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I'm currently on 10.6 and I really like it so I'm not really thinking about an upgrade right now. Two things I really like about 10.7 are the full screen apps and the Mail client.

Is it possible to somehow upgrade/purchase the Mail client of 10.7 alone? It would be really nice if I could do that.

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These apps (and the full screen mode) require APIs that are not available on versions prior to Lion. Even if one could purchase Mail separately, it wouldn't run.

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It's not possible, unfortunately, and copying and pasting it won't work either. (FaceTime cannot be copied from 10.7 to 10.6 also.)

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Consider Postoffice mail app; it's got a lot to offer if you can't upgrade to lion.

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Please add an url and information what is thedifference between Mail.app for example to make the answer more complete. –  Rob Jul 3 at 6:24

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