Provides simple means to archive entire IMAP account Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great for archiving an old account to Local Folders from IMAP. Worth the $1 contribution for sure.

Can smn update this to TB 12? Rated 2 out of 5 stars

Source code is here https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/files/browse/21107/file/chrome/smartsave.jar/content/smartsave/smartsave.js#top

Alternative: ImportExportTools Rated 3 out of 5 stars

SmartSave worked well up to TB3. As an alternative now, try https://addons.mozilla.org/it/thunderbird/addon/importexporttools/ (from https://nic-nac-project.org/~kaosmos/index-en.html).

no chance to update? Rated 1 out of 5 stars

The programmer seems to be dead. Even multiple tries to email were not responded. Or the emails ended in the SPAM directory? I tried to find anybody to update this - really usefull! - add-on through bugzilla but got rejected. It is not supported.
If the programmer reads this he is invited to answer to goetzibubu@hotmail.com

SmartSave source code? Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I'll try to make it work with new versions, but how to get the source code of the SmartSave or everything is in the xpi archive?
Why http://www.nic-nac-project.de/~kaosmos/mboximport-en.html is not listed here - in Thunderbird add-ons page?

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Does not work with TB 3.6.14 please upgrade

Looks like a sustitute is found! Rated 2 out of 5 stars

Many thanks to Kryclm for pointing to this new "ImportExportTools" at: http://www.nic-nac-project.de/~kaosmos/mboximport-en.html
and for doing it HERE. Ever since upgrading to TB 3.x I sorely missed SmartSave. I haven´t tested all functions of the "ImportExportTools", but exporting every mail of a folder to .eml (with attachement) or .html files (sadly without attachement so far) seems to work well.
Still two stars for SmartSave, because it worked so well with TB 2.x. :-)

Import Export Tools Rated 2 out of 5 stars

Please proceed with caution as I just found this import/export tool today. It's called ImportExportTools...http://www.nic-nac-project.de/~kaosmos/mboximport-en.html

I've only used it on 7 inbox subfolders and have not had any issues yet. It creates a html index of the emails that are exported which looks like it might come in handy for future accessing. Good Luck!

Current Version Notice Rated 1 out of 5 stars

The collective body here has spoken - The current version of Smart Save does not work with Thunderbird 3.x

If you have found an alternative resource please post it here.

thanks

3.x support broken Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Should be a zero star rating now, it WAS a great utility, but no longer. It would be nice if there was a way to have the information corrected to reflect that it only works with Versions 1.x and 2.x.

Concerning the previous review - there is no need to contact the gentleman - the license cited is the GNU variant, which allows anyone to modify the app (with some restrictions on commercial use). My (non-lawyer) take on this is that if you fix and publish you are good, but you likely couldn't accept any payment for this - not sure if 'donations' would be acceptable. I'd happily donate a few bucks to anyone who fixed this!

Rated 2 out of 5 stars

I am trying to get a hold of the developer to request permission to update this! Does anyone know how to reach him? I would love to get this functional again.

Debbie Mahler

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I agree with previous comment. Please upgrade for 3.1. I installed 3.1 before realizing smart save would not work and that 3.1 did not have an export setting.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I can't upgrade to TB 3 for this. Smartsave is reason why I'm using TB at work. Please update it for TB 3!!

Not Functional Rated 1 out of 5 stars

When attempting to export any folder, the error below appears:
SmartSave can't export the selected folder!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

This always used to work on Thunderbird 2 but I've got 3.04 and it just doesn't work. Pity, it was such a good tool as well. Hopefully someone will update it eventually.

Not functional Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Installed for me in TB 3.0.4 [on Linux], but I got the same javascript error as Chris: "SmartSave can't export the selected folder." I tried it on all kinds of folders; no success. Looks like maybe this is an outdated/unsupported plugin. Sorry for the 1-star rating but the review system requires that I select a rating, and since this is non-functional for me it's the only one that fits. Happy to re-rate if a working version gets posted.

MASSIVE WASTE Rated 1 out of 5 stars

reading all the comments I wasted enough time! It is rather a massive waste than something that could be used!

The thing is, as with many open source crap, one thing gets updated and a thousand other add ons don't!

This entire "EXPERT PROFESSIONAL" environment sucks to the sky and beyond!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Does not work at all for me... Thunderbird 3.0.5.
Always says "SmartSave can't export the selected folder!" for every folder here. :-(

Rated 1 out of 5 stars

You write it works with Thunderbird: 0.8 - 3.0.* - I have 3.0.4 and it cannot be installed because it gives the error it's not compatible. So...?

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

This was a great addon, however I can't get it to work in 3