating suggestions for message searches.
  • Fixed: issue where accessing messages and labels on same gmail acount from more than once computer may result in other computers removing labels added to messages.
  • Fixed: label changes to gmail messages are now updated immediately.
  • Fixed: copying and pasting keywords in keyword token field not working.
  • Fixed: message list not being update with tag data after tags read from database in some instances.

Release 4.2.5

(2016-02-23 00:00:00)

This release makes MailTags faster and more stable. It also resolves several significant reliability issues with tags, counts in smart mailboxes for tags, settings synchronization, and issues with working with gmail labels.

  • OS Support: Provides compatibility with latest OS X 10.11.4 beta.
  • New: Reduces memory consumption by MailTags in general - Tag data now loads on demand rather than at launch of Mail.
  • New: Improves selection and management of keywords in preferences.
  • New: Tweaks version information in preferences.
  • Fixed: Issues with excessive CPU and memory consumption when rebuilding the tag database or scanning cache files for tags in background.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when preparing message for delivery.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when opening smart mailboxes based on keywords with unicode characters.
  • Fixed: Addresses potential stability issue when opening smart mailboxes that contain MailTags criteria
  • Fixed: Potential hang when loading tags for mailboxes
  • Fixed: Hang when printing message from composer.
  • Fixed: Hang when opening message from Finder.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when updating message list for tags data on OS X 10.11.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when working with Calendar items
  • Fixed: Potential crash when sending messages with large attachments.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when fetch Gmail Message information for mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Potential crash in taking actions on messages in OS X 10.9
  • Fixed: Potential crash on OS X 10.9 when scanning emlx files
  • Fixed: Reliability issues with gmail and tag reconciliation between duplicate messages in different mailboxes on Gmail accounts with out All Mail enabled
  • Fixed: Race condition related to saving tags to database and emlx files. This condition could lead to tags being saved incorrectly.
  • Fixed: Issue with fetching gmail Labels on OS X 10.11.3 for gmail accounts without All Mail Enabled.
  • Fixed: Issue with rebuilding tags from messages in deactivated accounts on OS X 10.11.
  • Fixed: Issue with clearing all tags
  • Fixed: Issue with parsing mime encoded headers when scanning emlx files.
  • Fixed: Issue with counts not reflecting mailbox contents in MailTags based Mailboxes on 10.11
  • Fixed: Issue where settings not being pushed when new sync folder is selected.
  • Fixed: Issue in syncing where keywords files may pingpong between computers.
  • Fixed: Issue where MailTags settings may sync even if sync method is none.
  • Fixed: Message (.eml) files opened from Finder not showing tags.
  • Fixed: Right click keyword mailbox and removing keyword from preferences now acts on clicked mailbox rather than selected mailbox.
  • Fixed: Issue with using accented character pop up when entering in token field.

Release 4.2.4

(2015-12-30 00:00:00)

  • New: Reduces overall memory usage by MailTags.
  • New: Reduces CPU usage in general.
  • New: Rebuild of tag database to be faster, use less memory, show rebuilt tags progressively.
  • New: Scanning of messages unknown to MailTags to use background rebuild process to be faster and use less memory.
  • New: Updating large/large number of messages to IMAP now batches updating in smaller groups to make communication to the server more responsive for other IMAP activity.

  • Fixed: Fixes critical issue in which updates to IMAP server could result in hidden duplicates and appearance of reverts of tag data.

  • Fixed: Crash at launch for people using OS X 10.10.0 - 10.10.2.
  • Fixed: Issue on OS X 10.10/10.11 where right clicking to tag messages may tag currently selected message rather than right clicked message.
  • Fixed: Issue with message counts on Yosemite and El Capitan when user has AlwaysShowDuplicate hidden Mail Preference turned on.
  • Fixed: Crash where smart mailboxes may contain a referential loop (SMB 1 refers to SMB 2 which refers to SMB 1)
  • Fixed: Now checks for missing id information for gmail messages shortly after launch.
  • Fixed: Issue where pending updates at launch may refer to incorrect messages if Mail's main database has been rebuilt.
  • Fixed: Potential crash for rules using MailTags Keywords criteria.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when working with Gmail messages.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when adjusting message list view after tagging messages.
  • Fixed: MailTags now rebuilds database from zero when encountering earlier version to avoid potential versioning errors in database format.
  • Fixed: Works around issue in Apple Mail where creating a new message may result in a hang if Mail needs to check account details for sending account. (Issue appears to be exacerbated by MailTags)

Release 4.2.3

(2015-11-16 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Provides compatibility with OS X 10.11.2 seed (15C40a)
  • Fixed: Messages not arriving on 10.9.5 in some situations.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when writing out cache files.
  • Fixed: Potential crash after event or task change by external application.
  • Fixed: Potential crash when updating message counts.
  • Fixed: Memory and CPU usage issues when scanning tags from messages that are not registered with MailTags.
  • Fixed: Gmail Labels temporarily disappearing from messages when updating read status/message flags on messages.
  • Fixed: MailTags not seeing changes to labels on gmail messages when changed on remote device or page.
  • Fixed: Address potential inconsistencies for mailbox counts for MT based smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Layout issue of items in rollover tool bar on OS X 10.11
  • Fixed: Layout issues of tags in message list in snippet mode on OS X 10.11
  • Fixed: Tickle date information being written in non standard format if user locale settings are not standard.
  • Fixed: SmartMailboxes that refer to special mailboxes (inbox, sent mail etc) not working on 10.11 for gmail accounts with All Mail enabled
  • Fixed: Display of notes not word wrapped due to sizing issues.
  • Fixed: Messages going grey instead of being removed when deleting messages when sorted by MailTags data.
  • Fixed: Selection of next message jumping to top when deleting messages when sorted by MailTags data.
  • Fixed: Messages sorted by MailTags Data now uses date received as fallback secondary sort key.
  • Fixed: New Task due dates not respecting default due date offset.
  • Fixed: Failure in MailTags rebuild process in some circumstances (issue introduced in last public beta)
  • Fixed: Compatibility issue with Mail Perspectives in which Perspective windows may have no windows.

Release 4.2.2

(2015-10-21 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Provides compatibility with OS X 10.11.1.
  • Fixed: Tag Original not available on 10.11
  • Fixed: Duplicate when tagging message on servers that don't support UIDPlus
  • Fixed: Addresses issues were MT may try to read tags from temporary messages
  • Fixed: Some high CPU usage issues during counts
  • Fixed: Sorting not working in some circumstances
  • Fixed: Crash when rebuilding Mailboxes in some circumstances

Release 4.2.1

(2015-10-04 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Stability issue when MailTags scans unrecognized message for tag data.
  • Fixed: Stability issues when reindexing tag data from messages in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Stability issues when rebuilding local mailboxes in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Stability issue when editing Smart Mailboxes and Rules that contained MailTags Criteria.
  • Fixed: Sort by Tickle Date and Sort by Importance not working properly.
  • Fixed: Issue where Copy Message Url menu item was not valid in some cirucumstances.

Release 4.2

(2015-09-22 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Provides compatibility for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • OS Support: Officially removes support for OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • New: Adds Uninstall button to MailTags preferences.
  • New: Improves speed of opening smart mailboxes contains large number of messages.
  • Fixed: Improves counts of messages in smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Stability issue when synchronizing keywords.
  • Fixed: Issue where invalid emails found by tickleDate notification and counts.
  • Fixed: Memory leaks related to Color priorities
  • Fixed: Stability issue when processing messages tagged externally with OpenMeta applications.
  • Fixed: Standardizes message: urls to message://
  • Fixed: Send message shortcut key may be disabled in composer after tagging messages.
  • Fixed: EWS messages may get stuck in MailTags update queue if tagged when Mail was offline.

Release 4.1.12

(2015-06-19 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Stability issues on OS X 10.8.5.
  • Fixed: Stability issue when sending mail in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Keywords no longer appear as Finder Tags if Finder Tags turned off in Keyword Preferences.
  • Fixed: Keyword list appears truncated in Keyword Preferences in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Rebuilt tag database not properly swapping into main database after rebuilding in some circumstances.

