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MailForge
MailForge
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MailForge free download for Mac

MailForge

Version 3.2.4.3.0

Powerful alternative email client.

1.8
Based on 18 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$19.95
This app is no longer supported by it's developer. You can find similar apps here.

MailForge overview

Note: MailForge is no longer being actively developed.

MailForge was built from the ground up for OS X and designed to be a power user's email client, providing users with a host of features not commonly found in other email programs, such as the ability to edit every facet of received emails, scheduled sending of email, tabbed or multi-window interface, HTML vs text options, menu navigation of mailboxes, etc.

Harnessing the power of SQLite, MailForge also offers significant performance advantages, ranging from the ability to have a virtually unlimited number of emails in a single mailbox, to search capabilities that offer near instantaneous results. Even routine tasks, such as moving tens of thousands of emails from one mailbox to another, takes only seconds.

While MailForge already has a wide range of features, in the coming weeks and months we will be working hard to continue adding a large number of significant features and abilities to the program. For those interested in future development of MailForge

MailForge is available for $19.95 per user, with discounted rates for volume customers.

What’s new in version 3.2.4.3.0

Updated on Apr 16 2013

Version 3.2.4.3.0:
  • FIX 250 Filters not working; MF has experienced a slight issue
  • FIX 251 Automatic Filters still broken
  • FIX 253 Filter not triggered by email address in "From"
  • FIX 254 Automatic filter not working on multiple messages
  • FIX 477 New mail count incorrect (again)
  • FIX 564 MF hung while filtering
  • FIX 583 Automatic filtering seems not to work (or work correctly)
  • FIX 613 Filtered messages still shown in Inbox after having been moved to another mailbox
  • FIX 615 Import of "Transfer to" filters lack target mailbox
  • CLOSED 617 Minor Mantis problem
  • FIX 621 Interface text error ( check mail ...)

