1. Delete unwanted e-mails before you download to your computer.You'll be able to see who the email is from, the subject, and the attachment. This will enable you to decide if you want to delete the email or keep it. A great way to stop viruses, large attachments or to just delete unnecessary emails from getting to your computer.
2. Preview.Easily preview the message in your email to see what the sender has to say before downloading it to your computer. This ensures you won't download any nasty emails to your computer. Additionally, spam is marked in a red color, and your good email is marked as a green color for quick analysis.
3. Anti spam tools.Comprehensive anti spam tools ranging from your personal friends list and blacklist, customizable filters, external blacklists, bayesian spam filtering which quickly learns to distinguish your spam and good email and email virus filtering.
• Friends List. Add your friends email addresses to MailWasher and they will always be recognised. You can even hide your friends from the screen so the spam is easy to recognise.
• Bounce back unwanted e-mails so it looks as if your email address is not valid. This will make the sender think your address is no longer active so your name can be removed from their list. This unique feature is great for privacy and it couldn't be simpler!
• Filtering. Effective filtering to automatically spot spam, plus it uses a customisable list of blacklisted e-mail senders and/or regular expressions to filter out potential spammer addresses and messages.
• Bayesian spam filtering. This clever type of spam filtering learns which of your email is spam and which is not very quickly and accurately.
4. Recycle bin.If you accidentally delete an email, you can restore it back to your email account.
MailWasher comes in two versions, a free version and a pro version. The two programs are identical except the pro version has some extra goodies:
1. The free version limits you to using 1 email account, where as the pro version lets you use unlimited email accounts.
2. The pro version lets you auto delete spam, the free version does not let you.
3. The pro version uses a real time spam blocking service called FirstAlert! which helps block known spam and trains MailWasher's spam filters.
4. The pro version includes 7 day a week email support, and 5 day a week phone support
5. All future updates are free with the pro version
6. The pro vesion does not have the advertising banner.