Download The Bat!

There is now a single installation file for both Professional and Home licenses. After you install the program and input the registration key, The Bat! will recognize its license type. Note that the current installation file includes the multi-language user interface and the spell checker dictionaries formerly known as International Pack.

Please check your current registration. You may have to pay to upgrade your license to a newer version. Licenses purchased on or after May 9, 2015 are valid for The Bat! v7. Licenses purchased on or before May 8, 2015 can be upgraded for a fee.

The Bat! v7.1.12 Christmas Edition (32-bit)

07-01-2016 32.86 MB Download

The Bat! v7.1.12 Christmas Edition (64-bit)*

07-01-2016 35.64 MB Download

Token Manager v2.0 (iKey1000, eToken Pro) for Professional Edition

21-01-2010 0.95 MB Download

For software developers - specification for writing custom interface skins for The Bat!

30-07-2006 0.19 MB Download

For software developers - specification of The Bat! plugin API

10-05-2011 3.62 MB Download
Archived versions of The Bat!

New features

  • OAuth 2.0 authentication mechanism for GMail and Mail.Ru
  • The "Use Address Book display names" option for message list
  • "From (Address Book)" and "To (Address Book)" message list columns are now available
  • EWS autodiscover logging in the "Create New Account" dialog
  • Priority, receipt/reading confirmation options for sending messages from EWS accounts
  • EWS accounts: moving and copying messages/items between folders is now possible
  • Server-side deletion of messages/items in EWS accounts
  • "Load Active Directory contacts" option in the EWS accounts properties
  • While retrieving Exchange items via EWS, the company Active Directory contacts are now also retrieved
  • "Get only items later than:" option in EWS accounts


  • When HTTP proxy is defined in The Bat! under "Network\Administration", it overrides operating system’s Internet options
  • Sound after finishing search is made optional
  • Files’ creation time is used as the received time for messages opened from .EML files


  • Search is now working in Virtual Folders
  • The "Create New Account" dialog was missing EWS pre-configured settings for some well-known email services
  • Registration keys from some HTML messages couldn't be copy-pasted into the key input form, if The Bat! used Windows OS HTML viewer
  • The Bat! didn't properly handle Unicode text files and could only load text files in Windows or UTF-8 encoding, not UTF-16. As a result, tips files in UTF-16 could not be displayed
  • RSS error unexpected exception EXMLDocError, Details: "Element "content" does not contain a single text node" has been eliminated
  • Access violation error upon saving HTML-templates with changes of test formatting in tables has been fixed
  • Access violation error, which appeared while copying emails with inline images and Content ID between different accounts has been fixed
  • If the user entered a registration key from a previous version, The Bat! did not properly display the program’s version number
  • Fixes in displaying of RSS subject lines for those aggregators that treat titles as HTML and second level of encoding may be expected to comply with HTML
  • Memory leaks have been eliminated
  • Reply-To and In-Reply-To fields in EWS accounts are now properly displayed
  • Access violation error message that appeared while downloading external images for HTML emails has been fixed
  • Program’s interface could get frozen while retrieving a large number of messages (1000>) with broadband access
  • The Bat! didn't import the gender field from tab delimited files to the address book
  • Access violation error messages, which appeared in the account log, have been fixed
  • Search within the found messages in the Message Finder was not working
  • The warning upon opening of more than 5 messages in a separate window at once is functioning again
  • Problems with extended IMAP authentication mechanisms (like CRAM-MD5, NTLM, etc) have been fixed
  • The "D-TRUST Root Class 3 CA 2 EV 2009" certificate has been added
  • Access violation error that appeared when searching contacts on LDAP servers has been fixed
  • Fixes in displaying folder names in the folder selection for Mail Ticker
  • (#0000635) Truncated checkbox "Action" and option "Load signal string..." in the Sorting Office | Selective download section
  • (#0000596) Truncated checkbox "With attachments" in the Setup Message List Tab dialog
  • (#0000543) Truncated captions in folder maintenance results pane
  • (#0000637) Short strings in the Connection Center window
  • Fixed some caption truncation by width and height
  • Access violation error that occurred while processing large accounts with Inbox Analyzer has been fixed


The Bat! upgrade policy
  • The Bat! v5 license purchased December 23, 2010 - September 25, 2013 is valid for a The Bat! v6.0 upgrade only. For The Bat! v6.1 and higher these licenses are not valid.

  • The Bat! v6 license purchased September 26, 2013 - November 25, 2013 will be valid for a The Bat! v7.0 upgrade only. For The Bat! v7.1 and higher these licenses will not be valid.

  • The Bat! v6 license purchased November 26, 2013 - May 8, 2015 is valid for all sub-versions of The Bat! v6. For The Bat! v7.0 and higher these licenses will no longer be valid.

  • The Bat! v7 license purchased from May 9, 2015 will be valid for versions 6.8, 6.8.x and all sub-versions of The Bat! v7. For The Bat! v8.0 and higher these licenses will no longer be valid.

Users who have a license for any version of The Bat! before v7 can update their license to The Bat! v7 by purchasing an upgrade.

Please note: We reserve the right to adjust our upgrade policy without notification.

*The 64-bit version of The Bat! does not accept 32-bit plugins. If your plugin stopped working after installing The Bat! 64-bit, you should either get the 64-bit version of the plugin or switch back to the 32-bit version of The Bat!