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Post Posted November 14th, 2014, 7:26 am

I've used PocoMail for over ten years, but it's time to move on to something more current and still in development, so I'm trying Postbox.

First of all, PocoMail offers the following options for exporting my mail:
    .eml
    .mbx
    RFC822 (.TXT)
    No extension (Netscape)

Postbox offers only these two import options:
    Outlook
    Outlook Express

There's no way that PostBox is catering only to those two programs, and ignoring the rest of us. What am I missing?

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Post Posted November 14th, 2014, 9:45 am

See this from Postbox's support pages -- http://support.postbox-inc.com/hc/en-us ... hunderbird

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Post Posted November 14th, 2014, 12:03 pm

Seriously?? There is no way to simply export .MBX from PocoMail, and import same into Postbox? .MBX is a very common format, I'm genuinely surprised it's not supported as such.

So then I have to install Thunderbird, get all my mail migrated into it, and then migrate it again over to Postbox per the instructions on that page.

Wow... might as well migrate to TB and stay there. And Postbox looked like a good idea....

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Post Posted November 14th, 2014, 12:22 pm

Well, we're not actually Postbox support here, so there might be a better way but I didn't find anything after a quick search on-line.

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Post Posted November 14th, 2014, 12:29 pm

Okay, well I came here because somewhere on the Postbox site it says this is a good place to ask, since it's based on TB. LOL

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Post Posted November 15th, 2014, 7:27 am

We offered to help them with support when they were first working on it. They refused, so none of us bothered to use and learn about it. They need to do support for their own, PAID, program.

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Post Posted November 15th, 2014, 8:11 am

I agree. Fortunately, I'm still in the trial period, so no loss. Thunderbird will most likely be where I go.

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