The Bat!

Version 10.x of The Bat! e-mail client.

The Bat! now has a redesigned calendar and a new address book. There were a lot of bug fixes. The anounced tabbed GUI isn't implement yet.

Now there are four different version avaiable:

  1. The Bat! v10.1 (32-bit) with auto update
  2. The Bat! v10.1 (64-bit) with auto update
  3. The Bat! v10.1 (32-bit) without auto update
  4. The Bat! v10.1 (64-bit) without auto update

Please note in a comment or bug report which bitness you use: 32bit or 64bit. Please write down also if you use a auto-update version.

Application Details:

Version: 10.x
License: Shareware
Votes: 6
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.13

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Link The Bat! v10.1, 29th June 2022 - What's new Free Download RitLabs - Download The Bat!

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

As far as I can try all features: nearly all.

What does not

There are some problems with the import of address books from version 9 and older.


What was not tested

Connection via modem.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDevuan daedalus/ceresJul 16 20227.13Yes Yes NoSilverJoerg Schiermeier 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
51178 The Bat! v9.3.4.12: Missing content in TTreeViews on Windows versions higher than 8 UNCONFIRMED View
53582 The Bat! macro has different results for %DATE on Windows and in wine REOPENED View
53658 During start of The Bat! the sound is disturbed UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Use of Encryption with The Bat! - HowTo

Note 1:
Use of Encryption with The Bat! - HowTo

To use proper encryption with The Bat! on wine simply install GnuPG:

  1. Download GnuPG for Windows - it's called GPG4win
  2. Install it via wine
  3. Create your keys
  4. Switch via The Bat!s configuration to GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) [1]
  5. Activate in the account settings the use of OpenPGP for the accounts you want mails to encrypt, decrypt, sign or verify.

That's all.

[1] The Bat!s configuration:

32bit plugins are not working in 64bit The Bat! - Warning

Please hold in mind:
32bit plugins are not working in 64bit The Bat!!
This is not a problem caused by wine.