Email Design Podcast #71: Animated GIF Support in Windows 10 Mail and Faking Video in Email with CSS Animated Sprites

In the 71st episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez announce the support of animated GIFs in Windows 10 Mail, the resolution of image gaps bug in Outlook.com and Office 365, faking video in email with CSS animated sprites, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.

Here’s What We Learned After Tracking 17 Billion Email Opens [Infographic]

Over the course of the past year, we’ve analyzed over 17 billion email opens to see where subscribers read emails. And while a few things stayed the same, we saw plenty of movement this year in terms of email client popularity. In our 2016 Email Market Share infographic, we take a look at mobile, webmail, and desktop opens over the course of the year, providing insights about why these changes occurred and how they may affect your email campaigns.

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The Top 10 Most Popular Email Clients of 2016

2016 brought significant changes in the email world, proving once again that the medium is still alive and kicking. This year saw the launch of a new version of iOS (iOS 10) and the Yahoo! Mail Android app dropping support for media queries. The biggest news of 2016 for email geeks? Gmail supporting <style> and media queries, effectively supporting responsive design. See what else you need to know for 2017.

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Mobile Back Up To 56% For September Email Market Share

Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails sent using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In September, mobile opens increased to 56%, desktop opens decreased to 17%, and webmail opens decreased to 27%.