Sparrow (email client)

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Sparrow was an email client for OS X and iOS. After a 4-month beta period, Sparrow went on sale in the Mac App Store on February 9, 2011 and became the top paid and top grossing app in less than one day.[1] On July 20, 2012, the company announced that it had been acquired by Google and was ceasing continued development of the application except for critical bug fixes.

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Original author(s)
  • Dominique Leca
  • Đinh Việt Hòa
  • Jean-Marc Denis
  • Jean-Baptiste Bégué
  • Louis Romero
Developer(s)Sparrow SARL
Initial releaseFebruary 9, 2011; 12 years ago (2011-02-09)
Final release
1.6.4 / October 5, 2012; 10 years ago (2012-10-05)
Written inObjective-C
Operating system
Size12.6 MB
Available inEnglish
TypeEmail client
LicenseProprietary commercial software