02.01.2014Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! Voyager v6.2.2
A new version of The Bat! Voyager, the portable e-mail client, has been released. The latest version of Voyager includes all the new features and improvements of the The Bat!
24.12.2013Ritlabs, SRL has been awarded the "Conscientious Taxpayer" title
Ritlabs, SRL has been awarded the title "Conscientious Taxpayer" according to the results of the selection organized by the Сhief State Tax Service of the Republic of Moldova. The ceremony of awarding the Cup and the "Certificate of Trust" was held on December 24, 2013.
19.12.2013Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v6.1
The new The Bat! v6.1 comes with major improvements regarding the support of the cryptographic protocols. Previous versions of the program supported TLS 1.0 only, however we also implemented SSL 3.0 - an older version of the protocol to comply with the outdated mail servers. We also added the support of TLS 1.1 - a newer version of the protocol to enhance the security of messages in transit.
17.10.2013 Starting with the version 6.0 The Bat! supports IDN (Internationalized Domain Names)
IDN (Internationalized Domain Names) are the domain names that contain national alphabet characters. The names composed from the characters of the non-latin alphabets, such as Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Greek, etc., as well as the Latin alphabet-based characters with diacritics, such as French, German etc. are related to such domain names.
27.09.2013Ritlabs, SRL presents the new version The Bat! v5.8.2
In this version the improvements related to image printing via Ctrl+P, case inverting, reply counter "AW:", the key AltGr for Hungarian and German keyboard layouts and search function in cookies have benn made. Besides this, the new function Lock toolbar has been introduced.
21.05.2013Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.3.10
Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.3.10 with further improvements among which are the message tags handling, Hunspell engine and speller dictionaries, additional built-in server settings, updated root CA certificates and a handful of issue fixes.
11.02.2013Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.3.8
Ritlabs, SRL brings to your attention a new The Bat! v5.3.8, a regular update. In this version we returned to the original splash screen after the winter holidays, improved the existing features and fixed a number of issues.
15.01.2013Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! Voyager v188.8.131.52
We present a new version of The Bat! Voyager, the portable e-mail client. All the new features and improvements of the The Bat! are also available in the latest version of Voyager.
05.12.2012Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.3.4
Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.3.4, a regular update. In the new version we have implemented the Quick reply feature, so that now there is no need in opening a separate editor window to compose and then send a reply.
27.09.2012The Bat! 5.2.2 regular update
Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! v5.2.2, a regular update. The highlights of the new version are the support of the iecm:// protocol, recipient's photo display in the "Outbox" and "Sent" folders. Further on we have made minor changes in the user interface and fixed some issues.
23.08.2012The Bat! 5.2 - update
Ritlabs, SRL brings you The Bat! 5.2, a regular update of the program. In this version we’ve added some new features, fixed some bugs that appeared in v5.1 and improved several existing program mechanisms.
20.04.2012The Bat! 5.1 - handier than ever
New version of The Bat! email program is launched by Ritlabs, SRL. The most important new features of The Bat! 5.1 are Inbox Analyzer, image download manager, message tags, hints, external HTML viewing module and Multi-SMTP option. These and other improvements of The Bat! 5.1 are described below.
14.03.2012The Bat! on FindMySoft quick look video and review
On FindMySoft there is a quick look video of The Bat! that could be helpful to our new users. Besides, there is also a review of the program on that site. We're thankful to Jerome Johnston, the author of both materials, for being interested in The Bat!
02.03.2012The Bat! 5.0.36 regular update
With the first days of March, RITLabs brings you The Bat! 5.0.36, a regular update of the program. In this version several issues were redesigned, some bugs were fixed.
29.01.2012The Bat! v5.0.34 - regular update
Compared with the previous version there are several changes in the new The Bat!
v5.0.34 including minor changes in the interface.
09.01.2012The Bat! 5.0.32 regular update
Even right after the Christmas holidays, RITLabs is working as usual, delivering The Bat! 5.0.32, a regular update of the program. In this version several bugs were fixed.
03.01.2012The Bat! Voyager 184.108.40.206 - new version
We present a new version of The Bat! Voyager portable email client. Previous version was issued almost half a year ago, that's why the improvements list is not a short one.
