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Outspring Unveils New QuickMail Suite and Spamcaster

New and improved features, new pricing, and new spam fighting product (December 07, 2004)

Outspring, Inc. today announced the release of QuickMail Server 3.5 and QuickMail Client 3.5 with new and improved features. The company also announced Spamcaster, a new server-side spam prevention system. The company also lowered pricing on the entire suite.

Outspring was founded on January 1st, 2004 in Santa Rosa, California by Jeff Baudin, founder and CEO of Micromat Inc., the developer of the successful TechTool line of disk and system utilities ( for Macintosh. Initially developed by CE Software, QuickMail has a long history in the Macintosh email market. QuickMail was acquired by Outspring in December 2003.

The QuickMail software suite is the only product line that contains a Macintosh mail server, a Macintosh client and a Windows client. The different products work in tandem allowing diverse groups of users to communicate effectively. As a complete suite, the product line allows administrators to deploy an entire email system at a very low cost.

Some of QuickMail 3.5 features include:
* Spamcaster Spam Filter
* IMAP Server Support
* Webmail Support
* DNSBL Support
* Improved mail database--now with maildir standards compliant storage format
* A myriad of bug fixes
* Compatibility with the latest and many older operating systems
* Many Other Features

Outspring's development team includes Jean-Francois Ducarroz, former Senior Macintosh Software Engineer of the Mozilla mail project from AOL/Netscape. Also joining the team is Seth Spitzer, former PC Software Engineer of the Mozilla mail project from AOL/Netscape. Joined by Outspring programmer Pat Garner, the group has spent the last year refining the QuickMail product line.

In developing the new QuickMail suite, Seth Spitzer remarked "Outspring has created a powerful, yet easy to administer, server-side spam solution that tightly integrates into QuickMail Office." Outspring's sales manager, Greg Parrish, added "We've made the products even more appealing to a wider group of people with our new and low cost pricing policy."

The staff at Outspring worked an entire year on the new version, rewriting major portions of the main code base to make the program compatible with latest hardware and software. "We think our users will find these changes and improvements quite appealing. We have great plans for this suite of products--this is only the beginning," says Outspring CEO, Jeff Baudin. "We anticipate QuickMail to become the forefront of email management systems."

One of the most compelling features is the new Spamcaster filter for QuickMail server. This filter, when used in tandem with Outspring's Spamcaster Service, receives regular filter updates from Outspring, which contains known spam identifiers. This method is one of the most reliable and effective methods of blocking spam, with virtually no "false-positives" (good email mistaken for spam). Together, Spamcaster and Outspring's service can find and filter out messages by their enclosures. This allows Outspring to quickly identify new email viruses as well as image-based spam. Outspring will frequently send out updated filters to its subscribers, eliminating spam and virus threats as early as possible. Since Spamcaster eliminates the nuisance of spam and the threat of viruses at the server, users will seldom see any problems at their inbox.

One appreciative QuickMail customer writes: "I would like to thank Outspring for all the hard work that they have done on QuickMail Client and Server. They have shown a true commitment to making this a better product." Spamcaster was recently applauded in QuickMail's online forums where one user wrote: "The older server versions never had a spam filtering option. This addition brings a much needed feature to QuickMail."

The QuickMail suite of products is available directly from Outspring at their website, as well as from international distributors worldwide. A fully functional, 30-day demo is also available at

About Outspring
Outspring was founded on January 1st, 2004 in Santa Rosa, California. The company is dedicated to developing communication products for Macintosh and Windows systems.

Outspring was started by Jeff Baudin, founder and CEO of Micromat Inc., the developers of the TechTool line of utilities for Macintosh. Jeff adds his 20 years of software development experience to the talented staff of the new company.

Outspring's first product is the QuickMail suite of email client and server products. Initially developed by CE Software, QuickMail has a long history in the Macintosh and Windows community and Outspring is dedicated supporting and improving this important product.

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