Keep your data private! Install Clario for mobile and desktop.
Try NowAd
Serial Mail
Serial Mail
4.6
4.9
0.0
Serial Mail free download for Mac

Serial Mail for Mac4.6

22 July 2009

AppleScript creates mailings using Apple Mail & Address Book.

What is Serial Mail for Mac

Serial Mail is an AppleScript to generate serial mailings from a template using Apple Mail and data provided by an Address Book group. The messages are generated and you may choose whether to save or send the messages - so you can review the result before sending.

The script will process the message body of the (selected) template message and replace certain tags by their corresponding value from the Address Book for each recipient. You may use custom data by specifing your own labels in the "related names" section of the persons Address Book entry (e.g. "Assistant", "Customer number", etc.) and the script will replace the corresponding tags by the corresponding Address Book values (Example: I use the script to inform students of their score (and other stuff), which is stored in AddressBook).

What's new in Serial Mail

Version 4.6:

It is possible to attach personalized attachments to the generated emails: The path name provided to the tag "finder:file" can be parametrized with the recipient name. This allows to add an individual attachment specific to the recipient of the generated email. The path name may contain one or two placeholders defined by the two characters %@. The first occurrence of %@ is replaced with the first name of the recipient. The second occurrence is replaced with the last name of the recipient.

Related articles

Try our new feature and write a detailed review about Serial Mail. All reviews will be posted soon.
Write your thoughts in our old-fashioned comment
MacUpdate Comment Policy. We strongly recommend leaving comments, however comments with abusive words, bullying, personal attacks of any type will be moderated.
0.0
(0 Reviews of )
There are no reviews yet
Guest
Guest
Dec 17 2006
3.10
0.0
Dec 17 2006
0.0
Version: 3.10
A NOTE OF CAUTION. The Read Me attached to this download says: "Important: Bug in OS X 10.4 may lead to loss of Address Book data There were a few reports of users completely losing the contents of their Address Book while working with Serial Mail. The problem is not related to Serial Mail, it is due to a bug in Mac OS X, presumably the SyncService. There are many reports of this problem in the Apple discussion group. From these reports it appears that the problem comes form a sync (like iSync) conflicting with another application trying to access the Address Book. See http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=3028664 Since for most of us the Address Book database is one of the most valuable data, please backup your Address Book database. It is just one click to the File menu of the Address Book application."
Timplaster
Timplaster
Oct 3 2005
3.6
5.0
Oct 3 2005
5.0
Version: 3.6
Thank you for making this free. Works perfect, turns mass family emails into personal letters!! Couldn't be much easier.
Guest
Guest
Sep 28 2005
3.5
4.8
Sep 28 2005
4.8
Version: 3.5
Nice: small, simple, cheap and powerful
Guest
Guest
Dec 29 2003
2.4
4.8
Dec 29 2003
4.8
Version: 2.4
Very nice for new years greetings.
Free
4.9
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Apple Mail client 3.4
  • Apple Address Book 4.1.1

Downloaded & Installed 11,282 times

How would you rate Serial Mail?
Similar apps
MailDrop
Custom mass email app.
Is this app is similar to MailDrop? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
2
Total score
0
Downvotes
SerialMailer
Create personalized email newsletters.
Is this app is similar to SerialMailer? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
2
Total score
0
Downvotes
MailToBotic
Send HTML mail in bulk.
Is this app is similar to MailToBotic? Vote to improve the quality of this list.
Vote results
0
Upvotes
2
Total score
0
Downvotes