27.07.2011The Bat! 220.127.116.11 - improvement continues
In this new version the developers introduced some new features and fixed several issues. Remote Access connections and IMAP command priority have been resolved.
18.07.2011The Bat! Voyager 18.104.22.168 update
We are happy to release a new version of The Bat! Voyager portable email client. There are several improvements and fixes compared to the previous edition.
21.06.2011The Bat! 5.0.14 regular update
In the process of development of this version we continued resolving of the issues that came to our attention in The Bat! v5.0.8. Most changes brought into The Bat! update are meant to deal with these problems. However, we have also added a series of new features it is now possible to set CC and BCC fields when redirecting messages, "Message | Edit as New" action added etc.
04.05.2011The Bat! 5.0.12 regular update
In the new version we resolved some of issues that came up in The Bat! v5.0.8. Various features of the program were fixed.
06.04.2011The Bat! 5 5/5 stars program!
RITLabs announces the launch of a new version of The Bat! email client.
In The Bat! v5 we have completely reworked the intercommunication engine. This is an important step as it allowed us to significantly improve access to email via the IMAP-protocol, to implement new search capabilities, and to display the relevant processes. These changes made the program more stable and secure.
06.04.2011RITLabs announces the launch of The Bat! v5
Our upgrade policy remains the same all users of 4.1 and further versions can upgrade to version 5.0 free of charge without updating their license keys. Version 4.x.x license key will be valid for version 5.0.x. Previous versions of the program can be upgraded to The Bat! v5 with a 30% discount on our website www.ritlabs.com or via our official dealers.
08.02.2011The Bat! is completely safe, according to FileCluster
The Bat! Professional Edition has been downloaded and scanned by FileCluster on Feb 1, 2011 with a 4-in-1 antivirus security solution, composed by: BitDefender Antivirus Pro, NOD32, Avira Antivirus and Kaspersky Antivirus.
23.12.2010The Bat! 5.0 upgrade policy
We are happy to inform our users that starting December, 23, 2010 you can pre-purchase license keys for version 5.x.x. Users that purchase licenses after December, 23, will receive keys that work with versions 4.x.x, 5.x.x and 6.0.
22.12.2010The Bat! 4.2.40 Christmas gift
All of us at RITLabs want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We thought that words alone would not be enough. So, we have a special gift for our users The Bat! 4.2.42. This version will be the last 4.x.xx version; we plan to issue The Bat! 5.0 in the near future. We know that you will love this upcoming version as much as we do. Please review our upgrade policy to see if you qualify for any specials or promotions.
18.10.2010The Bat! was granted with a 5/5 Stars Rating and "5 stars award" by Soft32Download
RITLabs is pleased to announce that The Bat! v22.214.171.124 Home Edition has undergone rigorous testing by Soft32Download Evaluation Team and has been found to be a "high quality software product." The testers were impressed by the clean design of our program. They awarded The Bat! with a 5/5 Stars Rating and "5 stars award". We have worked hard to ensure that our product is the best it can be, and now it is official. The Bat! has been placed in the "Premium Software" category by the evaluation team.
30.09.2010The Bat! was selected by CHIP Online
We are pleased to inform you that German portal CHIP Online has included The Bat! 4.2.36 as part of its software distribution to its customers.
26.07.2010The Bat! Voyager is highly appreciated by Dutch c't magazine
A Dutch version of the renowned German c't magazine published a short review of The Bat! Voyager. We don’t speak any Dutch, but it wasn’t hard to realize that the article’s title – “Vleermuis” – stands for “Bat”. And here’s a rough translation of the article’s subheading: “The Bat! Voyager is a mail client which offers more than most of the others”.
18.05.2010Integer overflow yet another Microsoft vulnerability
Recently there have been numerous reports about a new vulnerability in Microsoft email products, which is caused by erroneous processing of POP3 server responses. This vulnerability allows the executing of unauthenticated remote code on the target system.
08.04.2010The Bat! 4.2.33 improved speed of POP3 message retrieving
We are pleased to release our regularly-scheduled update to our email client The Bat! We have worked hard to bring you numerous improvements and fixes in this new version. However, one feature that you will notice right off the Bat is a significantly faster retrieval of messages via POP3 servers.
15.02.2010BatPost 3.0: ideal mail server at your service!