Release 4.1.11

(2015-06-15 00:00:00)

  • New: Changes preference "Exclude events from Due Date Queries" to "Include Events in Due Dates Queries" (default is ON). Your preferences will have been adjusted accordingly.
  • New: Adds preference "Exclude Past Events from Due Date Queries" to prevent messages with old events from showing in Past Due mailbox.
  • New: Adds debugging tools to mailTags smart mailboxes (right click on Mailbox to access)
  • Fixed: Numerous issues with mailbox counts for MailTags based smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Potential stability issues
  • Fixed: Potential smart mailbox configuration issue when loading configurations from disk.
  • Fixed: Problems with color on junk mail.
  • Fixed: Spotlight continously indexing messages which have diacritics in tag data.
  • Fixed: Links to calendar events may be forgotten. Calendar events would remain intact -- MailTags just would not see them.
  • Fixed: Performance bottleneck when updating suggestions.
  • Fixed: Color Priority Preferences may be empty.
  • Fixed: Spotlight search application such as HoudahSpot not seeing MailTag specific spotlight fields such as MailTagsDueDate (TickleDate).
  • Fixed: MailTags toolbar icon missing in composer window.

Release 4.1.10

(2015-04-24 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Regression on OS X 10.8 causing crashes.
  • Fixed: Problem with restoring tags from a old MailTags database.
  • Fixed: Issue with potential loss of tasks and events on exchange messages in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Autocompletion problems in keyword token field.
  • New: Autocompletions in keyword token field now displays stylized token according to standard, gmail label or finder tag appearance.
  • Fixed: Problem with immediately updating color display on messages when a color is set by color picker.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue when junk mail color is not removed from messages that are marked as not junk.
  • Fixed: MailTags column width information is not saved if mailbox column is displayed in classic view.
  • Fixed: Issues with setting alarms on events.

Release 4.1.9

(2015-04-11 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Crash when reordering color priorities (#1375)
  • Fixed: Issue updating progressbar when rebuilding tags (#1373)
  • Fixed: Crash when reading tag data from messages headers in some instances.
  • Fixed: Crash when merging Mails record of smart mailboxes and MailTags record of smart mailboxes in rare occurences. (#1379)
  • Fixed: Issue with nested smart mailboxes that contain mailtags Criteria being lost on launch (#1377)
  • Fixed: Crash when right clicking mailboxes in some instances (#1384)
  • Fixed: Problems with parsing tag data from database at launch (#1385)

Release 4.1.8

(2015-04-08 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Provides compatibility with Mail in OS X 10.10.3
  • New: Improves Tag rebuild process to be faster, use less memory and be more robust.
  • New: Displays more relevant version information for beta and bugfix builds.
  • New: General improvements with synchronizing gmail labels on accounts that do not have All Mail enabled as an IMAP folder.
  • New: Preferences for Coloring messages according to Tag data now allow you to specify which Tag information to use. (#1244)
  • New: Version info in preference is now selectable and can be copied to clipboard

  • Fixed: Potential crash after tagging messages in some intances (#1315)

