Editor’s Note: This product has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it has been discontinued. You can still read our original review below, but Top Ten Reviews is no longer updating this product’s information.
Matador 3.5's rich feature set will allow the user to fine-tune the filter categories to the desired specifications in order to block (or unblock) Spam email. Matador 3.5 reporting capability is very good; reports can viewed by Junk by Day, Reasons, Total History, or by Total Reasons. Matador 3.5 provides the user with the ability to challenge an email by sending email verification to test whether it is a legitimate email or junk.
Matador offers sliding message filter toolbar that will allow you to mark messages as junk mail by sexual content, offensive language, get rich quick schemes, gambling, and advertisements.
Matador is easy to use. After installation, three buttons are placed in your email client's toolbar that will allow you to mark messages to be added to the junk mail folder, unjunk a message from the junk mail folder, or mark the message for approval.
Matador is easy to setup and install. It installs directly to your email client allowing you to start using Matador immediately.
We didn't encounter any problems or errors when we used this product.
Overall, Matador 3.5 is an average Spam filtering package. Accuracy of spam detection was not up to the competition. The interface is attractive and designed to be user-friendly, but the filtering process requires more monitoring of emails than other products.