MBOX Attachment Extractor Mac


MBOX Attachment Extractor for Mac

Professional Wizard to Extract Attachments from MBOX File on Mac

  • Process MBOX, MBX, MBS, and without extension MBOX files
  • Provided support for adding multiple files at once
  • Apply multiple Date filters and export accordingly
  • Extract attachments according to size (KB/MB) mentioned
  • Compatible to extract attachments from Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Include or Exclude the attachments based on type of extensions of file added
  • Support multiple naming conventions for attachments & attachment folder name
  • Provides Folder Hierarchy and No folder hierarchy option
  • With this utility you can easily clear mail storage space on Mac
  • Support to create a single folder for all MBOX file attachments
  • Provided support for MBOX files created using any email client

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Key Features of Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor Wizard

Software to Download All Attachments from multiple MBOX/ MBX/ MBS Files on Mac

Extract Attachments from MBOX

This MBOX attachment extraction wizard is designed to extract attached files from all MBOX and its variants in an easy manner. Its simple GUI is loaded with multiple features and functionalities to take care of all the user requirements during the extraction process.

Dual Options to Add MBOX Files

This Mac based software provides two different options to add the MBOX files i.e., “Add File(s)” and “Add Folder”. You can use the ‘Add File’ option to select and add MBOX file(s) directly. And the ‘Add Folder’ option allows you to select a folder that contains all the MBOX files within it.

Process MBOX, MBX, MBS, No-extension MBOX

MBOX Attachment Extractor for Mac is a flexible software that supports all kinds of MBOX files. It identifies and processes files with .mbox, .mbx and .mbs formats as well as no-extension MBOX files (eg- Thunderbird MBOX).

Note: In case of extracting attachments from MBX file, make sure that the ‘MBX’ file and ‘Attach’ folder are at the same location.

Support MBOX, MBX, MBS of All Email Clients

There are more than 20 email clients that generate MBOX file like Mozilla Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Entourage, The Bat, Spicebird, etc. Even, popular webmail apps also provide options to download data in MBOX format like Gmail. This extraction software supports all these MBOX files regardless of the associated email client.

Apply Date-Range Filters

During the MBOX attachment extraction process, this software wizard provides date-range filter option. With this filter, you can set a particular date-range and choose to process only specific email messages for their attachments. All you need to do is set the ‘Start date’ and ‘End date’ and the tool will extract attachments from emails that fall in the specified date-range.

Attachment File Filters

MBOX Attachment Extractor wizard provides two file filter options:

  • File Size: You can adjust the size of the attachments upto or more than a specific value. Only those attached files that follows the specified file size range will be extracted from MBOX files.
  • File Type: You can specify particular formats to include or exclude during the extraction process. Thus, allowing you to export specific attached files from an MBOX/MBX/MBS files.

Set Name Conventions

This software supports two naming convention options:

  • For Attachments: Set the naming options for the extracted attachments on Mac OS.
  • For Attachment Folders: Set the naming options for the folders that the software generates to store the extracted attachments.

A total of 8 naming patterns are available such as Subject, Subject+Date, AutoIncrement, From+Subject+Date, etc.

Multiple Folder Hierarchy Options

Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor tool has 4 folder options:

  • Maintain Folder Hierarchy : It will maintain the on-disk folder hierarchy of selected MBOX files / folder.
  • Create Folder For Attachments: The software will create a folder corresponding to each email and store attachments of that particular email within it.
  • No Folder Hierarchy : It will dissolve any sort of folder structure.
  • Create Single Folder: It creates a single outer folder that stores all the attachments.

View Process Report of Extraction

Once the attachment extraction process is completed, the MBOX attachment extractor wizard not only provides you with export status but also allows you to view and download the complete progress report to your Mac system. This CSV file report contains information regarding attachment count, fail count, and status report.

Support Latest Mac OS Versions

This software is designed to run on all the Mac Operating systems starting from MacOS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), MacOS X 10.9(Mavericks), MacOS X 10.10 (Yosemite), MacOS X 10.11 (El Capitan), MacOS X 10.12 (Sierra), MacOS X 10.13 (High Sierra), MacOS X 10.14 (Mojave), MacOS X 10.15 (Catalina), MacOS X 11.0 (Big Sur), MacOS X 12.0 (Monterey)

Software Specifications – Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor Wizard

Extract Attachments from MBOX / MBX / MBS Files

Software Download

Size: 26.8 MB

Version: 3.1

MD5: ab3986bfa66d1ea52cc88390c24d4c0a

Trial Limitations

The trial version of the Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor tool processes and extracts 10 attachments from MBOX / MBS / MBX files.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB of RAM is required

Mac Computer with Intel Processor
Mac Computer with Apple Silicon (Apple M1)


  • Java JDK & JRE 8 should be installed in the system.

Operating System

MacOS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), MacOS X 10.9(Mavericks), MacOS X 10.10 (Yosemite), MacOS X 10.11 (El Capitan), MacOS X 10.12 (Sierra), MacOS X 10.13 (High Sierra), MacOS X 10.14 (Mojave), MacOS X 10.15 (Catalina), MacOS X 11.0 (Big Sur), MacOS X 12.0 (Monterey)


Question: Is your Anti-Virus blocking the software export process?

Solution: Please disable anti-virus temporarily/Allow access (Whitelist) from Anti-virus settings for proper working of the software.

Question: Unable to create output in destination?

Solution : Please avoid source from NAS, SAN, Network or Shared drive. Source file should be on migration machine to perform successful migration.

Electronic Delivery

The delivery of product is automated. You will receive an email containing both the link to download the product and the activation key within few minutes after payment confirmation.

Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor – Feature Comparison

Get an Overview of Software – DEMO and Licensed Version

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Browse & Load MBOX/ MBX/ MBS Files
Support MBOX without Extension Files
Multiple Folder Hierarchy Options
Set Naming Convention
Include/Exclude Attachment File Type
Support Mac System (Mac OS X 10.8 and above)
Apply Date-Range Filter
Extract Attachments from MBOX Extract 10 attachments All attachments
Cost FREE $29

Frequently Asked Questions

Some Common Queries Asked by Users

5 steps to extract attachments from MBOX files:

  • Step 1: Download Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor & Install
  • Step 2: Upload MBOX Files via "Add File(s)" or "Add Folder" option
  • Step 3: Select the required “Folder Hierarchy” option
  • Step 4: Choose the Filter, File type, File size, in "Advance Settings"
  • Step 5: Click on “Export” to begin MBOX attachment extraction on Mac

Solution: Yes, you can make use of “Add Folder” option, which enables to extract attachments from MBOX file in bulk placed in a single folder in one go.

Solution: The software supports .mbox, .mbx, .mbs and MBOX file that has no extension (ex - Thunderbird MBOX).

Solution: Yes, Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor is incorporated with best-in-class features wherein it facilitates attachment extractions by file type. With this, only the specified file types such as .pdf, .xlsx, etc. will be extracted from the MBOX files.

Solution: Users can choose the desired hierarchy filters i.e., “Maintain Folder Hierarchy” and “No Folder Hierarchy.” The resultant extracted attachments will be saved in the local drive as per the chosen option.

Solution: MBX files does not contain attachments. Both Eudora and Pocomail creates "Attach" folder to store attachments and "MBX file" to store emails. In order to extract attachments from MBX file in an ordered manner, make sure to place MBX file and Attach folder at the same location and add MBX file using "Add File".

Solution: Generally, when you don’t have JDK & JRE 8 installed in your Mac system then, this Java Runtime Environment error can pop-up while running the software. So, it is adviced to install JDK & JRE 8 in your system. Then, for further information you can check the per-requisites mentioned in the Specifications section.

Solution: Yes, Mac MBOX Attachment Extractor wizard is compatible on the latest macOS 10.15. It is compatible with all version from Mac OS X 10.8, MacOS X 11.0 (Big Sur), MacOS X 12.0 (Monterey).

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