Mail Attachment Downloader Free Edition v3.2

Download and process email attachments

Download and save all your email attachments in a snap!

Easily search, download, extract and save emails with attachments with simple setup. Does not require or depend on any other email client to be installed and it works with most email service providers out of the box.

Mail Attachment Downloader securely downloads and processes all your email attachments at-once based on your search preference. It leaves all your mail on your server and will not interfere with any other email programs you use today to download your mail. You can setup various filters, like size, file type, who it is from, subject of email, date and time stamp, to specify what you want to download.

Extracting data from the email subject and body, saving entire email in .eml format, sending emails after downloading, saving e-mails to a database, saving .csv or excels to a database, converting attachments to PDF, TIFF or other formats, automatically printing attachments and advanced functionality is limited in the free version. But otherwise the software is fully functional and ad-free.

Get the FREE version for personal use or get the PRO or PRO Server versions to automate email processing for your business today.

  • Fast attachment downloads
  • Flex file name formatting and save options
  • Filters down to what you want to download
  • No plugins needed, standalone software

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v3.2 build 1016
(Windows 7 or greater, .NET 4.5)

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To uninstall, uninstall the program via the Windows Control Panel.
This free version is for personal, non-commercial use only.

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30M+ sessions

2M+ files downloaded

130+ countries

100K+ users


Mail Attachment Downloader can download your attachments from any standard IMAP (preferred), any POP3 capable mail server or any Microsoft Exchange compatible server (such as on-prem Exchange or Office 365).

This includes popular web mail providers like the following:

Refer to the mail server configuration help for more information on IMAP, POP3, Exchange or Office 365 setups.


With search filters, finding and downloading just the attachments you need just got easier.

You can search in the mail headers like from, to or even the body, you can search by file type like movies or documents or even search by email size being greater than a specified value.

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Will this affect my email?

When downloading your attachments, Mail Attachment Downloader will leave all your mail on your server as is and will not mark it as read.

It will not interfere with any other programs you use today to download your mail.  


Defaults to TLS to connect to popular mail servers and passwords are always securely stored in the Windows Credentials Manager, never stored or logged elsewhere.

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Business or commercial use?

The FREE version is for personal use only.

The PRO version grants a commercial or a business use license and adds many versatile features not available in the free version.

Get the PRO version here

CNET Editor Quote

"With just a few clicks, you're able to set the app to create a new folder for each person who has sent you attachments and then download them based on size, file type, email address, date range, and text in the email."

Softonic Review Quote

"Mail Attachment Downloader is simple, quick and does what it says on the tin."

How To / FAQ

Downloading attachments is simple. Just enter your email address, your password, set your search preferences and then click the connect and download button.

If your email address ends with one of the popular mail service providers the program will automatically fill the mail server details for you or if not you can enter connection information in the mail server tab.

How To / FAQ

Automatically save email attachments to backend systems

Mail Attachment Downloader can be configured to automatically download attachments with a specific frequency like every fifteen minutes. Mail Attachment Downloader PRO Server lets you run this as a service without the need for a logged in user on the system. So as long as the system is up and running, emails and attachemnts will be automatically saved for you.

You can now automate and audit mail attachment processing for your business by purchasing the PRO version that includes several additional features to enable this including the ability to simultaneously download from multiple email accounts.

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Used by the worlds most trusted brands*

   Mail Attachment Downloader PRO Server is a MUST HAVE utility in any agile IT organization today

Go PRO and unlock new capabilities

The FREE edition is fully functional software available for personal use. The PRO and PRO Server editions offer many versatile features that are NOT available in the free version and provides a commercial or business use license.

Who uses the PRO and PRO Server?

Our current customer base has both big and small companies spanning a wide set of verticals. Some of the more common industries that have used our software are listed below.

  • Law firms
  • Financial firms
  • Accounting departments
  • Automotive industry
  • Healthcare and clinical offices
  • Technology firms

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Why use it?

Some projects require sharp turnarounds and/or are limited on budgets. When the time comes to automate a certain part of your business, email related tools such as this will help lessen the friction towards automation by integrating email with the rest of your line of business software in a standardized way.

  Some common use-cases

  • Automate emails and attachments based on criteria like which customer sent it and archive it accordingly
  • Save emails to ERP, Salesforce, Dynamics NAV, Alfresco, Chronoscan, document management systems or invoicing software or medical systems
  • Save emails or Excel or CSV attachments sent via email to an in-house or cloud database for further processing
  • Convert emails to PDFs or TIFF or over 50+ formats or merge/split PDFs including attachments to hand-off to other document management systems or medical software
  • Run custom in-house scripts after extracting attachments
  • Auto-respond or send email notifications when certain types of emails or attachments arrive and then take other actions