How to truly change the default email client in Windows 10

Have you encountered installing Microsoft Outlook in your fresh Windows 10 install, only to find it too resource hog for your use case, and thus installing Thunderbird, Mailbird, or any other email client that’s a lot less load to your computer’s meager resources?

Of course, you changed your system settings so that the default email app will be your new email client, just as below:

Apparently, this settings only affects clicks on MAILTO links. Continue reading

Mailbird is Sparrow for Windows

Sparrow is a sleek Email desktop client for Mac. I’ve raved about how awesome it was and how it made a Mac a Mac. That, of course, is besides the fact that Google recently acquired the Sparrow team, which puts the project’s future in question.

I was one of those who wished Sparrow Mail was available in PC as well. Fortunately, Mailbird is here to come.

Currently, it’s not yet available for download and/or testing, but the concept looks promising. It”s going to have the same clean and sleek interface, the things we used to love in Sparrow. On top of that, there will be, according to their website, an open source app community to let app developers develop their own cool apps and/or improve on existing apps.

Personally, I can’t wait for the release of this email client as I use Windows everyday in the office.