  • Fixed: Fixes Memory leaks.
  • Fixed: Issue where messages would temporarily disappear after renaming a mailbox (#1320)
  • Fixed: Hang issue when smart mailboxes have a circular reference. (#1325)
  • Fixed: Provides workaround for Apple bug where Mail would crash if an inbox rule moves an IMAP message to and exchange Mailbox. (#1327)
  • Fixed: Old Smart mailboxes would be loaded if user changes Smart mailboxes when MailTags not installed. Old and new smart mailboxes are now merged. (#1339)
  • Fixed: Smart Mailboxes not showing result when combines "Not In Mailbox" criteria with any MailTags Criteria(#1353)
  • Fixed: Display of colour in Message lists (#1255)
  • Fixed: Alignment of tags in snippet view (#1275)
  • Fixed: Lack of retina graphics for some elements (#1322)
  • Fixed: Issues with saving and reading tags on servers that support ANNOTATE IMAP extension (#1326,#1358)
  • Fixed: Issue where saving tags on sent mail on Zoho Servers could result in dataloss (#1171)
  • Fixed: Importance not displayed in snippet view (#1328)
  • Fixed: Color picker not responding properly when creating new projects in preferences. (#889)
  • Fixed: Classic View message list information not updated immediately when tagging messages.(#1340)
  • Fixed: Message://url opening blank message viewer if said message is marked as deleted.
  • Fixed: Regression where labels changes on Gmail accounts may not be recognized by MailTags (#1335)
  • Fixed: Rules that set notes on message now respect hidden preference to always set note as subject (#1342)
  • Fixed: Application of multiple rules that set notes on multiple messages may apply wrong note to wrong message. (#1341)
  • Fixed: Applying tags via Mailtags Window between two Act-On rule applications may result in the manually applied tags not being saved. (#1321)
  • Fixed: Issue with Login Items and MailTagsHelper for some users.(#1355)
  • Fixed: Process of updating Tags not finishing for some servers.(#1338)
  • Fixed: Add and remove action buttons on MailTags Rule actions looked like a dogs breakfast on Yosemite. (#1364)
  • Fixed: Possible encoding interpretation issue when reading tag data.(#1330)
  • Fixed: Problem parsing tag data from headers that have MIME encoding. (#1369)
  • Fixed: Token Field does not handle diacritic keystrokes gracefully. (#1365)
  • Fixed: Issue where MailTagsHelper may not load, causing issues with updating projects and Finder Tags (#1371)

Release 4.1.7

(2014-12-17 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Updates compatibility markers for OS X 10.10.2 prerelease (14C81f)
  • Fixed: Data loss: Omission of location information when pushing events to the calendar database.
  • Fixed: Data loss: Events potentially be deleted from messages after relaunching Mail. (Events not deleted from calendar however)
  • Fixed: Data loss: Projects could be reset to initial defaults on some situations (very isolated)
  • Fixed: Data loss: Tags on exchange messages could be lost if message update was downloaded before MT could save tags to the server.
  • Fixed: Stability: Crash when child message of message thread had notes as subject turned on.
  • Fixed: Stability: Crash when rebuilding if MailTags encountered problematic message information.
  • Fixed: Stability: Crash at completion of rebuild when MailTags would reload tag data from new database.
  • Fixed: Performance: Issues with tag lookup on messages.
  • Fixed: Performance: Several issues on OS X 10.10 and 10.9 related to large numbers of smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Performance: Optimizes queries through project and keyword caching.
  • Fixed: Performance: Addresses CPU usage when updating counts for numerous smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Issue reading Finder Tags after changes are made in the Finder.
  • Fixed: Problem with applying keyword changes to all keywords when editing keyword in preferences.
  • Fixed: Issue with keyword editing window in preferences not closing for Finder Tags or Hosted keywords.
  • Fixed: Tickle Date autocomplete would not recognize dates at end of month if targeted month had more days than current month.
  • Fixed: Visual issue with displaying empty keywords.
  • Fixed: Visual issue where messages would disappear after clicking on them in OS X 10.9.5. Relaunch of Mail would restore messages.
  • Fixed: Fixes missing criterion when evaluating counts for some smart mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Things Compatibility - fixes problem where MT would include inactive Things projects.
  • Fixed: Issue where messages could be duplicated on IMAP server if Server mailbox did not support custom permanent flags.

Release 4.1.6

(2014-11-20 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes hangs and excessive cpu usage on OS X 10.8/10.9 (#1288)
  • Fixed: Fixes regression with tickle mailboxes not showing correct results after rebuilding tag database. (#1289)
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with unread indicator on message threads. (#1251)
  • Fixed: Fixes incorrect logging of database error when removing tag data.

