SpamSieve for Mac

SpamSieve for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.6
out of 146 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1.3
  • Total Downloads:
    7,966
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 13, 2004
  • Price:
    Update; $25.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    14.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    21
  • Platform:
    Mac
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4 stars

"This spam filter really works"

September 21, 2013  |  By kdanti

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.9.8

Pros

Once trained spam email that makes to my inbox is very infrequent. Much better than all other spam filters I use. This included spam assassin and apple mail spam filter. It's really nice to have a spam free inbox. Something I haven't had since the invention of spam.

Cons

The $30 cost for a spam filter seems high. If this was a lifetime subscription it might be more acceptable. This cost may make me live with the poorer filters that cost me nothing.

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5 stars

"Best Spam Filtering Program for the Mac"

September 06, 2012  |  By dudemanla

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.9.4

Pros

I have been using SpamSieve (spam filtering) for several months now after Intego's Anti-Spam stopped being updated for 10.8. I am very happy with this program and works with Mac Mail. The maker of this app is very helpful and responds quickly to questions. Five out of Five mice rating :) I actually enjoy training the messages and watching them disappear. I am a Mac tech here in Los Angeles and without hesitation recommend this to my clients when they tell me they have a spam problem on their Mac.

Cons

None that I found.

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4 stars

"Still testing..."

May 29, 2012  |  By ASONGBIRD

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.9.1

Pros

Seems to make quick adjustments for accuracy and it seems to work well shunting the junk to the proper folder. Easy to set up with Mac Mail program.

Cons

Hung up this morning, necessitating reboot of computer to solve.

Summary

Still testing; seems to do good sorting job; waiting til test time runs its course to finalize opinion.

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5 stars

"This is an excellent product."

May 15, 2012  |  By Daffie

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.9.1

Pros

SpamSieve was very easy to install, and from the very start caught all but a few spam messages. If a spam message goes into the "good" mail or vice versa it's very simple to train it to go to the correct place. So far SpamSieve has a 99% correct rate!

I'm very very pleased!

Cons

None so far.

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1 stars

"Not worth the effort and painful to uninstall"

January 11, 2012  |  By noirmouton

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.8

Pros

There are none.

Cons

No gain over Apple's standard junk mail feature and extremely difficult to uninstall.

Summary

Apples junk mail filter is just as good, there's nothing to gain from using Spamsieve. Much worse it's very difficult to delete this program after you've installed it. Right now after deleting everything as suggested by Spamsieve I've got a Spam folder that keeps coming back on Apple's mail client and every single email is going there. I'm going to waste hours of my time trying to fix this piece of junk's installation. Don't buy but even more importantly don't even try.

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5 stars

"Eliminates spam, better than Mail's junk filter"

August 17, 2011  |  By RustyIron

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.6

Pros

Very accurate

Cons

Takes a couple minutes to set up, and you have to read the directions.

Summary

I've been using Spamsieve for years. When upgrading to Lion, I decided to get rid of all superfluous software, which resulted in my deleting Spamsieve and enabling Mail's junk filter. After a couple weeks, I grew tired of all the errors of the built in junk filter, so I reinstalled Spamsieve. I'm looking forward to once again enjoying my email experience without the frustration of dealing with spam.

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5 stars

"I've counted on SpamSieve for years"

July 15, 2011  |  By wmoyes

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.6

Pros

Once you train SpamSieve to recognize what you consider spam, it works seamlessly behind the scenes to keep junk out of your Inbox. Tech support is great if you have questions.

Cons

none......

Summary

I've been using SpamSieve for nearly 10 years. I think it's the best spam filter I've ever used.

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5 stars

"Without a doubt the best spam filter for Mac!"

March 02, 2011  |  By RAKline

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.5

Pros

Continually updated - extremely few false positives and false negatives.

Cons

None I'm aware of.

Summary

Try it and see what you think.

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1 stars

"No difference between my Apple junk mail filter and SS"

March 01, 2011  |  By DarlieBE

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.5

Pros

2.8.3 locked up Apple Mail

Cons

Way too expensive.

Summary

Too complex.

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5 stars

"Works nicely with Mail on 10.6.6"

January 11, 2011  |  By franky3003

 |  Version: SpamSieve 2.8.4

Pros

Excellent Program! Easy to handle (despite of the first setup), very effective!

Cons

The setup is a little bit unituitive. - Would be cool to have 100% automatic setup, at least for Apple's standard email program (you have to manually set up the rules for spamsieve)

Summary

Excellent Program! Easy to handle (despite of the first setup), very effective!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1.3
  • Added menu commands for easily installing the plug-ins and AppleScript support files.
  • Can now use Eudora's full 0-to-100 junk score range if you check the appropriate box in the Advanced preferences. Added the score script command, which returns an integer between 0 and 100 indicating how spammy the message is. 50 and higher mean spam.
  • Improved parsing of messages with 8-bit transfer data.
  • Faster at processing messages.
  • Added support for Outlook Express 5.
  • Worked around OS bug that could cause SpamSieve to come to the front each time a message was processed in Apple Mail or Eudora (usually if an X11 application was frontmost).
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for Apple Mail scripts.
General
Publisher C-Command Software
Publisher web site http://c-command.com
Release Date April 13, 2004
Date Added April 13, 2004
Version 2.1.3
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.2/10.3
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.2.6 or higher
  • Apple Mail or Emailer or Eudora or Entourage or Mailsmith or Outlook Express or PowerMail
  • Download Information
    File Size 14.15MB
    File Name SpamSieve-2.9.19.dmg
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 7,966
    Downloads Last Week 21
    Pricing
    License Model Update
    Limitations Not available
    Price $25

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