New release of Bitmask: encrypted email for everyone

We are pleased to announce the Bitmask 0.9.2 release, codename “Panis et Circenses”. Bitmask Encrypted Email is now available as a stable Beta, and bundled with a sleek mail client developed by the Pixelated-Project. Beta means that a deep refactor of our code base has brought us new stability, scalability and speed, but unforeseen issues are still expected to be found. We need you to test it hard, and report issues, but don’t trust it yet in situations where data loss, delivery problems or any other errors can put you at risk or otherwise cause major trouble. 

We maintain a demo provider for the mail service at https://mail.bitmask.net. This provider is already pinned in Bitmask for easy access when creating a new account from within the wizard. Bitmask Email is in beta state for Linux, and we also have an alpha version for OSX ready for testing. Please help improve Bitmask:

  1. Get Bitmask
  2. Run Bitmask and select mail.bitmask.net or another provider of your choosing. 
  3. Test with the new Bitmask Mail interface, with Thunderbird, or any other mail app of your choice. 
  4. Report bugs in our issue tracker

Bitmask VPN is still going strong. The 0.9.2 bundles include statically compiled binaries for OpenVPN 2.3.10 (compiled against PolarSSL 1.3.9) and GnuPG 1.4.20.

We look forward to your feedback!

Until the next release, see you on the intertubes, and stay safe.

The Bitmask team.

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