BatPost is an easy-to-customize mail server for corporate and individual users. Its usability and maintainability have already made a name for it. BatPost Server is an ideal solution for providing corporate email solutions and setting up an internal message exchange system.
04.02.2010A friend you know is worth more than Thunderbird 2
RITLabs had proven its value and reputation once again. Our email client The Bat! was rated "The Best Email Client of 2009" by the Russian edition of PC World (Mir PK), a world-renowned IT publication.
01.02.2010The Bat! Voyager 4.2.25 much faster retrieval of large-sized messages
Christmas holidays are over. We've changed our Christmas splash screen for a standard one, but still continue our series of gifts. In the new version of our portable program The Bat! Voyager, users will get an improvement in large-size message download speed and some other innovations.
18.01.2010The Bat! users should not be afraid of yet another Microsoft Outlook vulnerability
New reports on Microsoft Outlook vulnerability came on January, 15. BitDefender reports the unsolicited message directs users to apply a new set of settings to their mailboxes to update several ‘security upgrades’ that have been applied. The link in the email leads towards a Web page with Microsoft Office logos and instructs users to download and launch an executable file that will supposedly update their email settings.
29.12.2009The Bat! 4.2.16 Christmas Edition one more gift
A few days ago RITLabs team has launched The Bat! Voyager Christmas Release. It was a pleasure for developers to act in Santa's role and they wanted to continue it; as a result, RITLabs users now can benefit of another Christmas present – The Bat! 4.2.16.
23.12.2009The Bat! Voyager 4.2.14 Christmas Release
On the threshold of the winter holidays, RITLabs team makes its users a present – The Bat! Voyager 4.2.14, a portable variant of the most recent version of The Bat!. Major novelties are – compatibility with Windows 7, Menu Navigator and better work with antivirus applications.
17.11.2009RITLabs launches The Bat! 4.2.12
Since the previous version came out, developers have added some new features and have made some improvements to the program. The main highlight of The Bat! 4.2.12 is the Menu Navigator and better work with antivirus applications.
23.07.2009The Bat! 4.2.9 major improvements
RITLabs draws users' attention to the new version of The Bat! email program. This version has a series of major improvements described below.
20.07.2009A Bat Delayed, Filtered, and Still Not Shaken
Bill Blinn, our devoted user, wrote an article about The Bat!'s new version. We liked it a lot and want you to have a look at it. Here are some extracts from Bill's article.
14.04.2009Work with STOPzilla precautionary measures
STOPzilla is one of the numerous anti-spyware programs. Not doubting its functionality, we would like to warn The Bat! users about some problems that can appear while working with STOPzilla.
23.12.2008The Bat! 4.1, or There and Back Again
In the new version of The Bat! we introduced a new message base indexes format. This innovation permitted to remove the limit for the message folder volume and to realize multiple message flags.
22.12.2008The Bat! 4.1 upgrade policy
Users with The Bat! v.4.0 licence, as well as The Bat! v.3 users that purchased the program after November, 20, 2007, can use their existing licence keys with no additional payments or updates.
22.12.2008Merry Christmas and a Happy New version!
On the threshold of the winter holidays RITLabs announces the launch of the new version of The Bat! software. The Bat! 4.1 has a series of new useful features and improvements of the functions that are already familiar. The most important enhancement in The Bat! 4.1 is the HTML templates creation option. In the new version creating HTML messages is much easier – in addition to plain text, The Bat! templates can handle the full range of formatting, pictures, background images, tables and other HTML message attributes.
21.11.2008The Bat! 4.0.38
RITLabs draws users' attention to The Bat! update, v.4.0.38. This is a technical update, the version does not contain new options or functional novelties. There are only two improvements compared to v.4.0.34, but in this case quality prevails over quantity.
08.09.2008The Bat! 4.0.34
In the new version a modern tab control was implemented. It uses space effectively and has a "close" button on the selected tab. If one tab or another is not needed anymore, users can just click this button and get rid of that tab.
25.08.2008A Farewell to Trial-and-Error Method
New version of The Bat! email program has Quick Templates preview option. Quick Templates help you save your working time by inserting specially prepared text fragments. If you are duty bound to answer similar questions or send out stereotyped letters, then you'll highly appreciate this instrument.
