AOL (yes, AOL) has released a beta version of a new email tool called Alto.
According to our source story from PCAdvisor, Alto helps users visuallyorganize email more easily. For example, you can drag and dropemail into “stacks” organized by category, sender or content type. AndAltoautomatically sorts attachments, photos, and social media notificationsso you don’t have to search for them among all your generalmessage-based emailcontent.
Users can sign into the Alto site for free and use it with Gmail,Yahoo, AOL or other email systems – but note that it’s still in betamode by invitation only. It’s expected to be opened up to general usersinthe first quarter of 2013.
AOL hopes to have a version of Alto available for tablets andsmartphones early next year.