It’s been awhile. I don’t remember the last time I licked an envelope shut, or licked a stamp and stuck it to an envelope. These days it’s online transactions and PDFs.
Then I had to mail some papers to someone who didn’t have email. Frankly, it would have taken far less time to grab an envelope, write down the address, stuff it with the papers, lick a stamp, and send the whole shebang on its way.
Instead, I tried to print an envelope. It wasn’t easy to do until I found the app for that.
Simple Envelope makes the envelope printing process on your Mac much easier than writing. This looks easy but it’s actually easier than it looks.
Open Simple Envelope, grab and address from Address Book, select the envelope size, add the return address, and print (after putting the envelope in the printer).
Simple, right? It is. But options abound.
Customize the fonts, change the envelope sizes, add images, print postal barcodes, and batch print.
This is the simplest envelope printing app I’ve used, so it’s aptly named. It gives you options to add or hide titles to the names, add or hide a name prefix, even swap surname with given name.
What it doesn’t do is what I’d like. Simple Envelope doesn’t do labels, which is more efficient if you have many envelopes to mail and a lot of names and addresses.
But for a few envelopes at a time, this is the app you want. Simple. Cheap. Easy.