(as of 12/17/2014)
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- Supports iCloud, Gmail, Exchange, Yahoo! Mail, and AOL Mail services
- Messages can be exported and imported in the MBOX format
- Text-to-speech, spelling and grammar check, and PDF export capabilities
- Mail Drop lets you attach files up to 5GB
- Stationery styles for birthdays, announcements, photos, etc.
Apple Mail is an email application bundled with the OS X operating system. The program is bundled with the iOS platform as a mobile version, as well.
Mail allows you to access a variety of email services, such as iCloud, Gmail, Exchange, Yahoo! Mail, and AOL Mail. The application uses the SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols and the MBOX format for storing and organizing email messages.
The application provides a variety of functions, including spelling and grammar check, text-to-speech capability, and the ability to export a message as a .PDF file. You can create different folders to organize your messages, flag emails, create and save signatures, and quickly load photos as attachments. You can also apply a variety of stationery styles for birthday invitations, photo collages, and other announcements with the .MAILSTATIONERY file.
Mail is a good option for OS X users who use multiple email services and want to organize their mail in one application. The application also provides some neat features such as stationery styles, shape and sketch insertion, and text-to-speech capability. Give Apple Mail a shot if you are looking for a solution to managing your multiple email accounts.
Supported File Types
Primary file extension
Other file extensions used by Apple Mail 8
|Supported File Types|
|.EMLX||Apple Mail Message|
|.EMLXPART||Mail Message Attachment|
|.MAILSTATIONERY||Apple Mail Stationery File|
|.MAILTOLOC||Mail Internet Location File|
|.MIM||Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Message File|
|.SKINDEX||Mail Index File|
|.TNEF||Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format|
|Additional Related File Formats|
|.MIME||Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension|
|.P10||Certificate Request File|
|.P7R||Certificate Request Response File|
|.P7S||Digitally Signed Email Message|
Updated: December 17, 2014