Outlook Attachment Extractor changelog

June 14, 2019

Version 3.10.1

  • Some optimizations.
June 14, 2019

Version 3.10.0

  • Profile settings --> ZIP archives - For using the name of the ZIP archive, you can specify whether the original name (name of the attachment) or the dynamic name (name of the saved file) is to be used.
  • Menu --> Other --> Restore attachments - Restore attachments of all email folders or of a selected email folder.
  • Menu --> Other --> Adjust path of outsourced attachments - Replace path components of outsourced attachments in ATTLNK files.
  • Program options --> Processing - New option: Set file date of stored attachments to email receipt date.
  • Some optimizations.
May 17, 2019

Version 3.9.0

  • A custom directory for the application data can now be defined in the program options.
  • Some optimizations.
April 11, 2019

Version 3.8.6

  • An error has been fixed: Error message if a ZIP file to be extracted contained folders.
  • Some optimizations.
March 6, 2019

Version 3.8.5

  • An error has been fixed.
March 4, 2019

Version 3.8.4

  • Some optimizations.
March 4, 2019

Version 3.8.3

  • A problem with the filter for the message text has been fixed.
  • Some optimizations.
February 11, 2019

Version 3.8.2

  • Some optimizations.
January 10, 2019

Version 3.8.1

  • Support for emails with active content.
  • In certain circumstances, the digital signature was additionally saved as "Untitled Attachment".
December 11, 2018

Version 3.8.0

  • Some optimizations and error corrections.
November 20, 2018

Version 3.7.4

  • The .NET framework version 4.6.2 is now required.
  • Some optimizations.
November 7, 2018

Version 3.7.3

  • Some optimizations.
November 2, 2018

Version 3.7.2

  • Necessary adjustments for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (1809).
  • Some optimizations and error corrections.
September 17, 2018

Version 3.7.1

  • A new filter option for the file size has been added.
  • The replacement of attachments by a link file can now be delayed by up to 29 days.
  • Improved support for multiple nested (embedded) digitally signed messages.
  • Support for p7m file attachments.
  • Some optimizations and error corrections.
May 24, 2018

Version 3.6.1

  • A smaller bug has been fixed.
May 23, 2018

Version 3.6.0

  • New option (Options --> Processing): Process only one message per (regular) run.
April 6, 2018

Version 3.5.2

  • When using the file name length limit, file names with multiple dots in the name were handled incorrectly.
  • Performance optimization for the function Catch Up
March 14, 2018

Version 3.5.1

  • Problem in optimizing parameters for execution of programs after extraction fixed (it was not possible to automatically print extracted email attachments with Acrobat Reader)
March 8, 2018

Version 3.5.0

  • New options for unpacking zip archives:
    • Insert ZIP archive name as prefix into the name of the extracted files
    • Extract content to sub-folder (named after the ZIP archive)
  • Internal optimizations
February 19, 2018

Version 3.4.13

  • Additional information in the profile overview: "creation date" and "last application (subsequently)"
  • Some error corrections, changes and optimizations.
February 1, 2018

Version 3.4.12

  • Internal optimizations.
January 31, 2018

Version 3.4.11

  • Some bug fixes.
January 29, 2018

Version 3.4.10

  • Internal optimizations.
January 29, 2018

Version 3.4.9

  • Internal change regarding automatic sending and receiving with logon data.
January 26, 2018

Version 3.4.8

  • Some bug fixes, optimizations and improvements.
January 24, 2018

Version 3.4.7

  • Problem when restoring attachments with certain characters in the name fixed.
December 22, 2017

Version 3.4.6

  • Some bug fixes, optimizations and improvements.
December 16, 2017

Version 3.4.5

  • Translation supplemented.
  • Internal optimizations.
December 15, 2017

Version 3.4.4

  • Two smaller bugs have been fixed.
December 2, 2017

Version 3.4.3

  • Internal changes and optimizations.
December 2, 2017

Version 3.4.2

  • Internal changes and optimizations.
November 23, 2017

Version 3.4.1

  • Fixed a bug (newly introduced in version 3.4.0) when evaluating certain placeholders.
November 10, 2017

