Apple’s Mail “was a mostly painless experience. I was pleased with [it]. That is, until I started looking around at other email apps and some of their very nifty features—good ones not found in Mail,” Bambi Brannan writes for Mac360.

“As I looked around at other email apps I found plenty that think different. Some, like Mozilla’s Thunderbird are heavy on features, free, cross platform, but not so Mac-like,” Brannan writes. “My latest flame is the one that scares me the most, yet shows the most promise as an email app I can live with. Scared? Mail is good and it’s free. Postbox is very good, but not so free.”

4 reasons why Postbox beats Mail:
• Unified Account Groups
• Focus Pane
• Tabs
• Filters

Postbox “does some very unique things for those of us who slave over hot keyboards all day long,” Brannan writes.

Read the full article, which offers more than the four reasons listed above, here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]