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How to extract the contents of the mail about winmail.dat files on Mac?

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#1 Olivia111


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Posted 25 April 2017 - 04:01 AM

I use Mac for my works, I received a lot of winmail.dat files from the senders who are using Microsoft Outlook, but I don’t know how to extract and save it, the contents is very important for me. I need them to do my works. This question has been bothering me for a long time, I am eager to solve. Does anyone know what method can I fix?

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 07:00 AM

Hi :welcome: to BleepingComputer


Check this http://osxdaily.com/2016/04/19/open-winmail-dat-file-mac-os-x/ I think the first method will not work if there are actually several files inside winmail.dat the other two methods should work.

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 08:10 PM

I have used TNEF Enough back before it was on the App Store (I believe that was it back then...it has been a while), but there are lots of other options beyond that on both the App Store and outside the App Store. I currently use a program called Letter Opener. It is a paid program that in on the expensive side, but I like it...and I like to support people who create software.

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Posted 26 April 2017 - 02:40 AM

Thank you guys to answer my question.  I have tried a lot of ways, and finally I found an APP which I can open and extract winmail.dat files on my Mac. It helped me a lot. If anybody need help, I can tell you this app is  Winmail DAT File Viewer: Open DAT,XPS,MSG files. You can find it in Mac App Store, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/winmail-dat-file-viewer-open-dat-xps-msg-files/id1030699881?mt=12. 

I really thank you for your answer, all in all, best wishes for you.

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