Outlook Now Available for Free on Macs
Microsoft has announced that the Outlook app is now available for free on Mac. Details are here!
Microsoft recently decided to make the Outlook email app free for Mac users on the App Store and announced that it will add new features to the app. Outlook on Mac no longer requires a Microsoft 365 subscription or Office license, according to Microsoft’s announcement on Monday.
Adapted for Mac,Outlook is now native to Apple Silicon and includes support for Outlook.com accounts, Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo, and other email providers that support IMAP. The app is also optimized for Macs with Apple Silicon and supports Handoff so iOS users can continue what they started on their Mac.
What Features Does the Outlook App Have on Mac?
Other features ofOutlook tailored for Mac include a widget for calendar entries, native notification support, and a menu option to quickly view calendar entries within the app. Microsoft also plans to support Focus Mode in the future, which will allow Apple users to create profiles and fine-tune notifications and other aspects of their device.
OutlookProfiles help prevent unwanted notifications at the wrong time so users can focus on important emails. In addition, Outlook provides extra options for displaying critical emails prominently.
With a focused inbox, the app automatically separates important emails from junk email so users can find them with a button above the message list. Users can pin messages to keep them on top or postpone non-urgent messages until later; There are also options to categorize, mark and add favorite folders to frequently used folders.
Adapted for Mac,Outlookis currently available as a 974 MB download from the Mac App Store. App requires macOS 11 Big Sur or newer.