22.08.2008New possibilities of the Quick Templates
In The Bat! 4.0.28 we significantly enhanced the work with Quick Templates. The major improvement is the option of previewing the result of the template's work. Let's concentrate on this particular innovation. In order to see what letter is generated as a result of applying one quick template or another, in previous versions you needed to create such letter using the template and to compare it with your expectations.
15.08.2008The Bat! 4.0.28 innovations in detail
RITLabs presents The Bat! 4.0.28, regular update of its The Bat! email program. The major improvements of the new version refer to Quick Templates and to Mozilla Thunderbird messages import option. Other features of the program were also upgraded.
11.07.2008Flash of inspiration
I love email. The pleasure of receiving emails is matched by the pleasure of writing them. An email from a friend, providing happy reading and giving me the opportunity of drafting a carefully crafted reply, makes my day.
20.06.2008Legally valid mail dispatch receipts BatPost 2.22 innovation
In many countries there are laws that give an electronic digital signature the same status as a handwritten signature, and a digitally signed document is equivalent to a manually signed document. Using the new feature of BatPost, senders can get mail dispatch receipts that have legal recognition.
27.05.2008Jobs at Ritlabs
Ritlabs is seeking software engineers experienced in programming graphical user interface controls using Win32 API, to help us to develop The Bat! and the new software products.
06.05.2008Why "The Bat!"?
Our users keep asking us why from the diversity of the fauna we chose the bat as our product’s name and symbol.
23.04.2008The Bat! 4.0.24 at your service
RITLabs announces the release of the new The Bat! update – v.4.0.24. In the new version developers made a series of improvements. Let us now present the most significant innovations.
14.04.2008What is TheBat.net?
TheBat.net – is a joint service from RITLabs and Google. Now every user of The Bat! v.4.0 and further versions is able to benefit of all the advantages of GMail service under TheBat.net domain name. The Bat! users can process their emails using mobile platforms, get reliable anti-spam and anti-virus protection, integrated search engine, chat and total synchronization of the two versions – mobile and classic.
31.03.2008Batting one's emails
Adrian Morant, one of the ARP Webbers Newsletter authors, wrote a short review of The Bat!. ARP Webbers positions itself as “an internet and computing newsletter for active retired people”, so it’s a great honour for us to be reviewed in it.
24.03.2008The Bat! v4 The Best Gets Better
Our devoted user Mark Geisinger goes on with reviewing The Bat! This time he focuses his attention on The Bat! v4 strengths and weaknesses, speaking of memory usage improvements and other issues. For example, Small Things Count section draws attention to addressee’s name capitalization feature, which is very useful despite being tiny.
19.03.2008The Bat! Voyager 4th version
Following the release of The Bat! 4.0, RITLabs brings to users’ attention The Bat! Voyager 4.0 – portable variant of the new version of The Bat!
10.03.2008The Bat! 4.0.18 released
A month after the release of the 4th version, The Bat! developers announce the update numbered 4.0.18.
03.03.2008"The Bat!, of Course"
- that’s how Mark Geisinger, our devoted user, answers the question about the best Windows email client. Mark uses The Bat! from the very beginning and can easily track the evolution of our product. We’re happy to present Mark’s review of The Bat! on our website.
07.02.2008The Bat! 4.0 new level
We bring to users’ notice that the newest version of The Bat! e-mail processing system is to be presented to the general public on February, 7.
22.01.2008The Bat!s security is recommended to law firms
Sharon D. Nelson, David K. Isom and John W. Simek, authors of numerous books and articles on internet security and its aspects that are specific for law firms, give a high appreciation to The Bat! mail processing system in their new book entitled Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms.
19.11.2007The Bat! v3 & v4 license policy
According to the new license policy, all The Bat! users that purchase the program after November 20, 2007 can use this key not only for The Bat! 3.x.x and 4.0 versions, but also for further The Bat! 4.x.x versions without additional payments or key update.
07.11.2007Update policy for The Bat! v.4
This notice about some modifications in update policy is brought to your attention due to transition to a new line of The Bat! v.4.
12.10.2007New phone and fax numbers
We bring to our clients attention that we made a modernization of our telephone lines. As a result, connection quality and speed are essentially improved; thats specially tangible for fax connection.
