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SmartSerialMail Freev7.4Creation and Sending of Personalized Serial Mails and Newsletters

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Version 7.4 : 28 May 2019

This version of SmartSerialMail cannot be installed on Windows XP systems anymore.

SmartSerialMail potentially slowed down after importing certain Excel files. This has been fixed.

Special characters in column headers are now treated correctly during import.

SmartSerialMail can import recipients without email addresses again.

The order of columns of recipient lists is correctly restored after restarting SmartSerialMail.

The processor utilization and memory footprint have been decreased and performance has been improved in certain situations.

An error occurred when starting SmartSerialMail on a scaled display. This has been fixed.

It is now possible to enter a value greater than 999 emails when the Sending Option „With a Time Delay” is selected.

The component used to import mails from Outlook has been updated.

The list of Quickparts is sorted alphabetically. (Enterprise Edition only)

An error that could occur when using complex Placeholder Functions was fixed. (Enterprise Edition only)

The display of statistics has been improved. (Enterprise Edition only)

The dialog to clean up HTML code is now able to remember your last decision.

Under certain conditions, Quickparts were shown twice in the context menu. (Enterprise Edition only)

SmartSerialMail added a second blank after placeholders in the "Plain-Text-Part" of emails. This has been fixed.

The PHP subscription form created an email header with an unnecessary line break. This could lead to problems under certain conditions and is now fixed.

There was an error when comparing a linked blacklist with a recipient list. This has been fixed. (Enterprise Edition only)

SmartSerialMail now uses the most common index table for the Base64 Encoding. (Enterprise Edition only)

The Message-ID of an email is now generated with dots instead of hyphens.


Version 7.3 : 19 September 2016



The memory consumption and loading speed of the sections "Recipient Lists", "Preview", and "Sending" has been markedly improved.

When using large amounts of Quickparts, the loading speed has been drastically improved. (Enterprise Edition only)

The self-repair of the internal database has been improved, problems with old installations or damaged databases have been solved.

If an MS Access database is used as internal database, the "Compress and Repair" function can now be triggered manually.

The Quick Navigation is now disabled by default.

The scaling of the user interface has been improved for high monitor resolutions.

Other minor errors have been fixed, several improvements have been incorporated.

Please note: This version is going to be the last version supporting Windows XP.



New SMTP Sending Profiles are now created with TLS Security by default.

Some errors during the manually triggered connection test have been fixed.

An error occurring when displaying the statistics in the "Profile" section has been fixed. (Enterprise Edition only)


Recipient List

The speed and the memory usage when working with large recipient lists has been improved drastically.

The column "Last Sent" is now sorted according to dates.

Importing Access Files with Office 2016 is now possible. (paid versions only)

The "Search in all Lists" features now has a "Delete" Button to reset the search results.

The speed of Excel exports has been increased.

When sorting a list, SmartSerialMail will now keep entry selections.

The recipient list does not scroll anymore when changing the sending status of some entries.

Exporting a list does not change the position in the recipient list anymore.

The "Sending Status" statistic now also works for external tables. (Enterprise Edition only)

The import summary now always shows the correct amount of imported entries.

Importing a corrupted Access database does not result in a software error anymore. (paid versions only)

Excel export now also contains the "Status" information.

The Filter "not equals" is now working correctly. (Enterprise Edition only)



The functions "Redo" and "Undo" are now available in the HTML editor.

The text floating property for images can now be set via HTML editor (float).

Problems with German umlauts have been fixed.

Links containing placeholders are now shown correctly in the link overview. (Enterprise Edition only)

The function "Delete" in the context menu now always deletes the selected content.

The placeholder-function "printIfNotEmpty" now also works for attachments. (Enterprise Edition only)

The hint dialog when pasting content from MS Word via Clipboard has been improved.



The loading time of the preview when using large recipient lists has been decreased.

The profile’s "From" address is now used as the default value for the "Test Email Address".

Under special circumstances SmartSerialMail was not responding anymore when loading the preview. This has been fixed.



The "Sending" section is now loaded much faster when using large lists.

Resyncing the sending status while a sending task is running is now supported by a failsafe mechanism. This prevents data loss, even when the computer crashes sending.

