Winmail Opener

Winmail Opener

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 58 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.6
  • Total Downloads:
    882,344
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 20, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    353KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,369
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Winmail Opener could be useful for anyone who sends or receives e-mail in one of the older versions of Microsoft Outlook such as 97 or 2000 (winmail.dat). This utility allows users to view and extract the contents from messages from these sources. The rich-text message contents and attachments from these Outlook applications are not supported by several e-mail clients that are used today and Winmail Opener is a freeware solution to this problem.

Winmail has a traditional Windows look and feel to it with drop-down menus. It also has full Windows drag-and-drop capabilities so it is easy to move text and attachments from an e-mail to a document or other location. Text is displayed in a center window with a scroll bar with attachments in a sidebar window. This freeware application supports users in 13 languages and is small in size, so it uses little memory or disk space.

This application downloads quickly, and runs stably without affecting PC performance. Winmail Opener works well and costs nothing, and can help solve a big compatibility problem.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 56

5 stars

"Works great with attachments and easy to use"

November 23, 2014  |  By Blake.LTseng

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.6

Pros

Easy use, simple interface, work fine with attachments, work fine with win7 and the mail content in Chinese language

Cons

None so far

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5 stars

"Just what I was looking for.."

September 12, 2013  |  By ken.goist

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1

Pros

Easy to use, Does exactly what it says

Cons

None that I've found

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5 stars

"Great time andn frustration saver!!"

July 16, 2013  |  By scorman

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.5

Pros

Easy to use and works like a charm.

Cons

I've had no problems

Summary

I got tired of trying to tell people who use Windows Mail (or Outlook) how to fix their system to send Plain Text or HTML. Now I can just ignore them and open their attachments with this program.

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4 stars

"Works great, Easy install."

October 30, 2012  |  By bobkaren76

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.5

Pros

Idiotproof, Free

Cons

None that I can think of

Summary

Does what it says. Big help for those of us who don't use MS Outlook but receive emails from Outlook users

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4 stars

"Works as advertised."

October 18, 2012  |  By Rusername9

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Unpacks winmail.dat attachments, including any attachments inside the DAT file. Just works.

Cons

None. Everything works as advertised.

Summary

Using with Thunderbird 16.0.1 running under WinXP SP3.

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1 stars

"Crashed the first time I used it."

September 28, 2012  |  By mikerjuk

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

It's free.

Cons

It didn't work.

Summary

I downloaded this after receiving a winmail.dat attachment, but after opening the file, it crashed the application and I had to end the process through task manager.

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2 stars

"Does not open winmail.dat attachments"

September 10, 2012  |  By FBERNARDONE

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Installs and uninstalls easily.

Cons

Did not open winmail.dat attachments on windows 7. After uninstalling, it left menu items in the start menu

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5 stars

"winmail.dat? No problem. This thing just simply works!"

August 07, 2012  |  By mksklinked

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

This program allowed me to open this file and see its contents. Simple as that. Very lightweight product that does what it advertises.

Best of all its free!

Cons

None that I can find.

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4 stars

"Ultra easy to use, can't beat price! (free)"

November 27, 2011  |  By bobkaren76

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Small footprint, works automatically in Thunderbird, interface intuitive. Program is a little old but still works great in Windows7.

Cons

Not feature-rich but does the job

Summary

Solves Outlook winmail.dat attachment problems easily!

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2 stars

"Not very user-friendly"

November 20, 2011  |  By bmarotta75

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Opened the file as it said it would

Cons

Could not visualize the files.

Summary

There are better applications for free also

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.6
Version 1.6 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Eolsoft
Publisher web site http://www.eolsoft.com
Release Date May 25, 2014
Date Added June 20, 2014
Version 1.6
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows Me, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 98
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 353KB
File Name winmail_opener.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 882,344
Downloads Last Week 4,369
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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