Until they support services other than gmail this will remain a beautiful, but useless email client. Fingers crossed for IMAP support soon!

sparrowmail:

Sparrow Beta 7
It’s Christmas time and we are both proud and glad to offer you Sparrow Beta 7. Our little bird had a serious face lift and performance boost.
Feature
Progress Bar
Gmail shortcuts 
Quick labeling
Quick Labeling and Archiving
Smart recipient auto-complete
‘Download message on demand’ option
Auto-restart on Menu Bar/Dock settings
Quicklook in the compose window
Horizontal scrollbar
Plain text option
Shortcuts
⌘-L Quick labelling
⇧-⌘-L Quick labeling & Archiving
⌘-K  to insert link in the compose window
General improvements
Message list scroll performance
Category/account switch performance
Auto-detect SMTP port failures 
UI
New compose window design
New conversation view design
Message list re-design
Bug fix
Printing bug
⌘↵ shortcut fix
Search crash
Sync issues
Forwarded message not shown
Dragging selection scroll
Labels randomly turns black
Encoding issues
Empty message bug
URL not converted to link
Scattered space
And a gazillion other bugs 
‘Download on demand’ in the Advanced Preference Panel will allow Gmail users with large mailboxes to limit the synchronization between Sparrow and their account.
Sparrow is also becoming Mac AppStore compliant and resource location have been changed. You will now find your mail database in LIbrary/ApplicationSupport/Sparrow and your preferences file in Library/Preferences named com.sparrowmailapp.sparrow.plist.
We are also testing advertising in this version of Sparrow. Of course, you’ll be able to turn the ads on & off at your convenience in the Preferences Advanced panel by clicking on ‘Disable Ads’.
Grab your Sparrow Beta 7 copy here or simply ‘Check for update’. 
Merry Christmas to you all and happy new year!
Until they support services other than gmail this will remain a beautiful, but useless email client. Fingers crossed for IMAP support soon!

sparrowmail:

Sparrow Beta 7

It’s Christmas time and we are both proud and glad to offer you Sparrow Beta 7. Our little bird had a serious face lift and performance boost.

Feature

  • Progress Bar
  • Gmail shortcuts 
  • Quick labeling
  • Quick Labeling and Archiving
  • Smart recipient auto-complete
  • ‘Download message on demand’ option
  • Auto-restart on Menu Bar/Dock settings
  • Quicklook in the compose window
  • Horizontal scrollbar
  • Plain text option

Shortcuts

  • ⌘-L Quick labelling
  • ⇧-⌘-L Quick labeling & Archiving
  • ⌘-K  to insert link in the compose window

General improvements

  • Message list scroll performance
  • Category/account switch performance
  • Auto-detect SMTP port failures 

UI

  • New compose window design
  • New conversation view design
  • Message list re-design

Bug fix

  • Printing bug
  • ⌘↵ shortcut fix
  • Search crash
  • Sync issues
  • Forwarded message not shown
  • Dragging selection scroll
  • Labels randomly turns black
  • Encoding issues
  • Empty message bug
  • URL not converted to link
  • Scattered space
  • And a gazillion other bugs 

‘Download on demand’ in the Advanced Preference Panel will allow Gmail users with large mailboxes to limit the synchronization between Sparrow and their account.

Sparrow is also becoming Mac AppStore compliant and resource location have been changed. You will now find your mail database in LIbrary/ApplicationSupport/Sparrow and your preferences file in Library/Preferences named com.sparrowmailapp.sparrow.plist.

We are also testing advertising in this version of Sparrow. Of course, you’ll be able to turn the ads on & off at your convenience in the Preferences Advanced panel by clicking on ‘Disable Ads’.

Grab your Sparrow Beta 7 copy here or simply ‘Check for update’. 

Merry Christmas to you all and happy new year!