02.10.2007The Bat! 4.0 e-communication at its best
RITLabs brings to users notice that the newest version of The Bat! e-communication program is to be presented to the general public at the earliest possible date. Currently the final arrangements are made for the release of The Bat! 4.0 version. The newest release is cardinally better than any previous version of the program. The modifications concern various aspects of the program functionality making this version as convenient as possible for every user. Before launching this new version it is suitable to dwell upon each of the major innovations.
06.09.2007The Bat! 3.99.24 final preparations for 4.0
The work on The Bat! 4.0 is in full swing, every single day bringing its birth closer. However, before proceeding to a new digit we bring forward a new version of the third generation – The Bat! 3.99.24.
31.07.2007RITLabs was declared a Microsoft Certified Partner
Recently we received a notification about the fact that our company is now officially certified as a Microsoft Partner. A certifying document to confirm this recognition was sent to our office. Signed by two Microsoft Corporation officers – Steven Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer, and Allison Watson, Corporate Vice President Worldwide Partner Group, this certificate officially makes our company a Microsoft Certified Partner.
08.06.2007The Bat! email client in Amnesty International Slovakia office
RITLabs is proud to communicate that The Bat! email client is now involved in Amnesty International activity. Recently Slovakia office of this organization solicited our program and now they benefit of its assistance in their daily work.
22.04.2007The Bat! 3.99 new horizons
RITLabs launched a new version of The Bat! – one of the most popular mail clients. In the new version, The Bat! 3.99, you will find all the functionalities of the program brought to even higher quality level and some useful innovations.
21.04.2007Animated cursor flaw discovered for Windows - no worry for The Bat! users
If there's a hole to be found in Windows, the bad guys will find it, and the latest one is definitely unique. A vulnerability in all versions of Windows, including Vista, has been found in how the operating systems handle animated cursors, according to a Microsoft security advisory.
28.03.2007Bug on Windows Vista's email app
A just-disclosed bug in Windows Vista's built-in e-mail program can be used by hackers to run malicious code on a victimized PC.
07.03.2007RITLabs presents a new version of The Bat!
It was not long ago that The Bat! 3.98.1 was announced. In this short period of time we’ve prepared a new version – The Bat! 3.98.4 which has some serious new functional features and some significant bugs are fixed. The list of changes is enclosed.
27.02.2007RITLabs releases The Bat! v3.98
Now that the winter is almost over and and the spring is knocking on the door we would like to bring to light the new version of The Bat! replacing the Christmas Edition.
20.12.2006RITLabs releases The Bat! v3.95.01 Christmas Edition
It became a tradition at RITLabs to release a Christmas version of The Bat! at the end of each year just before the Christmas itself. It became a tradition at RITLabs to release a Christmas version of The Bat! at the end of each year just before the Christmas itself.
14.12.2006Our users protected of WAB vulnerability
Recently Microsoft Outlook Express users were attacked once again. These new attacks were made through vulnerability caused by a boundary error within the processing of Windows Address Book files (.wab). This vulnerability can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted WAB file.
09.11.2006The Bat! and Windows Vista
RITLabs plans to release a new version of The Bat! Certified under the “Works with Vista” logo before Microsoft publishes the final release of Windows Vista.
23.10.2006RITLabs at SYSTEMS-2006 exhibition
All this week (October, 23-27) our company is taking part in SYSTEMS-2006 – exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany. SYSTEMS is the leading business-to-business exhibition for information technology, telecommunication and new media. It is an honor for us to be part of such a big event in ICT world.
08.09.2006RITLabs participant of SYSTEMS-2006 exhibition
October, 23-27 our company will take part in SYSTEMS-2006 – exhibition taking place in Munich, Germany. SYSTEMS is the leading business-to-business exhibition for information technology, telecommunication and new media. It is an honor for us to be part of such a big event in ICT world.
15.08.2006The LUBRINCO Group recommends The Bat! Voyager in ÆGIS Journal
The LUBRINCO Group (http://www.lubrinco.com/) provides assistance in three areas of high risk too specialized to be dealt with inhouse. They identify and quantify threats and vulnerabilities, and their associated risk, then help manage the vulnerabilities so one can transfer or live with the residual risk. They help prevent disasterous financial loss and physical harm.
