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We invite all to compare the simplicity of designing and printing envelopes or labels with Easy Mail to doing so in any other program, including popular editors and word processors. Easy Mail wins going away!

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What Customers Like Best

  • Easy to use.

  • Simple to install.
  • Fast, easy startup.
  • The intuitive opening screen with large easy-to-find buttons.
  • 8 predefined envelope sizes, 4 US and 4 metric.
  • 16 predefined Avery label sizes/sheets, 8 US and 8 metric.
  • Redefine any envelope or label size.
  • The free-form address format in mailing lists.
  • Optional data fields for related information.
  • Select part of an address list for output to envelopes or labels.
  • Assign specific addresses to particular labels with the mouse. Only labels assigned are printed, which assures none are wasted.
  • Fast email support. Phone support available during business hours.

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What's New

New customers and current users who have upgraded (there is no charge), are excited about . . .

  • Drag-and-drop to position fields on envelopes and labels.

  • Resize or reshape the logo with the mouse.
  • Store an unlimited number of layouts for each envelope and label size.
  • Drag-and-drop one or more selected addresses to an output list.
  • Redesigned screens that are more intuitive.

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Additional Features

  • Store an unlimited number of return address formats.

  • Easily switch between sizes of envelopes and labels, and the layouts for each. Also switch between letterheads.
  • Create as many separate mailing lists as needed.
  • Drag-and-drop addresses from an external list into Easy Mail.
  • Type addresses individually or cut-and-paste them in.
  • Edit or delete addresses easily.
  • Search for occurrences of text within mailing lists, such as a name, part of one, or a city; all addresses containing the text are displayed.

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"If you need an application to help you create envelopes, mailing labels, and letters, then look no further." - Microsoft Windows User Group Hall of Fame

"Easy Mail is an easy-to-use application that serves as a complete correspondence center." - Ziff Davis Award: Five of Five stars

"The install went great and the word processor is more than I hoped for. I love all the icons on the taskbar ready to use." - Joanne <>

"I love your program and it's made a believer out of me that there are better programs than Microsoft has to offer." - Sam Forsythe <>

"Setting everything up is so easy - works so well - that I can't remember ever looking at your Help files. Sorry. They are probably well written, too. I just haven't needed them." - John A. Collins <>

"Your tech support and response to all of my questions has been sincerely appreciated. Not only is the program the best mailing program I found (and, surprisingly, one of the cheapest), but your assistance has to be the best of any of the companies with whom I have dealt." - Clyda Carver <>

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Options Available

These options are available at no additional charge. They can be downloaded at any time by customers or those evaluating the program.

  • American-English Thesaurus.

  • Spell-checking dictionaries in American and British English, Danish, French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
  • Easy Writer, a full-featured editor as described below.

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Features Of Easy Writer

Many users prefer the simplicity of the slim, trim, efficient editor delivered with Easy Mail. In addition to standard Window's editing features, a corresponding envelope or label can be automatically printed, documents can be emailed or faxed, and graphics can be inserted within text. Supports .RTF and .TXT files.

Easy Writer provides greater power and additional options. It is available to both customers and those evaluating the program. The features of most interest to our users are . . .

  • WYSIWYG editing and printing.

  • Full drag-and-drop support, including movement of text and customizable toolbar.
  • Hide or show the tool bar, status bar, and ruler.
  • Insert .BMP and .WMF graphics files within text.
  • Text can be saved in ASCII, .RTF (Rich Text Format), or HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language).
  • File previews before opening.
  • Extended list of most recently used files.
  • System-wide file find.
  • Auto-backup of files.
  • Merge disk files at the cursor position.
  • Multiple level undo and redo.
  • Automatic paragraph indentation; also for left and right indent.
  • Single, one and a half, double, triple, and variable line spacing.
  • Center, left- and right-justify text.
  • Font attributes include superscript, subscript, all and small capitals.
  • In the 32-bit version, fax documents directly. In the 16-bit version, send them to a fax driver.
  • In the 32-bit version, email documents directly.

Also supported are . . .

  • Multiple page Print Preview

  • Zoom in or out
  • Headers and footers
  • Decimal aligned tabs
  • Automatic page numbering
  • Page breaks
  • Page setup
  • Paragraph borders and shading
  • Shadowed and blinking text

  • Insertion of date and/or time
  • Insertion of symbols
  • Context-sensitive help
  • Find and replace
  • Context-sensitive help
  • Spell checking
  • Thesaurus

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System Requirements

Easy Mail requires a system running Windows. The Win 3.x (16-bit) version is equivalent to the Win 95/98/NT/ME/XP (32-bit) version, although the latter offers a few additional options.

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About The Company

Home Plan Software was founded in 1989. Home Plan, CAD software to assist in designing homes, was released as shareware in 1992. It continues to be marketed and supported. A Windows version released in the last quarter of 1999. Custom software production and support remain an important part of the business.

Easy Mail was first released in December of 1997, and continues to be enhanced. Easy Mail Plus, was released in the second quarter of 1999, it adds full database capability and a host of powerful options to it's parent product, Easy Mail.

Home Plan Software has been a member of the Association of Shareware Professionals since 1992.

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About The Author

Chuck Herndon and his wife Ruth were born and raised in the area of Santa Cruz, California. Chuck took up computer programming in 1979, while working for the Ford Motor Company, supporting test equipment to diagnose Ford's new electronic engine control systems.

In 1989, Chuck and his wife left Santa Cruz and moved to Mokelumne Hill, California. Chuck opened shop as Home Plan Software. Home Plan, CAD software to assist in designing homes, was released as shareware in 1992. Chuck continues to market and support this product. Easy Mail was first released in December of 1997, and continues to be enhanced.

Chuck and his wife have been raising Peruvian Paso horses since 1990. They have five children and ten grandchildren.

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Contact Information

Voice: 209-286-8011
US Mail . . .
Home Plan Software
8437 Center Street
Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 USA


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