|Initial release||April 17, 2013|
|Operating system||Windows 8 and newer|
TouchMail was developed by a Seattle-based startup founded in 2012 by former Microsoft employees Matthew Carlson and Alex Frank as an e-mail client designed for touch input. It runs using the Metro-style user interface introduced in Windows 8 and currently functions on both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. The emails in the client can be color-coded with zoom out features to view more messages. The application integrates work and social messaging using visual and touch capabilities of computing devices.
- It highlights visual signals about messages with in and out zoom.
- Push a message up to delete in one touch
- Categorize part of message
- Color-coded messages for contacts
- Searches with a couple of taps
- Filters options for people, dates and attributes
- Label messages by project, people or types of tasks
- Profile pictures and logos, flags and attachment icons for contacts
- Operating System: Windows 8, 8.1, 10
- Supported processors: x86, x64, ARM
- Supported Webmail services and protocols: Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail, AOL Mail, and IMAP.
- Languages: English (United States)
- "TouchMail Inc. Launches TouchMail -- a Modern Email App for Tablets". Marketwire. April 17, 2013.
- Harry McCracken (2013-04-18). "Windows 8 Needs More Apps Like TouchMail". Time magazine.
- Application overview on Microsoft Apps
- Matt Rosoff (April 18, 2013). "Why it's way too early to give up on Windows 8". CITE World.