Release 4.1.4

(2014-11-17 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes issues with sorting by importance (#1260)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with sort direction being saved. (#1264)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with MailTags columns shifting in classic view (#1246)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when updating calendar items (#1265)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when animating tag window (#1267)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when rebuilding tag database (#1277)
  • Fixed: Fixes excessive logging when communicating with Things (#1273)
  • Fixed: Fixes layout and completion problems when autocompleting tickle dates (#1272)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where Mail may crash at launch if a Smart Mailbox makes use of junk mail criteria (#1271)
  • Fixed: Fixes usage of cmd-arrow keys in notes field in tag window to use standard behaviour (#866)
  • Fixed: Fixes compatibility issues with Mail Perspectives 1.4 (#1283)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when evaluating smartmailbox that contain body criterion in some instances (#1257)
  • Fixed: General Optimizations especially with exchange accounts (#1279)
  • New: Add beta feed check box for sparkle updates for getting regular beta feeds

Release 4.1.5

(2014-11-17 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes regression in 4.1.4 that resulted in empty MailTags mailboxes

Release 4.1.3

(2014-10-28 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes issue with remembering sort order in 10.9
  • Fixed: Fixes layout issue related thread messages in message list (#1231)
  • Fixed: Fixes problems with message list not always showing tag changes as they happen (#1243)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with tags being saved on send mail when message is sent via exchange servers (#1238)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with waiting/reply workflow on messages sent via exchange. (#1238)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with drag and drop tagging not working on OS X 10.10 (#1219)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when deleting or moving message that have tags attached (#1241)
  • Fixed: Fixes performance issues when tags are set on a large number of messages (#1236)
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when adding events or tasks to messages (#1233)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with keyword autocomplete not displaying list of keywords (#1245, #1248)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with positions of tag bar in composer window on 10.9 (#1237)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with sort order in tickle date mailboxes (#1208)
  • Fixed: Fixes problems with tagWindow opening animations and positioning of tag window (#1228)
  • Fixed: Fixes case usage of Mailbox section names for Keywords, Projects, TickleDates to be consistent (#1242)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with German localization in preferences. (#1252)

Release 4.1.2

(2014-10-20 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes crash when closing Tag window with ESC key on 10.10.
  • Fixed: Fixes performance issues when updating tags in list view.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with ScriptMonitor Application continuously running in 10.10.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with remembering sort order in message list when order is not MailTags order.
  • Fixed: Fixes crash when moving message by Act-On rule.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with multiple MailTags columns being displayed in Classic Layout on OS X 10.9.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with messages being unselected in classic mode on OS X 10.10.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with inbox rules that move messages not working on OS X 10.10.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with Spam Sieve not working to move messages on OS X 10.10.

Release 4.1

(2014-10-17 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Adds OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) Compatibility
  • New: Removes settings synchronization by iCloud (Several users reported reliability problems and data loss. We are continuing to work on this issue)
  • New: Mailtags Interface in composer window now shows below header values rather than to right of message (Relocation necessary due to internal changes to Mail in OS X 10.10)
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with Smart Mailbox searches
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with Mailbox counts for MailTags based Smart Mailboxes
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with MailTags Menu items not being available at times.
  • Fixed: resolves issue where tagging single messages immediately after tagging multiple messages with different keyword may result in incorrect keywords being applied to a message.
  • Fixed: addresses issue with EWS where multiple memory instances can exist simultaneously pointing to different MailTags data.
  • Fixed: problem with exporting mailbox for messages with MailTags data (export does not format MTbased messages properly for mbox format).
  • Fixed: prevents check of needless awaiting reply when inserting message being delivered.
  • Fixed: Changes use of German "Anstupsendatum" (Tickle) to be more appropriate "Wiedervorlagedatum" (Recall date)

Release 4.1.1

(2014-10-17 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Fixes issues on OS X 10.8/10.9 with Composer window and incorrect layout of MailTag Area
  • Fixed: Fixes issues on OS X 10.8/10.9 where Mail would hang when displaying messages with alternate subjects

Release 4.0.2

(2014-09-16 00:00:00)

  • Fixed: Regression in MailTags 4.0.1 where ad hoc search for tags (from search field) would not work.
  • Fixed: Issue where reply keyword may not be added to messages when they are awaited replies.
  • Fixed: Issue where newly arrive messages may incorrectly show in current search results.
  • Fixed: Potential issue with duplication of keywords in messages.
  • Fixed: Issue with contextual menu for keywords in preferences not displaying state and options correctly
  • Fixed: Issue on German localization with layout of items on Tickle Date Rule actions.
  • Fixed: Potential stability issue when importing mailboxes.