Information

License

Demo

Size

17.9 MB

Downloads

10604

App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
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Davebarnes
Davebarnes
Jan 16 2014
3.2.4.3.0
0.5
Jan 16 2014
0.5
Version: 3.2.4.3.0
Dead. "It's our regret that we weren't able to deliver the MailForge that we envisioned. Thank you to everyone who supported our attempt at continuing the promise that MailForge held." http://forum.macsimizesoftware.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=624
davert
davert
Oct 26 2013
3.2.4.3.0
0.5
Oct 26 2013
0.5
Version: 3.2.4.3.0
Years and years and years of promises and it still doesn't work.
Slung
Slung
Apr 16 2013
3.2.4.3.0
0.5
Apr 16 2013
0.5
Version: 3.2.4.3.0
As a Eudora user since the demise of Apple's original mail client, I was hopeful that Mailforge would fulfill its promise as a full fledged, OSX friendly replacement for Eudora. I paid back in 2010 and have been utterly disappointed with each release I tried. Specifically as others have noted, MF fails on import despite having compacted the Eudora mailboxes. I remain minimally optimistic and hopeful that MF will live up to its hype as a modern Eudora. In the meanwhile I'm still in Eudora and Snow Leopard.
Keep-Calm!
Keep-Calm!
Feb 26 2013
3.2.2
1.5
Feb 26 2013
1.5
Version: 3.2.2
STILL not ready for prime time. 3.2.2.0 mysteriously exits under very minor stresses.
Clwguy
Clwguy
Nov 20 2012
3.1.2.3.0
0.5
Nov 20 2012
0.5
Version: 3.1.2.3.0
I wouldn't waste one second with this application. Even if you can get it work -- which is highly unlikely -- it's not very good.
Andy-Hewitt
Andy-Hewitt
Sep 11 2012
3.1.2.3.0
0.0
Sep 11 2012
0.0
Version: 3.1.2.3.0
Still cannot get it to work with iCloud mail. I've tried all kinds or variations to the settings, but nothing. Also annoying is the inability to cancel a process other than quitting and restarting, so it just sits there showing 'Checking iCloud...'. It really needs a timeout.
Jim-Leff
Jim-Leff
Sep 1 2012
3.0
0.0
Sep 1 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0
Note: Mailforge has been taken over by a new developer (Macsimize Software), who has recently released a v.3.1.2 http://macsimizesoftware.com/downloads.htm
Robertoc
Robertoc
Jun 11 2012
3.0
0.5
Jun 11 2012
0.5
Version: 3.0
Additional bug: I restarted the importing process from scratch (I want to get a screen shot of the final error message). I also selected the "File > Export selected mailbox" menu item. A window opened and the program froze (I had to Force-quit it and restart it).
Robertoc
Robertoc
Jun 11 2012
3.0
0.5
Jun 11 2012
0.5
Version: 3.0
Still not ready for prime time. I hope to increase the rating very shortly. I need this program. I downloaded 3.0 and tried it on an old MBP 10.6.8 with a Eudora folder only a few months out of date. About 1GB of e-mails, 5GB of attachments, very good test for my "true" e-mail folder. The program "had to quit" after about 12 hours of importing e-mails. Note: mailboxes were not compacted, and the "extended" import was used since many are in a foreign language, so admittedly, not ideal conditions. Long conversion time not a big deal, progress bars show what is going on. Key problems so far: 1 - No way to gracefully stop importing. There is no "stop" button (and obviously no "restart" button following a stop). It's an "all or nothing" proposition. 2 - No way to import selected mailboxes, or for MailForge to recognize that some mailboxes have already been imported, are current, and don't need to be re-imported. 3 - No crash report. Note that the program quit, did not crash, so there was no system crash report from OS X. The error dialog box announcing that "MailForge had to quit" referred to some object that could not be found. The log file "DebugLog.txt" did not contain any useful information (the last line was the subject of the last e-mail imported).
MacCrack™
MacCrack™
May 31 2012
3.0
0.0
May 31 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0
Version 3 is still unreliable. It does not remember settings, can't sort the way you want it and shows strange code characters in the body text. It isn't worth your $19.95. All users who payed for this before 2012 have to pay $9,95 for an upgrade license. After 4 years of putting up with crappy beta versions, many lies from the developer about progress and release dates, this is the developers way of saying thank you for being patience and loyal.
Andy-Hewitt
Andy-Hewitt
May 30 2012
3.0
0.0
May 30 2012
0.0
Version: 3.0
I keep trying this, but alas I still cannot get it to work with my iCloud account (I tried all settings, and double checked they're correct). Shame really, as I was looking for something like the old Eudora.
Odysseus
Odysseus
May 28 2012
3.0
1.5
May 28 2012
1.5
Version: 3.0
This has never been a viable email client, and it most probably never will be.
Emile-b
Emile-b
May 28 2012
3.0
1.5
May 28 2012
1.5
Version: 3.0
Bug with manual filter, bug with junk mail and application freezes ! I am not able to use it as main mail client ...
Owltech
Owltech
Jul 28 2011
2.2.2
3.0
Jul 28 2011
3.0
Version: 2.2.2
Mikensmith needs to find something else to do. The constant attacks on this developer are tedious and useless. He should go develop something himself and set it out there for malcontents like himself to throw tomatos at. Flaming is for 4th graders.
Robio
Robio
Jul 27 2011
2.2.1
0.0
Jul 27 2011
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
