User Reference: Settings/Preferences

In the tabsheets you can set some settings/preferences for the application. Settings for archiving are in the Setup.


For the different areas of Mail Archiver X like the list of mailboxes or the list of emails the font and the font size can be customized. Click on the respective Select button and change the font or font size.

Preferences Fonts


You can register with the menu or in this tabsheet. Either click on the Register button to locate the registration file or drop it into the window. After registration you will get a confirmation dialog and the window will show the registration info.

Not available in the Easy version.

Preferences Registration

Version Check

Mail Archiver X can check if a new version is available.

Not available in the Easy version.

Preferences Version check


Mail Archiver does a very lightweight statistics. By default this is active but can be deactivated at any time.

Preferences Statistics


If you are in an enterprise environment certain ports may be blocked for use. In this case use the proxy options here for sending emails.

Not available in the Easy version.

Preferences Proxy


You can customize the appearance of the application. By default new style icons are used on Big Sur and newer. But they also work on older versions of macOS. "Greyscale window background" makes the app more grey and less blue. "Transparent main window" makes the main window transparent when no archive is open. The unified toolbar is only available Big Sur and newer and requires a restart.

Preferences Appearance