Version 3.4.0

  • Extracted attachments can be replaced by link files that only contain the path to the extracted file and provide a selection menu with various actions when opening (see program help)
  • Error fixed: Only one file was unpacked from ZIP archives, unless the option "Save all included attachments to the same folder" was enabled.
October 26, 2017

Version 3.3.1

  • Fixed a problem when using the name of a parent email folder as folder or file name
October 24, 2017

Version 3.3.0

  • New entries in the menu "Profiles" --> Activate, deactivate, delete all profiles
  • Multi-selection for the profile list with the following options: Catch up, activate, deactivate, remove selected profiles
  • Profile list context menu extended by the entries: Select all, select nothing, invert selection
  • The name of one of the parent email folders can now be used as folder or file name
  • The log list is now sortable
  • Some internal optimizations
September 28, 2017

Version 3.2.2

  • When using the "catch up" function, under certain circumstances not all emails were moved
September 20, 2017

Version 3.2.1

  • The message text can now be used as a filter criterion
  • The color differentiation of the individual days in the log is now optional and deactivated by default (Program options --> Log)
September 2, 2017

Version 3.2.0

  • Error messages during processing can be suppressed (program options --> Processing)
  • When Outlook is closed, the program can optionally retrieve emails on its own (program options --> Outlook)
  • Status display in the status bar "Next check in ..." etc.
  • Color differentiation of the individual days in the log
  • Some optimizations
August 18, 2017

Version 3.1.1

  • The Catch Up function for the individual profiles has been outsourced to the main menu bar of the program
August 2, 2017

Version 3.1.0

  • Entry "Export the selected profile as CSV file" added to the context menu of the profile list. The created file can be used as a template for the "Import profiles from CSV file" function. The corresponding profile property is determined automatically using the column header created in this process.
July 26, 2017

Version 3 beta 3

  • The program now automatically creates a backup of the most important application data for each day of the week
  • Some internal optimizations
  • Fixed a sporadically occurring problem when using the Catch Up function
July 21, 2017

Version 3 beta 2

  • A problem regarding the CSV import has been solved
July 18, 2017

Version 3 beta 1

  • Profiles can be created using a CSV file
  • Profiles can be copied
  • The "Catch up" function can now also be applied to all active profiles at once
  • Support for ZIP archives (automated extraction of selected files), including password-protected archives
  • Application data can be backed up as a ZIP archive and restored from it
  • Selected or all log entries can be hidden
  • If a file with the proposed name already exists, the processing date, or the processing date and time can be appended
  • Support for signed and encrypted emails
  • After successful processing, emails including all or selected attachments can be forwarded
  • Subject prefixes can be ignored for the use of the subject as folder name
April 18, 2017

Version 2.10.4

  • An error has been corrected
April 16, 2017

Version 2.10.3

  • Improved concept for writing certain application data
April 4, 2017

Version 2.10.2

  • A potential error when using the option "Evaluate leading and trailing spaces" has been fixed
March 19, 2017

Version 2.10.1

  • Internal Exchange addresses are now evaluated as SMTP addresses
March 17, 2017

Version 2.10.0

  • New option in the filter settings: Evaluate leading and trailing spaces of the filter values
    (By default, this option is disabled)
March 10, 2017

Version 2.9.0

  • New: Optionally, all subfolders of the added email folders can now also be monitored
February 16, 2017

Version 2.8.2

  • A potential issue related to special characters has been eliminated
February 15, 2017

Version 2.8.1

  • An error regarding the use of special characters has been corrected
February 12, 2017

Version 2.8.0

  • New option - use own or user's Outlook instance
  • Canceling the task after 1 minute is now optional (improved compatibility)
  • An error has been corrected
  • Some optimizations
January 30, 2017

Version 2.7.0

  • Filter complemented by the comparison operator "Does not contain"
  • Faster listing of email accounts when there is a very high number of email folders
  • Some optimizations
December 23, 2016

Version 2.6.1

  • Some optimizations
December 21, 2016

Version 2.6.0

  • New filter: message header
  • Optimizations for working with Outlook when using Exchange Server
November 19, 2016

Version 2.5.1

  • Optimizations for working with Outlook when using Exchange Server
October 12, 2016

