Eudora (email software)Eudora
is a widely used email
client for the operating systems Microsoft Windows
and Mac OS
. It also supports several palmtop
computing platforms, including Newton
and the Palm OS
. It was named after Eudora Welty
, who was flattered by the reference. Eudora was developed by Steve Dorner in 1988
as a part of his studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
. Eudora was then acquired by Qualcomm
It pioneered the concept of a folder list pane that was always present.
Originally distributed in both a Light (freeware) and Pro (commercial) product, it is now distributed with three modes: adware, payware (removes ads), and the classic "Light" mode.
The newest version of Eudora (6.0.1) has added support for Bayesian filtering of spam with a feature called SpamWatch.