Release 4.0.1

(2014-09-08 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: provides compatibility with OS X 10.9.5
  • Fixed: Crash of MailTagsHelper when synchronized files changed. (#1172).
  • Fixed: Stability issues when rebuilding tags
  • Fixed: Replies to @waiting will no longer inherit @waiting keyword even if there is a rule to do so (#1147)
  • Fixed: Problem with signed/encrypted message prompting keychain access for mdimport (#1155)
  • Fixed: Improvements to memory management when working with gmail messages
  • Fixed: Problem with smart mailboxes that have "Is Not Replied To" Criteria (#1162)
  • Fixed: Problems with syncing via synchronized folders
  • Fixed: Problem with drag and drop tagging wrong message when selection is different than dragged messages.
  • Fixed: Problem with smart mailbox "Has No MailTags" criterion (#1173).
  • Fixed: Problem of tags not being saved if only change is NoteAsSubject.
  • Fixed: Problem with Remove Keywords being case sensitive (#1179).
  • Fixed: Problem with MT based smart mailboxes wrongly showing newly arrived messages which should not be in smb.
  • Fixed: Now only saves finder tags on messages when keyword already exists as a Finder Tag
  • Fixed: Minor optimizations to date completion
  • New: Holding down option key at launch now displays MT Debug menu
  • New: MT Debug menu item "Open Console Log" now displays only Mail related Messages for current launch.

Release 4.0

(2014-07-29 00:00:00)

  • New: Now includes French, German and Italian Localizations.
  • New: Implements support of Finder Tags on OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • New: Implements printing of tags when printing of Messages in OS X 10.9
  • New: Implements Awaiting Reply Tickle Mailbox. When Sent messages have the @Waiting Keyword, they will appear in this mailbox. When the reply is received, the @Waiting keyword, and any Tickle date is removed. The reply will be tagged with the @Reply keyword. the exact keywords used can be set in the preferences.
  • New: MailTags colors (Colors set in MailTags preferences) are now available to Set Color rule actions. When a rule sets a MailTags Color, the color information is saved in the MailTags data are, when applicable, saved to IMAP and exchange servers. Additionally, changing the colors in the preferences will update the rule automatically.
  • New: Implements ability to drag and drop messages on to keyword or project Mailbox to add respective tag to message. This allows you to quickly tag a number of messages.
  • New: Completely rewrites handling of Events and Tasks in Mail. This was a necessary rewrite to accommodate changes to how calendar items are handled in OS X.
  • New: Outgoing messages can now by tagged via AppleScript.
  • New: Reorganizes keyword section of Tagging window to accommodate Finder Tags
  • New: Addresses issue where MT may find gmail message id on gmailmessages.
  • New: Improves Sync Folder Settings Synchronization.
  • New: Improves keyword editing to provide keywords statistics and viewing messages with keywords.
  • New: Optimizes loading of tags of launch -- should be noticably quicker
  • New: Improves performance at launch when cleaning up database. (#1116)
  • New: Adds "Check Now" button to preferences for checking for updates
  • New: Addresses issues where tagging a message and then moving it using Act-On may create a race condition resulting in duplicates
  • New: Changes wording of OmniFocus external projects preference to indicate OmniFocus 1 or OmniFocus 2 pro
  • Improves logging when attempting to access OF 2 projects (NOTE MailTags cannot access OmniFocus 2 regular edition projects -- the pro edition is required)
  • New: Add keyword menu now sorts keywords
  • New: Adding new Keyword now immediately shows editing window
  • New: Can now import keywords from plain text files (1 keyword per line)
  • New: Adds keyboard shortcut for "Clear All Tags" (Control-Command-Option-C)
  • New: Removes deprecated "Save Tags to IMAP server" Menu option (Tags are always saved to IMAP server)
  • New: Gmail labels now appear as such in Token field after autocomplete
  • New: Finder Tags and hosted tags now preserved when collecting or importing tags.
  • New: Tickle mailboxes now exclude completed tasks
  • New: Optimizes some smart mailbox searches.

