Winmail Opener

Winmail Opener

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4
  • Total Downloads:
    962,092
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 17, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    353KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,700
  • 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 1–11 of 23

1 stars

"Did not do what I wanted"

February 23, 2010  |  By Bilst

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Did not find any pros.

Cons

Drop and drag feature failed to work. Of course it could be me and not the product!!

Summary

Did not meet expectations, therefore installed it

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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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1 stars

"couldn't download without other bloatware"

October 19, 2011  |  By edt41

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

n/a n/a n/a n/a

Cons

couldn't install by itself. had to install undesirable junk first

Summary

pass

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1 stars

"Doesn't work"

February 28, 2011  |  By jk5584

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

Doesn't work, so how can there be pros?

Cons

XP Pro SP3 System hangs.

Summary

Didn't work for me. Program deleted.

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4 stars

"Works like it should."

January 26, 2011  |  By Bill C Pickford

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

No problems using the item. When using Eudora to open mail it is a must to have.

Cons

Did not have any problems using the item. Works fine.

Summary

I use Eudora and once in a while I get a WinMail and it is a necessity to have WinMail reader to open the item.

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5 stars

"Great download solved this unusual problem."

November 29, 2010  |  By purchase2

 |  Version: Winmail Opener 1.4

Pros

It allowed me to open the winmail.dat attachments to find what was really contained in the attachment, i.e., pdf files. It worked great!!

Cons

No cons. It worked great.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4
Version 1.4 includes multilingual interface (13 languages) and some bug fixes.
General
Publisher Eolsoft
Publisher web site http://www.eolsoft.com
Release Date June 22, 2009
Date Added April 17, 2008
Version 1.4
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory E-mail Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 353KB
File Name winmail_opener.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 962,092
Downloads Last Week 4,700
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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