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Open winmail.dat files on a Mac

It’s bound to happen on a Mac. Someone will send you an email and tell you to check out the attachment. However, the only thing attached is a winmail.dat file. Good news though, you can open that file. TNEF’s Enough is a little freeware application that can open winmail.dat files and extract the attachment that […]

Import Apple Mail to Thunderbird

Importing mail from Apple’s isn’t built into to Thunderbird. That’s a major oversight I think, however the work-around isn’t that bad. There are a dozen steps or so, but really, it’s not hard. This works for folders that are considered ‘On My Mac’ in Apple’s aka ‘Local Folders’ or inboxes, outboxes, sent boxes […]

Thunderbird In-Line Spell Check

Why wait for in-line spell checking abilities in Thunderbird when you can have them now?! AusDilece has created a few Thunderbird extensions and one is the ability to check spelling as you type! Granted, I hear this feature is in TBird 1.1, however, why wait when you can have it now?! I’ve been running it […]

Mozilla Thunderbird Mini Review

I recently switched over to Thunderbird on my iMac G5 at work and I’ve been loving it ever since. I’m not finding to many missing features and there are many more features that I probably haven’t even found. Some of my favorite features include… • Saved Searches (smart folders) • Send Message Again as New […]

Switching to Thunderbird

Well I’m taking the leap. I’m dropping Apple’s Mail application for Mozilla‘s Thunderbird email client at work. Thunderbird is free, customizable and available for Mac’s, PC’s and most operating systems. There were a couple of reasons for switching. Saved Searches (aka Smart Folders) Return Receipts Mail Priorities Labels Granted, Apple’s has most of these […]