Cc and Bcc recipients of the sender profile are now also used when sending via EWS. (Enterprise Edition only)

Use the profile option "set all to unsent, before starting a sending task" to use recipient lists not containing any email addresses with the status "unsent". (Enterprise Edition only)

An error occurring while resyncing the sending status (internal and external tables) has been fixed. (Enterprise Edition only)

The display of the amount of unsent elements for filtered lists has been corrected. (Enterprise Edition only)

The link to the tracking statistic for finished sending tasks with activated tracking is now working. (Enterprise Edition only)


List Management

When collecting bounces, cancellations or subscriptions, new lists are only created when needed. (Enterprise Edition only)

Bounce emails with the error code "5.2.2 (mailbox full)" are no longer handled as permanent bounces, but as temporary bounces. (Enterprise Edition only)

The correctly selected recipient list is now available in the "list management" actions. (Enterprise Edition only)

In general settings a "reply to" address can now be entered. (Enterprise Edition only)

"Collect from Outlook" now works correctly for emails in online mode (not cached). (Enterprise Edition only)

Possible error messages from the POP3 or IMAP servers are now written to the protocol. (Enterprise Edition only)


Version 7.2.2 : 26 November 2015

An error in HTML processing has been fixed: Apostrophes are no longer replaced by "'".

An error occuring while viewing the statistics in "Profile" has been fixed.

Version 7.2.1 : 11 November 2015

Import and Export of Quickparts has been added. (Enterprise Edition only)

Errors in the Duplicate Search has been fixed.

Imagepaths containing "Umlauts" are now handled correctly.

Pasting text into search fields has been fixed.

Subnavigation is collapsable again.

Errors blocking the installation of SmartSerialMail in Windows XP have been fixed.


Version 7.2 : 04 November 2015

Sender Profile and Sending

New sending mode "EWS" (Exchange Web Services) enables easy use in combination with Office 365. (Enterprise Edition only)

Users can now send emails "on behalf of".

Tracking-Statistics for Piwik: A new pie-chart shows the number of conversions in relation to the number of sent emails. (Enterprise Edition only)

S/MIME issues fixed: Signed emails are now shown correctly in webmail clients. (Enterprise Edition only)

Placeholders can now also be used in the "Reply-to" field. (Enterprise Edition only)

The message Id of sent emails no longer contains the local computer name.

Users can now customize the email header field "List Unsubscribe". (Enterprise Edition only)

The email header field "List Id" is set automatically and can be customized by the user. (customization in Enterprise Edition only)

The send mode "Save as file" now uses the recipient’s email address. (Enterprise Edition only)

Autodetection of profile settings has been improved.

Exporting a recipient list of a finished sending task now works as expected.

Hybernation or Reboot does not cause a paused sending task to restart.


Recipients lists and List Management

Subscriptions, cancellations, confirmations, and bounce mails can be processed via Office 365 / EWS (Exchange Web Services). (Enterprise Edition only)

Users can now search for an email-address in all existing lists at once.

The speed of the duplicate search in recipient lists has been improved dramatically.

The columns of a recipient list can now contain more than 255 characters.

"Soft Bounces" (temporary bounces) can now be processed. (Enterprise Edition only)

The processing speed of large lists has been improved.

Erroneous email addresses in the Cc-column are now highlighted. (Enterprise Edition only)

Large email accounts (more than 2GB) can now be processed in "List Management". (Enterprise Edition only)

Problems when importing from a non-formatted text file have been solved.

New Recipient lists contain a new column for "Bcc"-Recipients. (Enterprise Edition only)

Content and Attachments

Personalized attachments: Quick parts can now be used to generate personalized PDF or Image attachments. (Enterprise Edition only)

User-defined templates: Content can now be saved as a user-defined template.

The column "Last_Sent" (date of last sending) is now available as a placeholder.

A "Save as PDF" function has been added in "Preview".

Filename and filepath wildcards can now be used in attachments. (Enterprise Edition only)

New placeholder function: "Save_as": Emails can be saved as files. Possible file types are: PDF, JPG or HTML. (Enterprise Edition only)

New Placeholder function: "Include": The contents of files (text files) can now be included in email content. (Enterprise Edition only)

New placeholder function "PrintIfNotEmpty": A Placeholder is only printed if it is not empty. (Enterprise Edition only)

New Placeholder Function "ForEach" : An output is created for each element in a list. (Enterprise Edition only)


Graphical User interface

The support for Windows 10 has been added.

CPU usage has been dramatically reduced.

Flickering of the left column of the "Sending" view while processing a sending task has been fixed.

The behavior of the menu tree has been improved: Folders are no longer closed when saving the content and right-clicking behaves like expected.

The user interface has been improved for larger display resolutions.

A lot of other corrections and improvements have been made.