Gammadyne Mailer

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Gammadyne Mailer is a Windows application that automates email operations. It can send personalized email to a mailing list, as well as process incoming email in an automated fashion.[1]

Gammadyne Mailer is Gammadyne Corporation's flagship product.[2]

Author[edit]

Gammadyne Mailer was written by Greg Wittmeyer, who is also the owner of Gammadyne Corporation. Graphic arts credits go to Tom Zeller and Greg Wittmeyer.[3]

History[edit]

Gammadyne Mailer 1.0 was released to the public on May 12, 1999. Its core ability was sending email personalized with data from a database. Since then, it has been updated regularly. Following are some milestones taken from the official revision history.[4]

Version Date New features
1.1 5/12/1999 Direct Delivery
2.0 6/10/1999 Remove Recipients tool, Exclusions
2.1 7/9/1999 Name changed from Manifold Mail to Gammadyne Mailer
3.0 7/26/1999 HTML
4.0 8/26/1999 BCC Send Mode
5.0 9/11/1999 Preview Window, Command Line control
9.0 1/24/2000 Processing Opt-Outs, Address Verification
10.0 6/22/2000 Tree view interface introduced, Auto-Responding
11.0 9/18/2000 Toolbar, Preview Recipients tool, Troubleshoot HTML tool, Throttling
12.0 11/10/2000 Success/Failure Script
13.0 2/23/2001 Automatic detection of embedded images
14.0 7/17/2001 Multithreaded Send, Forwarding, Add Recipients tool
15.0 9/11/2001 List-Serving
15.1 10/3/2001 Wizards
15.3 10/23/2001 Change Address tool
16.0 11/20/2001 Welcome Wizard, Check PTR Record tool
18.0 4/17/2001 Import data from system Address Book
19.0 5/15/2002 Domain Throttles
19.1 8/27/2002 New help file system
20.0 12/20/2002 The mailing engine is now encapsulated in a DLL that can be used by third-party programs. Interface skins. Pulsing.
20.5 6/3/2003 View Result Set tool
22.0 12/2/2003 Fast Removal, Ignore Soft Bounces
22.1 2/9/2004 Lookup Recipient tool
22.2 4/6/2004 Spell Checking, Lookup Illegal Addresses tool
23.0 5/12/2004 Delayed Retries
24.0 7/19/2004 WYSIWYG HTML editing
24.1 8/3/2004 Send Script
24.2 9/9/2004 Check Blacklisting tool
24.3 10/20/2004 Write emails to files
26.0 2/24/2006 New product activation system. User-defined functions.
27.0 6/6/2006 Zip Attachments, Censor Forwards
29.0 1/29/2007 SSL
30.0 5/2/2007 IMAP4, POP3 CRAM-MD5 authentication
31.0 8/23/2007 DomainKeys
32.0 1/22/2008 MAPI send and receive
33.0 8/20/2008 Unicode in HTML, HTML images are now completely automatically handled
34.0 1/26/2009 Multiple networking adapters, database connection strings, Universal Domain Throttle
35.0 6/15/2009 Streamlined interface
35.5 9/14/2009 Email Tracking
36.0 1/19/2010 DKIM, all new icons
37.0 8/4/2010 Success/failure graph
38.0 5/31/2011 Major interface redesign. Added the "Follow-up" system.
38.1 7/11/2011 Added the ability to deliver preprepared email files.
39.0 11/21/2011 Now tracks the time that a recipient viewed the email.
40.0 6/4/2012 Redesigned the Send Summary window. Added the "Add Record" tool
41.0 11/5/2012 Added support for unicode characters in headers and the Text Body. Added support for MD5/SHA256 suppression lists. Added the "Check Spam Score" tool. Redesigned the Welcome Wizard.
43.0 10/30/2013 Added a built-in task scheduler.

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