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2.1   Requirements

SpamSieve works with Mac OS X 10.6.8 through 10.9, as well as pre-release versions of Mac OS X. For older versions of Mac OS X, previous versions of SpamSieve are available.

Supported Mac Mail Programs

SpamSieve is designed to work with the following e-mail programs that are currently under development:

iOS Mail and Web Mail

SpamSieve does not run on iOS, but you can use it together with your Mac to filter mail on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This is described in the iPhone Spam Filtering section.

If you primarily read your mail in a Web browser, you can still use SpamSieve via Apple Mail. Please see the Setting up Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo, AOL, or other Web Mail section.

Supported Legacy Mac Mail Programs

SpamSieve also works with these legacy e-mail programs:

SpamSieve works roughly the same way with each mail program. Emailer, Eudora, Postbox, and Thunderbird provide SpamSieve with access only to parts of each e-mail message, so SpamSieve’s accuracy will be slightly reduced when using these mail programs, although it should still be much better than their built-in spam filters.

Multiple Mail Programs

You can freely switch between mail programs or even use multiple mail programs at once. SpamSieve will share its training data and statistics among them.

Unsupported Mac Mail Programs

SpamSieve is not currently compatible with the following mail programs:

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