VacuumMail is an AppleScript application that performs the "vacuum" command on Apple Mail's underlying SQLite EnvelopeIndex database. This must not be done while Mail is running, so VacuumMail will first check to see if Mail is running and if so, it will close Mail (giving you a chance to opt out, of course!). If Mail was running when the process begins, VacuumMail will restart Mail when it's finished, and will let you know how much it was able to compact the database.
VacuumMail is designed to be incorporated into an automated maintenance routine and run at regular intervals. This is the purpose for the Launch Agent more...
Version 0.96: The latest release corrects a bug in the installer introduced in VacuumMail 0.9.5. The new version, 0.9.6, ensures that the /Users/Shared folder retains the correct permissions after the installer runs. There are no other changes in this release. If youÃve installed VacuumMail 0.9.5, you can use DiskUtility to check and fix permissions on your system, or run the new installer.
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