Adding and managing attachments Follow


You can attach files of up to 22 MB to messages you send from Outpost. You can also attach more than one file to a message, as long as the combined file sizes add up to 22 MB or less. 

The types of files you can attach depends on how your Outpost account is set up:

  • If you've connected Outpost to a Gmail or Office 365 account, you can attach any kinds of files that those email providers allow. Please see the documentation for your email provider to learn more about what kinds of files you can attach. 
  • If you're forwarding email into Outpost, your email provider's rules for attachments will also apply in Outpost. Again, please see the documentation for your email provider for details.
  • If you're using an email address, you can attach all common file types, including PDF, .jpg, .png, .doc, and .xls.


Adding attachments to a message

Attachments can be added to messages in one of two ways: dragging the attachments to the message editor window, or by clicking on the paperclip icon in the message editor window.

Drag and drop attachments

When editing a message, drag the file or files that you wish to attach to the message editor window. Image attachments, such as JPEG and PNG files, will be placed in the body of the email directly after the cursor. Non-image attachments will appear at the bottom of the editor window.

Selecting attachments

  1. Click the attachments icon in the formatting menu:
  2. Select the file to be attached from your computer.
  3. Once the file is attached, you will see it at the bottom of the reply:

Note: When selecting attachments from your computer, image files will appear in the attachment list and not in the message body. 

Previewing an attachment

When you attach JPG and PNG files to an Outpost conversation, you can preview them by clicking the Preview icon. This icon is greyed out for any attachments you're not able to preview:


Downloading all attachments  

You can download each attachment individually or you can download all attachments at once by clicking on the download icon next to Download All


Removing an attachment

Attachments are automatically removed when you reply to a conversation. To remove an attachment manually, click the X next to the attachment filename:



Downloading an attachment from a conversation

Click on the download icon next to the attachment filename:

You'll then see a dialog box that allows you to choose the destination folder in your computer. Select the folder and click Save.


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