Mail Designer 365 1.2 Update Guide

By 5. April 2018July 13th, 2018Mail Designer 365 Blog

Mail Designer 365 version 1.2 has officially landed and it’s our biggest update so far! With a large focus on improving team workflows, this update is sure to make your design life easier and more productive than ever. This, along with an array of brand new features and improvements, has helped pave the way towards the BEST Mail Designer 365 to date.

Teamwork Tools

Available in Mail Designer 365 Business Plans

Say hello to the team workflow you’ve always been waiting for. The brand new Teamwork feature in Mail Designer 365 simplifies your team workflow process and makes newsletter design more productive and efficient than ever before.

Get started: build up your newsletter team and purchase and assign Mail Designer 365 Business or Premium Business plans to colleagues. Then you’re ready to go!

Add helpful feedback and comments to specific design elements and @tag your team members to get their ideas too.

You can now also add todos. Simply select your team member from the drop down list to assign them newsletter tasks.

How it works

  • Add your comments, todos, and feedback to the design document.
  • Use Mail Designer 365’s Lending feature to add a personalised message and lend the design to another team member.
  • When your team member opens the design document, they will see all of your feedback under the Teamwork tab.
  • Now the team member can complete any outstanding todos, add comments, and use the Lending feature to send the design back to you – quick, easy, and super productive teamwork ✅

Create Design Borders

Available in Mail Designer 365 Business Plans

You asked for it, we made it happen! You can now add a custom border to your email design. Access the brand new borders tool by clicking on the background area of your design.

Create your own border: experiment with style, thickness, and color to create the perfect border for your email design. To produce cool and unique effects, you can also edit each edge of your border individually.

New border tools in Mail Designer 365 1.2

The border tool also allows you to quickly edit the entire inner background of your design; meaning no more fiddling around with editing all of your layout blocks individually!

New Design Ideas

Variety is the spice of life! We’ve added three inspiring, new design ideas to keep your design library modern and up-to-date. As always, these design ideas are license-free and available for you to use for creative and commercial purposes. 

Three new design ideas

New and Improved Subject Line Editor

To make the email design process as realistic as possible, we moved the snippet and subject line editor to the top of the design window. Now you can view your email just as your readers will – with the subject line at the top, as well as conveniently being able to edit the subject and snippet without having to switch design views.

Brand new subject line editor

NEW: view your subject line above your design

Optimized Test Flight

 The new and improved Mail Designer 365 Test Flight offers you much better deliverability rates when performing test sends. Now you can be sure that your test emails will be delivered quickly and efficiently, and won’t land in your spam folder.

Getting set up with Test Flight is easy; simply enter in your email address and click “Request verification.” Following this, you should instantly receive an email to the address you entered. Click on the email link to confirm and verify your email address for test send.

Testflight service for testing your designs

The status of your email address will be immediately confirmed as “verified” once you have clicked the email link.

Verify your email address in three easy steps

Streamlined User Interface

Efficiency is key. In order to make your email design process more efficient, we’ve also made a few changes to the app’s interface for a more streamlined effect.

NEW: Access Unsplash, Textures, and your own photos all in one place.

New and improved UI

NEW: Quickly and accurately adjust your design width by pixel.

NEW: You can now access the lend feature directly under the send icon, as well as in the Teamwork tab.

NEW: Access all the send options in one place

Additional Bug Fixes

The team have worked hard to carry out more performance updates and fixes to improve stability and make Mail Designer 365 even more secure and reliable for you and your team. We’ve also fixed an issue which caused problems with recognizing user licenses.

We hope you will start to explore all of these great new features straight away. If you purchased Mail Designer 365 from our website, click Mail Designer 365 and select check for updates from the the drop down menu to make sure you are up to date. If you purchased from the Mac App Store, please check the updates menu there for your free update.

If you have suggestions for feature updates or improvements, let us know. We’d love to hear your feedback.

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