11.08.2006National secrets are protected by The Bat!
Moldovan Army uses RITLabs products May 9-27, Combined Endeavor / Phoenix Endeavor – 2006 international military exercises were carried out for specialists in data transmission and automated process-control system.
08.08.2006Business Travelers Protect Email and Critical Files on the Road with The Bat! Voyager PRO
The Bat!-tle for a safe portable email begins. Smart road warriors have a new weapon to protect sensitive client data and guard against malicious virus attacks while retrieving email on the road. The Bat! Voyager PRO from RITLabs (www.ritlabs.com) combines the award-winning The Bat! portable email client with powerful encryption software and a unique Disk Firewall feature, all pre-loaded onto a convenient 256MB flash drive.
10.07.2006Ritlabs has released The Bat! Voyager PRO
Ritlabs has released The Bat! Voyager PRO, a secure version of its popular Windows email client software that protects your email, and all of your critical files, when you're on the road. The email software is pre-loaded onto a 256Mb secure flash drive. The unique Disk Firewall Feature from Dekart adds extra protection, ensuring that your data can't be accessed by either human intruders or virus attacks.
24.05.2006RITLabs releases BatPost v2.20 mail server
The new version of the BatPost mail server is out. We have been working on the server over a year managing to implement many useful features and fixing minor bugs. Below we will take a closer look at the main new features.
28.04.2006RITLabs releases The Bat! v3.80
To cut a long story short - here is a new version of The Bat!, fresh and young, but experienced and still promising.
16.01.2006RITLabs releases The Bat! v3.65.03
New year - new version. This time round we concentrated on fixing as many bugs as possible, thus improving the programme's overall stability and functionality.
22.12.2005Mobile Email Client is Available
Ritlabs releases The Bat! Voyager – the Mobile Email Client . Ritlabs releases The Bat! Voyager – the Mobile Email Client . Now it has become possible to have the complete message base and important documents at one's fingertips. The programme is now specially adopted to be working in the USB-flash disk. The Bat! Voyager is based on the technology of the widely known The Bat! Email Client.
02.09.2005Ritlabs releases The Bat! 3.60
The Bat! 3.60 works faster and consumes less memory when dealing with very large message flows. Message Finder in this version can now automatically search inside encrypted messages. You can zoom images in the HTML viewer. Regular Expressions in Sorting Office/Filters now support Unicode and can work with any alphabet. You can also configure SmartPad settings.
25.07.2005What's new in The Bat! 3.51
The new version of The Bat!, 3.51, is an improvement of 3.5 in the field of speed, stability and the support of corporate protocols: IMAP and Exchange server via MAPI. We've also improved import procedures of messages and address entries from MS Outlook and Outlook Express. In the new version, you can reply to HTML messages preserving the text formatting of the original letter. When replying to a multipart message, with previous version of The Bat! you could only reply to the main section of a letter. Now you can reply to any particular part of the message.
13.05.2005What's new in The Bat! 3.5
The Bat! 3.5 has the following major improvements: fully customizable user interface, On-The-Fly-Encryption and Biometric authentication, as well as many other new features and bugfixes.
13.10.2004What's new in The Bat! 3.01
The Sorting Office interface has been improved. The user can now search though the filters. The Sorting Office window has been given a new toolbar. The About box has been given a facelift. The IMAP protocol has been improved. The Bat! now consumes less memory and works much faster when viewing or editing large HTML messages. Many bugs have been fixed.
17.09.2004The New Forums for The Bat! v3 users
You are welcome to the new three forums at our website where you can discuss in a friendly manner the issues about The Bat! Configuration, The New Filtering System, and The Templates and Macros.
01.09.2004What's new in The Bat! 3.0
In The Bat! 3.0, amongst all the improvements the most visually outstanding is the new look user interface and that Sorting Office that has a new flow chart style front end, which really simplifies the management of message filtering.
11.07.2004TheBat! 2.12 released
This new version provides significantly improved IMAP and Exchange functionality, extended anti-virus API to support Unicode, better folder compression algorithm that also defragments message base and index files on NTFS volumes, and many other improvements and fixes.