Outlook 2017 for Mac
Outlook for Mac has been the preferred email application of many professionals and students alike, due to its simplicity and solid performance. The Outlook 2017 for Mac have received a huge design overhaul; it is now sleeker than ever. Beside the design overhaul, the new version has improved the performance level of the application. The annoying freezes and crashes have been taken care of, but there are some lags here and there. The more you use the application, the more you like it, new users might not like it instantly. Old users would fall in love with the new version; it is the best Exchange-based mail for work. Outlook 2016 do not have any ground-breaking new features; it is only a cosmetic upgrade as far as the eye can see but, Microsoft have confirmed that they worked on the internals, and the reliability part is intact. Calendar integration is as superb as ever with some minor tweaks. If you feel Apples own mail app is not that appealing to you, please do check out the new Outlook 2016. You will be greeted with a pleasant surprise, and we guarantee it.
Sleek and minimalistic design
Push mail support, no need to refresh constantly
Best in class calendar integration
Preview the first line of mail even before opening it
Group conversation with a thread
Clutter free menus and tabs
Easy account setup and editing
Includes weather forecast in calendar
Main Pros and Cons:
Visual appeal: The outlook has vastly improved its physical appearance, it is sleek and minimalistic. Unlike the previous version which had a cluttered feel altogether the new version is beautiful to look at.
Reliable and solid performance: outlook remained as the favorite of professionals due to its robust performance and reliability. The new application boasts fast and butter smooth performance, no more crashes or annoying freezes.
Calendar Integration: Outlook has the best calendar integration, it now includes weather forecast and multiple calendar display feature. You can even change the proposed meetings time through the app.
Lack of support for clouds: The app does not support the cloud and in fact, it does not support any cloud storage.
Contact Integration: The system contacts are not integrated into the application, which the Apple mail seamlessly integrates.
Falls behind on updates: The updates are slow to come and many features found in Windows version are not present in the Mac version.
Most common users:
Business persons and professionals have always favored outlook, and they would continue to do so with no doubt.It is a productive tool to its core and anyone who is unsatisfied with the Apple mail’s looks would love the minimalistic approach of outlook.
Outlook for Mac provides fast and reliable performance; it is better than the Apple mail regarding performance. Microsoft’s latest offering have all the necessary features to make it the best email application for Mac.