Release 3.2.3

(2013-08-01 00:00:00)

  • OS Support: Updates compatibility markers for OS X 10.8.5 seed
  • Fixed: New events now set the start time to the next quarter hour. (issue #842)
  • Fixed: Some optimizations when handling data fetches from server.
  • Fixed: Repositions MailTags submenu in Message menu to be grouped with Mark Message and Flag Message.
  • Fixed: MailTags now checks for any change to calendar items after launch and updates messages accordingly.
  • Fixed: Fixes unpredictable behavioiur for listing recent used keywords especially with Mail Act-On
  • Fixed: Fixes potential sqlite3 errors when searching for messages.
  • Fixed: Fixes logic issue affecting smart mailboxes with has Incomplete todo criterion
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where MailTags ToDo Completion criteria for smartmailboxes were not saved correctly in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where rebuilding Tag database would overlook calendar (event and task) data.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where events and task may not be saved to system's calendarStore.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where marking a message complete in reminders would not mark message complete in MailTags
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where deleteing an events or tasks from Calendar or Reminders does not delete immediately in MailTags if they are only item listed (tags in side view)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where tags are not saved to EWS server if EWS server is offline at time of tagging.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where project could not be cleared from Applescript. (issue #621)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where thread disclosure button in message lists not well positioned when Tags are on message. (issue #847)
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where external changes to calendar items may not be immediately recognized if message is displaying tags in sidebar.
  • Fixed: Fixes potential crash when performing keyword/project unread count (issue #849).
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where events and tasks created while composing messages do not get saved in calendar store (issue #850)
  • Fixed: Exported messages opened in Mail will now display tags from Header data and save tag changes made when viewing.

Release 3.2.2

(2013-05-14 00:00:00)

  • New: Adds MailTags submenu to Mail Menu (replacing "Check for MailTags Updates" item)
  • New: Adds Applescript commands to clear all tags on message and clear tickle date on message. eg. Tell message to clear due date, Tell message to clear all tags.
  • New: Searching "Message Contains..." from toolbar search now searches keywords, projects and notes as well as content of message.
  • New: Optimizes display of message lists.
  • New: Optimizes counting of messages for smart mailboxes.
  • New: Improves integration with Mail Act-On recent keyword list.
  • New: Removes preference for showing tags for related messages -- The setting would result in significant performance issues for some users.
  • New: Updates compatibility settings for upcoming release of OS X 10.8.4
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with message://<message-ID> links from other applications, such as Things and OmniFocus
  • Fixed: Fixes several potential crashes related to running MailTags on OS X 10.7
  • Fixed: Fixes some leaks related to editing rules.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with setting a perferred Keyword or Project to a blank (0 length) term.
  • Fixed: Fixes Dock badge display on launch if badge mailbox was a MailTags based smart mailbox.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with maintaining New Message notification mailbox setting (General Mail Preferences) if selected mailbox was a MailTags based Mailbox
  • Fixed: Fixes problem on 10.7 with MailTags mailboxes in favourites bar not being enabled.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem on 10.7 with Junk Mail Rule setting being reset.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with maintaining sort column during and after searches.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with maintaining sort column after relaunching Mail.
  • Fixed: Fixes problems with tickle date searches
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with Mail Act-On outbox rules not showing inherit Tags items
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with setting end dates for all day events to exhibit same behaviour as
  • Fixed: Fixes problem inheriting tags and applying rules to messsages on exchange servers in some instances.
  • Fixed: Addresses problem with syncing colour on messages with some servers (Kerio)
  • Fixed: Addresses potential problem locating tickled messages if messages did not have a MessageID header
  • Fixed: Addresses potential problem updating To/From tasks if task url was empty or malformed
  • Fixed: Addresses problem with inheriting tags when using outbox rules
  • Fixed: Addresses problem with older versions of Courier IMAP servers (particularly those used by GoDaddy) changing date of messages after updating tags. Note due to the implementation of IMAP for such servers, the message date will be seened as changes by other devices.

