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Winmail.dat files

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Last response: in Mac Os X
February 22, 2012 1:57:07 AM

How do I read winmail.dat files on my Mac? Apple support says "... "ask the sender to format messages as plain text or HTML." Like this is a good answer!!!

My 1st response is that both Apple & Microsoft are evil game players at our expense.

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June 14, 2012 6:23:44 AM

I just had to do this for a client the other day. If you want to download and install a program that will help you do this but costs $30, check out Letter Opener:

If you don't mind doing it online (free!) and are semi computer literate, you can use the nifty website:

Hope this helps! These get send when Outlook is poorly configured and basically this is a Microsoft issue (or rather, a system administrator issue.)
June 14, 2012 6:24:19 AM

I should note that you can try Letter Opener for free for a few days to see if it works for you.