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    iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 2 TB HDD, 8 GB RAM
    Transfer Thunderbird Email to Mac Mail?
    I have just bought a new Mac, and even though I can get Thunderbird for the Mac, I would like to just transfer my existing email boxes from Thunderbird to Mac's native Mail program. Is there a simple way to do this? Thanks!

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    Mar 30, 2004
    12" Apple PowerBook G4 (1.5GHz)
    Thunderbird uses the mbox format to store messages, and Mail can import mbox files.

    Find your Thunderbird mbox files and then use the File > Import Mailboxes command in Mail to import them. (The "Other" option will work, and I'll bet the "Netscape/Mozilla" option will, too.)

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    Jan 12, 2005
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    this is what i used and its an awesome guide

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