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Attachment Tamer

Take control of email attachments on Mac!

Dear customers,

After 10 years of continued work on Attachment Tamer and over a year of, admittedly, not being able to keep up with Apple's sped up release cycle and increasing technical difficulties of Mail plug-in development, I decided to find a better way forward for both my customers and myself.

I am preparing a solution for handling attachments in current and future OS X releases, that would be up to the standard set by previous Attachment Tamer releases, in a partnership with well-known Mac developers. As the holiday season has slowed us down, I am going announce more details early in the new year.

Happy End of the Year,

-- Adam

PS: If you are repeatedly getting a message about Attachment Tamer being disabled on OS X Yosemite, you can use the latest pre-release installer to remove it.

Partial OS X 10.9 Mavericks Support

Note: Further development has been halted. Please see the announcement above.

You can get the pre-release build of Attachment Tamer that offers the most important Attachment Tamer functionality on OS X 10.9 Mavericks. (A full release was planned, but unfortunately never completed.)

- What works and what does not work on Mavericks?

  • You can install, remove or update the pre-release version as usual.
  • Composing and sending attachments and images works exactly as you are used to ensuring compatibility with other email software. (Sending works correctly, images in sent messages on your computer, however, will be displayed in place.)
  • Advanced options work except for text encoding choice.
  • Sending from other apps directly, e.g. sharing from iPhoto, may send embedded images instead of regular attachments. (Use drag and drop to attach images from other apps, instead.)
  • Viewing options mostly do not have any effect: attachments will be displayed directly in incoming (or already sent) messages regardless your settings.
  • The pre-release build was well-tested and I do not know of any bugs causing data loss, but crashes can occur and you should back up regularly nonetheless.

+ Should I install the pre-release if I stay on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or earlier?

The pre-release builds are targeted at compatibility with OS X 10.9 Mavericks and you can install them both before and after upgrading to Mavericks.

If you do not plan to upgrade to Mavericks or Yosemite, however, I recommend to keep the latest regular release installed (3.1.13).

+ Where do I find a registration code?

On the lost code retrieval page. (If you migrate your data from the previous OS X installation, you will not even need to enter the code again.)