Version 2.5.0

  • Instead of NET 4.5, NET 4.5.2 is now required
  • Recipient data can be used for the storage location
  • Statusbar added
  • Translation correction
  • Problem fixed: program start with an empty profile file
September 6, 2016

Version 2.4.2

  • Internal optimizations
July 15, 2016

Version 2.4.1

  • Some optimizations
July 10, 2016

Version 2.4.0

  • The country-specific format is now used for displaying dates
  • The profile creation date is now included in the check for new emails
June 29, 2016

Version 2.3.3

  • New filters: recipient address and recipient name
  • The processed email can subsequently be moved into another email folder
  • As folder name, you can now also use a part of the file name of a specific attachment – all additional attachments will be stored in the same folder upon activation of the corresponding option
  • Bug fix: under certain conditions the log retention period set in the program options has been exceeded (the minimum retention period has been raised to 30 days)
  • Some additional improvement
May 14, 2016

Version 2.2.3

  • An error regarding the localization has been corrected
  • Some optimizations
April 23, 2016

Version 2.2.1

  • Some optimizations
April 12, 2016

Version 2.2.0

  • Enhanced logging capabilities
  • Added the ability to generate an error report
  • Some optimizations
March 22, 2016

Version 2.1.1

  • Demo limitations are now less restrictive
  • Some smaller optimizations
March 14, 2016

Version 2.1.0

  • Automatic update check
  • Demo limitations are now less restrictive
March 2, 2016

Version 2.0.13

  • An error has been corrected
February 8, 2016

Version 2.0.12

  • Some optimizations
February 7, 2016

Version 2.0.11

  • Compatibility problem with Outlook Data File eliminated
January 27, 2016

Version 2.0.10

  • An error has been corrected
January 13, 2016

Version 2.0.9

  • Some optimizations
January 11, 2016

Version 2.0.8

  • An error related to no longer existing accounts has been corrected
December 20, 2015

Version 2.0.7

  • Smaller bug fixed
December 19, 2015

Version 2.0.6

  • Smaller optimization
December 15, 2015

Version 2.0.5

  • Error regarding the localization
  • Smaller optimization
December 14, 2015

Version 2.0.4

  • Smaller optimization
December 05, 2015

Version 2.0.3

  • suppression of an (in certain operations) unwanted notification
  • Fixed a bug in the detection of sub-mailboxes in older versions of Outlook
December 3, 2015

Version 2.0.2

  • an error in the English version was fixed
December 27, 2015

Version 2.0.1

  • bug regarding the creation of subfolders fixed
November 24, 2015

Version 2.0.0

  • Support of Outlook 2016
  • Improved compatibility with other plugins - optional direct access to Outlook or via an add-in
  • Improved overview / more details on attachment status
  • Check Interval adjustable
  • Smaller bugs fixed
July 26, 2015

Version 1.4.2

  • An error was corrected
  • Smaller optimizations
July 16, 2015

Version 1.4.1

  • Possible bug when terminating the program fixed
  • Smaller optimizations
July 13, 2015

Version 1.4.0

  • new feature - optionally, the status of the e-mail can be set to Read after the successfully extraction of the attachment
  • Possible bug when updating the list view fixed
  • Smaller optimizations
July 6, 2015

Version 1.3.4

  • Possible bug on program start fixed
  • Smaller optimizations
June 3, 2015

Version 1.3.3

  • Fixed: loading of the options could fail under certain circumstances
  • Optimized scaling for large fonts
March 29, 2015

Version 1.3.2

  • Problem with the 64bit version of Outlook fixed
March 18, 2015

Version 1.3.1

  • Option to choose between 32bit and 64bit Outlook in the installer
  • minor optimizations
  • some errors fixed
March 01, 2015

Version 1.3.0

  • error reporting system added
  • improved support for large fonts (high DPI)
  • minor optimizations
  • some errors fixed
December 14, 2014

Version 1.2.1

  • Smaller bug fixed
November 2, 2014

Version 1.2.0

  • Some bugs fixed
  • Some optimizations
June 15, 2014

Version 1.1.0

  • English translation
  • Smaller bugs fixed
  • Some optimizations
April 26, 2014

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial release