Frequently Asked Questions
What's the difference between Omea Reader and Omea Pro?
Omea Pro has e-mail, instant messaging, and other features not present in Omea Reader. For more information, see our Omea Pro/Reader Comparison.
What platform does Omea run on? Will it run on Linux and Mac OS X as well?
Omea is a .NET application, and currently it runs only under Windows. It now supports Windows 2000/XP/2003. Support for Windows 98/Me is still under discussion.
What are the system requirements for Omea?
The recommended hardware configuration is
- Pentium 4 or AMD processor
- 256 MB memory
- 1024x768 screen resolution
Software configuration is
- .NET Framework version 1.1
- Windows 2000/XP/2003
Is Omea a stand-alone application or just an add-on to MS Outlook?
Omea is a stand-alone application. Omea version 1.0 integrates tightly with Outlook, which it relies on for handling email. Omea Pro can optionally synchronize Tasks and Contacts with Outlook as well.
What versions of Outlook are supported?
Omea supports Outlook 2000, Outlook XP and Outlook 2003. It does not support Outlook Express.
What if I use Thunderbird? Will I also be able to use Omea?
If you use an e-mail client other than MS Outlook, you will be able to use all features of Omea — newsgroups, feeds, file indexing, etc. —except email
Can Omea corrupt my email and other important data?
No. Omea creates a separate view of information resources that does not in any way affect the data stored in Outlook and other programs.
It is possible to delete messages and files from the Omea user interface, but all the deleted data can be recovered through the standard system tools (Windows Recycle Bin and the Deleted Items folder in Outlook.)
So how can I try it out?
You have 2 options:
How can I get Technical Support?
Omea Support Links: