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Current Version: 1.1.15 (April 12, 2010)

MacBiff is a free, open source Mac OS X Biff program. It periodically checks your IMAP server for new email, and reports (from your Mac's menu bar) where in your folder hierarchy your new mail resides.

Version 1.1.15 adds/changes the following:

  • Fixed: resolved an issue that stopped MacBiff from consistently retrieving passwords the from Keychain
  • Fixed: incorporated patches to resolve Base64 decoding issues on Intel Macs and add IMAP UTF7 support

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Related Links

Andrew Starr has a marvelous page of Eudora plug-ins and enhancements that Eudora users must check out. His entire site (known as eMailman) is worthwhile for every email junkie out there.

Graham Orndorff has written a superb collection of articles on setting up email servers and secure email clients on Mac OS X.

Adam Engst has put together a comprehensive overview of email attachment formats that is invaluable for anyone who wants or needs to understand the complexities behind them.

Also Consider . . .

These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!