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Transfer Thunderbird Email to Mac Mail?


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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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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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this is what i used and its an awesome guide

http://www.hawkwings.net/2005/10/23/...to-apple-mail/



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