I might have considered MailForge if it did the one thing NO other email client has offered since Eudora: and/or/unless conditions in search. No email app exists anymore where you can perform the following search: Find all messages from joe@smith.com unless recipients include sara@jones.com. Sadly, MailForge has the same search parameters as every other email app: Find Any, or Find All, and that's it. For the record, after a long search and trying about 20 apps, I settled on Postbox.
Farmhand
Farmhand
Apr 19 2011
2.0.7
1.5
Apr 19 2011
1.5
Version: 2.0.7
I am a long-term Eudora user and have worked with MailForge since its early versions. I am very disappointed with it. As a G4/PPC/Tiger user, this software is not usable for me as my main email client. I really, really, really wish it were. I like the Eudora-like interface. For example: Here are two major MailForge 2.0.7 problems that bother be a lot on a dual G4/MDD PPC running Tiger 10.4.11: (1) I have three POP email accounts. In MailForge, they all get dumped into the same IN box. The emails will correctly sort by name but not by date. I cannot depend on an email application that can't correctly sort by date. The current level of date sorting is a mess--completely useless for me. (2) I still cannot print from MailForge 2.0.7 to my Brother HL-5240 laser printer. Nothing happens, except that I have to force quit MailForge to get out of what appears to be a software loop. MailForge is the only application I have ever used that does this, and I am not the only user who has complained about this in the last year. I am now coming to the conclusion that bug fixes will not be made for Tiger or PPC Macs. I so wanted MailForge to be able to replace Eudora. It's looking like this is a lost cause. These are not obscure bugs, but very basic to everyday functionality bugs that result in MailForge being unusable to me on a serious level. In the past, Matt has claimed they can't duplicate these problems. I think you're not really trying to duplicate it using a Brother laser printer, a G4/MDD PPC, and Tiger. I really don't think you care about this. It's about time to give up on this one..... In my opinion, MailForge is still beta software for G4/PPC/Tiger users. It does appear, however, that the software author has been working hard on this email client for a couple of years now. I commend the work and the effort, and I realize it's very difficult to duplicate Eudora from scratch on multiple platforms. I applaud the effort. I just wish it worked for me. Maybe the Intel Mac users are happy with it. I don't know. My experience has been depressing.
Tom-In-London
Tom-In-London
Sep 23 2010
2.0.5
0.0
Sep 23 2010
0.0
Version: 2.0.5
As one of the many long-time Eudora users who are completely happy with it but have begun looking at possible future alternatives for the time when Rosetta is no longer available, I allowed myself to be seduced by the stated intention of the developers of MailForge, to emulate Eudora in every way. So I signed up and paid for it, only to discover that it basically doesn't work, doesn't offer anything like the easy functionality of Eudora, and after several updates is still nowhere near Eudora. In fact to me, some of the other available email applications (Thunderbird, Postbox Express, and the "new" Eudora OSE are all better than MailForge at its current stage of development. and because they are basically all open-source, are improving at a far faster rate than MailForge. I regret having paid for MailForge and have put it to one side as a curiosity. I'm still very productively using Eudora and still looking at what else is available. MailForge comes bottom of my "most likely to replace Eudora" list.
Pdbowers
Pdbowers
Aug 31 2010
2.0.4
0.0
Aug 31 2010
0.0
Version: 2.0.4
I love this application. It is simple, uncluttered, and looks just fine to me. It does what I need, and does it well. I dont understand the people who leave "reviews", and it is basically a bashing session. I have dealt with this company regarding this email client, and EACH AND EVERY TIME, my concerns were addressed professionally and HAPPILY. This type of customer service is pretty much unheard of in this day and time of automated answering systems. This client is a work in progress, they have plans for it, and will implement them in due time. I am more than a satisfied customer. For those who dont want to use it, there are a multitude of other clients out there to choose from. I am simply making a comment about this software and this reply is not directed toward any user in particular. Keep up the great work, Infinity Data Systems. Your work is noticed.
Eddybarnes
Eddybarnes
Jul 27 2010
2.0.3
2.0
Jul 27 2010
2.0
Version: 2.0.3
Looked at this program early this year and again this week. Seems to show progress but features not close to Eudora yet. Importing mail works for some mailboxes but not all and had a couple of freezes and restarts trying to finish imports. Search really not as good yet, comparing with Eudora, and import of filters scattered. Really needs feature to customize toolbar. On good side, cheers to Spamsieve connection. When it works, fast, but has trouble with Exchange Imap. May become Eudora's replacement eventually.
Saraswati
Saraswati
Jul 24 2010
2.0.3
5.0
Jul 24 2010
5.0
Version: 2.0.3
I agree with FRANKP: I am still using Eudora on my iMac/OS 10.6.4, but will make the switch soon to MailForge. It's definitely getting better. Keep up the great work, MailForge!
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