Release 3.2.1

(2013-03-26 00:00:00)

  • New: Today and past Due mailboxes will now notify when waking from Sleep and at a specific time each day
  • New: Added preference for notification (in Calendar tab of preferences)
  • New: MailTags Sections mailboxes now display total number of messages (similar to Flag mailboxes)
  • SmartMailbox unread counts for regular SMBs with MailTags Criteria much better for keeping updated
  • New: Implements search suggestions for Notes
  • New: Implements keyword and project search suggestions to include generic keywords contains: and project contains:
  • New: Implements Preferred Keyword and Project listings and Tickle Dates in Mailboxes/Accounts sidebar.
  • New: Implements syncing of MailTags Rules, Smart Mailboxes, Preferred Projects, Preferred Keywords via iCloud.
  • New: MailTags will now display a notification center message for emails whose Tickle Dates are Today and Past Due when launching. (OS X 10.8 only)
  • New: Adds option in Rebuilding MailTags to restore tags from backup database. Adds retina graphics for some elements.
  • Fixed: Addresses problem with non-inbox IMAP mailboxes on some servers recaching all messages after tagging when tagging occured in rule or smartmailbox.
  • Fixed: Check box on task items in header tags view now works as expected.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where TickleDate searches would include tasks that have been marked as complete.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with saving tag changes on messages opened directly from Finder (ie, opening emlx files) or Spotlight results
  • Fixed: Fixes issue in applying tags to sent messages in Exchange accounts after message delivery
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with MTHelper setting incorrect data when removing keywords by openMeta Applications
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where menu separators in MailTags menus were showing up as blank lines rather than separators
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where to do and events may disappear from exchange messages after server activity
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where preferences would reset default alarm time to 7:00 if minutes of saved time was :00
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where tags erroneously modified on multiple messages when setting tickledate/note tags on selection via contextual menu
  • Fixed: Optimizes display of MailTags interface when tags are displayed below message details.

Release 3.2

(2013-01-09 00:00:00)

  • New: Adds German Localization (Localization done by
  • New: MailTags Mailboxes (Keyword, Project and Tickle Mailboxes) can now be turned off.
  • New: Rearranged appearance preferences to accommodate options to control display of MailTags mailboxes.
  • New: Option clicking the MailTags rollover toolbar item now clears tags on message.
  • New: Holding down optionkey when selecting a mailtags based (keyword,project,tickle) mailbox will now perfrom an AND search across selected mailboxes.
  • New: Now looks for keywords, projects, tickles on Sent mail for MailTags Mailboxes.
  • New: Inbox rule states are now recorded locally and restored on rule loading (to behave similarly to Mails native rule sync).
  • New: Archiving messages to OpenMeta Aware apps such as Leap,Yep,Punakea,DevonThink now writes keywords to OpenMeta immediately for import in apps
  • Fixed: Optimizations and improvements for counting messages in MailTags Mailboxes
  • Fixed: Optimizations when performing queries for TickleDate Mailboxes.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with MailTags based smartMailboxes not being updated with messages when new messages arrive and they have meet criteria of smartmailbox.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where "Show Note as Subject" cuts off lower half of text
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with Mail Perspective not saving tags on messages (require MP build 849).
  • Fixed: Fixes issue where calendar tag section was not visible in some circumstances.
  • Fixed: Fixes crash at launch for people using Mail on OS X 10.7 in 32 bit mode.
  • Fixed: Fixes problem with upgrading MailTagsDatabase from earlier versions.
  • Fixed: Fixes issue with MailTagsSparkleHelper not quitting automatically if "Check for Updates at Launch" is not checked.
  • Fixed: Fixes issues with locating prior messages for rule criteria "originating keyword/project" espcially with exchange accounts.
  • Fixed: Removes display of unread count in window title when MailTags Mailbox is selected. (incorrect and redundant information).